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Head of Indirect Tax

Sharjah   •  Permanent

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  • Head of Indirect Tax
  • Multinational FMCG Company - UAE

About Our Client

The client is a multinational profile based in Sharjah, UAE and operating across the Middle East and GCC.

Job Description

The Head of Indirect Tax (reporting into the Finance Director) will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Ownership of the Indirect Tax function across the GCC and Middle East
  • Strategic tax planning
  • Develop the indirect tax/ vat frameworks for the business
  • Mitigate tax risks
  • Improve compliance on tax issues and indirect tax processes
  • Ensure timely regulatory filing, tax reconciliations and accounting
  • Work with the IT function to ensure the indirect tax process is as time and cost effective as possible
  • Establish Indirect Tax function
  • Support the multiple BU's in implementing Indirect Tax and compliance maintenance
  • Improve and implement Indirect Tax controls
  • VAT impact analysis

The Successful Applicant

The Head of Indirect Tax profile must be:

  • Qualified Accountant (Added Tax Qualifications will be advantageous)
  • 10-15 Years of relevant Indirect/ VAT experience
  • 5+ Years managerial experience
  • Prior experience of implementing Indirect Tax/ VAT will be advantageous
  • Exposure to large ERP systems with regards to VAT (Oracle/ SAP or similar)
  • Big 4 experience will be advantageous (First time Big 4 movers will be considered with extensive Indirect Tax experiences)

What's on Offer

Highly competitive market rate with added benefits will be offered to join a highly supportive and growing business.

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