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Tax Specialist - ME

Location : United Arab Emirates
Job Type : Permanent
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 4
Required Education : Bachelor Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Pharmaceuticals
Job Category : Finance & Accounting

Job Description :

A multinational pharmaceutical company is currently looking for a Tax Specialist to based in Dubai, UAE. This is an excellent opportunity to grow in a challenging role with a reputable organization. Our client has the ability and reputation for being able to attract and retain the very best talent on the market, so competition for this opportunity will be high.


Key aspects of the role include:
- Filing the periodic VAT return for all assigned geographical units
- Evaluating Tax risks and Performing tax assessments
- Developing tax processes and policies
- Training employees as necessary
- Liaising with the global tax department and working with the Finance, Procurement, Legal and Commercial teams across Middle East regarding all tax-related topics

Required Qualifications :
To be successful you will need to meet the following criteria:
- Only candidates based in United Arab Emirates will be considered

- Bilingual fluency in English AND Arabic

- Certified by Tax Authority
- Experience in an audit / Tax consultancy or in the tax department of an international company with at least 2 years of focus value added tax
- Knowledge of VAT in UAE and GCC is required
- Practical experience in the preparation of VAT returns and the definition/setup of VAT related processes and systems
- Knowledge of SAP ERP system and common reporting and reporting and analysis tools desirable

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