Hong Kong Country Tax Group Manager Hong Kong Country Tax Group Manager …

in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Hong Kong Country Tax Group Manager
The Hong Kong Tax Group Manager (TGM) is responsible for country tax matters and is part of a team which is responsible for tax support on all country tax matters. The TGM ensures that corporate principles, standards and policies are applied within country and that strong controls to manage Citi's tax risk are embedded in Country processes and procedures. The TGM must be experienced to: (1) identify tax issues to be addressed by other countries in cross-border transactions and (2) have the ability to engage with and influence seniors within the functions/business. 

  • Prepare and submit all corporate tax returns/payments for all country-managed legal entities
  • Prepare the computation/review of all monthly/quarterly tax provisioning including reconciliation/oversight for tax balances on the ledger, US tax reporting packages and effective tax rate analysis
  • Draft and manage correspondence, queries, audits, inspections, appeals and litigation from the country's tax authority, and manage relationship with local tax authority
  • Respond to queries/participate in meetings with external and internal auditors for corporate tax matters
  • Communicate status of uncertain tax positions in a timely manner and work with the Regional Tax team to determine the appropriate FIN 48/FAS 5 provision
  • Coordinate and assist in tax process standardization and automation projects
  • Coordinate transfer pricing matters
  • Prepare and submit indirect tax returns/payments and coordinating with advisers and operations on ACAP and reverse charge implementation 
Regional & Tax Advisory:
  • Provide Hong Kong tax support and product advice to business and operations functions
  • Provide Hong Kong, Mauritius and Macau based tax support related to US tax reform, including effective tax rate planning, BEAT planning and execution of internal restructurings & corporate tax planning actions
  • Provide guidance to the businesses on global tax policies and support Global Tax in communicating and implementing US tax rules, such as FATCA/CRS
  • Advise the businesses on their new business initiatives and strategies to respond to the tax and regulatory changes in the US and the region
Development Value:
  • Opportunity for development into a strategic/advisory role
  • Opportunity to work in a complex tax and finance environment while touching on related aspects of legal and regulatory
  • Contact with Senior Finance team members in Country as well as Regional and Global Tax and Finance
  • Knowledge of Hong Kong, Mauritius and Macau tax rules
  • Experience in general accounting and tax accounting, both local GAAP and US GAAP
  • Strong working knowledge of the tax information reporting and withholding rules, including FATCA and CRS
  • Ability to suggest pragmatic solutions to problems and conclude where appropriate
  • Be able to work unsupervised on a day-to-day basis
  • Ability to manage a number of different issues/deadlines and manage time appropriately
  • Ability to quickly understand new technical issues
  • Self-motivated, demonstrating initiative and a pro-active approach
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Analytical skills, inquisitive and willing to ask probing questions in order to derive financial data and understand transactions
  • Hong Kong accounting or related degree and business experience
  • Additional tax qualification would be advantageous, but not necessary
  • Knowledge and experience of Hong Kong tax rules; regional/US tax rules a plus
  • Experience in tax accounting
  • Knowledge and experience working in a US-based group
  • A financial services background is essential
Grade :All Job Level - All Job FunctionsAll Job Level - All Job Functions - HK------------------------------------------------------
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