Assistant Manager - Business Tax
When you work for us, you commit to a career at one of the largest and most prestigious professional services firms in the world. Looking for a rewarding career? Take a closer look at Deloitte & Touche ME. You'll understand that Deloitte is a Tier 1 Tax advisor in the GCC region since 2010 (according to the International Tax Review World Tax Rankings). It has received numerous awards in the last few years which include Best Employer in the Middle East, best consulting firm, and the Middle East Training & Development Excellence Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
Our region encompasses diverse tax laws and is part of what makes a career in tax with Deloitte & Touche Middle East a truly stimulating experience. With many corporations operating across several borders, your knowledge of tax will be key to making sure our clients stay on the right side of tax laws and minimize their tax costs. Your people skills will also be engaged as you form a close working relationship with clients, while your technical knowledge will be stretched as you develop expertise across the board in consulting, business, finance and law to craft commercially sound solutions. As you gain experience, you will do so with the full support of a firm that believes in helping you grow and providing you with the skills to succeed.
Deloitte makes an impact that matters. Every day we challenge ourselves to do what matters most-for clients, for our people, and for society. We serve clients distinctively, bringing innovative insights, solving complex challenges and unlocking sustainable growth. We inspire our talented professionals to deliver outstanding value to clients, providing an exceptional career experience and an inclusive and collaborative culture. We contribute to society, building confidence and trust in the markets, upholding the integrity of organizations and supporting our communities.
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• Outstanding value to markets and clients
• Commitment to each other
• Strength from cultural diversity
During your tenure as an assistant manager in Business Tax, you will demonstrate and develop your capabilities in the following areas:
•Applies knowledge and skills of relevant practices and processes (or relevant tax rules and regulations) in area of specialization to client problems
•Presents findings and recommends and implements advice independently relevant to tax and consults others as needed
•Reviews written technical advice, reports, memoranda and/or other deliverables relevant to tax laws and rules for adequacy of research conducted and appropriateness and accuracy of conclusions
•Demonstrates advanced knowledge of the key capabilities required to deliver a high quality service experience to the client
•Selects appropriate methods for collecting and analyzing data, and develops informed recommendations
•Interprets and synthesizes data, exercises professional skepticism to challenge data, and identifies meaningful insights to develop recommendations that most effectively support a client's business objectives
•Articulates how technology enables the business and communicates this effectively to clients while ensuring appropriate technologies and methodologies are used on projects
•Assists client in completing timely and accurate tax and financial filings/compliance activities to meet obligations
•Identifies and sets timelines to the main tasks within the framework of the tax compliance work
•Drafts reports, identifies key issues/risks, and proposes solutions for clients on tax planning and implementation strategies
•Prepares advice to clients on filing requirements and documentation, as well as the effects of tax advice for tax provisions
•Identifies and bridges gaps between the information provided by the client and information required by the tax authorities
•Drafts clear and succinct formal response letters or dispute application letters
•Identifies and embraces our purpose and values and puts these into practice in their professional life
•Develops self by actively seeking opportunities for growth, shares knowledge and experiences with others, and acts as a strong brand ambassador
•Seeks opportunities to challenge self; teams with others across businesses and borders to deliver and takes accountability for own and team results
•Builds relationships and communicates effectively in order to positively influence peers and other stakeholders
•Understands objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns own work to objectives and sets personal priorities Qualifications:
•4 - 6 years of general tax experience, preferably with at least a year focused on taxation. Experience with a Big 4 firm, law firm, or large corporate tax department of a multinational company is required.
•Consulting and compliance experience is needed.
•Experience with inbound and outbound international tax is preferred.
•Excellent research skills and strong written and verbal communications skills required.
•Good knowledge of tax and business laws and regulations
•Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or other business related field.
•Fluency in English is a must. Fluency in Arabic is a plus.
Deloitte in Saudi Arabia was established more than half a century ago and is part of Deloitte & Touche (M.E.). Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) is a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL).
Requisition code: ME-173053-SD