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Associate Director - Customs & Excise (Tax)

Date: Aug 12, 2022

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Company: KPMG Professional Services

We value the fresh perspective that experienced professionals can bring. Whether you are currently working in the industry, the public sector, a smaller firm or another 'Big Four' organization, you can expect to make a difference from day one.

Whatever your background, you will be able to use the knowledge you already have and see it develop quickly. You can look forward to working with a wide range of businesses - from multinationals to smaller, local companies and the opportunity to develop your management and leadership skills. There are also l opportunities to work at an international level.

We value skills and experience gained in industry, the public sector, Non-Governmental Organizations and other professional services organizations. There are great opportunities for professionals in client-facing and business service areas, including the opportunity to work at a regional or global level. Browse our profiles to read about several people who have joined KPMG firms from elsewhere.

Whatever your reason is for looking for a new job, joining KPMG Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Indirect Tax practice will be the best next step for your career.

KPMG Professional Services is currently seeking to hire an experienced Associate Director, Customs for a permanent opportunity to work with our Tax in Saudi Arabia.


Job Role & Responsibilities: -

  • To lead large-scale Customs advisory projects
  • To build and take ownership of key client relationships by managing others to deliver, leading on large scale business development activities and leveraging opportunities to grow KPMG’s business
  • To generate income from existing deep client relationships and developing new potential clients
  • To act as a Performance Manager and mentor to actively inspire, develop, lead and motivate others by role modelling appropriate behaviour and sharing experiences and knowledge
  • To enhance KPMG's reputation in the marketplace by leading multiple and concurrent client engagements, managing risk and quality at all times
  • To develop and grow the new and existing business across KPMG by utilizing specialist knowledge and organizing, leading and contributing to proposals and marketing events
  • To lead on complex or high-value proposals, driving and coordinating input from across service areas and functions and liaising with key stakeholders to ensure the proposal is delivered according to time and appropriate quality standards



Skills & Experience: -

  • Ability to deliver the job role and responsibilities
  • Over six years of Customs tax and trade matters experience in customs broker firms, customs and tax authorities or customs service departments of large enterprises (Big Four accounting firms are preferred). Preference for Customs experience to prevail in most recent roles
  • Strong understanding of Indirect Tax rules (preference for GCC experience) in line with the job role expectations
  • Strong oral and written English skills (preference for those with Arabic skills also), including professional technical and business writing skills, as well as presentation skills
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university


Our Benefits: -


KPMG Professional Services provides several benefits, which are as follows:

  • Health: KPMG offers medical insurance option to meet your needs through Premium Medical Care Coverage for employee & dependent family members.
  • Career Development & Training: KPMG always focuses on the career pathing & training of its employees. It gives you a platform for unparalleled learning & development.
  • Personal Time-Off: In KPMG, employees are entitled to take 25 days Annual leave & 11 days paid Holidays.
  • Money-Saving Benefit: KPMG offers several benefits, including Mobile Allowance, Schooling Allowance, Annual Air Tickets Allowance & Relocation Allowance.
  • Financial Matters: KPMG Professional Services also provides Housing Allowance in Advance for regular employees to support their home financial matters.
  • Competitive Salaries & Free Tax Salary: KPMG offers competitive & tax-free salary.