Jobs available for VAT collection in UAE

It has just announced that there job vacancies for professionals in the UAE who are currently looking for job in private or government intuitions to the implementation of the value-added tax (VAT).

It has also been said that VAT managers, consultants, auditors, accountants, analysts and call centre agents, among others, are now being sought after, with hiring expected to pick up as the launch draws closer.

The UAE’s Ministry of Finance – which oversees the rollout and administration of the new tax system- also announced that it is looking for new employees to join the “tax administration team” in the UAE.

“As part of the UAE’s plan to implement the Federal Tax System, and establish the Federal Tax Authority, the Ministry of Finance announces its need to source qualified candidates (for several positions)” the ministry said on its website.

The UAE and the rest of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states agreed earlier that a collection of 5 percent VAT on goods and services will be starting from January 1, 2018. Recruitment specialists have also said that the launch of VAT will open up employment opportunities for jobseekers.

So far, 28 positions have opened in the Ministry of Finance and it includes compliance and enforcement director, tax auditor, analyst, registrations staff, contact centre agent, purchasing specialist, legal counsel and administrative assistant, among many others.

“Those who wish to apply to any of the (listed vacancies), view the job purpose of each position and send your CV,” the notice reads.

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