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Sr. Manager, APAC Tax Business Advisory in Singapore, Singapore at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/12/2022

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Job Description

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

The Senior Manager will provide business advisory support for PayPal’s business in a portfolio of jurisdictions within the APAC region. This role will report to the Director of Tax for APAC. The Senior Manager is expected to work closely with and provide support to the business, finance teams (e.g., Controllership and Treasury) as well as other internal and external stakeholders.


  • Provide the direct tax support for all business initiatives, transactions, new product launches and commercial arrangements in the portfolio jurisdictions
  • Build strong relationships with the business teams, finance teams and other stakeholders
  • Work cross-functionally with these teams to provide clear, consistent and comprehensive tax guidance in a timely manner
  • Manage tax controversy matters within the portfolio jurisdictions, including researching issues under audit and presenting options to senior members within the Tax department
  • Coordinate the preparation of income tax returns with local tax service providers
  • Collaborate with other teams within the Tax department to ensure all aspects of tax have been considered
  • Support other teams within the Tax department on department-wide initiatives and deliverables
  • Analyze and evaluate the impact of current and proposed tax policy changes in the portfolio jurisdictions
  • Develop a strong understanding of PayPal’s business and operating structure
  • Develop plans and strategies to mitigate tax risks and optimize opportunities
  • Support tax matters relating to other countries in APAC, as required


  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, Law or a related field from an accredited institution
  • 10+ years of tax experience from working at public accounting firms and large multinational corporations
  • Strong knowledge of APAC income tax matters; working knowledge of transfer pricing and indirect tax principles is a plus
  • Excellent command of English, with excellent written, oral and presentation skills as well as the ability to communicate complex tax issues clearly to non-tax audiences
  • Self-motivated with strong project management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Critical thinker, with the ability to work across regions and functions in a fast-paced environment

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

Who We Are:

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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

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