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Tax Accountant (Contractor)

Tax Accountant (Contractor)
Europe; Middle East; Africa
Lilly is a global health care leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. For more than a century, we have stayed true to a core set of values—excellence, integrity, and respect for people—that guide us in all we do: discovering medicines that meet real needs, improving the understanding and management of disease, and giving back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.
(1 Year Contract)

The Tax Accountant is responsible for working with the tax consultant in the preparation of all documents and analysis related to tax audits of the old tax years in Lilly Egypt, Elco, and Egypt Scientific Office entities.
  • Preparation of the analysis, documents, and the samples needed for the tax audits according to the tax plan set by the financial controller.
  • Timely submission of proper documentation to the different tax committees including the tax authority, internal committees and appeal committees, or any other tax related requests to the tax authority.
  • Cooperate closely with the tax advisors and inside Tax authority as well to insure successful resolution of tax cases.
  • Cooperate closely with our legal advisor to provide timely and proper documentation for tax court cases.
  • Follow up with P2P team to ensure that all the tax payments related to the old tax years are made within the legal due dates.
  • Assist the financial controller in the implementation of the tax audit plan in cooperation with the tax advisor.
  • BA in Business Administration or Accounting
  • Very good written and spoken English
  • Fluent in Arabic
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability for problem identification and problem- solving
  • Team player
  • Data analysis
  • Advanced Excel user
1-2 years of relevant experience is a plus