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Manager – Direct Tax
Due to continuing expansion we have new opportunities for ambitious individuals to join our Tax Team as Manager- Direct Tax.
Your key responsibilities
• Leading and coordinating the planning and management of assignments- pricing, billing and recovery, maximizing fee opportunities- with guidance from the Partner.
Develop sound value based solutions and apply technical knowledge in delivery of complex solutions to clients.
• Understand macro and strategic issues on client engagements.
• Develop specialized competence and begin to attract recognition within own service line as a technical resource for that specialization.
• Participate in own Service line teams or special projects across the firm.
• Creating / managing independent relationships with clients and building broad networks within the firm locally and internationally.
• Contribute to firm’s profitability by generating additional work from existing clients and supporting in selling new client proposals.
• Expands opportunities with existing clients, identifies and acts on referrals in relation to the Service Line.
• Providing perspective to clients on trends and emerging practices in the local and global market in relation to client’s operations.
• Is involved in developing new products, services and delivery methods linked to the area of specialization.
• Responsible for handling straightforward risk management issues and progressively taking on greater risk management responsibility while ensuring compliance to risk management strategies, plans and activities.
• Strong contribution to knowledge sharing efforts. Improving processes so that the team and firm capture and leverage knowledge.
• Proactively taking up a leadership role, working in cross service line engagements, mentor and coach team members and help in resolving people issues of the group.
Skills and attributes for success
• Excellent managerial, organizational, analytical and verbal/written communication skills
• The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, professional services environment
• Strong analytical ability, logical and problem solving approach on complex issues.
• Strong marketing and business development skills.
• In depth understanding of competition and competitor strategies.
• Technical competence in Tax and also the industry / specialized field
• Strong leadership skills [creates high performance climate; serves as a role model, mentor, coach]
To qualify for the role you must have
• Chartered Accountant with 6-10 years of post-qualification experience.
Relevant experience in tax (Corporate tax, Personal tax, Expat tax, Transfer pricing, International Tax)
Ideally you’ll also have
• Strong communication, facilitation, relationship-building, presentation and negotiation skills.
• Be highly flexible, adaptable, and creative.
• Comfortable interacting with senior executives (within the firm and at the client)