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Tax Associate - Tax Investigation and Field Audit

08 June 2022

Location: BDO Kuala Lumpur
Job title:
Contact: Bonnie Tham

Tax audit and investigation

  • Provide a “communication link” between client and the IRB, i.e. liaise with the IRB regarding the client’s tax audit matters
  • Assist client in extracting and obtaining the relevant documents and information for the purpose of submission to the IRB
  • Assist client in reviewing work pertaining to documents required by the IRB
  • Assist client in liaising with the IRB vide correspondence, telecommunication, meetings etc. from time to time to finalise the tax audit
  • Assist client in liaising with the IRB on the IRB’s tax audit findings
  • Assist client in managing the tax enquires raised by the IRB
  • Assist client on negotiating with the IRB for an appropriate settlement of the additional tax payable and penalties


Tax health check

  • Meet with the client’s finance personnel to discuss and plan our approach and timeframe for the commencement of fieldwork and conclusion of deliverables
  • Discuss with the client to better understand the nature of the companies’ business activities and major business transactions
  • Review the sample transactions and the underlying supporting documents maintained by the companies, including the sample source documents to determine whether,
    • The companies are able to provide timely and relevant information; and
    • The appropriate tax treatments have been accorded in compliance with the current tax legislation.
  • Confirm with the finance personnel and other officers of the Companies on the factual accuracy of the information


Education and professional skills / knowledge


  • A recognized degree in Accounting or equivalent with at least a second class upper classification and / or a  Professional Accounting qualification
  • Those who are currently pursuing a recognized Professional Accounting qualification are also encouraged to apply

Other skills:

  • Involvement in extra-curricular activities in school/university
  • Ability to work well as a team as well as independently
  • Possesses an analytical mindset and good interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal command of English
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism in all matters
  • Desire to learn and expand knowledge



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