VAT Analyst - Middle East
Mondelēz International
11d ago


Mondelez International LLC is a whole new company that has been reimagined with a single focus in mind : create delicious moments of joy by sharing the world’s favorite brands.

Launched on Oct. 1, 2012, and employing around 100,000 people around the world, Mondelez International comprises the global snacking and food brands of the former Kraft Foods Inc.

While Mondelez International LLC is new, our brands are as diverse and rich with heritage as the 170 countries in which our products are marketed.

As the world’s pre-eminent maker of snacks, Mondelez International LLC has leading shares in every category and every region of the world in which it competes.

The company holds the No. 1 position globally in Biscuits, Chocolate, Candy and Powdered Beverages as well as the No. 2 position in Gum.

Mondelez International LLC portfolio includes several billion-dollar brands such as Nabisco, Oreo and LU biscuits, Cadbury and Milka chocolate, Tang powdered beverages and Trident gums.

Mondelez International LLC has annual revenue of approximately $35 billion and operations in more than 80 countries. Position Purpose Responsible for managing the Middle East (UAE / Bahrain / EU) VAT compliance and accounting and ensure robust control framework to mitigate any undue VAT leakage Primary Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • Local VAT Compliance (UAE & Bahrain) and Audit management
  • Interaction with EY on all monthly VAT related returns
  • Provide data on VAT input / output to EY
  • VAT query handling and resolution with EY
  • VAT Audit management in consultation with EY
  • Ensure VAT supporting documents are maintained.
  • Monitoring VAT calendar, including all tax payments, to ensure compliance with UAE / Bahrain tax authority’s dates
  • VAT Accounting (UAE & Bahrain)
  • Ensure GL level reconciliation with sub ledger including submission in Blackline
  • Non VAT claimable data is segregated and reported correctly
  • Reverse charge / deemed sales ensure correct accounting and reporting
  • Prepare monthly tax provision calculation / analysis for VAT.
  • Ensure all VAT transactions are properly captured including Intercompany transactions
  • EU VAT Compliance and monitoring
  • Liaise with MEU VAT teams (GB / NL / FR) to ensure that VAT returns are prepared / submitted in time
  • Check monthly data to ensure that Tax Departure country codes are properly selected on applicable Sales orders.
  • Monitor any new customers that need to be included in the VAT invoices flow
  • Work with stakeholders to setup new VAT flow and ensure compliance
  • Work with MEU VAT teams for all payments / refunds / Blackline Reconciliations and accounting issues
  • Scrutiny of invoices on sample basis to ensure the VAT is being captured accurately.
  • Keep a close watch on commercial leakage of VAT and propose compliant mitigation options of the same.
  • Liaise with other functions / MBS partners for incorrect VAT, if any
  • Provide all supporting documentation to external auditor (PWC) during field audit.
  • Provide the required assistance to management for the Adhoc requests.
  • Any other task related to VAT or general accounting based on the requirement.
  • Monitor the new developments in VAT in UAE / Bahrain and its impact on business
  • Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Language Requirements Knowledge : including education, qualifications and training

  • Professional degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • Deep expert knowledge of Statutory Accounting (for local accounting)
  • Deep knowledge of VAT laws and regulations and accounting
  • Skills / Leadership Competencies

  • Problem solving
  • Priority setting
  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Motivating others
  • Customer focus
  • Drive for result
  • Presentation skills
  • Experience

  • 3-5 years of experience in statutory / VAT accounting / preferably in international business environment
  • Experience in working with financial systems example : SAP
  • Experience within the FMCG industry with a Multi-National (Preferred)
  • Languages

  • Professional fluency in English and Urdu
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