TMF Group

Senior Accountant - A&T

Recruiter
TMF Group
Location
Cairo, Egypt
Salary
Competitive salary plus great benefits
Posted
14 May 2024
Closes
22 May 2024
Ref
571681
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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TMF Group

TMF Group is the leading provider of critical compliance and administrative services. We serve corporations, fund managers, financial institutions and private clients operating, expanding, and investing in multiple jurisdictions.

We work hand in hand with global advisors and lawyers, supporting their clients with dedicated local expertise covering 85 jurisdictions from 120 wholly-owned offices.

Purpose/ General Job Description

The A&T Senior Accountant (SA) collaborates a team of Accountants in Cairo office while aligning with organizational objectives.

Responsibilities include being the Onboarding Specialist providing support in business growth by incorporating new Clients with least turnaround time as possible while assuring quality of output.

The SA will provide quality assurance to the output financial reports and tax returns for clients prepared by accountants. The reports are expected to be reliable, has complied with relevant IFRS and tax regulations and submitted timely whether monthly, quarterly or annually.

Key responsibilities

  • Be the Onboarding Specialist, obtaining information from other teams / Client, if required
  • Implement changes to procedures, guidelines, when applicable.
  • Coordinate reviews, billing and other internal controls to ensure that they are conducted and observed
  • Build, develop and maintain relationships with clients, auditors as appropriate as assigned within the portfolio, building a first-rate professional relationship with assigned clients acting as a secondary point of contact
  • Deliver a full range of tax services in compliance with laws and regulations within required timeframe.
  • Tax Compliance: Ensure compliance with all relevant tax laws and regulations in the regions where the company operates. This includes preparing and filing tax returns, as well as monitoring changes in tax legislation.
  • Transfer Pricing: Oversee transfer pricing policies and documentation to ensure compliance with local regulations and alignment with the company's global transfer pricing strategy.
  • Preparation & delivery of transfer pricing studies & intercompany agreements between all countries (subsidiaries) to achieve tax efficiency for clients.
  • Tax Audits and Disputes: Manage tax audits and disputes with tax authorities, including responding to inquiries, providing documentation, and negotiating settlements when necessary.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with finance, legal, and other departments to ensure tax considerations are integrated into business decisions and transactions.
  • Pro-actively identify weaknesses in current processes and identify solutions, to ensure that tax processes are in place and deliver the correct output.
  • Tax Risk Management: Identify and assess tax risks associated with business activities and develop strategies to identify and mitigate tax risks.
  • Review contract proposals and provide tax position.
  • Pro-actively identify weaknesses in current processes and identify solutions, to ensure that tax processes are in place and deliver the correct output.
  • Ensure that all the Tax payments and periodic returns (VAT/ local WHT/Offshore WHT/Corporate Income tax) are paid and submitted on or before the due dates as stipulated by relevant authorities.
  • Build strong relationships and interact with tax authorities to provide innovative tax planning & consulting for all clients.
  • Attend client meetings, as required
  • Oversee completion of know your client procedures for all assigned clients
  • Processing of accounting and tax associated work
  • Prepare and submit accounts, reports according to Egyptian Accounting Standards (EAS) and to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) if needed.
  • Prepare and submit VAT and WHT returns
  • Prepare CIT provision as applicable
  • Personal utilization of 85% - whereby 85% of hours are aligned to client work and service delivery

Key knowledge and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, or a related field.;
  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience gained from sizable CPA firm or multinational company; plus tax experience gained in major international professional firms is an advantage;
  • Qualified accountant from a recognized professional body is desirable;
  • Experience in local and international tax: Tax compliance with strong focus on VAT, withholding tax, corporate tax, transfer pricing & related party transactions.
  • MENA & GCC tax experience with exposure to complex tax situations and regulations.
  • Sound knowledge of international accounting practices (IFRS) and key updates is an advantage;
  • Excellent skills in use of Microsoft Office package;
  • Experience in Odoo and Zoho. SAP and other key accounting software is a differential;
  • Good command of written and spoken Arabic and English.
  • Other characteristics: reliable, self-motivated, well-organized, able to work independently and as part of a team with strong sense of responsibility and positive working attitude.

Applications close: 12 Jun 2024 Egypt Daylight Time

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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