Cluster Tax Manager

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Date: 12-Jan-2023

Location: Cairo, EG

Company: Alstom

Req ID:398501 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide

Purpose of the Job:

Cluster Tax manager is responsible for all tax affairs in specific country, , but it is desirable that the Manager also supports the Middle East Countries as much as possible.

Provide reporting to HQ and request approvals when necessary


Key responsibilities:

  • Provide tax advisory support to all sectors in Egypt and within the region for tenders implying multi-entity and multinational scope ensuring compliance and optimization of tax matters through tender and project execution phases
  • Supervise region tax structuring activities in coordination with Corporate (improve tax planning and optimization, assist in M&A processes, relationship with external advisors)
  • Provide link between countries and sectors and review when requested tax advice for international and local projects for all sectors
  • Ensure review and coordination between countries & sectors of tax impact linked to changes in legislation
  • Provide support & coordination when projects request creation of a new unit
  • Ensure good implementation and controlling of Transfer Pricing (TP) of the Sectors
  • Monitoring compliance with local TP regulations
  • Check & coordinate accurate tax reporting in relation to Sector Units (Tax Proof + Cash tax)
  • Monitor & review of local compliance processes (local tax return, TP files, risk mapping, liaison with the Sector involved) - follow-up of tax cash-out and monitoring to avoid unnecessary cash leakage
  • Review tax clauses in contracts aiming to maximize and eliminate risks (wording ambiguity, scope not clear in tax standpoint, etc)
  • Promote, evaluate tax planning opportunities, using government incentives or others alternatives available in the market;
  • Co-manage (with accounting) Tax audits and due diligences
  • Performance measurements:

  • Mapping and anticipation of Risk
  • Compliance on due time


Educational Requirements:


University degree/ Master degree in Taxation

Graduate in Law, Accounting, Administration



  • Min 7 years of experience in tax environment in multinational companies
  • Fluent in English and local language
  • Experience in Infrastructure Project Companies
  • Experience in Egypt and Middle East Countries is desirable 
  • Accounting/Finance Knowledge is desirable


Competencies & Skills 

  • Good analytical thinking, strong interpersonal and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • The ability to interpret and explain complex legislation to non-specialists
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Planning and organisation skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  •  Propose Change and Innovation
  • Negotation skills
  • Demonstrate Teamwork, Honesty and Integrity
  • Demonstrate Courage and Conviction
  • Demonstrate Transparency and Reliability
  • Manage Conflicts of Ideas
  • Act as a Team Player
  • Ability to Work in an International Environment

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





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