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Tax Specialist in Singapore at Great Eastern

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: 000494

Job Purpose


You will provide support to ensure tax compliance of corporate tax, GST and other tax regulations to the tax authorities in Singapore and other Region.

The Job


  • Tax provision and group reporting
  • review computation of monthly tax provisions to ensure completeness and reasonableness for the Group
  • ensure timely and accurate tax compliance for closing Singapore financial accounts monthly
  • review reporting forms and ensure reasonableness for timely submission to group


  • Handle compliance work for Corporate Tax and GST
  • review quarterly GST returns to ensure completeness and accuracy
  • prepare corporate tax computations
  • ensure timely submission of the tax returns to the IRAS and timely payment of Corporate Tax and GST liabilities


  • Prior Years’ Tax Queries and Ad Hoc Advice
  • attend to tax queries from IRAS
  • provide tax advisory to internal business entities in respect of business dealings


  •  Supervise and coach the junior staff


  • Assist in streamlining work processes
    • ensure work processes/systems are updated in line with changes in tax regulations
    • highlight tax changes and optimise tax savings
    • streamline work processes to improve job efficiency


  • Handle special projects such as ACAP and other assignment

Job Requirements

Our Requirements

  • Degree in Accountancy or equivalent professional qualification;
  • Familiar with tax regulations in Singapore, preferably with post graduate experience in tax for at least 5 years;
  • Experience in Singapore corporate tax and GST;
  • Experience in insurance industry preferred but not essential;
  • Independent and committed with high level of initiative;
  • Good analytical, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Possess initiative and strong drive to meet tight reporting and closing timeline; and
  • Meticulous and able to work independently.


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