US Tax Senior Manager – Hong Kong
Rutherford Cross
July 29, 2014
Job Type
Far East
Professional Services
Tax and Treasury


Rutherford Cross is working in partnership with a Big 4 firm in Hong Kong to assist them to hire US Tax Senior Manager for their team.

Hong Kong is a city known for its expansive skyline and deep natural harbour and with its long and irregular coastline it exhibits many bays, rivers and beaches. Located on China’s south coast, it is surrounded by the South China Sea on the east, south and west and borders the Guangdong city of Shenzhen to the north over the Shenzhen River. Hong Kong is frequently described as a place where “East meets West” which is reflective in the culture’s mix of the territory’s Chinese roots with influences from its time as a British colony. This is seen in many examples from the architecture to the great selection of food choices! In addition to the extensive shopping possibilities, Hong Kong’s steep terrain and extensive trail network with expansive views attracts hikers, and its rugged coastline provides many beaches for swimming. Energetic Hong Kong also knows how to party! Drinking venues run the gamut from British-style pubs through hotel bars and hipster hang-outs, to karaoke bars aimed at a young Chinese clientele. The last few years have seen a heartening surge in the number of wine bars and live-music venues, catering to a diverse, discerning and fun-loving population.

Hong Kong ranks the third most important leading international financial centre, after London and New York and it has a major capitalist service economy characterised by low taxation and free trade. It is an important centre for international finance and trade, with one of the greatest concentrations of corporate headquarters in the Asia-Pacific region. Hong Kong's economy is dominated by the service sector, which accounts for over 90% of its GDP, while industry constitutes 9%. Inflation was at 2.5% in 2007. Hong Kong's largest export markets are mainland China, the United States, and Japan

This opportunity is with a leading Big 4 firm in Hong Kong for US Tax. You will gain exposure to a variety of projects and the diversity of this role is what makes it so attractive. You will gain experience of working within inbound and outbound transactions, corporate and international US tax and provide US tax advisory and compliance services to clients in a range of industries. To be considered for this role, you will have a Big 4 or consulting background with a minimum of 7 years’ experience working within US tax and be a US Certified Public Accountant. Ideally you will be fluent in Mandarin and English however flexibility over the Mandarin language level will be considered for particularly strong profiles.

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