Tax & Legal - Indirect Tax Technology - Senior Associate

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Dubai, UAE

Posted
Ref: HP639-1253

Job description / Role

Line of Service
Tax

Specialism
VAT/GST

Management Level
Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary
We are looking for an ITX Technology Senior Associate with VAT IT, business, technical, analytical and commercial skills and be able to apply your knowledge across the team.

In your role you will work with clients throughout the delivery and support lifecycle of technology solutions and may be asked to help with technical questions during the sales cycle. You will be a self starter and capable of working individually or in small groups both co-located and as part of a virtual global team. Although you will have local PwC office support, you will be comfortable acting on your own initiative. You will be mobile and prepared to support a regional team.

You will have a client facing role and must present well and be capable of clear and concise communication, including explaining ITX Technology concepts to clients who may not understand all the work being undertaken. You will build relationships with client IT/VAT staff during implementation phases and support the local PwC client relationship manager. You will become an expert on all current ITX Technology solutions and be a point of contact for both internal and external clients wanting to understand how the solutions function.

Required skills & experience:

- Data manipulation, analytics and visualisation skills as well as  experience using BI reporting tools (such as Power BI, Tableau, and Qlikview) is preferred
- Experience in Indirect Tax (2-5 years)
- Able to communicate tax, data and technology concepts to non-specialists
- Advocates use of technology (over and above excel) 
- You have had some exposure to implementation projects involving functional review of key financial and logistics modules and of methods of data extraction from ERP, accounting information systems and tax engines
- A working knowledge of ERP software - with a basic technical understanding of SAP and/or Oracle and a rounded appreciation of other ERP and accounting information systems
- Experience of working from raw accounting data from other systems

Requirements

Ideal candidate would be:

- Passionate and enthusiastic- and is excited by starting projects from scratch, is a 'doer' and can drive delivery of projects
- Has strong communication and interpersonal skills - with the ability to communicate with all internal and client stakeholders effectively
- Has Proven organisational skills - with the ability to project manage implementations with the assistance of the indirect tax teams
- Process driven and capable of delivering in a consistent manner
- Problem solver and enjoy the logic challenges presented by data work
- Expected to live by the PwC core values and fully integrate yourself in PwC culture. 

About the Company

PwC firms help organizations and individuals to create the value they're looking for.

We're a network of firms in 158 countries with close to 169,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. PwC is the brand under which member firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwCIL) operate and provide services. Together, these firms form the global PwC network.

In our 3 key areas of business or Lines of Service Assurance, Tax, and Advisory we work with our clients from business start ups to the worlds leading organizations to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

We help our own people to learn, discover, develop and make a real difference all the way through their working lives. And we have big ambitions to grow.

PwC Middle East Region is part of what we call the Central Cluster and includes the UK, Europe and Africa as well as the Middle East. The region consists of 12 markets - UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, Iraq and Palestine.

PwC has been established in the region for over 40 years, we already employ over 4500 people and we are on course to become the Middle East number one professional service firm.