Tax Manager (Africa & Middle East)


Tax Manager (Africa & Middle East)

TechnipFMC is a global leader in the energy industry, specialized in subsea and surface technologies. Our mission: to enhance the performance of world’s energy industry. How we do it: by constantly challenging conventions and investing in our 20,000+ employees, across 48 countries. At TechnipFMC, we aim to offer an inspiring working experience: tackling some of the most complex technical and engineering challenges in the world in collaboration with a truly global team. 

Experienced Tax Manager needed with global experience to focus on corporate tax matters in Africa and the Middle East.
Job description

Tax Compliance

  • Review African and Middle Eastern tax returns
  • Coordinate with local finance managers and local tax advisors to ensure the returns are accurately and timely filed
  • Work with local controllers and other regional tax managers to provide support during tax audits
  • Assist affiliates with transfer pricing documentation

​​​​​Tax Accounting and Reporting

  • Participate in tax provisioning process (local GAAP to tax as well as local GAAP to IFRS and US GAAP)
  • Review and coordinate reporting under ASC 740 (US GAAP accounting for income taxes)
  • Coordinate group tax reporting for US SOX purposes 
  • Review and control data input in the group tax reporting tool (CorpTax)

Tender Support/Project Execution/Tax Planning 

  • Assist regional tendering tax senior manager to provide tender and bid support to Subsea and Surface operations, including contract review and advice on tax efficient contract structuring 
  • Advise business units on relevant project tax costs and risks (e.g., direct taxes, indirect taxes, etc.) for project planning and financial evaluation
  • Assess impact of proposed contractual structures on the Group Effective Tax Rate
  • Review contractual documentation (Tax Qualifications) to minimize tax exposures for TechnipFMC.
  • Following the successful award of tenders to the company, provide ongoing tax support to operations teams during project execution phase
  • Support local tax planning efforts in Africa
  • Participate in internal restructuring operations (e.g., mergers & acquisitions, cashed trap issues, etc.) in Africa and Middle Eastern countries
You are meant for this job if
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution; Preferred degree in tax, business, finance, accounting, or economics
  • Minimum of five years of international tax experience in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong accounting skills, ability to quickly understand the business, sensitivity to US GAAP/SOX environment
  • Knowledge of tax impacts of foreign exchange, and corporate legal documentation
  • Demonstrated exceptional communication, collaboration, process management, and organization skills, and international team work
  • Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”) designation (or local country equivalent) or CPA candidate preferred 
Your future at TechnipFMC
  • Potential career path
  • Global mobility opportunities
  • Training and development
  • Diverse and international team
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“As an equal opportunity employer TechnipFMC considers only qualified applicants without regard to age, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability, national origin, veteran, marital status or any other plurality.”

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