TMF Group

Senior Accountant - Accounting and Tax

Recruiter
TMF Group
Location
Cairo, Egypt
Salary
Competitive salary plus great benefits
Posted
13 Jun 2024
Closes
26 Jun 2024
Ref
571681
Approved employers
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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:

  • Serve as the Onboarding Specialist, gathering information from other teams and clients.
  • Implement procedural and guideline changes.
  • Build, develop, and maintain client relationships.
  • Deliver comprehensive tax services within legal deadlines.
  • Prepare and file tax returns; monitor tax legislation changes.
  • Oversee and ensure compliance with transfer pricing policies and documentation.
  • Prepare and deliver transfer pricing studies and intercompany agreements.
  • Manage tax audits and disputes, providing documentation and negotiating settlements.
  • Collaborate with finance, legal, and other departments for tax considerations in business decisions.
  • Identify process weaknesses and implement solutions to ensure correct tax outputs.
  • Manage tax risk and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Review contract proposals for tax positions.
  • Ensure timely submission of all tax payments and periodic returns.
  • Build strong relationships with tax authorities and provide innovative tax planning.
  • Attend client meetings as required.
  • Oversee completion of know-your-client procedures.
  • Process accounting and tax-related work.
  • Prepare and submit accounts and reports per Egyptian Accounting Standards (EAS) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Prepare and submit VAT, WHT returns, and CIT provisions.

Key Knowledge and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, or related field.
  • Minimum 6 years of relevant experience in a sizable CPA firm or multinational company, with additional tax experience in international professional firms being an advantage.
  • Qualified accountant from a recognized professional body is desirable.
  • Experience in local and international tax, including VAT, withholding tax, corporate tax, and transfer pricing.
  • MENA & GCC tax experience with exposure to complex tax regulations.
  • Knowledge of international accounting practices (IFRS) is an advantage.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; experience with Odoo, Zoho, and SAP is a plus.
  • Proficient in written and spoken Arabic and English.
  • Characteristics: reliable, self-motivated, organized, able to work independently and as part of a team, with a strong sense of responsibility and a positive attitude.

What's in it for you?

Pathways for career development

  • Work with colleagues and clients around the world on interesting and challenging work;
  • We provide internal career opportunities so you can take your career further within TMF;
  • Continuous development is supported through global learning opportunities from the TMF Business Academy;

Making an impact

  • You’ll be helping us to make the world a simpler place to do business for our clients;
  • Through our corporate social responsibility program, you’ll also be making a difference in the communities where we work;

A supportive environment

  • Strong feedback culture to help build an engaging workplace;
  • Our inclusive work environment allows you to work from our offices around the world, as well as from home, helping you find the right work-life balance to perform at your best

Applications close: 26 Jun 2024 Egypt Daylight Time

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

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