Senior Manager - International Tax Services/M&A

6-8 years
a month ago
Job Description

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Merger and Acquisition Tax practice, within Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet and manage their tax obligations across unique but ever changing tax specialties. You'll advise clients on their local and overseas tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing indirect taxes, dispute resolution, and global enterprise tax solutions.

Our team helps our clients with various aspects of a merger and acquisition transactions such as restructuring, divestiture, partnerships and insolvency. You'll focus on helping clients establish treasury goals, analyse and quantify tax assets, assess tax risks, and model taxable income and cash flow impacts.

  • Working on projects, which would include tax due diligence and cross border engagements. You are expected to be able an effective communicator and project manager, to facilitate timely deliverables, where coordination and engagement with other offices/advisors/colleagues (e.g. transaction services, indirect taxes, other lines of service) may be required.

  • Provide effective tax advisory services to our clients, based on their needs and requirements. This would include assistance in formulating inbound/outbound strategies (e.g. financing, suitable holding structures, repatriation, etc) from both a cross border tax and regulatory perspective.

  • Building strong relationships with relevant client contacts leading to provide independent advice on assignments.

  • Assist in identifying new business opportunities and provide input on the development and marketing of new products or service offerings.

  • There would also be requirements for engagement with various trade agencies and colleagues within the network on a regular basis.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.

  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.

  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.

  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.

  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.

  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Preferred skills

  • Minimum 6 years Malaysian working experience in Malaysian tax compliance and advisory.

  • Recognised University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration related discipline or professional accounting qualification.

  • We are looking for dynamic individuals who are agile and adaptable to change, as transactions/projects are fluid and time sensitive.

  • Team player with good interpersonal and problem solving abilities.

  • Able to communicate effectively in verbal and written English Language with confidence.

Additional application instructions

Please attach following documents along with your CV when you submit an online application:

  • Certificates and Transcripts, from SPM (or equivalent) onwards

  • A copy of your NRIC or passport

  • Recent passport size photo


Degrees/Field of Study required:

Degrees/Field of Study preferred:


Required Skills

Optional Skills

Desired Languages

Travel Requirements

Up to 20%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship


Government Clearance Required






Project Manager
tax due diligence
indirect taxes
taxable income
cross border tax
leadership development framework
regulatory perspective
cross border engagements
merger and acquisition transactions
time sensitive
business conduct
written English Language
Malaysian tax compliance
global enterprise tax solutions
positive outcomes
tax assets
strategic consultant
stakeholder views
inbound/outbound strategies
treasury goals
problem solvers
holding structures
tax risks
global trends
trade agencies
PwC Professional
cash flow impacts


Job Source:

Established in the region for 40 years, PwC has around 8,000 people in 12 countries across the region: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, the Palestinian territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Our regional team operates across the Middle East bringing international experience delivered within the context of the region and its culture. We can bring the collective knowledge and experience of more than 328,000 people across the entire global PwC network in advisory, assurance and tax to help you find the value you are looking for.

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