AVP, Enterprise Tax - Transfer Pricing focus

Employer
GIC Private Limited
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Jan 2023
Closes
05 Feb 2023
Ref
18372371
Job Function
Operations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Investment Services Private Market and Finance Department

Investment Services Private Markets & Finance (ISPVMF) is responsible for investment services for the private market and financial management across the GIC group. It is responsible for providing operations and reporting support to the private market business of GIC as well as budgeting, accounting, payment processing, cash management, tax and financial & management reporting services to all departments, corporate management companies and the global offices of the GIC group. It is involved in deal structuring and closing, transaction processing, administration and accounting of investment holding companies, review of financial controls for asset operations, cash & securities reconciliation, valuation and financial reporting for assets under management.

GIC has offices in 11 cities around the world and invests in more than 40 countries globally across a wide range of asset classes and financial products in the public and private markets. The Tax function in ISPVMF is responsible for all tax matters relating to the GIC Group and portfolio. GIC seeks to hire an Assistant Vice President for the Tax function within ISPVMF in Singapore. Reporting to the SVP, Enterprise Tax, the individual will predominantly support the transfer pricing and direct tax matters across the GIC Group and portfolio companies.

Responsibilities

  1. Manage and provide tax support for transfer pricing and direct tax matters. Your responsibilities may include:
  • Transfer Pricing: Responsible for GIC's transfer pricing ("TP") and Country-by- Country Reporting ("CbCR") matters. This includes (i) managing and reviewing TP filings and documentation (ii) managing TP tax audits/queries and Advance Pricing Agreements, (iii) articulating the tax risks and opportunities to the internal stakeholders, (iv) providing tax advisory support in relation to ad-hoc TP matters, (v) supporting the implementation of TP policy and procedures by working closely with various internal stakeholders, and (vi) managing CbCR reporting obligations.
  • Direct Tax: Provide support in GIC's direct tax compliance management. This includes (i) managing and preparing/reviewing direct tax filings, and (ii) managing direct tax audits/queries.
  • Tax Policy: Work with advisors in monitoring the changes in tax laws, policies and administrative practice, analyse the implications to GIC and assist in drafting effective communication to the relevant internal stakeholders.
  • Tax Governance: Support in managing tax governance initiatives/projects, focusing on refining the tax governance framework and processes.
  • Technology: Be a key contributor to an exciting initiative to digitalize and implement the next generation tax system, especially on the Transfer Pricing and Direct Tax modules.

  1. Be a strategic team member and partner: Builds and maintains strong relationships (i) within GIC (i.e., Corporate Services and Investment teams), (ii) with tax authorities, governments, and regulatory boards in Singapore and foreign jurisdictions, as well as (iii) advisors.

Requirements

  • At least 7 years of relevant tax experience, with transfer pricing and international tax experience.
  • A law degree with a major in Tax, or holds the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation, or comparable professional credentials.
  • Strong team player. Demonstrates collaboration.
  • Strong communicator. Able to adapt own communication styles to the different audience.
  • Demonstrates an ability to think broadly about tax information, think through problems strategically, assess a variety of factors, and recommend a pragmatic solution.
  • Has strong organizational/project management skills and the ability to efficiently progress multiples assignments. Has excellent attention to detail and consistently high levels of accuracy.
  • Demonstrates personal initiative, strives to innovate and build best practices, but is highly attuned to the need for pragmatic solutions.
  • A continuous learner with a growth mindset who stays on top of business trends and tax technical changes.