Ref: KP561-2448

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Role Purpose

The Tax Officer - Azadea Business Services is responsible for executing the tax process and assist in the preparation of the Tax Returns across all countries of the Group.

Key Responsibilities

- Extract data needed for the Group's tax filings for all direct and indirect taxes (Corporate income tax, VAT, WHT, etc.) for the countries in scope
- Review data, accounting transactions and supporting documentation and ensure full compliance with the Group's tax policies and procedure, and local tax legislation for all direct and indirect taxes (Corporate income tax, VAT, WHT, etc.) for the countries in scope
- Prepare and maintain the needed reports and reconciliations for the preparation of the tax returns for all direct and indirect taxes (Corporate income tax, VAT, WHT, etc.) for the countries in scope in a timely and accurate manner
- Liaise closely with the Regional Tax Team and subordinates on all tax related queries to ensure that accurate and timely information is always provided
- Assist the Regional Tax Team with the preparation of the documents and reconciliations needed for Tax Audits or Tax Filings done at Group Level
- Ensure high level of customer service is delivered and maintained and that internal customers are satisfied by meeting all internal SLA's and by following up on requests in a timely manner.



- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; Master's degree is a plus
- 3-4 years of experience in accounting with tax compliance, Big 4 / large group experience is a plus
- Proficiency in MS Office
- Fluency in English, Arabic, French is plus
- Customer Focus 2
- Attention to details 3
- Communication Skills 1
- Planning & organizing 2
- Decision Making 1
- Analytical thinking 2
- Developing self 1

About the Company

Azadea Group is a premier fashion and lifestyle retail company that owns and operates more than 50 leading international franchise concepts across the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and Europe. Since its inception in 1978, the Group has grown a substantial chain of stores representing leading international brand names in fashion and accessories, food and beverage, home furnishing, sporting goods and multimedia.With over 11,000 employees, the company boasts a solid infrastructure overseeing more than 600 stores spread across 15 countries including Algeria, Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Ghana, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar and United Arab Emirates.

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