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Tax Manager - DFS5218145 in Singapore at DFS

Date Posted: 1/30/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Manage aspects of the DFS tax function to minimize the global tax liability and ensure compliance with all Federal, state, local and international requirements. Act as internal business advisor to identify and analyze tax issues of individual DFS companies and effectively communicate compliance and cost saving solutions to management.

Key Responsibilities:

• Coordinate and assist with the review of the Asia Pacific and European tax filings with more focus on Asia Pacific countries.
• Prepare the DFS consolidated financial statement tax provision under IFRS. - Review relevant foreign affiliate tax provisions for inclusion in audited financial statements. - Review or prepare financial statement tax footnotes. - Review interim tax provisions for correctness and tax planning purposes.
• Coordinate and assist with the analysis of income tax provisions for Group reporting to the shareholders.
• Coordinate tax audits of DFS companies. - Review or prepare responses to tax authority information requests. - Develop audit strategy.
• Research domestic and international tax issues and propose tax efficient alternatives to management through clear and effective communication.
• Work on tax projects, both independently and as a team member, dealing with a variety of domestic and international issues.
• Analyze, review and monitor transfer pricing of DFS group companies; review and coordinate transfer pricing documentation files and work with outside consultants as appropriate.
• Work with Budget Planning & Analysis team to develop tax projections for budgets, forecasts and strategic plans.
• Develop tax planning ideas through proper analysis of business structures and transactions.

Key Requirements:

• Accounting degree (B.A.) from three or four-year renowned university.
• At least 6 years tax experience (corporate, public accounting or combination of both).
• Excellent written and oral communication skills are a must. Emphasis on ability to interpret and analyze relevant tax law and summarize findings in non-technical business language for management and internal clients.
• Proficient in use of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and tax preparation software. Experience with SAP general ledger software desirable.
• Desire to work in a multi-national environment.
• Self-starter who is able to produce quality results and meet deadlines.
• Experience handling Asia Pacific countries would be an advantage.