Job Opportunity as a Tax Operations Manager in Saudi Arabia

Date limite : 01 mai 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: Novartis

Spécialités: Management et Marketing

Niveau d'études: Etudiant

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Job Opportunity as a Tax Operations Manager in Saudi Arabia

Novartis announces a job opportunity in Saudi Arabia as a tax operations manager. You will work in audit and finance department in a full time job in pharma division at Saudi pharma DISTRIB SAU company.


  1. You must be chartered accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA or CPA) or chartered tax accountant (CIOT).
  2. You must have a university degree in business, economics or finance.  
  3. You must have from 5 to 7 years of finance experience across Tax and Financial reporting and accounting.
  4. You must have experience in managing relationships with tax authorities and multiple senior stakeholder requirements.
  5. You must have experience in operating tax reporting, planning and control systems.

Your Responsibilities:

You will be responsible of:

  • Management and ownership of all operational tax activities in KSA.
  • Ensure processes are in place for preparation, filing and archiving of all tax related documents, including statutory accounts, income tax and VAT returns, transfer pricing documentation, assessments, tax calculations, audit and litigation files and other tax relevant documents.
  • Manage data provision for transfer pricing documentation, including liaison with country finance organization. 
  • Ensure accurate quarterly, monthly & annual filing in all countries (engaging with external partners as required) and governing system configuration to ensure correct coding and tax calculation. 
  • Ensure withholding tax filings and payments and the availability of certificates if required.
  • Ensure availability of financial data & documentation (e.g. statutory accounts, intercompany-agreements).
  • Create awareness relating to tax risks and opportunities. 
  • Ensure adequate tax risk management and governance structure is maintained.
  • Support the head of tax operations and the head of corporate tax MENA in managing the tax audits, in close alignment with transfer pricing and/or external consultants, identifying and communicating, in collaboration with country finance organizations, potential tax exposures and aligning settlements with group tax.
  • Ensure any necessary audit information can be delivered within agreed timelines including IT access if required.
  • Review relevant tax returns and submissions of forecasts to tax authorities and submit them to CFOs for signature as required.
  • Support country finance organizations to ensure availability of information regarding net loss carry forwards, book to tax differences, current and deferred tax balances and tax reserves validated by finance organization.
  • Ensure necessary IT systems are updated based on Tax regulation changes and deliver accurate tax information on time to local tax authorities where changes are identified, they are communicated to the relevant teams and successful execution is ensured.
  • Comply with internal control requirements and supports FRA Ops C&C in their review activity. 
  • Ensure compliance with NAM, NFCM, legal and regulatory requirements and implementation of internal guidelines.

About Novartis:

The purpose of Novartis is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people's lives. It uses innovative science and technology to address some of society's most challenging healthcare issues. It discovers and develops breakthrough treatments and find new ways to deliver them to as many people as possible.

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Pays éligible: Arabie Saoudite


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