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Global Tax Manager

Accounting & Finance

Location: Abu Dhabi
Date Posted: January 6th 2019

The Company

A global power and energy business with interests in oil & gas have a newly created opportunity for a Global Tax Manager to join their finance function headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The Role

A critical role managing all tax matters across the Middle East, Africa, Europe and North American regions, you will provide tax support to the global accounting function for their monthly and annual reports. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing operational tax advice and support to the global business, working in close collaboration with the global finance team and outside counsel in keeping abreast of global tax charges and managing the tax compliance process
  • Working with the wider finance team in reviewing tax accruals and related tax accounting processes. This will include providing support and assistance in tax audits in the relevant countries
  • Working closely with senior management in providing tax support with respect to acquisitions, joint ventures, reorganizations, integrations, mergers, restructuring and financing in the relevant region or countries. This would also require close monitoring of tax legislation, policy and jurisprudence in the relevant countries
  • With support from the Global Tax Department, you will be required to develop and maintain a reasonable tax reporting package and/or tax control framework
  • International Tax due diligence
  • Some international travel may be required

The Person

This is a great opportunity for a strong experienced Tax accounting professional to take the lead in establishing the Global Tax department and associated control frameworks for an established global organisation. As the ideal candidate, you will:

  • Have a minimum of 8 years’ from a Big 4 Tax department and/or corporate tax department in industry
  • Have a solid understanding of IFRS and associated accounting principles around tax
  • Have an understanding of economic evaluation techniques along with the strong communication skills required to get tax on the agenda across the business. This will require persistence and an assertive personality
  • Working knowledge of Arabic and French would be advantageous


Education, bonus


AED 50,000-60,000

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