Meet independently or as a team with existing or potential clients to introduce DSAís services, to discuss client needs, and to advise on strategic business, operational, legal, tax, and accounting, payroll and IT issues affecting their business plans;
Prepare service proposals and legal contracts and follow up with potential clients to conclude agreements for the provision of services;
Act as project leader on multi-discipline and/or multi-country projects
Serve as a representative of Dezan Shira & Associates at business and community events;
Expand DSAs client base and represent the firm locally and internationally as needed;
Expand and build DSA brand in Vietnam; and
Conceive of and develop new services together with DSA colleagues in China and SE Asia.
Consulting and Project / Account Management:
Research Vietnam foreign direct investment, legal, tax, and accounting, labor and IT regulations and prepare to discuss the application of such research to the clientís situation;
Work together as needed with other DSA professionals to deliver DSA services to clients;
Assist in coordinating the completion of deliverables and managing strategic relationships;
Communicate with clients about their needs and assist in resolving problems to the clientís satisfaction.
Public Relations and Communication:
Develop to the point of writing articles and delivering presentations on matters of foreign investment in Vietnam independently or together with colleagues;
Develop to the point of coordinating and developing relationships with local and International professional firms and organizations to further promote DSAís services and to increase DSAís exposure and its Asia Briefing publications and websites;
Excellent communication ability and ability to coordinate across departments
Excellent spoken and written English, additional European language skills a plus
Reliable and accurate; ability to work as a good team player and team leader over cross-department and cross country projects
Able to work effectively in a multicultural team and with western and local business leaders;
Professional business demeanor and attitude
Effective and persuasive communicator;
High level of initiative and follow through;
Friendly, polite and open; Detail oriented?
Bachelor degree or higher, preferably majoring in accounting/tax, law or IT;
Four years or more of professional work experience;
Knowledge of Vietnamís investment climate, as well as legal, accounting and tax principles; in addition, knowledge of HR and payroll processes / IT / Internal Control & Management a strong plus.
Familiarity with business legal issues and legal contracts;
Experience managing a multi-cultural team and cultivating a strong network of external vendors/partners.
Competitive salary and career advancement opportunities
Possibility to travel internationally and visit own home country on business trip
Being part of a well-known and expanding organization in Asia
Opportunity to be at the fore-front of strategic advisory in Asia with a talented and expanding team