Senior Tax & Government Relations Specialist

Date: 2 Apr 2024

Location: EG

Company: Majid Al Futtaim

BUSINESS INTRODUCTION
Majid Al Futtaim Holding is the leading shopping mall, retail, communities, entertainment developer and operator in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia regions. With over 48,000 people, revenues of over US$ 11 Billion, and operations in 18 countries. Some of the iconic brands we carry include Mall of the Emirates, Carrefour, All Saints, Lego, City Center, Abercrombie & Fitch, & Vox Cinemas. We believe in making Great Moments for Everyone, Everyday.

 

ROLE SUMMARY
The role will be primarily responsible for the accurate and timely preparation and filing of tax returns and developing tax strategies and policies that help the business maintain compliance with local tax laws and regulations, perform estimations, analysis, planning, and research and oversee audits. Will be acting as advisor/expert for tax and government relations and the main focal point for Majid Al Futtaim Entertainment Operations and Business.

ROLE PROFILE

  • Ensure compliance with the tax laws and provide support in the preparation and successful completion of tax audits.
  • Provide support in the preparation and timely filing of the tax returns or provide the necessary documents to the tax advisors to prepare the tax returns based on the laws and regulations.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Maintain and follow up on company operation licenses and provide all documents needed to issue/renew company licenses
  • Provide a reporting dashboard monthly to the tax team showing the tax compliance status.
  • provide support for the Tax audit readiness by ensuring the availability of all supporting documents and all tax filing for the previous years.
  • Analyze company expenses from tax perspective and maintain company legal documents and contracts.


REQUIREMENTS

  • The ideal candidate is a team player, works closely with finance shared service and operation teams to ensure compliance with tax laws and regulations.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance.
  • 3+ years of experience in tax and accounting.
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (Both Arabic and English).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX accounting system.


WHAT WE OFFER

  • At Majid Al Futtaim, we’re on a mission to create great moments, to spread happiness, to build, experiences that stay in our memories for a lifetime. We’re proud to say that over the past 27 years, we have built a reputation as a regional market leader in what we do. Join us!
  • Work from any country in the world for 30 days a year.
  • Work in a friendly environment, where everyone shares positive vibes and excited about our future.
  • Work with over 50,000 diverse and talented colleagues, all guided by our Leadership Model.