Associate (Tax Advisory)

Job No: TAA#082022

Job type: Full Time

Location: Bahrain

Categories: Tax advisory

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The Grant Thornton team continues to grow its market presence across Bahrain, supporting dynamic clients to unlock value through the diverse services which we offer. To build on our continued growth, we are now looking to expand our Tax Advisory team, for which we are seeking an Associate.

The suitable candidate will be assisting the line managers on tax related assignments (which would include VAT and the proposed taxes in Bahrain under BEPS). The candidate would also get exposure

In supporting on CBCR, UBO and ESR related assignments.

Responsibilities include:

  • Gather, organize and prepare tax returns and records
  • Perform field work on client premises relating to collating and preparation of the information for tax return filing
  • Review financial records, income statements, and expenditures
  • Research tax issues and assist with tax audit activities by maintaining a good repository and archive of necessary tax documents in accordance with tax rules
  • Ensure that all tax reporting requirements are met on schedule and with accuracy
  • Consult with clients, review their tax information, and respond to questions and concerns
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date client records
  • Carry out any other task assigned

Essential requirements:

  • Minimum of one to two years’ experience (post-qualification) in the taxation field (VAT or Corporate Tax or Transfer Pricing and exposure other than this, if any)
  • Exceptional client service along with the ability to develop excellent client relationships
  • Good at meeting deadlines and solving problems
  • Good numeric and analytical skills
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written (English is a must; Arabic will be a plus)
  • Team player

Advertised: 15 Aug 2022 Arab Standard Time

Application close: 29 Sep 2023 Arab Standard Time