Financial Services In-House Tax Accountant, Abu Dhabi, to £70k

Specialism:
Corporate Tax Jobs
Job Title:
In House Tax Jobs, Tax Accountant Jobs, Tax Manager Jobs
Region:
Europe, Middle East & Africa Tax Jobs
Location:
Abu Dhabi Tax Jobs
City:
Abu Dhabi City Tax Jobs
Salary:
£60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Tax Free Expat Salary + bens
Posted:
16-Oct-18
Job Ref:
3451147

Leading investment body based in Abu Dhabi requires a Tax Accountant to join the team.


Your new company

Leading investment body based in Abu Dhabi requires a Tax Accountant to join the team.

Your new role

The mandate of the Tax Function is to identify and address tax opportunities and risks, monitor tax attributes,
oversee the Council's tax compliance obligations around the world and develop and implement the Council's
overall tax strategy. The Tax Accountant will support the Manager Global Tax in the end‐to‐end tax
compliance, and information reporting oversight (tax calculations, filings and payments).

* Prepare and / or review tax calculations, tax returns, disclosure filings, and tax payments for the Council, its subsidiaries, and General Partner / special purpose vehicles, including UAE and non‐UAE VAT filings.

o Oversee setup of compliance activities for new investments.

* Oversee the compliance relationship with external providers and regularly liaise with compliance providers to ensure filings and payments are accurate, and are made on time.

o Reconcile and confirm filings and payments to ensure internal records match tax authority records and notices.

* Regularly test and report on the tax attributes of investments by the Council's subsidiaries.
* Manage the withholding tax reclaim, and relief at source process, including liaising with custodians to ensure all required documentation is up to date and on file.
* Maintain and coordinate update of relevant inter‐company transfer pricing documentation, and financing
* documentation.
* Collate, and coordinate provision of tax information required to be reported for Country‐by‐Country (and
* similar) reporting regimes ("CbCR").
* Collate and coordinate provision of tax accruals, and other tax related information as required for group
* quarterly reporting purposes.
* Coordinate The Council, and subsidiaries worldwide information reporting requirements, e.g. CRS, and U.S.(chapter 3, and chapter 4) reporting.
* Monitor international tax developments, and suggest ways to address changes in law affecting the Council.
* Conduct necessary research in order to support senior colleagues in providing advice on transactional taxmatters based on sound analysis, and to support the decision‐making of global transactions, financing/ refinancing,mergers, operational changes and expansions, etc.
* Assist the Manager Global Tax in developing the Council's overall tax strategy, and processes.
* Carry out other similar or related duties as assigned.

What you'll need to succeed

Education:

University Degree, preferably in Accounting, Business, or a related field (required)
M.A. in Taxation, and/or CPA/CA (highly desirable)

Experience:

* As a minimum approx. three (3) to five (5) years of relevant tax reporting, compliance and planning experiencefor a SWF/asset manager with a global portfolio of investments, or equivalent experience with a "Big 4"accounting firm (required).
* Experience in financial statutory accounting and reporting under IFRS standards, particularly for income taxes(required).
* U.S. information reporting and tax experience (highly desirable).
* Understanding of asset management organizations and different asset classes (ideally traditional and alternatives) (highly desirable.

Additionally:

* Full fluency in written and spoken English (required).
* Excellent command over IFRS (highly desirable).
* Strong Excel skills (well‐versed at handling large volume of data, competent at using different functions and formulas) (essential).
* Practical knowledge of U.S., European, Australian, and/or Asian tax laws for inbound investments (desirable).
* Sound analytical and intellectual capabilities.
* High level of accuracy and attention to detail (essential).
* Experience with tax technology and/or tax function process improvement is advantageous.

What you need to do now

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