Overview

Line of Service

Tax

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

International Tax Services

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

Our team is a leading fiscal and tax policy adviser to governments, tax administrations and regulatory bodies in the Middle East (ME) . The work is cutting edge; it is technically demanding and creative, and offers opportunities to support these government bodies to strike the balance between revenue diversification and revenue performance improvement, while staying on top of the latest trends and developments in international tax and administrative matters.

We are looking for someone who relishes the technical challenges and enjoys the opportunities to support government bodies on their transformative journeys to join a dynamic and experienced team.

You will be responsible for building close relationships with iconic clients and working as part of a team to deliver fiscal and tax policy services, including tax policy design, legislative review / drafting, and the end-to-end implementation of legislation. You will have a key role in the delivery of your engagements and interactions with clients and other important stakeholders.

The client work is stimulating and rarely routine. It offers opportunities to help countries achieve their strategic objectives through tax related measures. The work is wide-ranging, including benchmarking, researching and developing policy principles, supporting stakeholder consultations and presentations, reviewing / drafting legislation, designing and implementing new processes and providing operational support to policymakers and administrations.

We will provide you with the opportunity to put into practice your tax technical skills in a stimulating and challenging environment, working alongside a group of talented individuals to support you.

In terms of wider development opportunities, you will have the opportunity to progress your career with us through gaining wide-ranging experience across industries and locations. Being a global organisation, we are able to offer you the opportunity to go on international secondments. There are also options to further develop technically and professionally through varied client secondments.

 

Requirements:

  • You have tax policy advisory or administration experience, ideally pertaining to governments and tax administrations.

  • You have strong experience in corporate tax and international tax.  

  • You have strong analytical skills, commercial awareness and a flexible approach, combined with the ability to work as part of a number of client teams simultaneously.

  • You have experience of developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients and internal stakeholders. 

  • You have experience of managing projects and delegating work within a team context, whilst being able to work independently to drive progress.

  • You have strong business writing and communication skills.

  • You have at least 4 years of relevant work experience.

  • You have a professional tax or accounting qualification (e.g. ACA, CTA, ADIT, ACCA or a law degree / masters in tax law.

  • Strong Arabic reading / writing ability is preferred, but not required / critical.

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Travel Requirements

Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Yes

Government Clearance Required?

Yes

Job Posting End Date

Job ID: 329488WD

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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.