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Tax Director with a renowned investment firm

Keywords / Skills : 10 years of international tax work experience including tax structuring;

15 - 20 years
Posted: 2018-07-12

Banking/ Financial Services
Finance & Accounts
Posted On
12th Jul 2018
Job Description
  • Legal qualifications is a must. 
  • Between 15 to 18 years of tax experience in the financial industry and/or major law firm or the Big Four accounting firms; 
  • At least 10 years of international tax work experience including tax structuring 

Our client is a global FI. For this role, you will work as a tax director and report to the MD of Tax. In this role, you will assist the Head of Tax with tax structuring and compliance matters for all of the firm’s legal entities globally.

Tax structuring will include acquisitions and disposals of investments, corporate re-structuring, transfer pricing, indirect taxes (GST, VAT, stamp duty, transaction taxes etc.), local country taxes, dealing with tax controversies and audits including negotiations with tax authorities.

You are expected to track regulatory developments in the global tax landscape including identifying, managing and averting potential tax risks including having in place strategies and frameworks to manage these risks. You should also be cognizant and forward thinking and have working knowledge of tax control and risks framework to address proposed changes in tax landscape. In addition, you are required to prepare submissions to OECD and/or other international tax bodies on fiscal measures affecting the firm’s activities globally.

You will also assist with local tax compliance, audits and queries from tax authorities in collaboration with external service providers.

Essential functions:
  • To provide tax advice to various investment, corporate and institutional groups; 
  • To assist to oversee the centralization, coordination and management of tax controversies and compliance including tax policies globally; 
  • To assist Head of Tax with identifying, strategizing and managing tax risks including putting in place controls and frameworks to manage evolving risks; 
  • Assist with the development and documentation of policies and procedures for the group including policies and procedures for investment transactions to ensure key tax controls are in place to maintain a strong internal control environment; 
  • Assist the Head of Tax with the development, coaching and work direction of the tax team to enhance career development and opportunities. 

Qualifications/Professional requirements:
  • Good accounting and/or law degrees, CPA or similar country qualifications. Legal qualifications is a must. 
  • Open to Big 4 tax professionals with a law degree as a pre-requisite. Or you are a lawyer who has moved into an in-house/corporate tax roles 
  • Between 15 to 18 years of tax experience in the financial industry and/or major law firm or the Big Four accounting firms; 
  • At least 10 years of international tax work experience including tax structuring; 
  • In-depth knowledge of tax and regulatory compliance in Singapore, overseas tax experience will be favourably considered; 
  • High level of interpersonal, specifically communication and writing skills required; 
  • SG tax experience is a must. Additional overseas tax experience will be a bonus 
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and stakeholders; 
  • Ability to work concurrently on multiple projects including managing numerous cross functional teams; 
  • Willingness and ability to pursue continuous learning of developing areas of tax laws including tax technology; 
  • Experience in dealing with external service providers especially law firms and accounting firms at senior levels; 
  • Pro-active and self-starter with ability to independently determine performance objectives; 
  • Exhibits strong integrity, teamwork and trust attributes including management skills. 

To apply, please send your cv in word doc to Please also include details of your current salary, expected salary and notice period in your cv.

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Posted by :

CAP Consulting (EA licence : 14C7175)

Caroline Poh (EA registration : R1105649)

About Company

About CAP Consulting

The CAP Consulting Group Pte Ltd (UEN: 201417121C | Licence: 14C7175) is a private limited company registered in Singapore. It is a recruitment firm specialising in mid to senior level searches for all roles spanning across all industries in Singapore and parts of Asia ( China, Malaysia, Indonesia etc). The co’s website is at

We adopt the CAP approach (stands for Committed, Advisory and Partnership approach) to help clients and candidates achieve greater success and enhanced result delivery. Staffed by seasoned search consultants with established track records in the industry, we offer an unparalleled ability to match talents with job opportunities via a thorough and rigorous search process which also ensures that the most suitable professional is identified for our client within a short turnaround time.
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