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Global Trade Advisory (Indirect Tax) - Assistant Manager

Date:  20-Jan-2021
Service Line / Portfolios: 

Singapore, SG

What impact will you make?

At Deloitte, we offer a unique and exceptional career experience to inspire and empower talents like you to make an impact that matters for our clients, people and community. Whatever your aspirations, Deloitte offers you a highly inclusive, collaborative workplace and unrivalled opportunities to realize your full potential. We are always looking for people with the relentless energy to push themselves further, and to find new avenues and unique ways to reach our shared goals.

So what are you waiting for? Join the winning team now.

Work you’ll do


Deloitte has one of the largest Indirect Tax and Global Trade Advisory practice in Singapore, and is regarded within the firm as one of the leading and most successful service lines, with a reputation for being proactive, entrepreneurial, successful and fun to work with. 

This is a position with Deloitte’s rapidly expanding Global Trade practice, providing tailored advice and solutions to a broad range of clients, both domestic and multinationals looking to gain access into various markets from a regulatory, trade and customs perspective.


As an Assistant Manager, you will be well versed with principles and regulations that form the backbone of international trade both from a World Trade Organization (WTO) and World Customs Organization (WCO) perspective, applying the same to help companies navigate through tariff and non-tariff barriers within the APAC region, devising appropriate strategies and solutions through innovative planning and the use of proprietary Deloitte technology and tools.


You will join a team of dedicated customs and international trade specialists, providing advice and hands-on assistance on projects involving the use of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), HS Code classification, customs valuation and transfer pricing, export controls, supply chain management / optimization from a customs and trade perspective, and using trade schemes and other facilitation schemes provided by Singapore Customs and the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS).


Other responsibilities include carrying out trade compliance reviews arising from business restructurings, M&A, and working on complex customs and trade disputes involving duties, taxes and other WTO-related disciplines.  



Your role as a leader


At Deloitte, we believe in the importance of empowering our people to be leaders at all levels. We expect our people to embrace and live our purpose and shared values, challenging themselves everyday to identify issues that are most important to our clients, our people and the communities, and to make an impact that matters. In addition to living our purpose, Senior Associates / Senior Consultants / Assistant Manager across our Firm are expected to:


  • Understand objectives for stakeholders, clients and Deloitte whilst aligning own performance to objectives and sets personal priorities
  • Develop themselves by actively seeking opportunities for growth, shares knowledge and experiences with others, and acts as a strong brand ambassador
  • Seek opportunities to challenge themselves, collaborate with others to deliver and takes accountability for results
  • Build relationships and communicates effectively in order to positively influence peers and stakeholders
  • Work effectively in diverse teams within a highly inclusive team culture where everyone is supported, respected and recognized for their contribution




  • Minimum 4 to 5 years of international trade experience whether in the private or public sector dealing in one or more of the areas identified above
  • You should have at least a degree in law, accounting and finance, economics or other supply chain-related fields
  • Able to work as a team and meet tight deadlines
  • Project management skills, together with interpersonal and communication skills is a requisite
  • Excellent analytical, communication and writing skills, and the willingness to strive for personal excellence


Due to volume of applications, we regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Requisition ID:  31942

In Singapore, the services are provided by Deloitte and other related entities in Singapore("Deloitte in Singapore"), which are affiliates of Deloitte Southeast Asia Ltd. Deloitte Southeast Asia Ltd is a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. Deloitte in Singapore, which is within the Deloitte Network, is the entity that is providing this Website.

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