EY Ford Rhodes: Supervising Tax

Full time Full day

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Our globally coordinated tax professionals offer connected services across all tax disciplines to help our clients thrive in an era of rapid change. We combine our exceptional knowledge and experience with the people and technology platforms that make us an ideal partner for all their tax-related needs. In Tax, we equip clients to make better business decisions by bringing insights to the forefront. We help companies understand the tax policies and tax laws of governments around the world to plan and comply accordingly.

Our teams leverage transformative technologies to deliver strategy and execution, from tax and regulatory obligations to operations and workforce management, to reduce risk and drive sustainable value. Tax has six sub-service lines which cover a wide range of issues: Business Tax Services, Global Compliance and Reporting, Global Law, Indirect Tax, International Tax and Transaction Services and People Advisory Services.

EY Ford Rhodes. Chartered Accountants,
is a member firm of Ernst & Young Global Limited (EYGL) providing Assurance, Tax, Consulting and Strategy & Transaction Advisory services to our clients, both global and local, operating out of or seeking advice on doing business in Pakistan. With its Principal Office in Karachi and branches in Lahore and Islamabad, EY Ford Rhodes has been operating in Pakistan since 1948.

The opportunity

Joining our Tax team, you'll be helping leading organizations to move goods and services around the world more effectively. You'll combine your technical skills and practical experience across industries and geographies to provide tailored advice to clients. This will include identifying risk areas and sustainable planning opportunities for indirect taxes throughout the tax life cycle. You'll advise clients on VAT treatment of new and complex transactions and help resolve classification or other disputes and issues with the authorities. Your proactive, pragmatic and integrated strategies will help our clients achieve their potential in today's global environment.

Your key responsibilities

Identifying and answering complex domestic and international tax issues.

  • Representing clients in meetings with tax and other relevant government officials.
  • Make written representations with regards to the provisions of the Tax Ordinance on the issues raised by the relevant tax authorities.
  • Ensuring timely compliance of statutory deadlines for filings and / or payments by the clients, where necessary.
  • Advising clients annually of tax return filing dates and requirements.
  • Reviewing of the withholding tax statements and filing on behalf of the clients.
  • Responding to the notices and other communications received from the Tax Authorities in consultation with the clients.
  • Examine the orders issued by the Tax Authorities for the clients as a result of assessment/monitoring proceedings and advice the clients on further way forward.
  • Assist the client in preparing and submitting workings in respect of quarterly advance tax payments.
  • Make an application and provide the required information on behalf of the client to the relevant Tax Authorities for obtaining exemption certificate.
  • Advice clients in respect of the amount of tax refundable.
  • Provide verbal or written advice to clients on day to day matters of routine nature relating to income tax returns, withholding provisions and invoicing requirements under the income tax law.

Skills and attributes for success

You must be able to build strong client relationships & excellently communicate in a range of situations in both written and oral English. You should also be able to identify areas of risk, carry out an effective review and know when to refer upwards. You are expected to be a client focused and commercially aware team player with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels. You must also possess project management skills, plan and prioritise work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget. You should also be able to solve problems creatively and pragmatically.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A degree in economics, finance, tax or accounting

  • 3 to 4 years of relevant experience in tax; including at least 2 years in a professional tax organization, is compulsory
  • ACCA, CA Finalist, CIMA, LLB, M.Com

  • Experience working for a Big 4 accounting firm is preferred. However, we will consider candidates with from law firms or with relevant industry experience

Ideally, you'll also have

  • Strong writing, research, analytical, communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to work in fast-paced professional services environment

  • Time Management, good with the deadlines

  • Willingness to assume additional responsibility

  • Ability to take initiative

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Ability to build and lead dedicated client service teams

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you'll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning:
    You'll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you:
    We'll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership:
    We'll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture:
    You'll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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