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Tax and Technology - Senior Associate

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Pusat Bandar Damansara, Kuala Lumpur

About The Job

The opportunity
We are looking for talented professional at manager level to join our Center of Excellence (CoE) based in Kuala Lumpur, be part of more than 1,000 person strong and innovative global Tax Technology and Transformation team within EY that offers the following services to our clients to create a cost-effective tax function:
  • SAP HANA or Oracle implementation
  • Digital transformation including data migration, transformation and optimisation
  • Applications-as-a-service
  • Custom technology application development
  • Data improvement and analytics
  • Emerging technologies including robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, cloud solutions, data lake development and business intelligence innovation
  • Tax technology strategy and road mapping
  • Tax operating model transformation including current state assessments, process improvement, risk and controls
This is an area that has seen plenty of recent growth and investment. You will be working on highly publicized projects and have the opportunity to lead a rapidly growing team that makes up our newly deployed nearshore hub, which provides support to our Asia Pacific practices. CoE is a critical component of the Tax Technology and Transformation growth strategy.

Your key responsibilities
  • Lead technical team and manage client-serving business together with Senior Manager
  • Mentor counselees and supporting project team members in any way needed to help ensure timely completion of deliverables
  • Identifying ways to automate manual tasks using existing financial or tax systems and emerging technologies
  • Improving reporting capabilities to enhance our clients’ ability to evaluate risk and capitalize on opportunities
  • Identifying change or transformation opportunity

Job Requirements

What we are looking for
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information System, Mathematics or related field
  • Your ability and experience in leading a team and working across borders
  • Your passion in technology and its use in business processes
  • Your natural flair for problem solving and an entrepreneurial approach to work
  • Your strong organizational and time management skills, with exceptional client-serving consulting skills
  • Your ability to capture and synthesize business requirements
  • Excellent communication and business writing skills

Ideally, you will also have one or more of the following
  • Experience managing large, multidisciplinary projects
  • Microsoft Office VBA development
  • Robotic Process Automation. E.g. UiPath, BluePrism, or Automation Anywhere
  • ETL/Data visualization/analytics. E.g. Power BI, Tableau, Qlik, Alteryx, or Informatica
  • Working knowledge with SQL database technologies
  • ERP experience. E.g. SAP, Dynamics, PeopleSoft, Workday or Oracle
  • Programming experience. E.g. C#, ASP.Net, C++, PHP, Java, JavaScript, Python, or any web related platform
  • SharePoint development

Our Culture


  • First runner-up, Most Popular Graduate Employer of the Year 2017, Malaysia’s 100 Leading Graduate Employers
  • World’s Most Attractive Professional Services Employer 2017, 2016, Universum
  • Most Attractive Professional Services Employer in Business/Commerce 2017, 2016, 2015 & 2014, Universum Malaysia
  • #1 in Top 50 Companies for Diversity 2017, DiversityInc
  • #1 Accountant Advisor in Asia Pacific 2017, Mergermarkets
  • #1 Middle Market M&A Financial Advisor in Asia Pacific 2017, Bloomberg
  • Auditor of the Year 2017, Asian Investors Asset Management Awards


EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

In Malaysia, we are one of the largest professional services organisations with more than 3,300 professionals in 16 offices throughout the country. The work we do helps our broad range of clients grow, solve complex challenges and thrive. Every question we ask, every solution we recommend is the drop that starts the ripple and makes a difference to our ambition to help businesses work better — for when businesses work better, the world works better.

At EY, we put people at the heart of this strategy. We make it our goal to nurture their talent and help them develop into future leaders. We provide an open and inclusive environment that allows them to bring their enthusiasm and ideas to the organisation. We empower them with the right mix of learning, coaching and experiences. We offer them opportunities, greater responsibility and new challenges so that they can create the future they want. At EY, we provide people with the experiences and relationships that last a lifetime.