The Below responsibilities will cover Egypt and Kenya:
Ensure compliance with the tax laws.
Provide support in the preparation and successful completion of tax audits.
Provide support in the preparation and timely filing of the below tax returns or provide the necessary documents to the tax advisors to prepare the tax returns based on the laws and regulations:
Income Tax yearly
Withholding tax - quarterly
VAT - monthly
Social Security - monthly
Salary tax - monthly
Stamp duty – monthly if required
Entertainment tax – advance payment
Any other taxes (capital gain, real estate….)
Will be required to prepare the tax reconciliations for the returns submitted and maintain the files for each of the returns submitted for audit and reference purposes as per statutory limitation.
Will provide support for the Tax audit readiness by ensuring the availability of all supporting documents and all tax filing for the previous years.
Will need to provide a reporting dashboard monthly to UAE tax team showing the tax compliance status.
Maintain master data tax codes and update them regularly to ensure accurate tax reporting (customer master, item master)
Monitor and review when necessary documentation at operational level to ensure tax compliance. This will include contract reviews / amendments, invoice documents, supporting and recharges from intercompany etc.
Liaise and coordinate with FSSC AP/AR/GL teams and all business units finance teams to ensure that all tax entries have been recorded / captured for reporting and compliance purposes.
Analyze company expenses from tax perspective.
Maintain company legal documents and contracts.
Maintain and follow up on company operation licenses and provide all documents needed to issue/renew company licenses
Report directly to Tax & Government Relations Manager
Personal Characteristics and Required Background:
The ideal candidate is a team player, works closely with finance shared service and operation teams to ensure compliance with tax laws and regulations.
Extensive knowledge of all types of taxes (corporate income tax, vat, withholding….)
Strong accounting and analytical skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX accounting system
3+ years of experience in tax and accounting.
Excellent written and oral communication skills (Both Arabic and English).
Bachelors degree in accounting or finance. Apply for here