Senior M&A Tax Manager

Job Title: Senior M&A Tax Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Reference: 20129_1520242629
Contact Name: Andrew Pal
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 05, 2018 09:37

Job Description

Working in the Dubai International and M&A tax team providing tax advice in connection with predominately Middle Eastern M&A transactions and any other regional inbound/outbound cross border tax advisory services. The role would involve a high level of interaction with other regional and international firm teams.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing tax due diligence, tax structuring and tax modelling advice on a wide range of transactions/projects;
  • Coordinating with overseas tax teams and other service lines to obtain relevant local tax advice and critically reviewing the advice in preparation for delivery to clients;
  • Understanding the client's business and helping to identify areas of risks and opportunities from a tax perspective;
  • Undertake business development activity;
  • Writing high quality reports and documentation in respect of review;
  • Taking a proactive responsibility in the team's performance and issues;
  • Leading and coaching juniors by giving regular feedback and completing timely performance reviews;
  • Contributing to the fast development of the M&A team.


  • Previous M&A experience gained within professional services;
  • Excellent client facing, relationship building and business development skills, coupled with commercial awareness;
  • Ability to work alone and to plan and execute projects with minimum supervision and to complete work within required deadlines;
  • Ability to be proactive, identify opportunities and to take responsibility;
  • Apply creative and constructive thinking to proposed recommendations for improvements to internal processes controls, procedures, and policies;
  • Prioritize tasks and work on multiple assignments;
  • Work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels;
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written);
  • Excellent teamwork and leadership skills;
  • Availability to travel within the GCC;
  • ACA, CA, CTA qualified or equivalent experience.