The Tax Manager, MEA will support the Middle East and African operations of GE Healthcare. The main countries in scope include UAE, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Qatar, Egypt, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda and other Sub-Saharan operations. GE Healthcare has significant research and development, production operations, distribution and service functions worldwide.
The individual will work closely with the Regional Tax Director, other members of the Tax team including Regional and Business Tax Directors, functional teams (VAT, Transfer Pricing, Customs, Tax Operations, Treasury and Controllership), business stakeholders and PwC IST, in providing tax support on GE Healthcare s business in these regions.
Work within broad cross-border teams to support and implement strategic tax initiatives including restructuring, commercial operations, tax minimization initiatives, and funding and cash repatriation strategies.
Mergers & Acquisition tax support including due diligence and initial analysis of transactions/acquisitions. Support Regional and Business Tax Directors on business integration plans post-acquisition.
Support on commercial deals including review of tax clauses in commercial agreements and analysis of withholding tax rules, PE & VAT issues.
Support the tax compliance and reporting process including:
review of effective tax rates, together with tax reporting of transactions and cash tax forecasting;
review of the annual tax returns (returns prepared by PWC IST).
Review of operating margins for entities in scope, in relation to alignment with transfer pricing policies, and driving and co-ordinating actions.
Support simplification initiatives driven by the Regional and Business Tax Directors including execution of simplification plans developed by the broader cross-functional project team.
Dealing with ad-hoc queries and supporting the broader tax team with the same, including technical research and analysis.