Seoul, South Korea





Job ID


Lead Taxation BE A PART OF A REVOLUTIONARY CHANGE At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. Our new vision means we’re reinventing our financial modelling, planning and forecasting tools. Join us in Finance and you’ll work across the full breadth of the business, making sure our new commercial model is profitable and sustainable. There’s something new to learn every single day: changes to integrate and challenges to conquer. If you love working collaboratively and taking risks, you’ll be in your element here. Our work spans the globe and includes audit, treasury, internal control and commercial financial support. Whether your skills are in financial control, planning and forecasting, data analytics or digital risk, there’s space to move your career forward in any number of directions. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT • Contract Type : Permanent • Work location : Philip Morris Korea, 10, Gukjegeumyung-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, Korea • YOUR ‘DAY TO DAY’ • Proactively find customs control areas (including but not limited to duty payments and duty drawback, FTAs, import requirements, bonded warehouse management, etc.) and provide consulting to the business in an accurate and timely manner based on information of other functions and departments; identify and mitigate any potential customs risks to reduce any significant duty or penalty assessments by the customs authority • Identify duty/tax/levy saving opportunities and improvable areas from a customs compliance perspective in line with new laws or regulation including FTA, business structure, activity change, and etc.; propose duty/tax/levy saving ideas to business to obtain best benefit from available tax incentive programs in line with tax compliance • Identify customs risks and conduct trainings to related functions and employees to increase awareness; develop, design and implement principles and processes to address identified risk areas and internal requirements in close cooperation with relevant functions; keep proper documentation for tax and customs compliance / controls review and test • Deeply understand the impact of prepared, submitted information and develop counter-arguments with supporting evidential documents against auditors' challenges and arguments during audits and appeal processes; actively engage with customs authorities in addressing challenges to best defend tax position of company • Conduct Transfer Pricing (TP) study and documentation; manage any TP issues from both customs and international tax perspectives to address most challenged areas by tax/customs authority • Lead or contribute to ad hoc special Project team; inform Tax manager, related functions and global tax team on the potential issues regarding customs and tax environment, and proactively initiate the preparation to reduce the relevant tax/customs risks • Manage and maintain local and global tax control and compliance system efficiently WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Tax, Accounting, Business Management, Finance, or related fields • More than 5 to 10 years of experience in customs, accounting or tax advisory firms • In-depth knowledge, strong expertise and professional experiences in customs matters • Good understanding in Corporate Income Tax, VAT or Inter-company Pricing is preferable • Certified (Chartered) Accountant or Certified (Chartered) Tax or equivalent is preferable • Good command of written and spoken English and Korean WHAT WE OFFER Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: - Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. - Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. - Be able to work in flexible work schedule (half-day Fridays), and receive competitive compensation & benefits including Group life and accident insurance, Welfare card etc. HOW TO APPLY - Go PMI career site, "" and set ‘South Korea’ and search for the job - Click ‘Apply Now’ button and ‘Upload a File’ for new applicants - Upload your English Resume either in Word or PDF format (merge your files into one file named as your English name, i.e., CV Gildong Hong) - Fill in basic information such as employment and education - Create password and submit application