Tax Advisory Manager

Job No: TAM#082022

Job type: Full Time

Location: Bahrain

Categories: Tax advisory

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 a Tax Advisory Manager. 

The suitable candidate will be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of our growth strategy in the insurance sector. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Deliver a full range of tax services in compliance with laws and regulations
  • Build relationships and interact with clients to provide excellent planning, consulting and expertise
  • Provide innovative tax planning and review complex tax returns
  • Identify risks, manage tax exposures, and mitigate tax risks by providing tax planning, structuring, and highlighting tax implications
  • Manage tax provision and tax compliance process
  • Improve processes by developing or implementing best practices
  • Manage and coordinate tax audits
  • Inform management of changes in the tax environment, as well as the ramifications of tax legislation changes
  • Manage and lead the tax advisory team

Essential requirements: 

  • Minimum of five years’ experience (post -qualification) in the taxation field (VAT or Corporate Tax or Transfer Pricing and exposure other than this, if any)
  • Excellent knowledge of tax accounting, tax compliance and all types of tax returns
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure atmosphere by being attentive and having a strong eye for details
  • Strong leadership and personnel management skills
  • Exceptional client service along with the ability to develop excellent client relationships
  • Excellent numeric and analytical skills
  • Good at meeting deadlines and solving problems
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written (English is a must; Arabic will be a plus)

Applications for this position are now closed