EY VAT Manager in All, United Arab Emirates

Title: VAT Manager

Location: AE-All-Dubai

Job Number: DUB002ZC

As a VAT Manager, you'll join a globally-integrated team helping leading organizations to move goods and services around the world more effectively. You'll apply your technical skills to help your team identify risk areas and sustainable planning opportunities for indirect taxes throughout the tax life cycle. You'll advise clients on VAT treatment of new and complex transactions and help resolve classification or other disputes and issues with the authorities. Your proactive, pragmatic and integrated strategies will help our clients to achieve their potential in today's global environment.

Client responsibilities

► 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

► Collaborate with a team of VAT professionals to combine diverse cross-border transaction experience with local tax knowledge across a broad spectrum of industries

► Participate and assist in preparing for meetings with management teams

► Assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties

► Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel

► Build strong internal relationships within the VAT practice, Indirect Tax and across other service lines

People responsibilities

► Help people to develop through effective supervision, coaching and mentoring of staff

► Transfer technical and professional knowledge to others through formal and on-the-job training

► Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff

► Contribute to people initiatives, including recruiting, retaining and training VAT professionals

► Maintain an educational program to develop personal skills on an ongoing basis

► Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures

Qualifications:

Technical skills requirements

► A bachelor's degree in accounting, actuarial science, business, finance, human resources or a related field (MBA, Masters of Tax, JD and LLM a plus) with strong academic credentials

► Three to five years' experience

Additional skills requirements

► Excellent written and verbal communication

► Proficiency in Arabic skill is highly desirable

Who we are

Indirect taxes affect the supply chain and the financial and accounting systems of all businesses but particularly those engaged in international trade in goods and services. They can have significant impacts on cash flow, absolute costs and risks exposures. As an indirect tax services professional at Ernst & Young, you'll help leading organizations to identify risk areas and sustainable planning opportunities for indirect taxes throughout the tax life cycle. This will involve devising and providing recommendations that address a wide range of issues and problems and helping clients to meet their compliance obligations and business goals around the world. We'll give you access to leading methodologies and tools and help you to develop the skills you need to be a successful advisor. You'll also gain valuable wide-ranging experience across industries and geographies and receive support and encouragement to grow and become a leader in the tax profession.