We invite high calibre and resourceful candidates to join our expanding Indirect Tax practice for a challenging and rewarding career. As part of our growing team, your professional development is important to us and we are fully committed to helping you realise your potential.
This is a period of unprecedented change in the tax arena with technological innovation and regulatory change resulting in a huge demand for delivery of Indirect Tax advisory services. As a member of the team, you will not only have the opportunity to enhance your technical knowledge and be creative, but also experience the challenge of being a trusted GST and business advisor. As part of our expansion strategy, we would like to invite you to join this dynamic team.
Your key responsibilities
You’ll lead the successful delivery of Indirect Tax engagements, taking a professional, practical and commercial approach and ensuring technical excellence.
You will manage large VAT implementation teams comprising both client functional experts and consultant specialists, identify opportunities in the market and lead on developing our commercial proposition to new and existing clients.
You will build and maintain tax relationships with our own clients, advise how indirect taxes such as value added tax (VAT) or good & services tax (GST) impact clients’ supply chain and financial and accounting systems and identify and address areas of risk, advise clients on the taxation implication of international trade and assist them in complying with customs regulations.
Skills and attributes for success
If you have strong teaching skills in developing associates and conducting trainings, strong drive to excel professionally, good advisory and writing skills and are dedicated, innovative, resourceful, analytical, able to work under pressure and a team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills, you will be perfect for the role.
To qualify for the role you must have
• A Bachelor’s degree or professional accounting qualification.
• Minimum of 7 years of work experience in the Big 4 in the GCC or a specialist customs shop.
• Knowledge of the local GCC customs and excise laws and practices with the capability to deal with clients.
• Excellent English written and presentational skills.
Ideally, you’ll also have
• Professional qualification in Tax
• Hands-on experience for GST technical review
• Preferably Arabic language proficiency
What we look for
We’re interested in versatile people with the ability to take on new responsibilities and listen to clients to get things done. We’re not just looking for technical knowledge experience — we’re after genuinely interesting people with the ability to build relationships, negotiate and think in unique and creative news ways. If you’re a confident leader with a curious mind and the ability to solve complex issues, this role is for you.
What working at EY offers
At EY, you get to work with inspiring and meaningful projects. Our focus is education and coaching alongside practical experience to ensure your personal development. We value our employees and you will be able to control your own development with an individual progression plan. You will quickly grow into a responsible role with challenging and stimulating assignments. Moreover, you will be part of an interdisciplinary environment that emphasizes high quality and knowledge exchange. Plus, we offer:
• Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
• Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
• The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Join us in building a better working world.
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