Tax Assistant Associate

Job type: Full time

Location: Singapore

Categories: Tax

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Job ID: 36


Grant Thornton is a global professional service network of more than 68,000 people in over 130 countries. Our team in Singapore is growing rapidly and we know this success is made possible by our people. That’s why we make sure our people have the right tools and environment to thrive. 

Each individual at Grant Thornton Singapore is empowered to be themselves within an inclusive team. Our supportive structure gives our people the autonomy to shape their careers and drive positive change in the firm. It’s an exciting time to join us as we grow with organisations of all sizes and industries in Singapore, across the region and in the world.

The Tax team

The Tax team supports organisations at every stage of the lifecycle – from structuring business tax effectively and managing any employment tax issues to transactional tax obligations and compliance. The Tax team helps businesses develop strategies that help businesses understand and manage tax liabilities and risk in a transparent and ethical way.

The friendly and supportive Tax team works collaboratively across various four main specialisations – Corporate Tax, Goods and Services Tax (GST), Transfer Pricing, and Employer Solutions and Private Clients. The team openly communicates at all levels, providing support and guidance to develop individuals and use their voice to shape the future of the team.

The role

We are looking for energetic, friendly, and vibrant individuals to join our Tax team as Assistant Associates. Applicants are encouraged to apply for a specific specialisation, i.e. Corporate Tax, GST, Transfer Pricing or Global Mobility Services.


1. Corporate Tax Assistant Associate

  • Manage/support portfolio of clients for corporate tax compliance services
  • Support clients on IRAS enquiries and audits
  • Assist with corporate tax advisory and consulting assignments
  • Involved with other broader tax matters

2. GST Assistant Associate

  • Manage/support portfolio of GST compliance clients
  • Assist with GST health-checks, GST ACAP and ASK reviews
  • Prepare/draft simple advisory for clients
  • Being part of a multi-disciplined team on transactional work including vendor and purchaser due diligence
  • Support clients on IRAS enquiries and audits
  • Involved with other broader tax matters

3. Transfer Pricing Assistant Associate

  • Manage/support portfolio of TP compliance clients
  • Assist with corporate tax advisory and consulting assignments Assist with TP health-check, TP documentation preparation, related party transactions forms and TP planning reports
  • Prepare/draft simple advisory for clients
  • Prepare financial and economic analysis/benchmarking analysis
  • Involved with other broader tax matters

4. Global Mobility Services Assistant Associate

  • Manage/support a portfolio of clients for global mobility matters (tax and immigration)
  • Prepare tax returns and tax equalisation calculations for their international assignees
  • Assist with immigration applications and cancellations
  • Assist with global mobility tax advisory and consulting assignments on expatriate tax matters, including immigration and compliance
  • Involved with other broader tax matters

Qualifications and requirements

  • Any recognised diploma in any discipline or equivalent qualification in accounting
  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply
  • Attained / Attaining accreditation from the Singapore Chartered Tax Professionals (SCTP) would be an added advantage
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office
  • Able to work with complex and detailed information, organised
  • Pays attention to details and able to manage multiple engagements at the same time
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Skilled in writing, interpersonal communication skills in building rapport and collaborating effectively with other team members

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please complete the Job Application Form and indicate 36 in the Job ID field. An email will be sent to you within 10-15 minutes for you to submit your CV/resume. 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity firm where we celebrate what makes our employees unique. We are committed to nurturing our inclusive workplace and strongly encourage people from all backgrounds and walks of life to discover more about us.

Application close: 31 Dec 2023 Singapore Standard Time