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Project Management (Tax), Senior Associate/Assistant Manager

Apply now Job no: 504825
Work type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Categories: Tax

The Global Compliance Management Services - Centre of Excellence (CoE) is seeking to fill a full time role of junior PMO. The purpose of this position is to fulfil internal demand for a senior consultant with a technical project management background.


Candidates for this position will be capable of understanding technology at an intermediate level and leading internal projects (small to medium in size) from conception through to the successful delivery of the project. The role will work within the Global Tax Compliance and Transformation team at the direction of the GCMS CoE or their delegate based in Singapore. The role is designed to afford the right candidate with the opportunity to learn many facets of the Tax business, and engage internally and externally with clients. The breath of the role will also require someone with the ability to easily adapt to the ever changing tax environment and to be flexible in the work required by the role. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is ready for a challenge in a fast moving role, working together with multiple teams.


KPMG’s Global Tax Compliance and Transformation team is specifically designed to help clients achieve cost-efficiencies and gain better process control and visibility. The team has recently been established to support the growth of KPMG’s tax compliance service offerings. The aim of the team is to drive the implementation of internal and external initiatives within the Global Tax Compliance and Tax Transformation arena, and ensure high quality on-going services are provided to a number of our clients.


The role involves:

Client Account Management Support:

  • Support the account management for GCMS clients, effectively supporting their transition into BAU operations and support with the PMO function
  • Become skilled and oversee the management of KPMG’s K-Central client tool
  • Become skilled at the Link360 / OWM or other Global tax compliance tool, as needed
  • Support the preparation of clients operational reporting, attending client meetings, coordinate and track status of compliance obligations in the ASPAC region, as required
  • Prepare client billing as required


Liaison to other parts of Global Tax Compliance and Tax Transformation:

  • Support technical oversight of client facing tools
  • Work collaboratively with the technology team to communicate requirements and support technology rollouts and support with data centralization process
  • Demo technology tools in a confident manner either in person or through webex sessions and facilitate trainings to GCMS or client’s teams in the region, as needed
  • Support ad-hoc work request from Global tax Compliance leadership


Internal Project Management:

  • To lead the delivery of small projects, both internally and externally
  • To be able to effectively scope and plan projects which are loosely defined to achieve targeted outcomes within budget


Support Business Development activities:

  • Be a team member within a bid team and cooperate / collaborate with other team members to produce winning proposals
  • To effectively develop documentation in the form of MS Word, Power point, Visio or Excel as needed
  • To establish/develop an internal KPMG network across our Advisory, Tax and Audit businesses
  • To support with GCMS internal initiatives, amongst others:
    • Go-To-Market and targeting initiatives
    • Competitors intelligence
    • GCMS Country Plans
    • Periodic GCMS Meetings and calls


The ideal candidate should possess:

  • Bachelor Degree with minimum 3 years work experience, with demonstrable project management experience and technical acumen.
  • Strong preference for previous experience in similar roles.  Needs to be able to operate in environments where there is uncertainty. Needs to quickly identify how work should be delivered and plan for its delivery with any known constraints such as pricing, skills available and timeframes. Needs to be able to be articulate with clients, including in written form particularly when communicating on a project, its construct and its status. Should be a self-starter and able to act with minimal guidance and be able to lead stakeholders through small projects or process solutions.
  • Should have skills to be able to manage all aspects of a small project. The ability to appropriately structure a project for delivery is critical.  Ability to identify risks and issues and drive resolution is important. Should possess basic skills to be able to understand the implementation of technology solutions. Tax acumen would be favorably considered.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills are a must. This person must be a team player and highly organised, as they will work internally and externally across many dimensions of the business. Important to have good listening skills to understand others points of view, and to be able to articulate these to other parties.
  • Precision, reliability and positive attitude is a must.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by KPMG Talent Acquisition team.

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