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Tax Knowledge Senior Consultant/Assistant Manager

Ernst & Young

Amman, Jordan

Ref: NP946-1899

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Tax Knowledge Senior Consultant/Assistant Manager - MENA

Our globally coordinated tax professionals offer connected services across all tax disciplines to help our clients thrive in an era of rapid change. We combine our exceptional knowledge and experience with the people and technology platforms that make us an ideal partner for all their tax-related needs. In Tax, we equip clients to make better business decisions by bringing insights to the forefront. We help companies understand the tax policies and tax laws of governments around the world to plan and comply accordingly.

Our teams leverage transformative technologies to deliver strategy and execution, from tax and regulatory obligations to operations and workforce management, to reduce risk and drive sustainable value. Tax has six sub-service lines which cover a wide range of issues: Business Tax Services, Global Compliance and Reporting, Global Law, Indirect Tax, International Tax and Transaction Services and People Advisory Services.

Your key responsibilities

- Carry out high-level and collaborative research in MENA on the latest tax and regulatory developments
- Search for and retrieve information on MENA tax and regulatory developments from public sources and databases
- Use initiative thinking, logic and creativity to analyze and interpret research data and draw conclusions on the outcome
- Fact-check and present relevant information, facts and figures
- Provide accurate, timely and reliable translations of technical material in both Arabic and English, ensuring all translated text conveys original meaning and tone
- Write and edit briefing notes
- Manage, maintain and protect electronic databases
- Such other tasks as directed

Skills and attributes for success

If you are an excellent communicator and detail-oriented professional, with strong analytical and problem solving skills, who is comfortable working across borders with a wide network of people, you will be perfect for the role.


To qualify for the role you must have

- A bachelor's degree with strong academic credentials in accounting, business, finance, law, taxation or any related essential fields. Having a legal background is an advantage.
- Preferably an MBA, Masters, LLM or another related advanced degree and/or professional qualifications e.g. CA, CPA, ACCA, CTA, ADIT or equivalent qualification.
- A strong knowledge of Tax and minimum 3 years of relevant experience, ideally within a large professional services company or similar environment.
- Strong command of spoken and written Arabic

Ideally, you also have

- Experience of dealing with multinational clients and working in a multi-cultural environment.
- Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
- Effective time management skills with ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines.
- Ability to multitask and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent research, analytical, organizational and time management skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you will 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 will be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer:

- Continuous learning: You will develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
- Success as defined by you: We will provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
- Transformative leadership: We will give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
- Diverse and inclusive culture: You will 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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Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

About the Company

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

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The MENA practice of EY has been operating in the region since 1923. For over 95 years, we have grown to over 7,500 people united across 21 offices and 16 countries, sharing the same values and an unwavering commitment to quality. As an organization, we continue to develop outstanding leaders who deliver exceptional services to our clients and who contribute to our communities. We are proud of our accomplishments over the years, reaffirming our position as the largest and most established professional services organization in the region

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