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Tax Country Manager - METAP

Dubai, United Arab Emirates


About TikTok:
TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul and Tokyo.

Why Join Us:
Creation is the core of TikTok's purpose. Our platform is built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make TikTok possible. Together, we inspire creativity and bring joy - a mission we all believe in and aim towards achieving every day. To us, every challenge, no matter how difficult, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always. At TikTok, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact - for ourselves, our company, and the communities we serve. Join us.

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Team Introduction:
The METAP Tax team is building to work with other corporate functions on tax advisory, planning, structuring, and tax controversy. We ensure compliance with direct (corporate income tax) and indirect tax and solve tax-related issues.

Position Summary:
TikTok is seeking an experienced Tax Country Manager in Dubai who will become an integral part of our global Tax Department. Responsibilities include conducting thorough tax risk assessments, collaborating with external consultants, and providing practical solutions. You'll play a key role in reviewing tax validation, reconciling tax data, and ensuring compliance with VAT General Ledger accounts. Stay ahead by monitoring and analyzing tax legislation, while supporting periodic compliance checks and providing independent tax advice for diverse business projects and products in the region.

- Tax Risk Assessments: Conduct tax risk assessments, identifying potential risk exposures. Provide recommendations and practical solutions with support from external tax consultants.
- Collaboration and Validation: Collaborate internally with the tax team in preparing/reviewing tax validation and reconciliation. Review VAT General Ledger accounts, matching with tax returns, and providing practical solutions for compliance issues.
- Monitoring Tax Legislation: Monitor and analyze proposed and newly enacted tax legislation, regulations, and judicial decisions. Assess the impact on company operations and financial positions for upcoming and existing products/markets.
- Tax Compliance Checks: Support the tax team in conducting periodical tax compliance checks on business units. Highlight areas of exceptions with document compliance requirements.
- Ad-Hoc Tax Support: Independently prepare tax advice and provide ad-hoc tax support on various service lines/business projects/products in the region.


Minimum qualifications:
- Experience: Strong progressive tax working experience in the Middle East, Pakistan, Africa region.
- Education: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Taxation
- International Tax Analysis: Capable of conducting international tax analysis independently.
- Adaptability and Detail Orientation: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Detail-oriented individual with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Preferred qualifications:
- Experience with Big4/large MNC.
- Industry Experience: Technology/E-commerce industry working experience is a plus.

TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

Client-provided location(s): Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Job ID: TikTok-7339913808410446117
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • HSA
    • Life Insurance
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • Snacks
    • Pet-friendly Office
    • Happy Hours
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
    • Company Equity
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
    • Mentor Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

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