MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:
The Finance & Tax Accountant will be primarily responsible for the delivery of tax reporting and compliance requirements in the assigned region. When required, the Finance & Tax Accountant will also provide support with general finance and accountancy functions.
Reporting into the Regional Compliance & Statutory Manager, the primary objective of the Finance & Tax Accountant is to assist with the local tax accounting and compliance requirements for Rapid Access.
Key duties will include preparing tax calculations, payments and returns for the assigned region as well as maintaining and reporting accurate accounting records for audit purposes.
The role holder will have in-depth technical tax knowledge and will be able to demonstrate a proven ability to identify and manage tax risks. They will also have an in-depth understanding of financial accounting principles – especially the management of receivables and payables.
Support the Regional Compliance & Statutory Manager with the proper preparation and recording of tax entries in the assigned region
Prepare tax payments, estimate and track tax returns
Review and analyse financial statements for necessary tax adjustments and prepare quarterly tax reports
Prepare appropriate documentation to support uncertain tax positions and tax provisions
Perform year-end accrual review and prepare the tax provision
Maintain the tax preparation system
Liaise with internal and external auditors
Ensuring the organisation is compliant with all local tax legislation
Tax Accounting and Reporting:
Prepare and review other various annual and quarterly tax reports
Forecast tax predictions to senior managers
Assist with regular reporting of tax provisions
Compile data and perform inquiries relative to the tax provision and tax return processes
Tax Compliance and Audit Management:
Assist with both external and internal tax audits, including collating and preparing the necessary documentation. Prepare and review responses, and where applicable liaise with external advisors and the tax authority
Help in the preparation and lodging of VAT tax returns
Help with improvements regarding the tax accounting and compliance process
Accumulate, analyse, and process financial accounting data to prepare tax returns, estimated tax payments, forecasts and financial accounting estimates of tax
Ensure client adherence to compliance-related deadlines such as extensions, tax estimate requirements, tax return filings and other tax related services
Process and Administrative Tasks:
Contribute to the implementation of the regional tax control framework
Support with ad-hoc questions that arise and dealing with tax authority enquiries
Organise and update the tax database
Assist with other general accounting such as the processing and recording and processing of accounts payable transactions, invoices and staff expenses
When necessary, assist in the preparation of financial reports such as financial statements, budget performance, and interim grant financial reporting as well as accounts analysis and reconciliations
|Job Location:||Dammam, Saudi Arabia|
|Job Role:||Accounting and Auditing|
|Career Level:||Mid Career|