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Lidl Asia Pte Limited, Hong Kong, Singapore, Food and Retail, Sourcing, Production, Product Development, Quality, Compliance, Sustainability, Merchandising, Logistics, Cross-Functional, Administration, Careers, Social Responsibility, Textile, Soft Goods, Hard Goods


Lidl & Kaufland Asia Pte. Limited | Singapore {amount} km
30 Pasir Panjang Road 12-31/32 Mapletree Business City
117440 Singapore

Contract Type

Full Time

Entry Level

Finance, Accounting & Tax

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  • Ensure the accurate and timely submission of all tax compliance tasks for the Lidl Asia Group.
  • Execute transfer pricing policies and documentation.
  • Maintain open dialogue with external tax advisors on tax matters.
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to identify the possible tax impact of proposed business activities.
  • Contribute to the statutory audit process, including reviewing tax provisioning and tax notes.
  • Handle tax reporting to International HQ.
  • Maintain knowledge of relevant accounting and tax laws.
  • Assist Tax Manager with other ad-hoc tax projects.

What you'll do

  • Administer all tax compliance matters, including Corporate Tax, Indirect Tax, Transfer Pricing, and Withholding Tax.
  • Cover multiple regions across Asia, including Singapore, Hong Kong, and China; ensuring compliance with local tax laws and regulations.
  • Ensure all corporate and indirect tax returns and are prepared, reviewed, and sub-mitted accurately and on time.
  • Support the Tax Manager in developing and implementing tax-efficient strategies to optimise the company's tax position and minimise tax liabilities.
  • Participate in tax structuring initiatives, including restructuring activities, to achieve tax optimisation goals while ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Support the creation of transfer pricing documentation in compliance with local transfer pricing regulations and OECD guidelines, ensuring consistency with inter-company transactions.
  • Assist in identifying tax risks and opportunities, assessing their potential impact on the business.
  • Assist in tax accounting processes, including tax provision calculations, deferred tax asset/liability analysis, and reconciliation of tax accounts in accordance with local and Group accounting standards.
  • Support the resolution of tax queries, including preparing responses and gathering supporting documentation.
  • Collaborate with International HQ to fulfil various tasks and reporting requirements.
  • Update management on the latest tax developments.
  • Assist with tax incentive management.
  • Review quarterly VAT/GST returns and manage VAT/GST schemes.
  • Manage the Tax Ledger.
  • Provide ad-hoc project support.

What you'll need

  • University graduate in a Tax, Accounting or Finance discipline
  • Recognised professional tax and/or accounting qualification is a must.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in tax compliance, tax planning, or tax consulting
  • Experience in Big 4 and/or MNC is preferred.
  • Experience with tax accounting principles, including tax provision calculations and financial statement disclosures.
  • Proficiency in transfer pricing documentation and related compliance requirements
  • Detailed minded, strong analytical skills with extensive experience and knowledge of Singapore and Hong Kong tax
  • Experience and knowledge of China tax and international tax is an advantage.
  • Proficiency in English & Mandarin, both spoken and written.
  • Knowledge of the German language is an advantage.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word etc)
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to accuracy and compliance
  • Experience of working with accounting systems - knowledge of SAP is an advantage.

What you'll receive

We are dedicated to fostering a family-friendly culture and work environment. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all candidates with the required skills and experience. We enable fair pay within the company by creating non-discriminatory salary systems. Working at Lidl & Kaufland Asia is rewarding, in every sense, because we give you the training to succeed in your role and plenty of opportunities to progress your career here. We are accredited as a Fair and Progressive employer by the Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP).


Market Leading Remuneration Package:

  • Annual wage supplement and discretionary bonus
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance

Supportive Environment:

  • Out of Office leave for important appointments
  • In-house training courses
  • Training sponsorship scheme


Work-life Balance:

  • 5-day week
  • Competitive Annual Leave 
  • Charity, Community and Sporting Events


If you are not invited for an interview within 4 weeks, we regret that your application was not suited to this vacancy.

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