Jobs in Etisalat – Tax Director

Website Etisalat

Job Description:

Accountable to lead tax matters, such as planning, corporate restructuring projects, mergers and acquisitions in terms of transaction analysis, due diligence and fulfillment of post-merger obligations. Liaise with Group’s foreign operations on tax matters related to their operations (income tax, VAT, withholding tax, etc.)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and makes recommendations on optimum tax plan, which takes into account Management and Operational objectives. Scope of function encompasses acquisitions, liquidations, joint ventures and partnerships, new and existing operations, financing transactions and other major corporate level transactions
  • Conducts extensive communication with, and provides timely tax advise to Group’s leadership across business functions (Finance, M&A, Legal, Treasury, Marketing, Business operations, etc.
  • Monitors legislative changes in foreign tax laws that may impact Group’s tax positions
  • Manages implementations of, and compliance with new tax rules including but not limited to VAT and withholding tax
  • Works on mitigating all kinds of tax risks to which the Group might be exposed
  • Monitors, as and when required, Group’s transfer pricing policies and related documentation
  • Manages tax audits and ensures unified technical positions are adopted across international operations
  • Liaise with Group’s foreign operations on tax matters related to their operations (income tax, VAT, withholding tax, etc.)

Job Requirements:

  • French or Arabic speaker preferred
  • Related Professional Training, Certification or Membership
  • Must have significant exposure to several of the following: inbound and outbound international tax planning, local country taxation including corporate income tax, indirect tax (VAT/GST …etc), and withholding tax. Experience in Telecommunication industry a major plus

Qualification & Experience:

  • BS/BA/BBA in Accounting. Master’s in Tax a plus. Certified Public Accountant status or equivalent
  • 8-10 years of tax experience in international and country tax focus including both “Big 4” Tax services and industry experience
  • Should have experience in leading multiple major projects and managing staff as well as external advisors

Job Details:

Company: Etisalat

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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