Tax | Business Tax | Manager

Qatar | Tax | Posted on 31-Oct-2022

Position Summary

Location
Doha

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).

Our region encompasses diverse tax laws and is part of what makes a career in tax with Deloitte & Touche Middle East a truly stimulating experience. With many corporations operating across several borders, your knowledge of tax will be key to making sure our clients stay on the right side of tax laws and minimize their tax costs. Your people skills will also be engaged as you form a close working relationship with clients, while your technical knowledge will be stretched as you develop expertise across the board in consulting, business, finance and law to craft commercially sound solutions. As you gain experience, you will do so with the full support of a firm that believes in helping you grow and providing you with the skills to succeed.

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 Manager in Business Tax, you will demonstrate and develop your capabilities in the following areas:

  • Applies knowledge of current tax and proposed/pending legislation, their implications, and understands interaction across the Global Tax and Legal function, specifically with their area of expertise
  • Develops a network of internal and external contacts within the organization to facilitate sharing/retrieving of information; encourages others to make organizational knowledge more productive
  • Guides team in applying service line-specific, Global Tax and Legal, and firmwide agreed standard methodologies, policies, procedures, and tools
  • Defines the scope of research activities; ensuring data and documents from client/competent authority/regulators is comprehensive and supports the research focus
  • Analyzes and reviews data and uses team’s analysis to spot inconsistencies, discrepancies, and omissions in data
  • Improves work efficiency, effectiveness, and client service by using common technology tools
  • Uses advanced software application functions and tools to produce and review high quality deliverables in a timely manner and guides others to do so
  • Assists client to complete timely and accurate tax and financial filings/compliance activities to meet obligations
  • Identifies risks and issues and proposes solutions
  • Understands and advises clients (internal or external) on tax implications of different funding and capitalization options (e.g., debt, equity)
  • Understands different types of entities available for business operations, their criteria/operating
  • Designs, proposes, and works with clients to implement tax planning strategies that are consistent with clients’ strategic goals
  • Understands and interprets applicable tax accounting standards — the financial accounting and reporting standards for the effects of income taxes that result from a company’s activities during the current and preceding years and applies a company’s specific business position and strategy
  • Plans audit and incorporates processes that enable identifying risks and developing audit procedures to address those identified risks
  • Demonstrates an advanced understanding of tax administrative and appeals system and processes and provides efficient advice and solutions to the client
  • Understands and fulfills the requirements of litigation, provides effective assistance and support to the counsels to represent the client matters before various courts

Leadership Capabilities:

  • Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognizing others for the impact they make
  • Develops high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
  • Delivers exceptional client service; maximizes results and drives high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
  • Influences clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
  • Understands key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns people to objectives and sets priorities and direction

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of general tax experience, preferably with at least five years focused on international, regional and national taxation.
  • Experience with a Big 4 firm, law firm, or large corporate tax department of a multinational company is required.
  • In-depth, first-hand experience of a wide range of industries 
  • Extensive consulting and compliance experience.
  • Excellent research skills and strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of tax and business laws and regulations.
  • Excellent project management and presentation skills required.
  • Prior supervisory experience required.
  • Fluent in English (Reading, Speaking and Writing). Preference will be given to Bilingual candidates (Arabic/English)