Risk Advisory | Internal Client Services | Tax Manager

Egypt | Risk Advisory | Posted on 17-Nov-2023

Position Summary

Location
Cairo

Risk Advisory | Internal Client Services | Tax Manager

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. 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).

A career in Risk Advisory is all about the challenge of helping our clients manage risk and uncertainty, from the boardroom to the network. The spectrum of risk is broad, and our core competencies encompass control assurance, internal audit, corporate governance consulting, risk management, regulatory consulting, and IT security services. To be a Risk Advisory professional with Deloitte & Touche Middle East means you will gain a wealth of experience across a wide spectrum of industries. Diversity is not just a part of the business landscape in the region but also an integral part of Deloitte & Touche Middle East. Just as we are committed to seeing our clients excel, we are committed to providing you with the right environment to learn and grow and to tailor a career to your needs.

Our Purpose

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.

Our shared values guide the way we behave to make a positive, enduring impact:

  • Lead the way
  • Serve with integrity
  • Take care of each other
  • Foster inclusion
  • Collaborate for measurable impact

During your tenure as a Tax Manager, you will support the Middle East Risk Advisory Finance team in the following:


Responsibilities: 

1.       Tax Compliance: Ensure compliance with all relevant tax laws, regulations, and reporting requirements in the Middle East. Stay up to date with changes in tax legislation and guidelines, and proactively communicate any potential impact on the organization.

2.       Tax Planning and Strategy: Develop and implement tax planning strategies that optimize the organization's tax position and minimize tax liabilities. Provide guidance and recommendations to clients regarding tax-efficient structures, transactions, and investments.

3.       Risk Management: Identify potential tax risks and develop appropriate mitigation strategies. Conduct periodic tax risk assessments and implement internal controls to ensure compliance and minimize exposure to tax-related risks.

4.       Technology and Systems: Leverage tax management software, specifically D365 or similar platforms, to streamline tax processes, improve efficiency, and ensure accurate and timely reporting. Evaluate and recommend new technologies or tools that enhance tax operations.

5.       Audit Support: Coordinate and support tax audits, responding to inquiries from tax authorities and providing necessary documentation and explanations. Collaborate with external auditors and tax consultants to ensure compliance and resolve any audit-related issues.

6.       Stakeholder Communication: Effectively communicate tax strategies, risks, and opportunities to internal stakeholders, including senior management and finance teams. Provide regular updates on tax-related matters and contribute to the development of business strategies.

Requirements:

1.       Professional Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. Professional certification such as CPA, ACCA, or equivalent is preferred.

2.       Tax Expertise: Extensive experience (X+ years) in tax management, compliance, and planning, preferably within the professional services industry. In-depth knowledge of Middle East tax regulations and familiarity with tax laws in multiple jurisdictions.

3.       Technology Proficiency: Proven experience with tax management software, specifically Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) or similar platforms. Proficiency in using other financial systems and tools is desirable.

4.       Leadership Skills: Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a team effectively. Strong interpersonal and communication skills to collaborate with clients, colleagues, and stakeholders at all levels.

5.       Analytical Thinking: Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail. Ability to interpret complex tax regulations, identify risks and opportunities, and develop practical solutions.

6.       Adaptability: Flexibility to work in a fast-paced and evolving environment. Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

7.       Ethical Conduct: High ethical standards and a commitment to maintaining confidentiality and integrity in handling sensitive tax information.

8.       Language Skills: Proficiency in English is required. Additional language skills relevant to the Middle East region are a plus.