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Senior Tax Consultant - Dubai, UAE

  • Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Salary: Up to UAE Dirhams280000 per annum per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Rita Rawda
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 24 February 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -012022-467276

About the role: Our client is a multinational consultancy company, that is looking to hire a Senior Tax Consultant to be based in Dubai, UAE.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the preparation of multiple tax returns (withholding tax, VAT, corporate income) across different geographies (UAE, KSA, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Lebanon)
  • Working with multiple internal and external stakeholders to ensure that entity tax certificates are renewed annually in a timely manner
  • Working with clients to obtain withholding tax certificates for amounts withheld and requesting for the necessary tax credit from the tax authorities
  • Supporting vendors (including related parties) to obtain withholding tax certificates from local tax authorities
  • Leading the advance tax payment process and working closely with the local treasury team to adequately plan for cash outflows
  • With support from external advisors, assist with the preparation of entity local file, disclosure forms, affidavit report, Country by Country reporting notification
  • Assist in tax audit processes as needed in close cooperation with the Tax and Compliance Manager, Finance Director and Global Tax Team
  • Responsible for the completion of the Tax Provision Packages in the Corptax tool, which reconciles local tax to US GAAP tax
  • Ensuring a continuous audit-ready state, with readily available tax defence documentation for all taxes
  • Leading and participating in local and global tax-relevant projects
  • Work closely with Global Mobility tax team to mitigate personal/corporate tax risks

Qualifications:

  • University degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent through experience
  • CPA/CA or equivalent essential
  • 5-7 years of experience working in Big 4 environment essential
  • Experience working in the tax function in the Middle East for a large MNC group