Job Detail

TAX MANAGER SAUDI ARABIA
Job Reference:
00000308-1
Date Posted:
20 September 2017
Location:
Jeddah
Salary:
On Application
Sector:
Accounting, Tax
Job Type:
Permanent
Work Hours:
Full Time
Contact:
Dr Cinzia Yates
Email:
cinzia.tmglobalrecruitment@gmail.com
Telephone:
07624 327291

Job Description

During your tenure as a Manager in Tax, you will demonstrate and develop your capabilities in the following areas:

• Be familiar with the tax consulting process and the professionalism necessary for the effective diagnosis, solution, development and implementation of clients' tax needs.
• Concentrate efforts on a variety of international compliance, research, consulting and planning issues.
• Advise foreign multinational companies on the tax implications of their operations.
• Draft and assist in the delivery of proposals for engagements and be knowledgeable about the range of services offered by the Firm.
• Provide leadership in timely and quality delivery of services to exceed the expectations of our clients.
• Assume responsibility for engagement budgeting, billing, management and scheduling.
• Assume responsibility for the development and motivation of engagement staff and provide them with leadership, counseling and career guidance.
• Develop and pursue creative strategies while using the latest technologies.
• Oversee complex tax research projects for clients in diverse industries; participate in engagements requiring tax analysis for a variety of entities and their affiliates; research and analyze a wide range of tax issues such as deferred tax liability issues and tax implications of financing techniques.
• Knows how the client’s business works and keeps up-to-date on industry activities, marketplace trends and leading practices
• Prepares and manages work plans to ensure efficient and timely completion of work
• Identifies and solves problems objectively using analysis, experience and judgment
• Demonstrates and applies knowledge of current tax legislation, proposed / pending legislation, their implications, and understands interaction across the Global Tax and Legal function, specifically with their area of expertise
• Uses appropriate research techniques and analytical skills to enable fact-based decision making
• Demonstrates subject matter specialty and ability to share knowledge in one or more services lines within the Global Tax and Legal function
• Uses common technology tools to improve work efficiency, effectiveness, and client service. Demonstrates knowledge of service line or market specific technology solutions and stays current on emerging technologies, standards and applications, in order to address current / potential business opportunities and client issues

Specialized Technical capabilities:
 
• Assists client to complete timely and accurate tax and financial filings / compliance activities to meet obligations
• Identifies risks and issues and proposes solutions
• Communicates risks and issues in a timely manner to the client to avoid surprises
• Understands and advises clients (internal or external) on tax implications of different funding and capitalization options (debt, equity, etc.)
• Understands mergers and acquisitions tax services and processes to advise on transaction tax accounting implications
• Understands different types of entities available for business operations, their criteria / operating requirements, advantages and disadvantages, risks, and taxation scheme to recommend business operation vehicle selection based on a company’s strategic goals
• Understands business reorganization / consolidation issues and applies this knowledge to client scenarios, identifying and advising on tax planning opportunities
• Designs, proposes, and works with clients to implement tax planning strategies that are consistent with clients’ strategic goals
• Understands and advises clients (internal or external) on tax implications of different funding and capitalization options (debt, equity, etc.)
• Understands mergers and acquisitions tax services and processes to advise on transaction tax accounting implications
• Understands different types of entities available for business operations, their criteria / operating requirements, advantages and disadvantages, risks, and taxation scheme to recommend business operation vehicle selection based on a company’s strategic goals
• Understands business reorganization / consolidation issues and applies this knowledge to client scenarios, identifying and advising on tax planning opportunities
 
Other leadership capabilities:
• Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognizing others for the impact they make
• Develops high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
• Delivers exceptional client service; maximizes results and drives high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
• Influences clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
• Understands key objectives for clients, aligns people to objectives and sets priorities and direction


Qualifications: To be considered for this position, you must demonstrate skills and experience in the following areas:

• Six or more years of general tax experience, preferably with at least five years focused on international, regional and national taxation. Experience with a Big 4 firm, law firm, or large corporate tax department of a multinational company is required.
• In-depth, first-hand experience of a wide range of industries
• Extensive consulting and compliance experience.
• Experience with inbound and outbound international tax is preferred.
• Excellent research skills and strong written and verbal communications skills.
• In-depth knowledge of tax and business laws and regulations.
• Excellent project management and presentation skills required.
• Prior supervisory experience required.
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or other business related field.
• Fluent in English (Reading, Speaking and Writing). Preference will be given to Bilingual candidates (Arabic/English)