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Tax Associate

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Finance
Job Type:  Contract
Req ID:  6621

Investment Services Private Market and Finance Department 

 

The Investment Services Private Market and Finance Department is responsible for investment services for the private market and financial management across the GIC group. It is responsible for providing operations and reporting support to the private market business of GIC as well as budgeting, accounting, payment processing, cash management, tax and financial & management reporting services to all departments, corporate management companies and the global offices of the GIC group. It is involved in deal structuring and closing, transaction processing, administration and accounting of investment holding companies, review of financial controls for asset operations, cash & securities reconciliation, valuation and financial reporting for assets under management, and external debt financing.
 

We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our Enterprise Tax team as a Tax Technology Associate (1 year contract).

Responsibilities

  • Monitor and keep up to date with global tax technology landscape trends/ changes affecting GIC’s business;
  • Support the operationalization of tax technology roadmap & initiatives including:
    • maintenance/ enhancement/ raising change requests etc. of in-house tax technology platform by partnering with internal technology & other business user teams;
    • implementation of data governance relating to tax technology platforms;
    • initiatives relating to tax process & controls enhancements, including new technology solutions to increase automation (e.g. work on robotic process automation efforts to streamline systematic processes) and improve data quality in tax process);
    • gathering business requirements;
    • design and perform test cases; and
    • train end users as part of implementing solution.
  • Develop/ maintain small automation solutions for tax processes;
  • Implementation/ support of any other ad-hoc tax technology initiatives & projects
  • Support implementation of wider Enterprise tax initiatives; and
  • Be part of a team in pursuing technology and continuous process improvement.

 

Competencies

  • Very strong project management and organizational abilities;
  • High degree of self-motivation; and
  • A keen interest in technology and data manipulation.

 

Requirements

  • A good degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Accountancy, Finance or Banking or related disciplines.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and keen interest in / stays abreast of emerging technologies and business intelligence tools:
    • Data analysis, charting and visualization skills
    • Automation software
  • Knowledge in one or more of the following areas is an advantage:
    • Coding skills e.g. R, Python, C#, VBA etc;
    • building dashboards and using visualization tools like Tableau;
    • RPA tools/ software;
    • .Net Framework;
    • Development of front-end web pages - html, css, javascript, jquery. etc.
    • MS SharePoint;
    • Computer science fundamentals;
    • Software engineering; and
    • project management knowledge
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to manage assigned tasks independently and positively;
  • Strong eye for details and enjoys analytical work;
  • Is results oriented and enjoys working in a fast-paced work environment.

 

 

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.