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ROLE

The Senior Tax Analyst – Middle East will play a crucial role at a moment of major change to the region’s tax landscape with the introduction of value-added tax (VAT) in the GCC. The incumbent will be the only tax specialist in the Middle East region and will functionally report to the General Manager Tax – This is a strategic role, providing tax planning and oversight (monitoring tax compliance, audits, risk) for one of the most important sub-regions in MC-AMI.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
– Coordination of readiness and implementation of VAT for the companies in the UAE and KSA- Oversight and management of all compliance and planning activities for VAT in the Middle East and income tax in Saudi Arabia as well as tax payments- Responsibility for maintenance of systems, controls and management reports post-VAT implementation.- Monthly reporting of the companies KSA’s tax provision/expense, effective tax rate and cash tax to global consolidation team.- Ongoing monitoring of profitability levels in the Middle East and interaction with global transfer pricing team as required.- Manage relationship and cost of tax advisors.- Manage relationship with tax authorities as well as other government agencies involved in the supervision and payment of tax incentives- Educate other functions on tax processes and raise awareness for compliance risks- Support and partner with other in-house teams/departments in ad hoc projects.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
– At least 5 years’ experience in Finance with focus on reporting and accounting processes- General knowledge of taxes and experience dealing with taxes in other countries desirable- Preference for candidate with experience in multinational organisations and IFRS reporting- Experience with cross-functional projects

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
– Strong analytical skills- Resourceful and ambitious to succeed in a newly-created role- Open-minded and willing to work in a multi-functional and multi-cultural environment.- Independent to work without local functional supervision- Good communication and presentation skills to explain tax issues to non-tax specialists and keep an efficient communication channel with head-office- Extremely important that communication must be in very clear, concise and plain English

Job Details

Date Posted: 2017-07-11
Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job Role: Accounting and Auditing
Company Industry: Automotive

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career

Source: Bayt Dubai Jobs

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