International Tax Manager seeking work in the UK and EU


I am a Chartered Accountant with over 14 years of post-qualification experience having proven and outstanding record in industry as well as big 4 firm (PwC) leading to consistent growth and increased responsibility for notable achievements. I am now looking for a career move that keeps my career dynamic and gives me an opportunity for widening my experience outside of the CCBA group.

I have expertise in international direct and indirect taxation, reporting, internal and financial controls, audit and compliance. Experience of FMCG, manufacturing, financial institutions, and oil and gas sectors. Possess good communication skills, ability to handle people across all hierarchical levels and a professional who adapts seamlessly to constant evolving processes and technologies.

Serial No: 178133
Skills keywords: audits, compliance, international tax, leadership skills, taxation

List Of Qualifications & Related Skills:

MSc in Accounting & Finance, University of Northampton - Mar 2022

Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales - May 2020

Professional Director Certification, Hukamah - Apr 2019

Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan - Nov 2006

Previous Employment Details:

Global Service Company Ltd, Dubai, UAE (GSC)
GCS is a subsidiary of Coca Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) and is located in Dubai International Financial Center.

Shareholder & Risk Reporting Manager (Group Taxation), 1 Aug 2019 to date
Tax & Legal Advisor, Mar 2013 to 31 Jul 2019

The role involves reporting to the Head of Tax of CCBA.

Role and main responsibilities:
Development and implementation of tax policy, procedures and governance framework.
Managing the outsourced corporate tax compliance process.
Oversight and reporting of uncertain tax positions relating to direct and indirect taxes of 30+ group entities in 12+ jurisdictions to the shareholders.
Designing and implementing group tax framework for quarterly and annual reporting to stakeholders.
Building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Reporting to The Coca Cola Company on Country-by-Country reporting and Controlled Foreign Company.
Couching of in-country finance team members.

Standard Chartered Bank Pakistan Ltd
Manager Group Internal Audit, October 2012 to March 2013

Executed audits of Small and Medium Enterprises.
Devised and maintained planning documents and audit test programs as per the Global Audit Methodology of SC.
Identified and escalated significant issues and ineffective controls during performance of audit.
Supervised and guided team members.

Interests & Hobbies:

Like to read books and listen to podcasts on the different topics which helps in my learning and development, time management, decision making and leadership.

Loves traveling, photography and also likes to write poetry.

During free time, creates art work.

Current location:  Dubai, United Arab Emirates - View on map
Nationality: Pakistan
Spoken languages: english, Hindi, Urdu