Job description / Role
We are seeking a Tax & Accounts graduate for a Business Development Executive role for a well-established business across the UAE. The role will promote the tax and advisory services that the business offers to new clients and ensure the maintenance and development of business streams with existing clients. As an ambassador for the company, the successful applicant will represent the firm in a professional and strategic manner to clients directly and in networking situations. You will maintain a strong brand awareness and deliver a consistently high sales performance, contributing to the ongoing growth of the organisation.
The role is responsible for customer acquisition, lead generation, and prospect management and will manage client portfolio and advise them on the most appropriate VAT & Financial services & solutions. Actively developing new business, it will also manage key accounts and be the point of contact for those clients. The highest standards of customer service are expected, thereby increasing the satisfaction and quality of experience, and managing the process to deliver high levels of cost-clarity and customer satisfaction at all times. Key skills include strong sales negotiation skills, emphatic listening, and strong organisational ability in the pursuit of converting leads into sales. You will constantly recognize and explore opportunities and areas for future development and present these to management and contribute to the development of marketing materials, promotions, and digital content.
The successful applicant will be a recent University graduate in Finance and Accounting and preference would go those who possess a Masters. Candidates must be able to display (and maintain) a high level of UAE VAT and Accounting regulation knowledge with customers in order to be seen as 'expert' and a credible source of information, thus demonstrating effectively the services the firm offer which is not only the packages but also the quality of the process overall. Accurate administration and solid knowledge of CRM software and MS Office is essential with strong personal desire to succeed.
This is a superb opportunity to join a successful organisation, continuing their expansion across the GCC region.
About the Company
Irwin & Dow was established by two highly experienced recruitment professionals, Tracey Irwin and Jocelyn Dow. We provide a refreshing approach by working in close partnership with clients and candidates within the Business Support, Secretarial, HR & Finance sectors.
Good staff are key to every business. We recognise and appreciate this, having over thirty years combined recruitment and executive search experience within the region.
Our main aim is to provide a specialist service to clients preferring to work with a bespoke consultancy.
Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount and our ultimate goal is to become a partner of choice for all our clients and candidates.
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