Tax Manager

Tax Manager

On behalf of our client, a well-established boutique firm that specializes in Tax planning and advisory, we are looking for a Tax Manager to be based at their offices in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works 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
  • Provides advice and consultation to clients on tax efficient structures and direct tax issues and risks
  • Finds and implements opportunities for process improvement in company tax procedures
  • Identifies and presents direct tax opportunities and risks according to tax legislation, common practice, and double tax treaties
  • Performs Tax audits on clients and prepares reports with relevant findings and proposals for rectifying any errors identified
  • Oversees the efforts of multiple client engagements, plans, executes, directs, and completes tax assignments in a wide variety of industries and jurisdictions as well as in complicated areas of Cyprus tax laws.
  • Facilitates and manages the preparation and review of company income tax returns and the accurate, timely filing of all tax forms
  • Manages and facilitates tax audits: prepares responses, creates schedules, etc. 
  • Interprets Income Tax Law and applies it as required 
  • Works closely with Directors, Senior Managers and Managers of all departments in order to enhance client service and facilitate new business development 
  • Prepares 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 
  • Prepares and presents seminars to both clients and colleagues 
  • Prepares and or assists with the preparation of Transfer Pricing studies for clients, in compliance with the Law and Regulations and relevant OECD Guidelines 
  • Performs economic and benchmarking analysis, in order to determine the arm’s length price of financial and trading transactions 
  • Stays up to date with all developments in the field of taxation 
  • Contributes to a strong client relationship through positive interactions with client personnel 
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the management

Job Requirements: 

  • University degree (BSc) with a background in law, taxation, accounting, finance, economics or a related field 
  • 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 practice or related consultancy/advisory firm, 3 of them in a supervisory role 
  • Excellent knowledge of the Cyprus tax legislation, the provisions of Double Tax Treaties and the EU tax directives and international tax developments 
  • Able to study and understand the laws related to 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 & Excellent problem-solving abilities 
  • Strong project management, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • 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 
  • CPD training opportunities 
  • Friendly working environment 

All CVs will be handled with the utmost confidentiality.