Tax | Business Tax | Manager

Oman | Tax | Posted on 01-Jul-2024

Position Summary

Location
Muscat

Deloitte, established globally in 1845, is the world’s largest and leading professional services firm, providing audit and assurance, tax, consulting, financial advisory, and risk advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. We are present in more than 150 countries, and as the world's largest management consulting business, Deloitte is distinct in its ability to help clients solve their most complex problems, from strategy to implementation.

Deloitte has a proud legacy in the Middle East region, with an uninterrupted presence since 1926, and is present across 23 offices in 15 countries with 7,000+ professionals in the Levant region and the wider GCC.
We have served as trusted advisors for clients for almost 100 years and contributed to the advancements and growth of the professional services industry in the region.

We have received numerous awards in the last few years, such as Brand Finance’s strongest and most valuable "commercial services" brand in the world for the 6th consecutive year (2024), the Great Place to Work® and Best Workplaces™ in the UAE (2022-2023), the Great Place to Work® and Best Workplaces™ in the KSA (2022-2023), "World’s Most Attractive Employers" (2023), the Middle East Tax Firm of the year (2023). These awards are a recognition of how Deloitte makes an impact that matters to its clients, talent, and society.

We invest in outstanding people of diverse talents and backgrounds and empower them to achieve more than they could elsewhere. Our work combines advice with action and integrity. We believe that when our clients and society are stronger, so are we. Our organization has grown in scale and diversity, providing services across the region, with our shared culture remaining the same. We aim to help clients realize their ambitions, make a positive difference in society, and maximize the success of our people. This drive fuels the commitment and humanity that run deep through our every action.

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)