Senior Manager level, based in DUBAI
Our client is top tier consulting firm, and with a highly successful team operating in the indirect tax technology field. They now seek a forward thinking VAT & indirect tax specialist with associated IT / software knowledge and experience to take a lead client facing Senior Manager role. From a European / UK base, this new role is to assist in the development of the MENA practice based in Dubai.
Key activities and responsibilities will be:
- Providing a leadership consulting role with clients (multinational companies) on indirect tax systems projects, and overseeing the delivery of IT solutions and processes
- Leading on project planning and deciding on outline and approach
- Seen as an expert and able to provide consultancy on the ERP-indirect tax field
- Managing a small team of professionals on client services and support
- Being responsible for project costs, financial budgets and resourcing of client projects
In order to match with the requirements of this role, you will have substantial experience to date in the VAT field, and ideally with experience within the Indirect Tax determination and/ or VAT compliance and reporting areas. You may have developed this experience within a Big 4 / consulting firm or operating within an in-house tax / VAT operations team in industry. If in industry, you will be recognised as an indirect tax specialist within the company, being a large multinational / FTSE / European HQ group. Also VAT compliance and process experience gained within a shared services environment of a multinational group would be highly valuable. It is a strong possibility you have a background in EU VAT compliance, now with additional experience of technologies and software for VAT / indirect tax compliance. Also a knowledge and strong appreciation of how VAT data works within a SAP / Oracle system and use of Excel for data extraction would be a strong advantage to success in the role.
This is a role seeking a proactive and professional VAT based systems project manager, and NOT requiring an IT programmer. This is an excellent opportunity to progress a VAT technology and systems career within an emerging territory.
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