Tax Lawyer

Tax Lawyer

At KPMG, we offer fascinating, challenging and well rewarded careers.

At KPMG, we offer fascinating, challenging and well rewarded careers.

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Tax Lawyer

 

Responsibilities:

  • Builds understanding of domestic tax concepts and undertakes relevant study to develop or increase that knowledge
  • Demonstrates knowledge of domestic tax legislation, case law and other relevant regulations by analyzing, researching and applying knowledge consistently to all allocated work appropriate to level and grade
  • Prepares and reviews correct tax analyses and tax computations or returns relating to simple fact patterns and issues
  • Demonstrates the ability to use local research, software and technology tools to efficiently produce work that is technically accurate and comprehensive
  • Applies tax risk management tools and procedures consistently as appropriate to level and grade
  • Displays an awareness of potential planning opportunities associated with the local tax environment by identifying and escalating them as appropriate
  • Complies with all confidentiality and privacy policies of own firm and applicable regulatory authorities
  • Displays up to date technical knowledge by attending all mandatory tax training within deadlines set and applying this training to tax work where appropriate
  • Uses knowledge of tax to discuss key issues with clients, local revenue authorities and other team members, including how to assess conflicting, ambiguous or inconclusive authorities
  • Interprets and applies key tax sources in order to carry out and document the results of tax compliance and advisory work
  • Analyzes authorities and reaches conclusions relating to fact patterns and issues of moderate complexity
  • Applies knowledge of changing tax law, regulatory requirements and industry specific concerns to client engagements, identifies where they may impact a client and reflects these in their client work
  • Applies knowledge of changing tax law, regulatory requirements and industry specific concerns to client engagements, identifies where they may impact a client and reflects these in their client work
  • Assesses the sufficiency and appropriateness of the analysis and conclusions reached on a tax issue by reviewing the working papers of junior staff and participating in the evaluation of issues raised with or by the manager and/or partner
  • Prepares complete, well-reasoned and reader-friendly technical tax analyses

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of Juris Doctor or Bachelor’s of Law
  • Member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines
  • CPA-Lawyer is highly preferred but open to those without accounting background
  • Must have 4-5 years of relevant experience in tax practice – tax advisory and some tax advocacy work
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills