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Global Tax Manager

Hyva is currently looking  for a Global Tax Manager, responsible for tax obligations and processes, globally. This position will be based in our Hyva Hong Kong office and reports to the Global Tax and Treasurer. The Global Tax Manager will be responsible for all tax affairs of our business operations, globally, and will provide general tax support and advice across the business operations, conduct project management, identify tax planning opportunities, participate in corporate income tax (CIT) reporting locally and at the group level, and manage the various tax compliance life cycles. The focus will be on CIT and transfer pricing, but managing other taxes (value added tax, customs, and wage tax) are also part of the responsibilities.


In this role you will manage tax matters of Hyva entities, globally, together with the wider tax, finance and legal team. The role consists of working together with all stakeholders globally to manage Hyva’s activities hereby secure full tax compliance, providing ad hoc advisory and special projects support to the business. Specifically, to setup and visibility of the internal tax department to all stakeholders.

In this role, you will:

•       Provide advice regarding transfer pricing (e.g intercompany transactions with regard to tangible property, intangible property, services, and financial transactions, management fees, royalty etc.). Assist with the preparation, review, and management of transfer pricing projects, documentation, and filings, including the coordination of services provided by external consultants;

•       Provide tax technical support and integration support with respect to special projects such as; cross border transactions and group financing; support stakeholders in analyzing tax impact of changes in nature of businesses, locally.

•       Preparation of local files and master files, in lines with OECD rules (currently outsourced). Preparation for the CBCR reporting with support from IT project and finance team

•       Manage and coordinate tax audits and tax compliance life cycle (tax returns are generally outsourced);

•       Support (EMEA) VAT processes; support VAT processes in new legal entity/country.

•       Assist with coordination and set up of the tax risk management and tax control environment;

•       Keep abreast of and act on new legislative tax developments and impact thereof on the company;

•       Liaise with internal departments, tax authorities (mainly European tax authorities) and manage relationships with external tax advisors.

•       Ensure establishment of the appropriate tax registrations and understanding of the tax landscape as part of the new market entry process

•       Responsible for developing and implementing global tax policies / processes across the business

•       Advise legal, commercial and wider management team on the tax structuring associated with complex domestic and cross border transactions;

•       Provide tax and operational efficiencies with respect to Corporate Tax, Research & Development, Indirect Taxes (such as VAT, Withholding tax)

•       Provide timely tax forecasting for inclusion in management accounts on quarterly basis and for annual budgeting process in all regions

•       Cost effectively optimize the effective tax rate of the Group

•       Ability to handle tax audit queries and negotiations with different tax authorities in the event of a dispute


  • Education: MBA Finance or Bachelor of Law
  • around 7 years of proven work experience in regional or global tax environment
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Project management skills
  • Teamplayer with a can-do mentality
  • Knowledge of taxation laws
  • Language(s):
    • required:  English 
    • preferred: Mandarin

What do we offer?

A challenging position in a highly dynamic environment. Various projects and opportunities to grow, both professionally and personally. The function is full-time with competitive conditions.

Will you join our experienced team?

Then apply immediately! We would like to receive an English-language CV.



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