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Tax Consultant

Date:  6 Jul 2024
Job Req ID:  3085
Company:  John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited


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 Consultant

The job holder is responsible for providing support to Group Head of Tax and Deputy Group Head of Tax 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 matters involving cross-border remittance and overseas capital gains tax filing (e.g. the Chinese Mainland, ASEAN, etc.). 
  • 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 provide tax advice to operating companies
  • Identify and implement tax efficient structures across Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland
  • Support Group Head of Tax and Deputy Group Head of Tax in merger and acquisition transactions, tax due diligence, group restructuring, tax audit, tax planning, etc.


To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree, with at least 4 - 5 years relevant experience in taxation field, preferably with international tax experience
  • A professional accounting qualification such as HKICPA or equivalent
  • Sound knowledge of the prevailing Hong Kong and PRC tax legislation, and their practical application
  • Hands-on experience in conducting desktop research on international tax independently
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication skills in both spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua)



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 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 the data privacy ordinance, all unsuccessful applications will be destroyed after an appropriate time.

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