Manager Tax & Legal Services Full-time Job3 weeks ago Others Dubai 25 views Reference: 26923
As an Indirect Tax Manager / Senior Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Shape and deliver projects to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients and our own quality criteria.
Manage the production of high quality, and technically sound VAT deliverables and memo’s on a range of UAE and wider GCC matters.
Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients.
Manage and develop client relationships.
Develop industry specific knowledge and understand how VAT impacts these industries.
Be responsible for the financial management of client projects and engagements (including WiP management, billing, risk management & collections).
Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients.
Train, coach, and supervise team members.
Requirements For The Role
The role will be focussed primarily on the Real Estate Hospitality and Leisure (REHL) sector, supporting the industry driver and wider REHL team.
Excellent English language skills (excellent written and verbal communication skills and an ability to communicate complex transactions and advice in a clear manner to a wide non tax audience).
Previous work experience as a Manager at a Big 4 advisory firm (minimum 7 years experience required for the role).
Specialism in UAE / GCC real estate (e.g. the candidate will have a detailed understanding of the operation of the UAE real estate market).
A detailed understanding of key indirect tax implications / considerations on typical real estate transactions.
Experience of the hospitality sector and operating models.
A detailed understanding of the application of partial exemption and special methods application in the real estate sector.
Practical experience / understanding of the UAE capital asset scheme.
Experience / understanding of real estate transactions in the wider GCC / other jurisdictions.
Experience of handling workshops / discussions with multiple senior client stakeholders.
Experience of managing large client accounts (including project management, invoicing and team management.
Experience of GCC VAT (including VAT implementation).
Professional Qualification preferable - GCC VAT Diploma or alike.
Experience of supporting clients with complex advisory matters.
Experience of undertaking indirect tax health checks / reviews to identify potential areas of risk and potential mitigation.
Ability to work independently and proactively in an organized manner.
Ability to work collaboratively with other lines of service.
Advanced proficiency with Excel, Powerpoint, Alteryx, PowerBI, etc.
Experience of preparing and managing client proposals and budgeting.
Ability to work to tight deadlines and to be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Proven ability to lead projects and demonstrate ownership / independence.
Experience in leading / supporting business development initiatives.
At PwC, we measure success by our ability to create the value that our clients, our people and the wider investing public are looking for. As a one of the worlds largest professional services firms, PwC can offer a wide range of services and brings variety of skills and experience to bear on your issues.
Established in the Middle East region for 40 years, PwC has over 4,500 people. Complementing our depth of industry expertise and breadth of skills is our sound knowledge of local business environments across the Middle East.