Tax Knowledge Advisor, Senior Associate/Manager

  • Competitive
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Ernst & Young Malaysia
  • 22 Mar 19

Tax Knowledge Advisor, Senior Associate/Manager

Join our Tax Knowledge Group and be a vital part of our learning and training culture in Tax. You'll gain opportunities to market our service lines when there are new legal and policy developments by working with the service line team to issue appropriate updates and/or newsletters.

The opportunity
You'll be given opportunity to provide innovative know-how solutions as one of the leading tax practices in Malaysia. You'll also work closely with other practice areas, such as Assurance and Brand, Marketing and Communications. You'll operate at the cutting edge of many areas of tax law and have the opportunity to influence industry and market practices. Knowledge management is a strategic priority for the corporate tax group so your input will be highly valued.

Your key responsibilities

  • Identify tax developments that are relevant to the practice and their practical impact and communicate this to the internal tax team
  • Work with other service lines to see how tax developments can be marketed in a timely manner to nurture and grow our client base
  • Attend to tax technical queries sent by our internal tax team and establish "firm views"
  • Help to shape and improve current internal training/supporting materials
  • Update relevant EY tax publications including the regular EY tax alerts preparation that are sent to selected clients (bi-monthly)
  • Work with the IT Team to develop "fast gateways" to help the tax team access relevant tax knowledge as efficiently as possible
Skills and attributes for success
  • Strong drafting, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in order to be able to establish rapport with tax staff at all levels as well as other departments within the firm
  • Have the enthusiasm to encourage and share new ideas/approaches
  • Creative and willing to think outside the box
  • Able to demonstrate enthusiasm and aptitude for IT and its uses for the dissemination of knowledge, both internally and externally
  • Be commercial and practical and able to understand and work towards the business' strategic objectives
To qualify for the role you must have
  • A bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Tax law or a related field
  • Minimum 8 years of work experience in business tax advisory or a related field
Ideally, you'll also have
  • A professional qualification in Tax
  • A broad and deep knowledge of corporate tax and experience in advising corporate tax matters
  • Familiar with using legal research tools (including online sources such as CCH IntelliConnect)
  • Experience of delivering training on tax matters
What we look for
Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you'll be a confident leader equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization. If you're ready to take on a wide range of responsibilities, and are committed to seeking out new ways to make a difference, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers
EY offers a competitive remuneration package commensurate with your work experience where you'll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements, where this may be needed, guided by our FWA Policy. Plus, we offer:
• Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
• Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
• The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

About EY
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

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