Tax Accountant - Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tax free and very competitive
11 Oct 2018
16 Oct 2018
Contract type
Full time

You will support the Global Tax Manager in the following duties:

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

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.

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 firms 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 Firms, 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 firm.

Conduct necessary research in order to support senior colleagues in providing advice on transactional tax matters 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 Firms overall tax strategy, and processes.

Carry out other similar or related duties as assigned.


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

As a minimum approx. three (3) to five (5) years of relevant tax reporting, compliance and planning experience for an asset manager with a global portfolio of investments, or equivalent experience with a “Big 4” accounting firm (required). Or even a SWF
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)

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