Thursday, March 1, 2012

Tax Director - Gulf Connexions - Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Job Summary:-
My client a prestigious financial institution is seeking a Tax Director to join their dynamic team in Riyadh.

Job Description:-
The role will include advising on and managing of international projects across various offices and supporting individual offices with respect to international tax planning issues. In addition, the tax director has to independently market the institutions services in various markets in the region. Liaising with their International network is an essential part of the role. Given the high profile of the position, strongly motivated candidates with excellent people skills is a requirement.

• Concentrate efforts on a variety of international compliance, research, consulting and planning issues.
• Draft and assist in the delivery of proposals for engagements and are knowledgeable about the range of services offered by the firm.
• Research and analyze a wide range of tax issues such as deferred tax liability issues and tax implications of various financing techniques.
• Effective diagnosis, solution, development and implementation of clients tax needs as well as develop and pursue creative strategies while using the latest technologies.
• Oversee complex tax research projects for clients in diverse industries as well as participate in engagements requiring tax analysis for a variety of entities and their affiliates.
• Advise multinational companies on the tax implications of their international operations as well as coordinate local tax laws with foreign tax laws to develop an optimal worldwide tax strategy.

• Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or other business related field, ideally an advanced degree such as MST, JD or LLM, though CPA preferred.
• 10 or more years of general tax experience, preferably with at least 5 years focused on international taxation. Experience with a Big 4 firm, or large corporate tax department of a multinational company is required.
• Consulting and compliance experience is needed, though additional experience with inbound and outbound international tax is preferred.
• Fluency in English and preferably Arabic.

Candidates who qualify for this position need quote the Job Title in the subject of your email and send your CV as an attachment in MS Word Document format to bayden.tierney@gulfconnexions.com