Financial Services

Director Indirect Tax

Financial Services
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Director Indirect Tax

Saudi Arabia
Full Time

We are partnering with a leading consulting services and related technology solutions firm with services ranging from Direct and Indirect tax, corporate finance, and accounting advisory and presence in UAE, KSA, Bahrain, Kuwait, India, and Oman.

As a Director of Indirect Tax, you will lead the Indirect Tax practice in Saudi Arabia and deliver high-quality indirect tax services to clients. You will manage a team of Indirect Tax professionals, and work closely with clients to provide strategic advice on indirect tax issues.

Job Description

  • Manage key client relationships, providing strategic advice and support on complex indirect tax issues
  • Oversee the preparation and review of client deliverables to ensure that they are completed on time and to a high standard
  • Lead the development of the Indirect Tax practice in Saudi Arabia, including developing thought leadership, implementing best practices, and participating in firm-wide initiatives
  • Manage and mentor a team of Senior Managers, Managers, and Consultants, providing guidance and support to help them develop their skills and knowledge
  • Monitor the performance of the team and ensuring that all team members meet their goals
  • Lead the research and analysis of complex indirect tax issues that arise during client engagements
  • Help identify tax planning opportunities and provide recommendations to clients
  • Develop new business opportunities and build relationships with prospective clients
  • Participate in proposals and presentations to clients
  • Manage and oversee multiple client engagements, ensuring they are delivered on time, within budget, and to a high standard
  • Manage risks associated with client engagements, including assessing and mitigating potential risks
  • Oversee the preparation and review of VAT returns, tax invoices, and other indirect tax filings following the relevant tax regulations in Saudi Arabia
  • Ensure that all indirect tax compliance deadlines are met
  • Oversee the preparation and review of advice shared with our clients to ensure it abides with the relevant tax regulations in Saudi Arabia
  • Ensure that all indirect tax advisory deadlines are met
  • Identify individual team members' strengths and areas for improvement
  • Develop and implement training plans to enhance team members’ skills
  • Set clear performance expectations and goals for team members

Your Profile

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. A master’s degree in Tax or Accounting is preferred
  • Minimum 13 years of relevant experience in a tax accounting firm in a Big 4, Big 6 or Big 8 firm, of which a minimum 5 years in a leadership role
  • Fluency in English is essential; Arabic is highly preferable
  • Professional certification in accounting or tax (e.g. CPA, CMA, ACCA, CTA)
  • Entrepreneurial personality, strong leadership skills, strong analytical skills
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Resident and working in Saudi Arabia


  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Performance-based bonus
HR Innovate is an equal opportunity Recruiting Agency and value diversity in the Company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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