Custom Indirect Tax Lead

  • Johor Bahru, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
  • Full-time

Company Description

It’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee". At JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE), we’ve made it our mission to find out. Our people have been raising the bar since day one, thinking fast and acting even faster to make an impact that’s felt around the world. JDE is the home to some of the most well-known coffee brands in the world.

For more than 265 years, we have been inspired by the belief. Today our coffee & tea portfolio is available in over 140 countries around the world through iconic household names including: Jacobs, Tassimo, Moccona, Senseo, L’OR, Douwe Egberts, Super, Kenco, Pilao & Gevalia etc.

What’s it like to work at JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS?

At JDE, we are convinced that to grow our company we need to grow our people – through learning, coaching and experiences. We want you to be the best that you can be and encourage you to take ownership for your career.

Job Description

The Custom Indirect Tax Lead Malaysia is responsible for advising and managing the indirect tax affairs (including indirect tax compliance and indirect tax reporting) of JDE’s subsidiaries in Malaysia by providing indirect tax technical support, advice, and assistance to local functions, business units and legal entities, in Malaysia, providing support in the implementation of a great variety of projects from an indirect tax perspective and providing support in indirect tax audits and questions from tax authorities. An indirect tax (including SST, customs duties, and sugar taxes) and indirect tax compliance in Malaysia will be the primary focus and responsibility.


To succeed in this role, we will need you to have:

  • Master’s degree in Tax law, Fiscal Economics, or relevant Financial education, with an understanding of accounting;
  • A minimum of 4-6 years of relevant indirect tax experience within a Big 4 or law firm or from working with a large financial services organisation;
  • Hands-on experience in indirect tax technical review;
  • Strong communication skills at different levels;
  • Strong technical tax skills in the field of indirect tax (GST, SST & Customs matters)
  • Able to earn trust quickly, understand and value diversity and individual differences;
  • Hands-on in an independent, proactive, dedicated, solution-oriented, and responsible manner;
  • Able to drive improvement through people and align an organization in a new and challenging direction;
  • Good leadership and people management skills;
  • Fluent in English, and Excellent writing skills;

Additional Information

Other benefits you might be interested:

  • Medical, Parking
  • Handphone, Transportation, Attendance allowance
  • Flexi working hour & 2-days Flexi Leave additional from your Annual Leave
  • Outstanding Career Development Opportunities
  • The best coffee and tea served all day in our office – Can you imagine that?

Are you ready to make that career shift & grow a great portfolio with us? Click the ‘I'm Interested’ button and we will get in touch with you soon.

Thank you for your interest in JDE, please note we will only reach out to successful candidates.

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