APAC Tax Contracts Senior Manager in Singapore, Singapore

The Amazon Tax Department’s Commercial Transactions Team analyzes the cost and risk associated with the execution and performance of all of Amazon’s commercial transactions worldwide. The team reviews and approves contracts and leases and provides written guidance with respect to high-volume/low-risk commercial transactions, leveraging technical solutions to scale the ever-increasing and diversifying demands of Amazon’s global business model. The Tax Commercial Transactions team provides a bridge between its colleagues in Tax who are business-facing, non-tax professionals within different business teams, and attorneys in Amazon Legal who negotiate contracts and leases with counterparties, large and small, all over the world.

This role is perfect for anyone who thrives in a fast-paced, constantly evolving work environment. This position offers an excellent opportunity to join one of the largest, most sophisticated, most challenging and best corporate tax departments in the world.

  • law degree from an accredited institution in an APAC country

  • 10+ years of experience with a focus on transactional work in an APAC country

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills with a demonstrated ability to convey sensitive information to many different, non-tax, business teams

  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks in a deadline-driven, dynamic environment

  • Results-oriented attitude

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Sharepoint 2013

  • Strong customer focus

  • Strong team player with ability to be a self-starter

  • Certified accountant in an APAC country

  • M.B.A.

  • Masters in Taxation, with an emphasis in international tax, from an accredited university in APAC

  • LL.M. in Taxation from an accredited U.S. law school

  • Experience working in a multinational corporate tax department or multinational law firm, especially experience involving review of contracts and/or commercial leases

  • Working knowledge of international tax treaties

  • Experience working with the direct and indirect tax regimes of Singapore as well as any one or more of the following APAC countries: Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, and/or China.

AMZR Req ID: 578137

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