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Senior Manager - Indirect Tax - Middle East

Sector Professional Practice Role Tax Roles
Level Senior Manager Salary Range Per Month
Minimum Education University Qualification
Minimum Exerience
Region Middle East
City Manama

Global Audit Recruitment are looking for an experienced Senior Indirect Tax Manager (with a special focus on VAT) for our client’s practice, part of a global network based in Bahrain in the Middle East with responsibility for Bahrain Oman and Qatar.

The main focus of this role is to lead engagements that aim to prepare clients for new VAT introduction across the GCC and continue to lead the practice going forward.

As a Senior Manager for VAT service line, you will display a very high level of competency in VAT business development, technical knowledge, client delivery and engagement management and have knowledge and experience of a number of the following areas:

• VAT business processes
• VAT impact on supply chain and finance function’s structure, roles and responsibilities
• Designing VAT systems to automate business processes
• Designing VAT reporting requirements and performance measurement
• VAT impact on finance personnel and recommendations
• Key data needed for VAT management

The role will involve you:-

• Leading the practice for indirect tax service line and significantly contribute to the business development and engagement delivery of VAT service line.
• Providing high quality VAT advisory and compliance services to a broad range of clients in the region.
• Developing robust solutions to changing Tax issues and drive the business development process to ensure continued growth of the Tax practice
• Handle the process of GAP Analysis for various clients on VAT implementation in the region
• Advising clients on their indirect tax matters and help resolving VAT related disputes and identify risks
• Collaborating with global teams in order to advice on VAT within global jurisdictions
• Act as a point of contact for statutory bodies and represent the practice on all VAT related matters in the region
You will ideally be a qualified Chartered Accountant/ACCA/CPA or hold relevant qualifications in the field (like Chartered Tax Advisor) with 8 plus years of relevant experience coupled with strong soft skills. Exposure to VAT advisory / compliance is essential and to VAT implementation experience is desirable.

Contact our Director Frances Porter on in confidence with an up to date CV.

Global Audit Recruitment and Global Tax Recruitment specialize in moving Auditors, Tax and Advisory Professionals into international locations. If this isn’t the role for you, feel free to contact us to hear about other opportunities.


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