IFS - Finance - Firm Tax Associate/Senior Associate - Compliance & Audit - Lebanon
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 Finance, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to help PwC in all aspects of our Finance internal function including financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and assisting leadership with overall strategy. You’ll focus on recording and analysing financial transactions, paying and receiving invoices, maintaining financial statement ledger accounts, and preparing analysis and reconciliations of bills to detect fraud.
Our Internal Tax team provides internal services related to financial services, treasury and taxation. As part of our team, you’ll help the team provide a full range of taxation services to PwC related to complex financial reporting, cost management, tax planning, investment management and transaction processing.
The Firm Tax team is a part of the PwC Middle East Group’s OneFinance function. The team supports on all levels of the firm’s tax activity and is organized into three (3) subfunctions: Compliance & Audit; Governance & Risk; and Legal & Tax Advisory. This role is intended to support the Compliance & Audit subfunction.
The ME Firm Tax Compliance & Audit Associate’s role is for a tax accountant who is responsible for handling tax activities for the PwC ME Group entities under the supervision of the ME Firm Tax Compliance & Audit (Subfunction) Lead and working together with the wider Firm Tax team as well as finance tax specialists across the ME region.
The main focus of the tax accountant is to support the Compliance & Audit sub function in all tax compliance and audit related matters for the region. This includes optimising PwC’s tax position, minimising tax leakage, managing tax risks, and understanding the tax implications of cross border transactions and the business operating model.
Specifically, this will require data collection, validation and preparation of various tax compliance and reporting requirements across the region. Activities and responsibility will include: preparation of corporate income tax, withholding tax (WHT) and value added tax (VAT) returns; preparation of responses to tax authority audits and inquiries; responding to tax related questions posed by other internal firm services (IFS) functions as well as, at times, client facing (Line of Service (LoS)) teams on tax issues encountered in their day to day operations.
- Provide inputs for all tax audits conducted by Firm Tax/Global Team/External Auditors.
Learning & Growth
- Bi-lingual English/Arabic. Fluency in written and spoken English & Arabic.
Knowledge and Skills
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