Goods & Services Tax (GST) Associate / Senior Associate

Job type: Full time

Location: Singapore

Categories: Tax/Goods and Services Tax (GST)

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Job ID: 57 (for Goods & Services Tax (GST) Associate) / 58 (for Goods & Services Tax (GST) Senior Associate)

 

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. 

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 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 specialties – corporate tax, goods, and services tax (GST), transfer pricing, and employer solutions and private clients. The team openly communicates at all levels, giving the support and guidance to develop as individuals and use their voice to shape the future of the team. 

The role 

We are looking for an energetic, friendly, and vibrant individual, to join our GST team for the role of Associate or Senior Associate. 

Responsibilities for the Associate position: 

  • 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 

Responsibilities for the Senior Associate position: 

  • Manage/support portfolio of GST compliance clients
  • Support team on advisory and consulting assignments
  • Assist with GST ACAP and ASK reviews, GST health-checks, GST process reviews   
  • Being part of a multi-disciplined team on transactional work including vendor and purchaser due diligence
  • Support clients on IRAS enquiries and audits
  • Manage and build client relationships
  • Assist with marketing and business development initiatives, and
  • Support and coach associate and interns
  • Involved with other broader tax matters 

Qualifications and requirements 

  • Any recognised bachelor’s degree in any discipline or equivalent qualification in accounting
  • At least 1 year of relevant tax working experience for the Associate position
  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply 
  • At least 2 years of relevant tax working experience for the Senior Associate position
  • Attained / attaining accreditation from the Singapore Chartered Tax Professionals (SCTP) would be an added advantage
  • Able to work with complex and detailed information, organised
  • Attention to details and ability to manage multiple engagements at the same time
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office
  • 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 57 (for the Associate position) or 58 (for the Senior Associate position) 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 each individual unique. We are committed to nurturing our inclusive workplace. So, no matter where you are from, we invite you to discover more about us. 

Application close: 30 Apr 2024 Singapore Standard Time