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VAT Accountant in Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Experience: 2 - 5 yrs.
Education:Basic - Bachelor of Commerce(Commerce), Bachelor of Business Administration(Management)
Nationality: Any Nationality
Industry Type: General Trading / Export / Import
Other Benefits:Medical Insurance, Paid Annual Leaves, Annual Air tickets
Functional Area:Accounts / Taxation / Audit / Company Secretary Dec 16, 2018

Job Description

1. Review of monthly tax reports of sales and purchases transactions and review the following:
- Validation of supplier invoices as per VAT laws and regulations
- Validation of export transactions and relevant documentation if it is in line with VAT law.
- Validation of out of scope transactions
- Validation of purchase transactions if it is recorded in the correct GL.
- Ensuring that correct VAT treatment has been applied for business entertainment expenses.
- Ensuring correct VAT treatment is applied on samples given to customers
- Compliance of documentations and ensuring that documents are saved in the open text.
- Ensuring that intercompany transactions have been recorded as per the VAT law.
2. Reconciliation of Tax GLs to the VAT report balances
3. Test of controls on sample basis for each entity to make sure that obligation related to documentation are adhered and the systems reflects the underlying transactions correctly
4. Assist in preparing and finalizing the monthly VAT returns for the Group
5. Review and stay abreast of the VAT laws and regulations and further clarifications published by the FTA
6. Assisting in assessing the impact of changes in VAT laws on the business and ensure these are correctly reflected in the ERP system and understood across the business
7. Assist in preparing communications of process or law changes to Group Entities and ensure entities are following the advised process
8. Work closely with IT team to implement any system changes as decided by the VAT Team
9. Advise finance teams with regards to VAT related queries, if any

Desired Candidate Profile

Degree in Accounting or Equivalent Studies.
Previous Experience as Tax Accountant is a must.
Previous Experience with Tax Compliance.
Computer-Literate, Research Skills.
Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills.
Comfortable Working Under Pressure

Keyword: VAT, VAT Return, VAT Audit, Taxation
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