Amazon is seeking an International Tax Counsel/Senior Manager based in Dubai to focus on tax planning for both new initiatives as well as on-going business projects. This position will primarily support Souq.com working closely with business partners and members of Amazon’s tax department to structure and understand transactions, restructurings, and business initiatives.
In order to be successful, the candidate must possess the ability to think strategically while also engaging in day-to-day tactical details. The candidate must demonstrate a proven ability to identify and manage tax and execution risks. Candidate should have in-depth tax technical knowledge with experience evaluating and advising on international business initiatives, contemplated transactions, and business proposals. Candidate must have experience coordinating tax planning across internal tax and external multi-stakeholder groups (e.g., Accounting, Legal, Systems, etc.) ensuring coordination and execution of cross-functional tax solutions. Candidate must be able to communicate, in both written and verbal form, complex tax concepts in ways that are meaningful and useful to non-tax professionals.
This position is responsible for delivering the planning, real time coordination, and communication of various direct and indirect tax-related projects as well as collaborating with business partner contacts. This includes ensuring the appropriate level of documentation is created and maintained to support analyses performed, decisions made and conclusions reached for purposes of reporting and compliance. Candidate may be responsible for planning, coordinating, supervising and reviewing the work of more junior tax staff.