Indirect Tax Analyst

3-5 years
6 days ago
Job Description

About the role

The Indirect Tax Analyst will be working with Kerry's growing indirect tax team which is based inKuala Lumpur. Kerry's primary ERP system is SAP, with reporting from time to time from other systems and government portals. The indirect tax compliance work will either be done centrally or controlled centrally. Returns currently are mainly of a VAT/GST nature. Indirect tax is a transactional tax and in addition to preparing indirect tax returns, the indirect tax team works with other Kerry functions to ensure that the end-to-end business process is compliant and efficient.

Key responsibilities

  • Prepare to review stage periodic indirect tax returns (usually monthly)
  • Prepare or review GST/VAT GL balance sheet account reconciliations and follow up on any open items (monthly)
  • Keep Turnover Reconciliation up to date (compare between income in financial statements and sales in indirect tax returns).
  • Organise the GST/VAT payments and submit returns from the SSC
  • Prepare a monthly GST/VAT debtor report that corresponds with the VAT reconciliations
  • Support the Indirect tax Team Lead in relation to standardisation / documentation of processes and controls for Europe indirect tax
  • Ad hoc projects associated with indirect tax as needed e.g. audit preparation, process improvement, introduction of new systems e.g. new SAP deployments, acquisitions / disposals
  • Assign GST/VAT rates to materials / products in master data workflow
  • Review new customer and vendor set ups in master data workflow.

Qualifications and skills

  • Good knowledge of SAP
  • Regional experience of GST/VAT compliance gained in an MNC or Shared Services environment
  • Degree in Accounting/Finance with at least 3-5 years relevant indirect tax experience
  • High level of English language proficiency (spoken and written) as this is most widely used business language.
  • Europe working hours (2PM -11PM)


Job Source:

At Kerry, we are proud to provide our customers – some of the world’s best-known food, beverage and pharma brands – with the expertise, insights and know-how they need to deliver products that people enjoy and feel better about consuming.Kerry is a company rich in heritage and resources. Over the past five decades, our focus on changing lifestyles, the globalisation of food tastes and ever-evolving consumer needs has brought us to a market-leading global position. we are firmly established as a world leader in the food, beverage and pharma industries, with 22,000+ staff and 150+ innovation and manufacturing centres across 30+ countries.

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