Tax Policy & International Tax Division (Tax Policy & Ruling) - Senior / Principal Tax Policy & Ruling Officer

Job Title: Senior / Principal Tax Policy & Ruling Officer
Division: Tax Policy & International Tax Division

Job Description:

You will be responsible for assisting in policy administration, which involves the detailed studying of proposed / new tax policies, carrying out discussions with relevant agencies and the Ministry of Finance on the implications of new proposals, drafting of tax law, and also administering the various tax incentives implemented. You will also attend to members of the public and officers of other branches on queries pertaining to the interpretation of the Income Tax Act and other tax legislation.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree, preferably in Accountancy, Banking & Finance, Business Administration, Business Finance, Business Management, Commerce, Economics or Finance
  • At least 5 years of practical exposure in tax areas, especially in Corporate Income Tax, in a large commercial or public accountancy firm (as a tax consultant)
  • Thorough and detailed knowledge of the various Acts administered by IRAS, relevant legislation and statutes
  • Good understanding of the provisions of the double taxation agreements
  • Informed and abreast of developments in financial, economic and tax matters both locally and internationally
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills and good grasp of tax and related legal issues
  • Meticulous and concerned with details
  • Resourceful and able to work independently
  • May have to travel occasionally to visit other tax administrations

 Interested candidates, please email your resume to careers@iras.gov.sg

Application deadline: 30 June 2014