Amazon is seeking a proactive and personable International Tax Manager based in Dubai to take ownership of the VAT advisory and compliance function for Souq in the Middle East. The role will be to assist with queries relating to new business initiatives and transactions, process improvements and internal controls.
The candidate will primarily support the business of Souq.com and will work closely with business members and Amazon’s tax team to coordinate tax return filings, manage projects and deal with audits. The individual will also be expected to work effectively with external advisors.
To be successful, the ideal candidate should possess an in-depth tax technical knowledge and should be able to demonstrate a proven ability to identify and manage tax risks. The ideal candidate will act as the day-to-day contact between different areas with respect to VAT advisory matters and compliance (e.g., Accounting, Legal, Systems, etc.) and 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.