Job description / Role
Are you committed, thorough and outgoing - and do you have a good understanding of business and experience of transfer pricing tax? If so, please read on.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Tax professional to join a growing team in an emerging market. As a Transfer Pricing Tax Senior Manager, your primary focus will be advising global companies on the various regional and transfer pricing tax implications of their operations. With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. Our Tax service line in MENA is experiencing a period of significant growth so now is an excellent time to join. Sound interesting?
Your key responsibilities
You will be managing the successful delivery of transfer pricing tax engagements and assisting partners / directors with generating new business opportunities and building client networks and relationships. You will be c ontributing to building and maintaining key client relationships by delivering exceptional client service and c ollaborate with a team of transfer pricing Tax professionals in Dubai, across the MENA region and globally to combine diverse cross-border experience with local tax knowledge across a broad spectrum of industries.
You will be expected to work as part of a multi-jurisdictional / disciplinary team within tax and across other service lines (including working with colleagues from Transfer Pricing, Transaction Tax, Indirect Tax, People Advisory Services etc.) in terms of pursuing, managing and delivering engagements and a ssisting in managing engagement economics by organizing staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders. You will build strong internal relationships within transfer pricing tax team and across other service lines and you will counsel and develop more junior staff through delegation and on the job training.
Skills and attributes for success
If you are a client driven, strategically and commercially aware, excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral, enthusiastic with flexible attitude to work and a strong motivator, you will be perfect for the role.
To qualify for the role you must have
- Bachelor's Degree in Tax, Economics, Accounting or Finance and an approved professional qualification or equivalent (e.g. ADIT / ATT / ACCA / CPA / ACA / CA / LLB or MBA, or MA, MSc or PhD in fields listed above)
- 7 - 8 years of relevant tax experience
- Broad exposure to transfer pricing taxation with focus on inbound and outbound investments
- Strong managerial, organisational, project management, analytical and verbal/written communication skills
- Proven track record with a leading professional services firm
- Experience of managing a team and/or mentoring and developing more junior team members
Ideally, you'll also have
- Proficiency in Arabic language
What we look for
You'll proactively maintain your technical knowledge by keeping abreast of global developments in transfer pricing tax landscape so that you can better advise our clients. In return we'll provide investment in the right sort of training and offer you the opportunities on projects and assignments that will develop and challenge you so that you're in the best place to develop your tax career.
The types of project you'll contribute towards may include:
- Expansion into new markets
- Group structure reorganization and /or rationalisation
- Review of operating model including permanent establishment risk, withholding taxes, transfer pricing etc.
- Review of Group holding structure, capital structure and financing arrangements
- Review of IP structure
- BEPS risk assessments
Whatever the projects and assignments you work on you can be confident that you're contributing towards helping our clients to develop and execute their transfer pricing tax strategy ensuring technical excellence and providing the highest levels of client service.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. We also offer:
- Support and coaching 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