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Tax Accountant

Date:  08-Jan-2023
Job Req ID:  2385
Company:  John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited


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John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited


A highly-diversified and global corporation, the Swire Group’s businesses encompass property, aviation, beverages and food chain, as well as marine and trading & industrial activities. Its core businesses are mainly focused in Asia, with its key operations in Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland. Within Asia, Swire's activities come under the Group's publicly quoted arm, Swire Pacific Limited, which is the largest shareholder in two Hong Kong listed companies: Swire Properties and Cathay Pacific Airways.


John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited is the holding company of the publicly-listed conglomerate, Swire Pacific Ltd. Our Taxation Department is now inviting candidates to apply for the following position:


Tax Accountant

The job holder is responsible for providing support to Head of Tax and Senior Tax Manager in tax compliance, transfer pricing documentation, desktop research, international tax advisory, group restructuring, tax planning and M&A projects.



  • Manage tax compliance works, including corporate income tax filings in Hong Kong and personal income tax filings in Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland
  • Assist in the preparation of transfer pricing documentation, including local files of Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland, Master File of the Swire group and Country-by-Country Reporting notification in Hong Kong
  • Identify Hong Kong tax issues and providing tax advice to Operating Companies
  • Identify and implement tax efficient structures across Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.
  • Assist Head of Tax and Senior Tax Manager in merger and acquisition transactions, tax due diligence, group restructuring, tax audit, etc.



  • Bachelor’s degree holder, with at least 4 - 5 years relevant experience in taxation field, preferably with international tax experience
  • Well versed in the prevailing Hong Kong and China tax legislation, and their practical application
  • Hands-on experience in conducting desktop research on international tax independently
  • Holder of CPA, or equivalent qualifications
  • Excellent communication skills in both spoken and written English and Chinese. Fluent Putonghua is required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint


At Swire, we are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive working environment for all our people regardless of their age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, relationship, family status, disability, race, ethnicity, nationality, religious or political beliefs. We believe in creating an environment where people feel comfortable at work and are able to realise their full potential.


We offer a competitive package to the right candidate. If you meet the qualifications and are interested in this position, you can send your application by clicking "Apply Now". We will contact all shortlisted candidates.


The Swire group is an equal opportunity employer. All applications received will be used exclusively for selection purposes and handled confidentially by authorised personnel only. Your application may also be considered for other suitable positions within the Swire group (please indicate clearly on your application if you would not like to be considered for other positions within the group.) Following data privacy ordinance, all unsuccessful applications will be destroyed after an appropriate time.

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