It's a great time for finance professionals who are considering a move to the Middle East, with the region currently experiencing a strong job market and starting salaries continuing to see large gains.
As the region starts to implement VAT, undergo finance automation and digital transformation programmes, the demand for skilled professionals remains high. Many roles are in increased demand, and expatriate recruitment remains a priority for executives in the Middle East. Our Salary Guide explores the key roles growing in demand within the region for the coming year.
One of the key benefits that many expatriates in the earning a tax-free income and enjoying the multicultural lifestyle. With Dubai hosing Expo 2020, it continues to grow on the international stage offering opportunities for professionals to develop their careers with local businesses through to multinational corporations.
At Robert Half, we work with some of the top companies in Dubai and Abu Dhabi (amongst others) and have a wide array of permanent job opportunities available in accounting and finance, financial services, technology, human resources, legal and business support.
Why not have a look at the roles we currently have available – and apply for positions now to give yourself the best head-start for your job search.
Relocating to the Middle East
Living and working in the Middle East is an unforgettable experience and recently the UAE has been named as in the top 10 locations for expats according to HSBC
To find out a bit more about the practicalities of relocating – the following sites provide some useful information:
- UK Government site giving information on entry requirements to the UAE, visas, travel advice and local laws and customs.
- Website dedicated to visiting and working in Dubai, full of useful information on where to stay and what to do.