• MYR 200K - MYR 300K
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • LMA Recruitment
  • 19 Nov 17

Head of Tax (Banking - KL)

An exciting and challenging Head of Country Tax role is currently available at one of the global banks to be based in Kuala Lumpur. This role will provide Malaysian tax advisory support to the local business as well as business and functional tax teams.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for forecasting and reporting processes for Malaysian corporate income tax.
  • Ensuring tax risk management for malaysian taxes in accordance to tax procedures.
  • Working closely with business and functional tax teams in promoting tax awareness among the local business units.
  • Leading the local tax team and ensuring the provision of ongoing training and development of the team
  • Engaging with key business stakeholders (ie. Malaysian Bankers Association Tax Committee, Tax product leads)

The successful Head of Tax will need to have the ability to work effectively and cooperatively with senior business stakeholders, across borders and internal matrix. The incumbent will be required to have excellent in depth technical and experience on Malaysian tax matters and direct big 4 audit firms tax experience is necessary.


  • Post qualification Malaysian Tax experience either in-house within Financial Services/ Banking or big 4 audit firms with good leadership and people management skills.
  • Strong senior stakeholders management skills and able to simplify complex tax matters for non-tax senior stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a complex, global environment including managing a team of off-shored providers.

This role comes with good career progression for individuals within the big 4 tax firms and seeking to advance further into an inhouse role. If you are keen to take on your career to the next level, this is the role for you.


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