As part of PageGroup, Michael Page is a leading professional recruitment consultancy specialising in the recruitment of permanent, contract and temporary positions on behalf of the world's top employers. PageGroup operates through 155 offices in 35 countries worldwide. First established in London...
As part of PageGroup, Michael Page is a leading professional recruitment consultancy specialising in the recruitment of permanent, contract and temporary positions on behalf of the world's top employers. PageGroup operates through 155 offices in 35 countries worldwide. First established in London in 1976, we've been bringing jobseekers and employers together for more than 30 years. London listed, we opened our first Asian office in Hong Kong in 1994 and currently we have offices in all major business hubs across the APAC region, including Australia, Singapore, Tokyo, Malaysia, India, Taiwan, Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Pudong and Suzhou.

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Global Head of Tax

Job level Senior
Work exp 15 Years or above
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Retail - Others
Job function Banking / Finance > Treasury
Accounting > Taxation
Accounting > Senior Management
Published On 30/08/2019
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As the Global Head of Tax, you will be working across all of the company's different business units and locations, dealing with all of the Tax and Audit issues within the business. This will include all of the banking and finance activities in the company and ensuring that the tax is dealt with in the right way. You will also get involved in highly strategic projects as and when they arise.

Client Details

My client is a leading MNC organisation across multiple different businesses including Retail and Distribution. They are currently seeing steady growth in the APAC region and want to continue to grow on this. This will also expand into their businesses outside of the APAC region.

Description

As the Global Head of Tax, you will be dealing with all Tax issues across all of the different businesses units within the company. This will be managing a very large team of tax experts and directors in all countries where the company does business. Reporting directly into the Global CFO, you will be working alongside the various Presidents and understanding where improvements can be made. Other responsibilities include:

  • To develop sustainable and optimised tax strategies/approaches for Group's business models/changes regarding group restructuring, M&A etc
  • To establish tax policies and guidance to for the business
  • To establish/enhance a mechanism to better monitor the readiness/completion of tax compliance works as well as achieve accuracy/efficiency
  • To establish the best practice on tax risk management
  • To manage reasonable ETR in a sustainable way
  • To manage and control the communication with tax authorities re queries and important controversy
  • To establish and maintain a sophisticated Global Tax Organization
  • To maintain strong relationship with key external advisers/central tax bureaus in main countries
  • To manage and control the professional fees on various projects

Overall, you will be in charge of all decisions made relating to Tax; reporting to the CFO and ensuring that the correct process and procedure is followed.

Profile

The successful candidate will be an expert in the Tax space; having worked at a Global level, you will understand all of the different tax procedures in various locations as well as how it is calculated in various different types of industry. You will have managed large teams and have a best practice background. Other attributes include:

* experience in handling all communications with the tax authorities of the countries in which the company has a presence

* ideally experienced in working in the Retail, Sourcing or Supply Chain sectors

* experience of working at Board level and an understanding of the new tax laws and when they are coming into force.

* a track record of progressing quickly within your career

You will be able to calculate the overall ETR within a highly complex organisation.

Job Offer

An opportunity to develop rapidly within a truly Global organisation


To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Bruce Neish on +852 2848 4701