Your key responsibilities
You are expected to work effectively as a member of a worldwide network of professional advisors, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress.
You must also collaborate with a team of VAT professionals to combine diverse cross-border transaction experience with local tax knowledge across a broad spectrum of industries.
Participating and assisting in preparing for meetings with management teams will be part of your role.
You will be assisting in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties. You will also develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel and build strong internal relationships within the VAT practice, Indirect Tax and across other service lines.
You must build a deep understanding of the Customs Law and its practical application across the countries. You are expected to understand and apply the regional Free Trade Agreements and key customs concepts such as valuation, classification and origin.
You will be identifying and discussing VAT considerations for clients to be aware of in their outbound investments. Engaging with colleagues in overseas offices to deliver VAT advice in respect of global jurisdictions will be part of your responsibilities.
You will also prepare for the potential introduction of VAT in the different countries and to discuss with clients how this may impact them as well as work with internal teams to provide indirect tax expertise for audit and transaction projects.
Skills and attributes for success
You must be able to build strong client relationships & excellently communicate in a range of situations in both written and oral English.
You should also be able to identify areas of risk, carry out an effective review and know when to refer upwards. You are expected to be a client focused and commercially aware team player with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels.
You must also possess project management skills, plan and prioritise work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget. You should also be able to solve problems creatively and pragmatically.
To qualify for the role you must have
A degree in economics, finance, tax or accounting
At least three years of relevant experience as Indirect Tax professional
Experience working for a Big 4 accounting firm is preferred. However, we will consider candidates with from law firms or with relevant industry experience
Customs duty advisory experience is preferable, but we will also consider candidates with VAT / GST advisory experience
Ideally, you’ll also have
A relevant Masters degree, CPA or ACA / CA / CPA / CMA / SOCPA / Law qualification / CTA or equivalent tax qualification
Experience working in multicultural teams
Good verbal / written communication skills
Strong organizational, project management and analytical skills.
Strong drive to excel professionally, and to guide and motivate others
Coordination and prioritization skills
Independent in managing own workload, ability to work under pressure and to keep things moving and to juggle multiple tasks
Excellent team player
What we look for
Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry.
An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer :
Continuous learning : You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you : We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership : We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture : You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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