Transaction Tax Manager

  • Not Specified
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Permanent, Full time
  • EY
  • 16 Nov 17 2017-11-16

As a Transaction Tax Manager, you'll join an integrated global network of talented advisors working in a dynamic, fast-moving and commercially-driven environment. You'll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships and identify and escalate opportunities for Ernst & Young. You'll make a technical

As a Transaction Tax Manager, you'll join an integrated global network of talented advisors working in a dynamic, fast-moving and commercially-driven environment. You'll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships and identify and escalate opportunities for Ernst & Young. You'll make a technical and operational contribution to projects and engagements supervising and reviewing the work of more junior team members and confirm it's of a high standard that complies with our Quality & Risk Management policies. You'll draw on your knowledge and experience to help clients understand and address the tax implications of the transactions that are strategically important to them - acquisitions, disposals, refinancing, restructurings or initial public offerings - and you'll be actively involved in the technical development and delivery of ideas to help clients mitigate transaction risk, enhance opportunity and negotiate effectively.
 
 Client responsibilities

  • Participate in Transaction Tax engagements

  • 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 Transaction Tax 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 essential to the transaction process, e.g., meetings with the management teams of the buyer, seller or target or with their other advisors and providers of finance

  • Manage the preparation of reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties

  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel

  • Assist in managing engagement economics by organizing staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders

  • Participate in business development initiatives

  • Build strong internal relationships within the Transaction Tax practice and across other service lines 

People responsibilities


  •  Help people to develop through the 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 Transaction Tax professionals

  • Maintain an educational program to develop your technical and personal skills

  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures


Technical skills requirements
 
  • A bachelor's degree with strong academic credentials - accounting, business, finance or a related field desirable but not essential.  MBA, Masters of Tax, JD and LLM a plus.

  • Two to four years' post-qualification experience
Additional skills requirements
 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Well-developed analytical and research skills and an ability to draw conclusions from often equivocal or conflicting data

  • The ability to manage a project efficiently

  • Proficiency in Arabic skill is highly desirable
 
Who we are 
 
Every transaction has tax implications, whether it's an acquisition, disposal, refinancing, restructuring or initial public offering. As one of Ernst & Young's transaction tax professionals, you'll help clients understand these implications mitigating transaction risk, enhancing opportunity and providing crucial negotiation insights. You'll join an integrated global network of talented advisors working in a dynamic, fast-moving and forward-looking environment. We'll help you develop the skills you need to be a successful advisor, and you'll gain valuable experience across industries and geographies. With leading professional development opportunities and access to many of the leading minds in your chosen field, we'll help you achieve your potential.