Tax Senior Associate

Job type: Full time

Location: Ho Chi Minh City

Categories: Tax

Grant Thornton (Vietnam) Limited is an independent member firm of Grant Thornton International. We are a leading professional services organisation in Vietnam providing Audit, Tax, Advisory and Outsourcing services. We have a professional team of 13 partners and more than 250 professional staffs in offices located in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

In order to meet the demand of our growing practices, we are looking for a qualified candidate to fill in a position of Senior Associate supporting our Tax Services of Ho Chi Minh City office. Detailed tasks of and required qualifications for this position are as follows:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Builds an understanding of the potential for selling into clients and seeks to participate in business development opportunity.
  • Develops an internal network within the tax department and other service lines.


  • Builds good rapport with the client, with a clear understanding of client expectations and achieving high levels of client service.
  • Provides general support to clients in the provision of tax advice.
  • Regularly attends meetings; when appropriate, answering client queries. Takes minutes and proactively encourages the partner/manager to follow up on agreed actions.

        Tax Delivery

  • Provides general support to clients in the provision of tax advice.
  • Prepares/review tax returns, PIT, CIT, FCT, VAT and computations in conjunction with agreed timescales; ensures the efficient and risk managed delivery of compliance.
  • Prepares and files ruling requests on behalf of the client.
  • Supports managers on tax planning and other ad hoc projects.
  • Can produce a well-supported piece of technical research.
  • Assists with the production of tax reports and reviewing documents.
  • Acts as a point of contact on specific projects for any queries from the business.

        Client take-on / risk management

  • Has an awareness of the firm's risk management procedure and adheres to this.
  • Mitigates risks by involvement of senior people and ensures appropriate advice is sought.
  • Takes steps to minimise professional risk, including the appropriate documentation of services provided.

        Technical competence

  • Demonstrates sufficient technical knowledge to undertake relevant area of work.
  • Seeks solutions to technical issues and demonstrates a willingness to understand and recognise the breadth of possible technical issues.


  • Is an approachable and respected member of the team who takes a proactive interest in the team's performance and well-being.
  • Inputs to all assignment appraisals for junior staff, and also completes self-job appraisal and mid-year appraisal forms on a timely basis.

        Operations and results

  • Monitors own time incurred and undertakes analysis as directed.
  • Manages work in progress to ensure recoverability targets can be met.
  • Monitors invoices raised and cash collected in a timely manner to ensure aged debtors do not escalate.
  • Meets own financial targets set.


  • Bachelor’s degree in law, accounting, auditing, finance or business is strongly preferred;
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience as a Tax Consultant
  • Fluency in English, both speaking and writing;
  • VTCA/CPA/ACCA/ CPAA is preferable
  • Good working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Good administration and secretarial skill; and
  • Good organisation and time management skills

Desired competencies:

  • Ownership: Takes responsibility for own actions and learns from experience; and
  • Adaptability: Shows agility and flexibility to easily adjusts yourself into any changes in working situations and develop the understandings on the changes on situations; and
  • Initiative: Demonstrate a thirst to understand how your role fits in and seeks opportunities by yourself to contribute beyond own role without being told by others.

Application Requirements

  • Application and resume must be in English and attached with a recent photo, and copy of the transcript
  • Name your file with quoting reference (Application – Senior Tax Associate - HCMC Office);
  • The total document file size must not exceed 2MB;
  • Your application to be sent to:

For any queries, please contact:

Applications for this position are now closed