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Senior Tax Associate

Company Name: Chalhoub Group
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 3-4 years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
What you’ll be doing  
The Senior tax associate will embed a culture of compliance in the Group’s commercial and finance operations.
1. Organizational:
Ensure Group Tax department’s policies, processes and standard operating procedures are carried out appropriately by accounting and commercial departments.
2. Operational:
Advise the business in structuring transactions through tax technical analysis and providing solutions that are compliant with tax regulations.
Performing tax health checks, tax compliance procedures, issues identification and resolution
Monthly/quarterly WHT return filing.
Corporate tax provision calculation, deferred tax calculations, return preparation and filing
Transfer pricing disclosure form, local file and master file preparation support
Support with tax implementation project in UAE and Pillar 2 implementation
Under the supervision of the tax manager, ensure that Group Tax department objectives are met
Escalate complex problems to country finance/accounting and follow up to ensure case/issue is closed efficiently and in a timely manner.
Perform procedures to ensure core accounting processes of AP, AR, treasury etc. are compliant with VAT / tax / other policies and guidelines set by the Group.
Review transactions and documents to ensure compliance with VAT / tax / other regulations and escalate incorrect treatments
Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills
Represent the companies in communications with tax authorities when required during tax inspections and / or audits
Ensure to have tax audit files ready for periodic/annual tax audit
Have good accounting knowledge to support with tax reconciliations with accounting records
Demonstrate good organizational and project management skills
Tax disclosures for financial statements

What you’ll need to succeed
Experienced in Corporate tax and Withholding tax, preferably gained in a big 4 professional services firm
Intermediate knowledge of GCC VAT and customs, international tax principles, transfer pricing and OECD initiatives (BEPS)
Experience with tax implementation projects
A degree/qualification in accounting and/or tax (ADIT, CTA, ACCA, CA, CPA)
The ideal candidate will be fluent in English with experience working in the tax compliance and advisory department in a professional services firm (big 4 preferred).
Arabic speaking candidates preferred
3 – 4 years of experience in the same field