VAT Specialist

  • Regions Middle East
  • Country United Arab Emirates
  • City Abu Dhabi
  • Type of Employment Permanent
  • Job number WTSziad.moh25095

About the job


Managing tax compliance, including the liaising with the finance function to follow a process of preparing, reviewing, filing and payment of VAT returns, ensuring timely and accurate compliance is achieved.

Ensuring that any indirect tax risks are well controlled and ensuring that adjustments are made for any perceived control failures. Seeks opportunities to add value either through process efficiencies or creating value by identifying cash improvements. Responding to a wide range of indirect tax queries by business stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

Manage operational day-to-day activities with VAT impact

Review VAT returns & ensure timely submission

Manage VAT risks & maintain VAT risk register

Identify VAT opportunities, manage VAT recovery rate & manage VAT Cashflows

Provide VAT training to Finance & Business

Manage relations with third parties including FTA and Customs in co-operation and direction from HQ

Manage internal VAT queries and/or being advisor for internal stakeholders.

Company  :  Oil & Gas Company 
Type          :  Staff 



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • CTA, CTP, or equivalent certificates in finance or accounting related qualifications
  • Minimum 5+ years’ of VAT experience, 4 of them in VAT compliance

     Experience in tax functions in large corporates

    Specific experience in the oil and gas industry

    Technical knowledge about VAT in the UAE

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