Job Description

Jawad Business Group

VAT Officer

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Job id: 246729

11 Oct 2018

Job Location



5 to 7 years

Qualification Level


Job Function

Accounts / Tax / CS / Audit / Finance


VAT/Taxation experience, Oracle ERP

Jobseeker Nationality

Only Nationals of the Country for which the Job is posted

VAT Officer

Job Location : Bahrain

Good Salary Package will be offered

Job Description :

• Objective of the position would be to ensure compliance with VAT law and advise how indirect taxes such as value added tax (VAT) and customs duty impinge on the group's supply chain and financial and accounting systems.

Job Purpose :

• To lead the efficient and successful VAT implementation within the group companies through a structured approach.
• Build and maintain relationships with group accounting and commercial staff.
• Coordinate with consultants for filing and other compliance matters
• Act as main source of knowledge and advice for the group staff.
• Designing relevant forms, processes and VAT reporting system to ensure delivering VAT reporting on timely basis
• Preparing and reviewing VAT return
• Identifying potential tax planning opportunities
• Liaise with and manage the working relationship with GAZT, & Customs during routine audits and ad hoc enquiries
• Train and educate the key members on VAT rules
• Maintain VAT accounts for group company, process payments on timely basis and ensure refunds are received within reasonable time.
• Partner with IT and accounting staff for necessary changes in ERP system for VAT recording and reporting.
• Any other responsibility as per line manager and management instruction

Requirements :

• A Senior Indirect Tax Professional with at least five to seven years’ experience preferably from a business education/accountancy background.
• Experience working for a Big 4 accounting firm is preferred
• VAT/Taxation experience is essential.
• Team player with ability to build effective relationships at all levels
• Ability to solve problems creatively and pragmatically
• Arabic language skills considered an advantage
• Experience of Oracle ERP would be an advantage
• Need Bahraini National

Interested candidate can apply with your updated resume

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