HK Tax Analyst, Officer HK Tax Analyst, Officer …

in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 May 20
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 May 20
HK Tax Analyst, Officer
The Tax Analyst 1 is a trainee professional role. The Tax department is a global team within the Finance organization in Citi. This role supports the Hong Kong Country Tax Reporting Manager for tax matters for all Hong Kong managed legal entities. The Hong Kong Tax Analyst reports directly to the Hong Kong Country Tax Reporting Manager.  This role involves interaction with all functions/businesses in country as well as regional finance and Global Tax.   

The Hong Kong Tax Analyst is a resource in support of country tax matters. The Tax Analyst ensures that corporate principles, standards and policies are applied within country and that strong controls to manage Citi's tax risk are embedded in Country processes and procedures. The Tax Analyst should have sufficient career experience to identify relevant Hong Kong tax matters in context of a financial services company. 


Hong Kong Tax Process:
  • Assist in preparing all corporate tax returns/payments for all country-managed legal entities for income tax matters
  • Assist in preparing the computation/review of all monthly/quarterly tax provisioning including reconciliation/oversight for tax balances on the ledger, US tax reporting packages and effective tax rate analysis
  • Draft correspondence, queries, audits, inspections, appeals and litigation from the country's tax authority, and manage relationship with local tax authority
  • Respond to queries/participate in meetings with external and internal auditors for corporate tax matters
  • Analyze and prepare workpapers in support of uncertain tax positions in a timely manner and work with the Regional Tax team to determine the appropriate FIN 48/FAS 5 provision
  • Coordinate and assist in tax process standardization and automation projects
  • Coordinate transfer pricing matters
  • Prepare and submit indirect tax returns/payments
    Development Value:
    • Opportunity to work in a complex tax and finance environment while touching on related aspects of legal and regulatory
    • Contact with Senior Finance team members in Country as well as Regional and Global Tax and Finance
    • Knowledge of Hong Kong tax rules
    • Experience in general accounting and tax accounting, both local GAAP and US GAAP
    • Ability to suggest pragmatic solutions to problems and conclude where appropriate
    • Ability to manage a number of different issues/deadlines and manage time appropriately
    • Ability to quickly understand new technical issues
    • Self-motivated, demonstrating initiative and a pro-active approach
    • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player
    • Analytical skills, inquisitive and willing to ask probing questions in order to derive financial data and understand transactions
    • Hong Kong accounting or related degree and business experience
    • Additional tax qualification would be advantageous, but not necessary
    • Knowledge and experience of Hong Kong tax rules; regional/US tax rules a plus
    • Experience in tax accounting
    • Knowledge and experience working in a US based group
    • Bachelors degree required
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