• Tax Advisor

    Job Locations MY-Kuala Lumpur
    Job ID
    Financial Control & business analysis
  • Company & department description

    SWIFT provides the platform, messaging, standards, and products & services to over 10.500 customers in 215 countries and territories. 

    Our employees are the foundation of this success.

    SWIFT has an unique corporate mindset, where diversity, personal development and networking are actively encouraged.  And we think you'll like our office culture, built around the way we work to achieve a healthier work/life balance.

    If you want to be part of our dynamic, multi-cultural institution with over 2400 employees of 75 nationalities, in 26 offices worldwide, then explore the vast opportunities, rewards and internationally competitive packages that are waiting for you here at SWIFT.


    In view of the ever-increasing complexity in the international tax environment, SWIFT is re-enforcing its tax team and is opening a position as tax advisor.


    As Tax Advisor, you will support the tax manager in the global tax compliance and the tax projects of SWIFT.



    Tax compliance and reporting:


    Support the tax manager with global tax compliance matters, including:

    • Direct and indirect tax computations and tax returns for a defined set of entities;
    • Assist with preparation of current and deferred tax numbers and disclosures for financial statements
    • Support in transfer pricing entries and documentation ensuring transfer pricing arrangements are accurately reflected across the group
    • Support with tax payments, instalment payment calculations
    • Support in preparation of BEPS, CBCR reporting,
    • Perform internal tax audits of accounts and propose adequate measures to ensure correct bookings in tax sensitive accounts
    • Support in local tax audits.


    Advisory and support

    • Provide accurate and timely tax advice to the business and support with delivery and implementation of ad-hoc tax advisory projects
    • Monitor and advise on legislation changes
    • Build strong relationships within the business and be an ambassador for the tax department
    • Assist in implementation of new ERP and systems automation
    • Provide tax training to other parts of the business and accounts department (such as accounts receivable and accounts payable).






    University Degree in Law or economics with specialisation in tax





    At least 3 years of experience in direct tax within a Big4 or similar environment.


    • Besides his/her tax knowledge, the ideal candidate will have excellent organizational skills
    • Ability to develop the process and technology supporting the collection and calculation of the tax numbers
    • Problem-solver, with high level of enthusiasm and strong commitment to meet tight deadlines
    • Good communication skills and ability to develop strong working relationships with colleagues/advisors in diverse locations
    • Team player


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