Tax Assistant Manager

Job No: HCM_Tax_0420

Job type: Full time

Location: Ho Chi Minh City

Categories: Tax

In order to meet the demand of our growing practices, we are looking for a qualified candidate to fill in a position of Assistant Manager 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 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 tax returns including PIT, CIT, FCT, VAT and computations in conjunction with agreed timescales; ensures the efficient and risk managed delivery of compliance.
  • Works with relevant authorities on behalf of the clients.
  • 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 six-monthly 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 3 consecutive years working experience in Big4 or 5 years in another consulting firms.
  • Have diversified knowledge and practical experiences regarding tax, labour, customs and licensing.
  • 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
  • Good organisation and time management skill.

Desired competencies

  • 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;
  • 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
  • Ownership: Takes responsibility for own actions and learns from experience.

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 – Tax Assistant Manager - HCMC Office);
  • The total document file size must not exceed 2MB;
  • Deadline for submission is 31 March 2020
  • Your application to be sent to:

For any queries, please contact:

Applications for this position are now closed