Tax Analyst

Philip Morris (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur
Competitive salary
21 Jul 2019
22 Jul 2019
Job role
We're seeking qualified tax analyst with at least 5 years of solid experience in taxation, preferably with multinational companies, the Big 4 accounting firms or from FMCG sector, to join our dynamic team. You must be competent in utilizing analysis tools as well as conducting trade analysis.

You will need to deal with and manage internal and external stakeholders that includes the different departments, affiliates and government officials / agencies. In addition, you will assist the Tax Manager on all corporate income tax matters for PMI affiliates in Malaysia in order to ensure that all transactions and business decisions will result in minimum tax liability whilst ensuring that the Company is fully compliant with the relevant tax legislations. You will need to apply the appropriate tax risk management practices with adequate and effective documentation to achieve the above.

It would be an added advantage if you have experience in indirect tax (Transfer Pricing, Sales Tax, Import Duty, Excise Duty), have completed your professional papers and are an admitted member of any of the professional accounting bodies (CIMA, ACCA, CPA, ICAEW etc)

  • Prepare and complete all tax returns and statutory financial reports to ensure that the company fully complies with all legislative requirements, including, paying the correct amount of corporate and withholding taxes, and claiming the correct amount of allowances, and ensuring that appropriate documentation has been prepared in order to minimize risk of PMI affiliates in Malaysia being assessed for back taxes and related penalties
  • Assist the Tax Manager in all customs and other indirect tax compliance matters, including the use of the Global Customs Compliance System to ensure compliance with PMI policies on customs, and any applicable local, regional and global customs and trade laws, regulations and agreements
  • Work and liaise directly with tax consultants on operational issues concerning corporate and indirect tax to ensure the company's interest is well protected while fully compliant with local legislation
  • Assist the Tax Manager in analyzing relevant transactions to determine their tax implications and ensure full compliance with local tax regulations which will enable the corporation to optimize its tax avoidance strategies
  • Work and liaise directly with tax authorities on follow up of tax inspections and tax audits on site. Ensure that all issues are properly addressed and inform management about progress on a timely basis this contributing to the favorable results of tax audits
  • Assist Tax Manager in providing the relevant advice and input concerning taxation matters to internal customers, leading to timely and efficient decision making and execution

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