Project management – Accounting, Tax & Compliance Officer ,

You will be responsible for our international clients’ accounting, tax, compliance and company secretary statutory obligations.

Dubai - UAE

Join the Hawksford team
You will be responsible for managing global legal and tax obligations, conducting local compliance research, and liaising with international partners and firms. The role involves supervising teams, reviewing junior accountants' work, and ensuring quality client communication and deliverables. 

Principal Accountabilities:  
  • Project manage complex book-keeping, audit and other engagements for our multi-national Clients. 
  • For every country on the planet, to timely accurately and completely discharge multi-national Clients’ legal, accounting, audit, and tax obligations including reporting obligations in Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, USA, Japan, New Zealand and so on. 
  • In every country on the planet, research accounting and taxation filing obligations including interaction with multiple government agencies. While completing the above, liaising with global law and accounting firms. 
  • Supervising international global partners who will be assisting you on the ground.
  • Reviewing the work of junior accountants in the Department and improve their deliverables.
  • Attending Clients meetings to address their needs and requests.  
  • Emailing multi-national Clients with quality deliverables including weekly calls and updates.

The type of person we are looking for:  
  • Degree in Accounting/ Finance/ Business & Accountancy or a related discipline. 
  • Steady career record: 3-5 years continuous experience with one employer and  6+ years total experience in accounting or external/internal audit including minimum 1 year at senior role. 
  • ACCA, CPA, CA or equivalent certification is an advantage. 
  • Knowledge of international taxation, financial statements, company secretary and auditing in more than 3 countries is an advantage. 
  • Familiar with international accounting principles and standards (IFRS, GAAP, etc.). 
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skill is the must. 
  • Multilingual (Chinese, German, Spain, Arabic, Russian etc.) will be considered as an advantage. 
  • Good analytical skills and attention to details. 
  • A team player, comfortable working within a multicultural team. 
  • A positive and proactive attitude. 
  • Primarily focus on solutions and not the problems. 
  • Enjoys serving multi-national Clients to a high professional standard. 

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