ICT company located in Jal El Dib is looking for a Taxation Specialist:
• Deliver a full range of tax services in compliance with laws and regulations of all the countries where the group is operating.
• Participates in entities strategic planning and coordinate the taxation part of country/cluster business strategy including budget in close with the Business Managers and the F&C managers.
• Develop scenarios to optimize tax policy.
• Participates in entities business planning and budget preparation
• Build relationships and interact with Business Managers to provide excellent planning, consulting and expertise
• Provide innovative tax planning and review complex income tax returns
• Identify and mitigate tax risks
• Manage tax provision and tax compliance process.
• Prepare all tax papers in regular basis and handle all information data requests
• Control and analyze the tax payments to prevent unforeseen variations from budget.
• Improve processes by developing or implementing best practices
• Drives compliance in operations finance across all the division of entities (including BU), prepares for audits. Manage and coordinate tax audits
• Maintain tax balances on general ledger
• Prepares a dashboard of actuals and forecasts for each entity;
• Coaches and develops the finance and administration personnel as individuals and as a team at entities level in the compliance with the tax policy
Requirements and skills:
1. Master’s degree or MBA in finance and accounting and/or a Chartered professional Accountant
2. 8-10 years of proven experience in an Audit firm with a wide experience of taxation or Corporate experience in finance (accounting, budgeting and cost control principles including GAAP treasury, credit control, foreign exchange risk, taxation)
3. Excellent knowledge of legal financial regulations in entities/ geographies of tax accounting, tax compliance and all types of tax returns
4. Professional written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills in English and French
5. Strong Leadership with good negotiation skills