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Senior VAT Analyst

Job ID: 1775482 | Amazon Middle East and NA FZ

DESCRIPTION

Job summary
Amazon MENA is looking for an Indirect Tax (VAT) Senior tax Analyst based in Dubai, to primarily support the end to end VAT compliance requirements in Middle East region. The candidate should be able to exhibit interpersonal skills while interacting with the tax authorities and should be fluent in English and Arabic (spoken and written). Primary duties include:
· Ensuring adherence with all compliance under the VAT laws in MENA region including computation of tax, payment of tax, filing of returns, filing of statements and certifications.
· Analysing transactional data and validating the correctness of the same to ensure compliance with company policy and VAT laws.
· Working closely with multiple teams like accounting, AP, AR, Treasury etc, to improve systems and processes for effective compliance management
· Managing tax assessments and audits and ensuring all documentation required for tax audits and assessment.
· Tax Accounting and Reconciliation of tax returns with financial books and tax reports.
· Collate data and co-ordinate in relation to tax audit and tax notices.
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· Supporting business teams and litigation team with accurate and timely data support for current and past periods.
· Create process documentation and update them at regular intervals in consultation with relevant stakeholders

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Proficient in English and Arabic (Spoken and written).
· Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
· Experience in financial accounting systems and accounting process with hands on experience of reconciliation of financial books with tax returns.
· Experience in handling multi-country operated company’s indirect tax compliance will be preferred.
· Ability to work independently with limited general supervision, effectively prioritising competing demands managing multiple projects to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge and experience with accounting for taxes - Prior experience and knowledge in dealing with ERPs (Oracle)
· Experience in working with cross-functional team
· Maintain a high level of attention to detail, the ability to work independently, adjust priorities, and work in a continuously changing environment.
· Ability to understand and work with ERP systems and tax engine systems.