Tax and Compliant Accountant


Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP749-185

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Tax & Compliance Accountant

The successful Candidate will report to the Finance Manager for Accounting and Control within the Corporate Finance team. They will have a minimum of five years’ corporate finance / Tax experience, ideally in the UAE, and be a tax expert in VAT, with exposure to Corporate Tax regimes.

Key Responsibilities:

• VAT Compliance & Clean-up/Refund
• Preparation, Planning and Execution of Corporate Tax
• Manage all Tax & Financial Compliance Filings
• Prepare tax provisions schedules, returns, payments, reports and maintain a company’s tax database
• Find tax solutions to complicated tax issues or errors from incorrect tax filings
• Identify legal tax savings and recommend ways to improve profits
• Make sure that clients comply with federal, state and local tax regulations
• Advise management about the impact of tax liabilities and corporate strategies or new tax laws
• Coordinate outsourced tax preparation work
• Accurately prepare quarterly and annual tax reports
• Keep up-to-date with tax changes and industry trends by participating in educational opportunities, participating in professional organizations, keeping up with professional networks and reading professional publications


Qualifications & Experience:

• Qualified Accountant – CA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA
• Minimum +5 years of corporate finance experience in the BIG 4 (EY, Deloitte, PWC or KPMG)
• Tax expert in VAT and exposure to Corporate Tax regimes
• Experience in the Education sector is advantageous
• VAT accounting on Mergers and Acquisitions

About the Company

Taaleem's main activity is the development and management of early childhood, primary and secondary schools. With quality at the forefront of our offering, we tailor each project to answer the specific educational requirements of a wide range of families by offering top international curricula including British, American, the International Baccalaureate and our custom early childhood programme.

Taaleem, which means education in Arabic, is committed to inspiring students and helping them to identify and develop their passions and talents. We only recruit the best international teachers who are capable of delivering our international curricula in a creative and engaging manner.

Taaleem is seeking to raise the educational standards in the region. The combined experience of its core team of senior education leaders in international education policy, operations and global management best practices means Taaleem is well positioned to ensure the creative of truly exceptional schools that satisfy the most comprehensive and exacting education developmental requirements.

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