Overview

Our client is an independent and highly respected professional services firm, based in Nicosia, that is looking to onboard a Tax Manager.

Job description: 
We are seeking to recruit a talented, hard-working individual to join our high-caliber professional team.
The successful candidate will respond to the Managing Director and efficiently contribute to the overall tax procedures.
Our culture allows each member of our expanding team to communicate openly their thoughts, constantly develop their personal and professional characteristics and advance their career.
This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced working environment and poses a positive problem-solving approach.

Responsibilities:
Work collaboratively with management to develop and implement strategic tax planning and policies that help the clients or businesses to be compliant with Cyprus tax laws and regulations
Provide advice and consultation to clients on tax-efficient structures and direct tax issues and risks
Find and implement opportunities for process improvement in company tax procedures
Identify and present direct tax opportunities and risks according to tax legislation, common practice, and double tax treaties
Perform Tax audits on clients and be able to prepare reports with relevant findings and proposals for rectifying any errors identified
Oversee the efforts of multiple client engagements, plan, execute, direct, and complete tax assignments in a wide variety of industries and jurisdictions as well as in complicated areas of Cyprus tax laws.
Facilitate and manage the preparation and review company income tax returns and the accurate, timely filing of all tax forms
Manage and facilitate tax audits: prepare responses, create schedules, etc.
Interpret Income Tax Law and apply it as required
Work closely with Directors, Senior Managers and Managers of all departments in order to enhance client service and facilitate new business development
Prepare letters/reports/advanced tax rulings of opinion in relation to Taxation matters that will need to be submitted to the clients and/or to the Cyprus Tax Department
Prepare and present seminars to both clients and colleagues
Prepare and or assist with the preparation of Transfer Pricing studies for clients, in compliance with the Law and Regulations and relevant OECD Guidelines
Perform economic and benchmarking analysis, in order to determine the arm’s length price of financial and trading transactions
Stay up to date with all developments in the field of taxation
Contribute to a strong client relationship through positive interactions with client personnel
Perform other job-related duties as assigned by the management

The successful candidate should have the following skills, education and experience:
Holder of a university degree (BSc) with a background in law, taxation, accounting, finance, economics or a related field
Sound academic record
Qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA) or ADIT or other professional qualification or credential demonstrating knowledge in the field of taxation.
Minimum 5 years of related experience in an audit firm, tax practise or related consultancy/advisory firm, 3 of them in a supervisory role
Excellent knowledge of the Cyprus tax legislation
Excellent knowledge of the provisions of Double Tax Treaties
Excellent knowledge of the EU tax directives and international tax developments
Able to study and understand the laws related with the direct taxation of Cyprus as well as other jurisdictions
Strong knowledge of tax compliance and procedures for corporations
Professionalism, dependability, integrity and trustworthiness
Strong analytical, and research skills
Strong project management, organizational and interpersonal skills
Excellent problem-solving abilities
Ability to take initiative and work autonomously
Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Excellent oral and written communication skills in both Greek and English language
Knowledge of Russian or other foreign languages is considered an advantage
IT literate

Benefits:
An attractive and competitive remuneration package in accordance with qualifications and practicable experience
Flexible working conditions
Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
Friendly working environment

Working hours:
Standard office hours are Monday to Thursday 08:00 – 17:00 with an hour break starting at 13:00, and Friday 08:00 – 15:00.

TO APPLY for this job opportunity, send your CV (in English please) to [email protected] and include the reference:  Tax Manager – VAC-D657. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

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