Mar 25, 2020

Assistant Tax Manager

  • Maersk Oil
  • Singapore
Full Time Permanent Finance & Accounting

Job Description


The Maersk Group in Singapore and the region comprises various business units operating in transport, logistics and services, etc. These include Maersk, Sealand Asia, Maersk Oil Trading, APM Terminals, Svitzer and Damco Logistics.

We, being an equal opportunity employer, are renowned for our dedicated and professional staff and truly global career opportunities. A role is now available for a highly motivated self-starter individual to join us as Assistant Tax Manager, Tax Operation.

Maersk Tax worldwide works in dynamic environments and value add through a centralised tax function that deliver business partnering services to local businesses, ensuring optimization of tax compliance obligations and establishing a coordinated response to tax authority enquiries. The opportunities for a high performing tax professional within the Maersk Group are impressive with exposure to a range of regional issues, M&A activities and high profile international tax work, whilst at the same time excelling in tax governance and compliance. This really is a fantastic time to join a transformational tax function with almost limitless professional opportunities.

Maersk Singapore is proud to be one of HR Asia's Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2019 and be awarded Silver in Excellence in Talent Management from HR Excellence Awards 2019.

We offer

• Excellent learning opportunities and exposure in a Fortune Global 500 company and industry leader with regional HQ in Singapore
• Work and communicate across geographical and cultural borders that will enable you to build a strong professional network
• Part of a highly respected team of commercial tax specialists based across the Asia Pacific region and globally
• Unique opportunity for candidates from Big 4 accounting firms to broaden professional experience, and to gain significant industry exposure
• Central office location

At Maersk we value the diversity of our talent and will always strive to recruit the best person for the job - we value diversity in all its forms, including but not limited to: gender, age, nationality, race, sexual orientation, disability or religious beliefs. We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength for building high performing teams.

Key responsibilities

• Prepare Singapore income tax returns and computations
• Prepare response to tax authorities' queries and/or support tax audits as they arise in Singapore and the wider region
• Support the Regional Tax Compliance Management team in respect of compliance matters across the region
• Support transfer pricing issues, controls and documentation regionally
• Partner with businesses and project teams on commercial matters across the region
• Work closely with other tax function colleagues across Asia Pacific region and in European headquarter locations
• Keep abreast with developments in tax legislation regionally
• Provide tax training to business units

We are looking for

• Degree in Accounting or Finance
• Minimum 5-6 years of Singapore corporate tax experience, good knowledge of shipping taxation will be an added advantage
• Singapore indirect tax experience would be welcome, but not essential
• Big 4 accounting firm experience
• South East Asia regional experience strongly favoured
• Excellent command of written and spoken English
• Independent, organised and self-starter individual
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders