As a Customs and International Trade Manager, you'll join a globally-integrated team helping leading organizations to operate more effectively in moving goods around the world. You'll contribute technical skills to team assignments and advise on ways to implement strategies that help clients manage duty costs. For example, by utilizing free trade agreements, special programs, and transactional structuring. You'll also help clients proactively manage the risks of global trade, improve international trade compliance and increase supply chain effectiveness. Your proactive, pragmatic and integrated strategies will help our clients to achieve their potential in today's global environment.
► Work effectively as a member of a worldwide network of professional advisors, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress
► Collaborate with a team of customs and international trade professionals to combine diverse cross-border transaction experience with local tax knowledge across a broad spectrum of industries
► Participate and assist in preparing for meetings with management teams
► Assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties
► Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel
► Build strong internal relationships within Customs and International Trade, Indirect Tax and across other service lines
► Help people to develop through effective supervision, coaching and mentoring of staff
► Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff
► Contribute to people initiatives, including recruiting, retaining and training customs and international trade professionals
► Maintain an educational program to develop personal skills on an ongoing basis
► Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures
Technical skills requirements
► A bachelor's degree in accounting, actuarial science, business, finance, human resources or a related field (MBA, Masters of Tax, JD and LLM a plus) with strong academic credentials
► Three to five years' experience
Additional skills requirements
► Excellent written and verbal communication
► Proficiency in Arabic skills is highly desirable.
Who we are
Indirect taxes affect the supply chain and the financial and accounting systems of all businesses but particularly those engaged in international trade in goods and services. They can have significant impacts on cash flow, absolute costs and risks exposures. As an indirect tax services professional at Ernst & Young, you'll help leading organizations to identify risk areas and sustainable planning opportunities for indirect taxes throughout the tax life cycle. This will involve devising and providing recommendations that address a wide range of issues and problems and helping clients to meet their compliance obligations and business goals around the world. We'll give you access to leading methodologies and tools and help you to develop the skills you need to be a successful advisor. You'll also gain valuable wide-ranging experience across industries and geographies and receive support and encouragement to grow and become a leader in the tax profession.