Experience

  • Tax Manager

    at Grant Thornton

    October 2019 - at Present

    Johor

    • Preparing corporate tax computations and estimate of tax payable from various industries and ensuring timely submission of the returns to the tax authorities. • Review tax computations and estimate of tax payable for junior staff and identify tax issues based on various taxation statutes. • Advising, providing guidance and supervise junior staffs on tax technical, compliance and administrative matters for domestic and cross-border tax. • Assist and advise clients on compliance requirements. • Research and provide tax advisory services for corporate clients. • Advising and assisting corporate clients on the application of tax incentives to the relevant authorities. • Performing tax due diligence analysis and report. • Provide in house training to tax and non-tax staffs.

  • Senior Consultant

    at PricewaterHouseCooper Singapore

    November 2018 - September 2019

    Singapore

    • Assisting managers and partners in providing comprehensive and effective tax compliance and advisory services to corporate clients in the financial services industry; • Preparation and review of corporate tax returns and assisting clients in dispute; resolutions and enquiries from the tax authority • Provision of tax advice and tax solutions under management guidance; • Providing guidance to associates on the preparation income tax returns, estimate of chargeable income filing and adhoc advisory work; • Liaising with internal and external auditors on tax provision and other tax related matters; • Conduct risk management procedure on existing and potential clients.

  • Associate

    at International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation

    November 2016 - October 2018

    Kuala Lumpur

    • Research and writing on various Asian and Pacific Island on tax law and international tax law for IBFD publications. • Research and writing commentary articles relating to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) and tax treaties. • Monitoring and reporting on tax, investment and company law and social security developments in countries of responsibility. • Editing and technical review of the content of IBFD publications, research reports, and any other tax technical material. • Provide occasional support to other departments of IBFD, e.g. the International Tax Training and the Government Consultancy Department.

  • Tax Associate

    at Astro Group Services Sdn Bhd

    November 2015 - October 2016

    Kuala Lumpur

    • Preparation and submission of corporate tax computation, tax estimation, tax provision and other general tax compliance matters and ensure compliance to rules and regulations. • Preparation of tax provisions and deferred tax for quarterly reporting purposes. • Review of Goods and Services Tax postings by finance department and ensure compliance of GST transactions and review of GST-03 submissions. • Advising and approving company's invoices in relation to withholding tax matters. • Review of Intercompany & external parties agreements for tax implications e.g. income tax, withholding tax, Goods and Services Tax, etc. • Seeking tax finalisation/ agreement with the tax authorities on the tax affairs of company. • Assisting the AVP/SAVP in respect of tax audits conducted by the tax authorities.

  • Tax Editor

    at Wolters Kluwer

    October 2014 - November 2015

    Kuala Lumpur

    • Writing and editing tax content using a variety of sources. • Involved in the preparation of quality tax reference materials. • Duties include editing, proofreading, preparing translations, checking tables and indexes e.g. books and loose-leaf and liaising with authors. • Ensure that developments in the law are monitored. Assist other team members as required. • Manage authors and/or suppliers, including contract negotiations, ongoing author support, ensuring on-time delivery of manuscript/content and following up on quality issues. • List of edited books include Singapore Revenue Legislation 2015, Singapore Income Tax Act (9th Edition) 2015 and Malaysia Master GST Guide 2015 (2nd Edition)

  • Tax Semi Senior

    at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

    November 2012 - October 2014

    Kuala Lumpur

    • Perform tax compliance services to various corporate clients from various industries, trust, small business owners, individuals and expatriates clients. • Research and provide tax advisory services for corporate and individuals clients. • Monitor tax payment, tax refund and set-off, estimate of tax payable and tax incentive claims. • Liaise with government authorities to follow up on compliance matters, application and appeal on tax related matters. • Liaising with internal and external auditors on tax concurrence and other tax related matters. • Conduct risk management procedure on existing and potential clients. • Assist liquidators on company winding up and obtaining tax clearance from the Inland Revenue Board. • Sourcing for new opportunities (tax or non-tax services) through existing client and referrals.

Education

  • Bachelor of Commerce, Major in Accounting

    at Murdoch University

    2009 - 2012 (3 years) State of Western Australia

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