Tax and Compliance Accountant

Full time @Addify posted 7 months ago

Job Description

The successful Candidate will report to the Finance Manager for Accounting and Control within the Corporate Finance team. They will have a minimum of five years’ corporate finance / Tax experience, ideally in the UAE, and be a tax expert in VAT, with exposure to Corporate Tax regimes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • VAT Compliance & Clean-up/Refund
  • Preparation, Planning and Execution of Corporate Tax
  • Manage all Tax & Financial Compliance Filings
  • Prepare tax provisions schedules, returns, payments, reports and maintain a company’s tax database
  • Find tax solutions to complicated tax issues or errors from incorrect tax filings
  • Identify legal tax savings and recommend ways to improve profits
  • Make sure that clients comply with federal, state and local tax regulations
  • Advise management about the impact of tax liabilities and corporate strategies or new tax laws
  • Coordinate outsourced tax preparation work
  • Accurately prepare quarterly and annual tax reports
  • Keep up-to-date with tax changes and industry trends by participating in educational opportunities, participating in professional organizations, keeping up with professional networks and reading professional publications

Requirements

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Qualified Accountant – CA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA
  • Minimum +5 years of corporate finance experience in the BIG 4 (EY, Deloitte, PWC or KPMG)
  • Tax expert in VAT and exposure to Corporate Tax regimes
  • Experience in the Education sector is advantageous
  • VAT accounting on Mergers and Acquisitions

Key Demographic Requirements – applicants must be:

  • Based in UAE

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