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VP / Director Asia Tax, Top-Tier Investment Bank

  • Leading Global Investment Bank
  • Corporate Tax & Advisory
  • Regional Focus

Our client is a leading international investment bank with a prestigious name in the industry. With significant growth and strong business performance in Asia, the bank is seeking a senior Tax Advisory professional to join the expanding Asia Tax Advisory team, based in Hong Kong.

The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • Be a key member of the Asia Tax Advisory function supporting the Asia Head of Tax and Asia businesses on tax strategies, tax advisory, tax planning, tax compliance and tax risk management Responsible for the overall tax matters for the designated countries assigned under your management and across all the businesses and transactions involved in those jurisdictions.
  • Advise the businesses on tax rules, tax forecasting and modelling of new businesses, new tax legislations, identifying tax risks and development impacting the businesses and risk mitigation.
  • Provide tax advice on legal entity restructuring activities, cross-border financing arrangements, document and manage tax reviews for regional jurisdictions ensuring compliance with local tax rules.
  • Be the main liaison with the local countries tax authorities and financial regulators.
  • Manage external tax consultants on the tax compliance processes and reporting for the designated countries.
  • Maintain regular contacts and relationships with tax advisors.
  • Support country Finance, Legal, Treasury, Operation and Management teams in managing relationships with local tax authorities and assist on their queries.
  • Proactively participate in group initiatives and projects, be involved in tax technology and change initiatives.

Successful applicants will have the following skills and experience:

  • A university degree with professional qualifications in Accounting and / or Tax.
  • Minimum of 12 years relevant Corporate Tax, International Tax, Tax Advisory experience gained from Banking and or Big 4 / Law Firms servicing Financial Institutions.
  • Tax knowledge of at least 1 – 2 major jurisdictions the APAC region, ideally Singapore or SE Asia.
  • Solid tax advisory experience on transactions and products relevant to the financial markets.
  • Fundamental understanding of other direct and indirect tax regimes.
  • Exposure to transfer pricing.
  • Experience in tax technology solutions would be beneficial.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.
  • This role is open to relocation from Singapore and / or SE Asia locations to be based in Hong Kong.

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