IBM Tax Associate in CAIRO, Egypt

Job Description

We are looking to hire an Experienced Tax Associate for Egypt who will support Egypt Tax Manager and assist in all tax aspects of IBM’s operation in Egypt.

Responsibilities include

  • Preparation and tracking of all tax compliance matters for the local entities and tax registrations.

  • Preparation & coordination of tax audits with the tax authorities and external tax advisers.

  • Preparation & submission of tax reporting requirements.

  • Liaising closely with Tax centers of Excellence, Finance, Accounting and other internal functions.

Furthermore, you will be expected to pro-actively identify areas for improvement in current processes and propose solutions, to ensure that proper tax processes are in place and deliver the correct output.

We offer exciting career options, interesting professional challenges, and the opportunity to be part of a global team and of course a competitive compensation package.

If you would like to see your future in a dynamic, international environment, then we look forward to receiving your complete application.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Tax Compliance & Audits:

  • Participate in preparation of corporate, VAT, Withholding and other taxes calculations.

  • Support tax return preparation, submission and tax payments for all types of taxes.

  • Prepare and periodically review tax reserves for both direct (FIN48) and indirect (FAS5) taxes

  • Participate and review tax account reconciliations

  • Liaise with tax authorities

  • Prepare for tax audits & ensure adequate documentation is prepared and stored

  • Ensure active interaction with tax authorities and maintain up to date tax audit position for all tax types.

  • Participate in preparation of local transfer pricing documentation in cooperation with the Tax Center of Excellence

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Tax Reporting & Controls:

  • Prepare and report local tax and US-deferred taxes.

  • Identify and report Corporate Income Tax adjustments (permanent/timing)

  • Prepare tax-reports to US-tax department (where applicable)

  • Prepare and periodically report reserve \ provisions status

  • Prepare and submit forecast and actual data on effective tax rate and cash tax.

  • Liaise with European and Worldwide VAT team on international projects

  • Maintain tax processes, identify areas of improvement and find solutions

  • Support SOX- process owner for testing and tax processes

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.