Projects, Zakat, and Tax Department Manager | Saudi Holding Co.

Cairo, Egypt

Leverage your abilities and join the dynamic team of a leading Saudi holding company that owns a group of companies in the retail and perfume sector, expanding their operations to Egypt.

Work Location: Cairo, Egypt. 

The Projects, Zakat, and Tax Department Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects related to the company's tax obligations and compliance, both domestically and internationally. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Prepare Zakat, VAT, withholding tax, and all other tax returns for the company both domestically and internationally, ensuring full compliance with local and international tax and zakat regulations.
  • Conduct comprehensive reviews of monthly and annual financial statements and data from the perspective of the General Authority of Zakat and Tax (GAZT) and other local and international tax authorities.
  • Accurately calculate and record provisions for Zakat, VAT, withholding tax, and all applicable taxes as per prevailing laws on a monthly basis.
  • Analyze and reconcile balance sheet accounts related to Zakat and taxes such as withholding tax payable, VAT, Zakat provisions, etc.
  • Provide internal tax advice to different departments (Accounts Payable, Operations, Procurement, etc.) and coordinate with tax consultants for opinions on complex issues.
  • Perform thorough reviews (from the perspective of GAZT and other local and international tax authorities) of all agreements between the company and foreign suppliers, providing recommendations to optimize tax opportunities.
  • Prepare responses to regular inquiries from the GAZT and other local and international tax authorities regarding the company’s tax and zakat returns and audited financial statements.
  • Create opportunities for all group companies (holding and subsidiaries) by establishing a unified tax and zakat base.
  • Ensure timely and accurate submission of tax and zakat returns.
  • Review subcontractor extracts for projects related to Arabian Oud and Elite Oud - Review extracts submitted to Arabian Oud and Elite Oud.
  • Review the cost accounts for outfitting Arabian Oud branches based on subcontractor costs and contracts.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. A Master's degree or professional certification (such as CPA, CMA, or CTA) is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in tax accounting, including experience with Zakat and VAT.
  • Experience in a managerial role within a finance department, preferably within a large corporation or a multinational company.
  • In-depth knowledge of local and international accounting standards.
  • Strong understanding of tax laws and regulations, including Zakat, VAT, and withholding tax.
  • Proficiency in financial auditing and the ability to examine, analyze, and evaluate financial and technical processes.
  • Expertise in preparing various financial reports, ledgers, cost reports, and cash flows.
  • Advanced computer literacy, with the ability to utilize accounting software and other financial tools.

Projects, Zakat, and Tax Department Manager | Saudi Holding Co.

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Projects, Zakat, and Tax Department Manager | Saudi Holding Co.

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