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Asia Pacific Tax Centre - Tax Technology and Transformation - Staff / Senior - Hong Kong

Location:  Hong Kong
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 9, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  551821

Tax Technology and Transformation offers services to companies in response to the impact of existing and emerging technology, including the growing data burden that many businesses face, driving efficiencies to create a cost-effective tax function and the need to understand how to make data an asset. The underlying objective of the combined offerings is to help businesses navigate the digital age of tax transparency alongside new trends in tax compliance and tax audit methods, as well as helping to solve the most pressing challenges that businesses face. Tax Technology and Transformation is composed of the following services.


The opportunity

Depending on your unique skills and ambitions, you could be supporting various client projects, from assisting in the production of leading practice MS SQL Server, SharePoint and MS Power BI solutions, to implementing third-party tax applications, to supporting and automating internal and external operations of multinational tax departments. Whatever you find yourself doing, you will contribute and help toward developing a highly trained team, all the while handling activities with a focus on quality and commercial value. This is a highly regulated industry, so it is all about maintaining our reputation as trusted advisors by taking on bold initiatives and owning new challenges.


Your key responsibilities

  • Taking ownership of assigned tasks and monitoring them until completion, including documenting requirements, configuration, testing, debugging, project profitability, and tax systems and process configuration
  • Identifying ways to automate manual tasks using existing financial or tax systems and emerging technologies
  • Consolidating tax data to make analysis and planning more efficient
  • Assist with the coordination of activities to support clients through the various phases of the project such as requirement gathering, design, development, testing, migration and deployment
  • Configure EPM solution objects such as business rules, calculation scripts, outlines, webforms, security filters etc.
  • Assist with data conversion and interfacing activities, including user support to load and reconcile data
  • Assist in the preparation of key deliverables such as requirement document, design documents, test plans, training materials and administration guides


Skills and attributes for success

  • Experience in EPM implementation either Oracle, BPC, Tagetik or Anaplan
  • Experience in financial consolidation, tax consolidation and planning activities
  • Experience implementing third-party direct or indirect tax systems (such as ONESOURCE, CorpTax, Vertex, Avalara, Longview, etc.)
  • Experience managing large, multidisciplinary projects that impact tax (e.g., ERP implementations, tax co-sourcing engagements, finance transformations)


To qualify for the role you must have

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems and/or a master’s degree in Accounting, Tax Technology, Management Information Systems, or Computer Science or related field and a minimum of three years of related work experience
    • CPA license or membership to a state Bar or approved technical certification or progress to attaining those mentioned
    • A strong interest in technology and its use in business processes
    • Strong organizational and time management skills, with exceptional client-serving consulting skills
    • Demonstrated ability to capture and synthesize business requirements


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Microsoft Office VBA development
  • Microsoft Power BI suite, including Power Pivot, Power Query, Power View and Power Map
  • Knowledge and experience in the design and development of databases (specifically SQL Server)
  • Experience with developing ETL solutions using SSIS or other tools
  • ERP experience, including SAP and/or Oracle
  • SharePoint development


What we look for


We are looking for knowledgeable technical professionals with an excellent general knowledge of both international and domestic tax. You will need excellent business acumen and a firm strategic vision, so if you are ready to use those skills to develop your team, this role is for you.


What we offer


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


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