Basic Info

Bishoy Azmy

12 years

Cairo, Egypt

Master's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

North Africa/Levant Tax, Treasury and Benefits Manager at Mars

Experience Details

North Africa/Levant Tax, Treasury and Benefits Manager

Accounting/Finance

Manager

Managing the tax, treasury and employees' benefits functions in five Mars entities located in Egypt, Morocco and Lebanon.


Company Details

Mars (multinational)

Giza, Egypt

101-500 employees

FMCG

Mars.com

Oct 2016 to present (10 months)
Specil Projects and Indirect Tax Manager at IBM

Experience Details

Specil Projects and Indirect Tax Manager

Accounting/Finance

Manager

 Led Egyptian tax restructure projects and the introduction of new VAT legislations in Egypt and UAE.

 Provided advisory support for IBM entities and delivery centers in Egypt on tax operational issues including system/ process set-ups and business model flows. Managed also the accounting team on FAS 5 reporting and improved the SOX testing compliance.

 Managed the preparation of indirect tax returns and closed four years within 12 months.

 Extended IBM business relation with new legal and tax advisors and leveraged their technical experience in closing outstanding indirect tax liabilities with the Tax Authority since 2002.

 Reduced the tax risk exposure via setting up strategic tax planning which resulted in saving 40% of the indirect tax liabilities.


Company Details

IBM (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Information Technology Services

www.ibm.com

Apr 2015 to Oct 2016 (1 year 6 months)
Mergers & Acquisition / International Tax Manager at Deloitte

Experience Details

Mergers & Acquisition / International Tax Manager

Accounting/Finance

Manager

 Led Deloitte international tax team in Cairo and achieved a business growth of 35% and 69% on 2013 and 2014 respectively.

 Advised on cross borders and mergers & acquisition transactions with a view to minimize the overall tax burden. Advised also foreign companies on the tax implications of doing business in Egypt.

 Provided planning services on participation exemption, holding company regimes, thin capitalization, permanent establishments, CFC rules, capital gains and dividends taxation. Also analyzed the tax implications of royalties, interests and services.

 Managed tax due diligence of different industries like FMCG, Banking, insurance, oil & gas, renewable energy, telecommunication and manufacturing.

 Provided Transfer Pricing studies for various multinationals of different industries.


Company Details

Deloitte

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Accounting and Auditing Services

www.deloitte.com

Jan 2013 to Apr 2015 (2 years 3 months)
Mergers & Acquisition / International Tax Supervisor at Deloitte

Experience Details

Mergers & Acquisition / International Tax Supervisor

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

 Provided restructure advisories and group reorganizations for various multinational firms.

 Provided tax advisories on direct and indirect taxes. Also advised on Salary Tax treatments with regards to the Double Taxation Treaties and prepared monthly Salary Tax calculations of expats.


Company Details

Deloitte (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Accounting and Auditing Services

www.deloitte.com

Dec 2009 to Dec 2012 (3 years)
Audit Senior at Deloitte

Experience Details

Audit Senior

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

 Participated and/or in-charge of audits and financial due diligence projects of various industries like banking, construction, real estate, trading, services and manufacturing (cement, chemicals, paints and automotive).

 Supervised audit team up to 6 members on reviewing financial records and preparing audit reports. Included also evaluating internal controls and designing substantive and analytical tests.

 Led financial due diligence team for the preparation of financial analysis reports and analyzing opportunities/challenges of the target’s business.


Company Details

Deloitte (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Accounting and Auditing Services

www.deloitte.com

Dec 2004 to Nov 2009 (4 years 11 months)
Treasury Accountant at South Sinai Travel

Experience Details

Treasury Accountant

Accounting/Finance

Entry Level

N/A


Company Details

South Sinai Travel

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Travel and Tourism

N/A

Nov 2004 to Dec 2004 (1 month)

Achievements


 Led Egyptian tax restructure projects and the introduction of new VAT legislations in Egypt and UAE.

 Provided advisory support for IBM entities and delivery centers in Egypt on tax operational issues including system/ process set-ups and business model flows. Managed also the accounting team on FAS 5 reporting and improved the SOX testing compliance.

 Managed the preparation of indirect tax returns and closed four years within 12 months.

 Extended IBM business relation with new legal and tax advisors and leveraged their technical experience in closing outstanding indirect tax liabilities with the Tax Authority since 2002.

 Reduced the tax risk exposure via setting up strategic tax planning which resulted in saving 40% of the indirect tax liabilities.



 Led Deloitte international tax team in Cairo and achieved a business growth of 35% and 69% on 2013 and 2014 respectively.

 Advised on cross borders and mergers & acquisition transactions with a view to minimize the overall tax burden. Advised also foreign companies on the tax implications of doing business in Egypt.

 Provided planning services on participation exemption, holding company regimes, thin capitalization, permanent establishments, CFC rules, capital gains and dividends taxation. Also analyzed the tax implications of royalties, interests and services.

 Managed tax due diligence of different industries like FMCG, Banking, insurance, oil & gas, renewable energy, telecommunication and manufacturing.

 Provided Transfer Pricing studies for various multinationals of different industries.



 Provided restructure advisories and group reorganizations for various multinational firms.

 Provided tax advisories on direct and indirect taxes. Also advised on Salary Tax treatments with regards to the Double Taxation Treaties and prepared monthly Salary Tax calculations of expats.



 Participated and/or in-charge of audits and financial due diligence projects of various industries like banking, construction, real estate, trading, services and manufacturing (cement, chemicals, paints and automotive).

 Supervised audit team up to 6 members on reviewing financial records and preparing audit reports. Included also evaluating internal controls and designing substantive and analytical tests.

 Led financial due diligence team for the preparation of financial analysis reports and analyzing opportunities/challenges of the target’s business.



 Prepared monthly bank reconciliations and monitored the ongoing daily cash transactions.

Education

MBA in Banking and Finance

Education Details

MBA

Banking and Finance

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Egypt

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

N/A

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport
2010 - 2012
Technical Diploma in Banking and Finance

Education Details

Technical Diploma

Banking and Finance

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Egypt

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

N/A

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport
2009 - 2010
Bachelor's of Commerce in Accounting and Business Administrations

Education Details

Bachelor's of Commerce

Accounting and Business Administrations

Helwan University, Egypt

Not specified

Accounting, Economics, Management, Foreign Trade, Auditing, Managerial Finance and Commercial Law

N/A

Helwan University
2000 - 2004

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

 Training of the Trainer (“ToT”)

Apr 2014

Saint Mark

N/A

Training/Course Details

FATCA updates

Sep 2014

Deloitte Luxembourg

N/A

Training/Course Details

Deloitte facilitators program

Nov 2013

Deloitte Egypt

N/A

Training/Course Details

Introduction to FATCA implications

Jan 2013

Deloitte UAE

N/A

Training/Course Details

International Tax School 2

Apr 2012

Deloitte Czeck Republic

N/A

Training/Course Details

Double Taxation Treaty

Feb 2012

Egyptian Tax Society

N/A

Training/Course Details

International Tax School 1

Nov 2010

Deloitte Spain

N/A

Training/Course Details

Transfer pricing techniques and methodologies

Mar 2010

Deloitte UK

N/A

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

French

French

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

Italian

Italian

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

International Tax

International Tax

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Accounting

Accounting

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Tax Restructure

Tax Restructure

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Mergers and Acquisition

Mergers and Acquisition

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Egyptian Taxes

Egyptian Taxes

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Audit

Audit

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

3-5 years

Key Skills

Leader, Planner, Handles Stress, Team Player, Supportive

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