Ref: GP186-6563

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is currently working with an international client, within the trading and logistics sector, whom are currently in the process of looking to recruit a Group Tax Manager. This role, with a reporting line to the Finance Director, shall take ownership of all tax strategy and operational matters across their network of companies, which spans a UAE corporate office and a network of entities spanning the sub-continent and Asia.

This role shall also be heavily geared towards the development of all internal policies, accounting procedures and any regulatory controls; to manage filings, liabilities and efficiencies across all applicable tax jurisdictions. In conjunction, this Tax Manager shall oversee the completion and execution of transfer pricing across the group, whilst having direct oversight of VAT assets and calculations, to ensure accurate, timely and streamlined preparation of payments.


The client will look to recruit a qualified accountancy and finance professional with a chartered qualification (ACA, ACCA, ACMA or CPA) coupled, with a background from a Big Four practice, within a tax accounting and/or advisory function. The successful candidate shall have a strong insight to the UAE tax environment (VAT & Corporate) coupled with exposure to varied and international tax jurisdictions.

This Manager level role will require a minimum of six years of post-qualified experience, along with a track record managing a team of Accountants, within a strategic and operational tax position. The successful applicant shall also be able to display strong Excel-based analytical skills with an ability to undertake financial modelling and detailed data analysis. From a soft skillset perspective, the candidate shall possess excellent communication and reporting skills, to manage international partnerships externally and senior reporting lines internally.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.

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