Head of Tax

Job Title: Head of Tax
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Salary: RM10,000 - RM15,000
Contact Name: Santinee Balakrishnan
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 15, 2016 15:14

Job Description

About the Company

The Organisation is a Financial Institution and one of the largest banking groups in Malaysia. Also a Public listed company on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia, the organization has subsidiaries offering arrange of products and services. The organization believes in dynamic development as an integral factor within its culture and is great place to explore in enhancing career aspirations.


About the role

Heading Tax Services division overlooking all tax related matters for the Business. 


Your responsibilities

  • Ensure annual tax related matters, i.e annual tax estimate, revision on tax estimate, annual tax filing , are submitted within timeline. 
  • Ensure tax compliance within the Business i.e withholding tax, payment to non-residents, service tax matters etc.
  • Responsible for tax compliance of overseas branches and cross border tax.
  • Identify tax planning opportunity and to be responsible for the implementation of such strategies to achieve the desired results.
  • Provide update and/or advise on business opportunities to BOD and Senior Management on latest or anticipated tax developments within the region and domestically.
  • Project manage implementation on tax related requirements, changes or new rulings eg GST.
  • Active participation in all related associations to represent the Business’s/industry’s position/views on tax matters.
  • Provide proactive tax advisory.
  • Document and formalize all tax related policies & procedures with the Business.
  • Provide technical taxation input on provisioning, financial reporting/deferred tax, business related opportunities and transactions, new products.
  • Develop and provide guidance to taxation staff Group wide. 

You will have

  • Minimum of at least 10 years’ experience in the financial services industry with an in-depth knowledge in tax & accounting related matters.
  • A self-starter with strong managerial and leadership capability to initiate and drive the division. 
  • Ability to provide tax advisory on banking transactions, cross border transactions, capital raising and internally on business related transactions/opportunities both propriety and with customers.
  • Possess effective communication (oral and written) and coordination skills.

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