Transaction Tax Senior Manager – Abu Dhabi
As a Transaction Tax Senior Manager, you’ll join an integrated global network of talented advisors working in a dynamic, fast-moving and commercially-driven environment. You’ll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships and identify and escalate opportunities for Ernst & Young. You’ll make a technical and operational contribution to projects and engagements supervising and reviewing the work of more junior team members and confirm it’s of a high standard that complies with our Quality & Risk Management policies. You’ll draw on your knowledge and experience to help clients understand and address the tax implications of the transactions that are strategically important to them – acquisitions, disposals, refinancing, restructurings or initial public offerings – and you’ll be actively involved in the technical development and delivery of ideas to help clients mitigate transaction risk, enhance opportunity and negotiate effectively.
The influx of foreign investment and local companies expanding their outbound activities offers a great opportunity for Transaction Tax professionals to gain hands-on experience in an emerging market in a growing and dynamic team.
To lead the efficient and successful delivery of Transaction Tax services.
Participate in Transaction Tax engagements on a day to day basis, focusing on tax due diligence, tax structuring, SPA and tax model review
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
Be comfortable with a demanding project management/central role in Abu Dhabi for inbound/through-bound investment into MENA and beyond
Collaborate with a team of Transaction Tax professionals to combine diverse cross-border transaction experience with local tax knowledge across a broad spectrum of industries
Work as part of a multi-jurisdictional/disciplinary team in terms of pursuing, managing and delivering engagements. As part of this there must be a drive to ensure that all deliverables meet the EY quality standard
Quickly form strong relationships within our tax network and focus on developing links with our Transaction Advisory Practice. Such relationships are essential in order to be able to efficiently and professionally handle multi-geographical projects
Participate and assist in preparing for meetings essential to the transaction process, e.g., meetings with the management teams of the buyer, seller or target or with their other advisors and providers of finance
Manage the preparation of reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties
Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel. Manage a personal client portfolio in terms of dealing with and managing all the tax affairs of that client account, keeping them abreast of tax developments and advise on how it might affect their group
Assist in managing engagement economics by organizing staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders
Participate in business development initiatives
Ensure engagements comply with all aspects of internal risk management as well as managing the economics of all jobs
Meet financial and non-financial KPIs on an annual basis
Help people to develop through the effective supervision, coaching and mentoring of staff
Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff
Contribute to people initiatives, including recruiting, retaining and training Transaction Tax professionals
Maintain an educational program to develop your technical and personal skills
Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures
|Job Location:||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
|Career Level:||Mid Career|