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Indirect Tax Assistant Manager

Malaysia - Central - Kuala Lumpur
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Job ID 103142BR Job category Tax Group Segment Corporate & Functions Relocation availableNo CityKuala Lumpur CountryMalaysia Travel required No

Job profile summary:

The Indirect Tax (GST/VAT) Analyst is responsible for assisting the Indirect Tax team in delivering Global Indirect Tax compliance reporting, audit support and compliance risk management services to BP businesses, while ensuring adherence to BP policies and procedures and meeting high operational service standards.This role will also manage escalated operational issues across Indirect Tax services, perform in-depth troubleshooting and support operational delivery, quality management and control. The role holder will also be responsible for managing the various timetables and deadlines within the Indirect Tax team. The individual is expected to be able to work autonomously to deliver compliance activities on time and to high quality standard. The transactions are complex and a good level of Indirect Tax technical skill is required in order to make a positive contribution to the team.

Job Advert:

A. Functional
Indirect Tax Compliance Reporting

  • Preparing, reviewing and submitting periodic (monthly/quarterly) Indirect Tax returns and any associated indirect tax reporting requirements to tax authorities for selected country/regional portfolio(s).
  • Managing the team to meet target timeliness and quality KPIs for indirect tax compliance and assist with the preparation and reviewing of monthly KPI / management reporting.
  • Developing, reviewing and maintaining good quality tax manuals, process maps and SOP and keeping them up-to-date.
Audit support
  • Initiating and leading collaboration across different teams in responding to internal and external statutory and tax audit support.
  • Preparing and reviewing the responses prepared by team members to ensure accurate, relevant and timely delivery of external and internal for statutory and tax audit support.
  • Liaising with Group Tax or tax authorities in various jurisdictions with delegated authority from Group Tax.
Stakeholder management
  • Pro-actively identifying issues within the team, seeking input, communicating and dealing with stakeholders on SOP
  • Taking ownership of establishing and maintaining strong relationships with internal partners and external stakeholders, which is supported by timely and regular verbal/written communication.
Project management and delivery strategic objectives
  • Contributing individually and leading the team to deliver strategic objectives for the organisation by participating in projects identified by team leads / senior management.
  • Assisting in developing new business opportunities by transforming services to deliver increased value.
Continuous Improvement (CI) & Operational Excellence (OE)
  • Responsible for advocating and embedding CI culture within operational teams that you lead.
  • Actively participating in opportunity identification and selection from the operational areas you lead.
  • Act as CI agent to communicate changes & provide guidance in CI Process Management, support implementation of CI strategy and deployment in organization.
B. People & Performance Management
  • Providing mentoring, guidance and coaching to direct reports / team members to develop their individual potential and performance.
  • Carrying out people management responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies, including:
    • Planning and coordinating workflow allocation for their team in a transparent and fair basis.
    • Conducting regular feedback, coaching, performance and career development conversations with direct reports.
    • Providing opportunities for learning and self-development and facilitate the development of technical competencies.
    • Continuously strive to build a high-performance culture within the team.
  • Developing leadership skills aligned with BP’s leadership expectations.
Job Requirements:
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting or related field.
  • A tax specialization or professional / industry qualification in tax is advantageous.
Essential Experience Job requirements
  • Minimum 5 to 7 years of experience in any of the following roles in public practice/large corporates/MNC shared service centres:o Indirect Tax (GST/VAT/SST/WHT) compliance or advisory
    • Corporate tax compliance or advisory
    • Internal or external Audit
    • Finance / accounting roles involving tax compliance as part of overall accountabilities
  • Strong people management skills with managing direct reports.
  • Strong English communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong technical / analytical skills along with financial and commercial awareness.
Preferred Criteria
  • Project management skills;
  • Digital skills or experience with tax technology platforms and/or data analytics (e.g. OneSource by Thompson Reuters, iVAT by Avalara, Microsoft Office 365 tools, Power BI, Tableau, SalesForce etc); Finance Transformation / Tax Transformation experience or involvement in these projects

About BP:

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.

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