Sr. Specialist Tax


Dubai, UAE

  1. Full-time
  2. Tax
  3. talabat
  4. On-Site

Job description

About the opportunity

Role Summary

The Senior Tax Specialist plays a crucial Tax role within the Talabat Group, focusing on Tax compliance, advisory and audits. Talabat is seeking a driven Tax Specialist to join our team, with responsibilities including both direct and indirect Taxes in the MENA region. 


What’s On Your Plate?

  • Support Talabat Group in managing regional direct and indirect Tax compliance and finalization of Tax returns (i.e. Corporate Income Tax, Withholding Tax, Value-Added Tax), along with their Tax audits, in collaboration with finance teams, external consultants, and other stakeholders.

  • Support Talabat Group in reviewing various commercial contracts from a Tax perspective.

  • Support the regional Head of Tax and the parent company in implementing Tax-efficient structures and strategies.

  • Monitoring changes in the domestic Tax laws and regulations to assess their impact on Talabat Group.

  • Support the regional Head of Tax and the parent company in coordinating different assignments and projects with external Tax advisors and auditors on technical Tax matters, income Tax accounting, compliance processes, and other special Tax projects.

  • Preparation of Tax reports and analysis for various stakeholders, detailing Tax aspects and implications.

  • Participating in the development of any Tax planning initiatives by applying knowledge of Tax laws, foreign Tax laws, and double Tax treaties.

  • Support Talabat Group in monitoring and reviewing intercompany transactions to ensure that they are in line with the Group’s transfer pricing policy and domestic Tax laws.

  • Perform special Tax projects and other Tax-relevant duties as assigned by management.



What Did We Order?

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field is mandatory. 

  • Professional certification such as an ADIT, CPA, ACCA is a plus. 

  • 4+ years of experience in Tax, preferably in the MENA region, with a Big 4 firm or within an in-house Tax function of a multinational corporation.

  • Ability to conduct a Tax analysis independently.

  • Familiarity with spreadsheet software like Microsoft Excel is also essential for data analysis and reporting. 

  • Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy. 

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate across teams. 

  • Must manage multiple tasks, prioritize workload, and meet deadlines effectively. 

  • High level of integrity, ethics, and professionalism.

Who we are

As the region’s leading local tech organization, we’re proud to say that we have been delivering for millions of people right across MENA for the past 18 years.
We were founded in Kuwait in 2004, and acquired by Delivery Hero (DHER) in 2015. This gives us a unique outlook - local knowledge with global expertise. It also allows us to innovate, create, and bring new technologies for the betterment of the MENA region, such as q-commerce, sustainable packaging, cloud kitchens, autonomous delivery vehicles, robots, and drones.
We deliver across 9 countries with more than 4,500+ employees! Our food delivery business works with over 27,000 brands and almost 50,000 branches.
Our q-commerce concept, talabat mart (121 Stores), now delivers groceries to customers in Bahrain, Iraq, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the UAE in 30 minutes or less!

talabat is part of the Delivery Hero Group, the world’s leading local delivery platform operating in 70+ countries worldwide

  1. Dubai

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