Accounting & Financial Control Tax Specialist

Robert Half


Ref: HP341-761

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Company

A world leader in their field my client is looking to recruit an Accounting & Financial Control Tax Specialist.

The Role

The Accounting &Financial Control Tax Specialist is responsible for managing the functioning of the direct and indirect taxation sub-function which includes executing correct calculations, deductions, deposits, filing of returns and managing any litigations related to indirect tax on behalf of the business. In addition, the role is responsible for developing and implementing proactive and progressive tax planning and tax saving strategies.

* Project and plan the overall tax obligation for the year in accordance with the business plan
* Legally minimise tax liabilities through informed application of tax laws and regulations
* Ensure compliance with the statutory regulations related to Indirect Tax
* Carry out processes as per the defined Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
* Prepare tax calculations, estimates and reports accruals and purpose
* Liaise with the tax department, revert to queries and manage any litigations related to indirect tax
* Establish appropriate systems or processes for tax risk management
* Act as the key point of contact and support for local and regional taxation matters
* Liaise with tax authorities and provide tax audit support for the organisation to statutory/GST/internal auditors and manage external tax authorities and consultants locally and regionally
* Review current and deferred tax provisions while keeping abreast with all regulatory changes
* Provide support on internal tax advisory services and business operation matters to the organisation
* Coordinate ad-hoc tax-driven business initiatives locally or regionally
* Facilitate tax audits, scrutinize all transactions and own the reporting dashboards for management teams and collate monthly tax reports for GST, Excise Tax, Service Tax, VAT, Custom Duty, etc.
* Coordinate and implement ad-hoc tax-driven business initiatives locally or regionally
* Implement all relevant section policies, processes, and procedures so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner
* Execute the continuous improvement of systems, processes and practices taking into account 'international leading practice' and changes in business environment and leveraging insights. This includes supporting the related change management efforts
* Contribute to the preparation of timely and accurate reports to meet the section requirements, policies and standards


The Candidate

* Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
* Professional Finance certification (ACCA/CIMA or equivalent)
* Minimum of 6 years of extensive experience in Finance or related role (e.g. Tax Specialist), preferably in a:
* Diverse/multi-cultural business industry (obtained from medium to large organisation)
* Multi-national company
* Energy and utility sector

Salary and Benefits

28,000aed per month plus company benefits

Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. Pay and salary ranges are dependent upon experience, qualifications and training.

About the Company

Founded in 1948, Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE symbol: RHI) is the world\'s first and largest specialized staffing firm and a member of the S&P 500 index. We are a global leader in professional staffing and consulting services and the parent company of Protiviti, a leading independent internal audit and business and technology risk consulting firm. For 2006, Robert Half International reported revenues of $4 billion and now has staffing and consulting operations in more than 400 locations worldwide.

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