PwC Middle East

Tax and Legal Services - Indirect Taxes - Deals Tax (VAT) - Manager - Beirut

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22 Nov 2022
22 Dec 2022
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At PwC, we measure success by our ability to create the value that our clients and our people are looking for. Our reputation lies in building lasting relationships with our clients and a focus on delivering value in all we do. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

Established in the region for 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 4,200 people across 12 countries. Complementing our depth of industry expertise and breadth of skills is our sound knowledge of local business environments across the Middle East region. Our tailored solutions help our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market and beyond.

Job Description & Summary

A career in our regional Middle East Deals Tax (VAT) practice will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients achieve maximum value on their deal transactions by solving transformational and other complex challenges. We focus on all operational aspects of a transaction, pre and post completion. We conduct pre-deal and confirmatory due diligence, execute large-scale transactions, and support complex divestitures, restructuring and separations on a wide range of functional and cross-functional areas.

Our team helps our clients optimize cash flow and reduce risk by managing challenges related to indirect taxes. You’ll support our clients with all aspects of indirect taxation related to global, regional and domestic projects as well as comprehensive restructuring and reporting value added tax projects.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

Job requirements:

  • 3-5 years experience in VAT with a reputable tax consultancy firm (preferably Big4)
  • Specialist knowledge and experience with M&A VAT deals is a must
  • Regional GCC VAT experience is a must
  • Based in Lebanon and willing and able to travel within the Middle East as required
  • Arabic fluency is a plus

Please apply only if the above required Job Requirements are satisfied.


This role supports the wider tax function within Deals Tax/M&A and will be based in Lebanon supporting Deals Tax (VAT) across the GCC (predominantly KSA and UAE), along with large-scale, cross-functional business process reviews. You will experience the complete deal cycle, from due diligence to negotiations, Day One planning, and business optimization. In this regard, successful candidates must be able to demonstrate intimate abilities with, and/or a proven record of success including:

  • Leading teams across the deal spectrum (due diligence, integration, separation, etc.);
  • Planning and overseeing integration and separation projects, including Day One readiness and execution, business process, and dependency and risk management;
  • Building relationships and communicating effectively to positively influence peers and stakeholders;
  • Scoping, planning, and managing client engagements and economics; and,
  • Contributing to solution development, including sales and delivery content, thought leadership, and client qualifications.
  • Leading large teams and multiple clients simultaneously;
  • Leveraging prior M&A experience;
  • Demonstrating proven analytical skills and systematic problem solving ability;
  • Taking initiative and working with ambiguous, changing requirements and constraints in a fast paced environment actively;
  • Possessing thorough project management skills and ability to structure work;
  • Having robust interpersonal relations and demonstrated ability to work well with others effectively in teams; and
  • Communicating effectively in written and oral formats to various situations and audiences.

Travel Requirements

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Government Clearance Required?


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