International Tax Manager

Rödl & Partner
Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur
Competitive salary
21 Jul 2019
22 Jul 2019
Job role
Rödl & Partner is active at 111 wholly-owned locations in 51 countries. Rödl & Partner is an interdisciplinary firm with a collection of accountants, auditors, lawyers, management and tax consultants working closely together, interlinked across all service lines. We think from a market perspective, from a client's perspective, where a project team possesses all the capabilities to be successful and to realize the client's goals.

We are now looking for an international tax specialist to join our existing team in Kuala Lumpur.


As an International Tax Manager, you will be part of a team of with extensive experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide expert and strategic advice on corporate income tax, business taxes, indirect taxes, and stamp duty issues encountered by clients.
  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients while reporting to the Head of Tax.
  • To undertake research and opinion writing on a variety of domestic and international tax matters and reports for multinational companies.
  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges and offer proactive advice on possible tax issues.
  • Able to advise on tax implications of restructuring and conduct tax due diligence.
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, tax authorities, external tax advisors, public authority, etc.), and building relationship with external parties.
  • Identify and pursue new opportunities with the aim to get new engagements.
  • Keep abreast of technical developments and solutions.
  • Keep up to date with the latest business and current affairs.
  • Participating in establishing and implementing training programs.
  • A degree in Accounting / Finance or any other business related discipline and ideally an accounting or tax professional qualification (e.g. CPA, CTA, ADIR, CIA, ATT, ACCA or similar qualifications).
  • The position requires a confident and experienced person with sound knowledge in a broad range of tax issues with at least 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Prior work experience with a Big 4 firm would be an added advantage.
  • Able to work under tight deadlines.
  • Able to make clear recommendations based on a sound assessment of advice and information gathered.
  • Able to provide independent advice (orally and in writing) to senior level management on highly technical matter.
  • Strong presentation, communication and research skills with an excellent command of verbal and written English and Bahasa Malaysia.
If you would like to apply for this position, please email your cover letter, resume and expected salary. Please be informed that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Personal data collected will be collected and used for recruitment purpose only. Please refer to the company website for further information.

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