Overview

Line of Service

Tax

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

International Tax Services

Management Level

Manager

Job Description & Summary

As part of the International Tax Technology Team, you will join a team of skilled tax and technology professionals focused on standardizing and enhancing tax-related data and processes through innovative technology solutions.

Your responsibilities will include improving and optimizing client internal processes related to direct taxes, identifying relevant data points in client data sources and aiding in the selection and integration of the most suitable technology solutions, whether through ERP system enhancements or specialized add-ons like Longview or OneSource Tax Provisioning.

You will help design and implement tools and processes specific to BEPS Pillar Two tax needs while collaborating closely with our global network of tax advisory and consulting teams. This role demands a proactive, innovative mindset and a commitment to delivering cutting-edge tax technology solutions to some of the most challenging taxes.

About the team:

– You will work with a team of tax and tax technology specialists that automate direct tax operations and implement or develop technology solutions.

– You will be part of business development activities to grow our team and offerings.

– You will have an active client facing role to tackle complex direct tax operation issues and advice on which technology is most suited (ERP, Tax software) or other tailor-made solutions.

– You will provide both functional requirements for implementation but also design high-level architecture solutions.

– You will work alongside the PwC network and collaborate to implement technology solutions such as ERP implementation, tax reporting softwares or consolidation tools.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 6 years or relevant working experience either in tax accounting or technology and finance. 

  • You have a proven track record of managing engagements and teams.

  • You are able to work under demanding deadlines and client expectations.

  • You have the entrepreneurial spirit and you are able to identify new opportunities and offerings.

  • Knowledge of the data requirements and the associated challenges, and be able to articulate this to clients and internal stakeholders.

  • Discuss the different solutions and how to use ancillary technology to automate/streamline the process.

  • You have a good understanding of accounting and overall direct tax processes.

  • Experience with direct tax technology implementation is a bonus: Oracle TRCS, Longview, OneSource, OneStream, Orbitax, SAP PaPm, Anaplan or similar solutions.

  • You are able to bridge the gap between IT and Tax professionals tackling complex issues in a simple and understandable way.

  • Ability to analyze complex tax issues, identify potential risks and opportunities, and develop innovative tax technology solutions to address them.

  • Given the evolving nature of tax regulations and technology trends, the candidate should demonstrate a willingness to continuously learn and adapt to new tools and methodologies.

  • You are a team player who loves collaborating with people from around the world.

  • Strong understanding of international taxation principles, particularly in the context of BEPS and Pillar 2 regulations. Knowledge of transfer pricing, country-by-country reporting, and other tax compliance requirements is essential.

  • Good understanding of accounting (e.g. IFRS).

  • You are fluent in English.

Desired:

  • Technology Expertise. 

  • Strong understanding of international taxation principles, particularly in the context of BEPS and Pillar 2 regulations. Knowledge of transfer pricing, country-by-country reporting, and other tax compliance requirements.

  • Previous experience in tax technology implementation projects, tax process automation, or tax advisory services focusing on technology solutions would be advantageous.

  • Programming skills, particularly in languages commonly used in data analysis such as Python, R, or SQL. Ability to manipulate and analyze large datasets to extract meaningful insights for tax reporting and compliance purposes.

  • Good understanding of accounting (IFRS). 

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Travel Requirements

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?

Job Posting End Date

August 31, 2024

Job ID: 533153WD

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About PwC Middle East

At PwC, we measure success by our ability to create the value that our clients and our people are looking for. Our reputation lies in building lasting relationships with our clients and a focus on delivering value in all we do. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Established in the region for 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 4,200 people across 12 countries. Complementing our depth of industry expertise and breadth of skills is our sound knowledge of local business environments across the Middle East region. Our tailored solutions help our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market and beyond.