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Taxation Specialist

Posting Date:  12 Nov 2023

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, MY, 50350

Company:  United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

The Finance and Corporate Services function manages the financial and administrative needs of the Group to help achieve its business goals.


Group Finance

We support enhanced decision-making to achieve optimal and sustainable financial outcomes for our shareholders. We are responsible for providing insights into the performance of the Group through financial, regulatory and performance reporting of the Group.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare and/or review information/supporting schedules for tax computation. Analyze the nature of transactions and recommend/determine the appropriate tax treatment.

  • Work closely with tax agent in preparation of tax computation and tax returns to ensure accurate and timely review of tax computation and submission of tax return.

  • Prepare computation for deferred tax and income tax as well as disclosures for financial reporting purposes.

  • Prepare tax computation for tax estimation.

  • Review withholding tax checklist and the related supporting documents (e.g. invoices, agreements, etc.) to advise/determine withholding tax treatment/implication.

  • Preparation/review of service tax return and the related supporting workings.

  • Work with the relevant stakeholders to complete transfer pricing documentation.

  • Attend to tax related queries from both the external and internal stakeholders in the areas of corporate tax, withholding tax, transfer pricing, service tax, etc.

  • Liaise with tax agents, auditors and tax authorities on tax related matters and compile the requested information/documents timely.

  • Coordinate with Payment team to ensure timely income tax payment.

  • To undertake other ad-hoc assignments/projects as assigned, when required.

Job Requirements

  • Possess a University Degree or professional qualification in Accountancy/Taxation.

  • Minimum of 8 years of related working experience in tax preferably with big accounting firms and/or banks.

  • Strong understanding of tax regulations and practices.

  • Responsible, mature and able to work independently as well as a good team player.

  • Analytical with attention to details.

  • Able to multi-task, prioritize work and meet deadlines.

  • Good communication skills.


Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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