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Job Purpose/Summary:

We are seeking a meticulous and knowledgeable VAT Accountant to manage our company’s Value Added Tax (VAT) compliance. The primary responsibility of this role is to ensure accurate preparation and filing of VAT returns, maintain proper records of transactions, and ensure compliance with VAT laws and regulations. The VAT Accountant will work closely with other departments to ensure proper recording and reporting of VAT transactions and stay updated on VAT legislation changes to ensure compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to company policies, Safety, Health, and Environment Management System procedures, and contribute to achieving target rates while complying with quality procedures and NAMA IMS certified standards.
  • Ensure compliance with VAT laws and regulations by accurately preparing and filing VAT returns in a timely manner.
  • Prepare VAT reports, including VAT returns, VAT summaries, and other VAT-related reports, for management and tax authorities.
  • Account for VAT transactions, including recording VAT on purchases, calculating VAT liabilities, and reconciling VAT accounts to resolve any discrepancies.
  • Maintain accurate records of all VAT transactions, including invoices and receipts, in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor changes in VAT legislation and ensure the company’s adherence to all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure proper recording and reporting of VAT transactions.
  • Assist with VAT audits by providing necessary documentation and responding to inquiries from tax authorities.
  • Support other accounting functions as needed.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field. A professional certificate such as CPA, CIMA, ACCA, CA, or equivalent is a plus.

Experience:

2 to 10 years of experience in VAT accounting or related fields.

Job Skills/Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge of VAT laws and regulations.
  • Experience with VAT reporting and compliance.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other accounting software.
  • Knowledge of international VAT regulations is a plus.

 

Job Category: Non-Technical/Business Support Professional
Job Type: Contractor Full Time
Job Location: Jubail Industrial City
JOB ID: 40000020

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