Overview

Line of Service

Tax

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

Technology Strategy

Management Level

Senior Manager

Job Description & Summary

The Digital Strategy and Operations team is a multidisciplinary regional team that supports both public and private sector clients, helping them to navigate the large tax and digital transformation that is taking place in the Middle East. The team has a particular focus on tax transformation projects that impact tax strategy, processes, policies and technologies. We support our clients by enabling their tax function to operate efficiently and effectively.

A career within Digital Strategy and Operations, will provide you with the opportunity to work at the heart of the large scale tax transformation that the region is going through. You will have exposure to a variety of different projects and clients. The ideal candidate is passionate about technology and understands how technology can be applied to tax problems.

For this particular role, we are looking for a candidate that has experience in drafting and reviewing tax policies and procedures, tax strategy documents, tax processes and other tax governance documents.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.

  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.

  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.

  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.

  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.

  • Contribute technical knowledge in the area of specialism.

  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.

  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.

  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate has:

  • In-depth experience on tax policies, tax governance and tax strategy

  • In-depth experience in tax function design and review

  • A good understanding of how tax departments operate

  • A good understanding of tax processes within a business

  • Preferably  a good understanding of different technologies applied in a tax environment

  • The ability to strategically think about how tax impacts our clients

  • The ability to demonstrate a good understanding of general business processes and the impact of tax and preferably technology on this

  • A good understanding of the core elements of a tax department and tax function

  • Preferably had exposure to different taxes

  • A mindset to search for solutions

  • A MBA, Masters in Law or similar

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Travel Requirements

Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Yes

Government Clearance Required?

Yes

Job Posting End Date

Job ID: 277166WD

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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.