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ID:  538831

Marseille, FR

General Accountant (Tax)


Led by Rodolphe Saadé, the CMA CGM Group, a global leader in shipping and logistics, serves more than 420 ports around the world on five continents. With its subsidiary CEVA Logistics, a world leader in logistics, and its air freight division CMA CGM AIR CARGO, the CMA CGM Group is continually innovating to offer its customers a complete and increasingly efficient range of new shipping, land, air and logistics solutions.

Committed to the energy transition in shipping, and a pioneer in the use of alternative fuels, the CMA CGM Group has set a target to become Net Zero Carbon by 2050.
Through the CMA CGM Foundation, the Group acts in humanitarian crises that require an emergency response by mobilizing the Group’s shipping and logistics expertise to bring humanitarian supplies around the world.

Present in 160 countries through its network of more than 400 offices and 750 warehouses, the Group employs more than 155,000 people worldwide, including 4,000 in Marseilles where its head office is located.





Working for head office and historical shipping company of the Group, the Tax Accounting team is in charge of accounting transactions related to taxes, declaration forms sent to tax authorities and internal reports and documentation.

In a complex and international environment, the tax accountant is expected to have a good understanding of the transactions between group entities as well as a good knowledge of the information systems.

She/he is also asked to be active in proposing process improvement solutions in order to strengthen internal control.





  • In close collaboration with Tax Department, the tax accountant is in charge of accounting transactions related to taxes, declaration forms sent to tax authorities and internal documentation.She/he is responsible for booking these transactions and justifying the related balances in the financial statements. She/he is also fully involved in compliance-oriented tasks.
  • The tax accountant prepares the tax forms for the entities in his/her scope, submits them to the Tax department and produces all the supporting documentation.
  • The tax accountant is in charge of preparing the following declarations (non-exhaustive list): VAT, CFE, CVAE, DES, C3S, property tax, etc. As such, he/she will also be responsible for functional administration of the declaration tool (CEGID).
  • Following the recent ERP migration in 2023 and in a view to strengthening our control environment, documentation and process improvement will be of most importance in this position:
    • formalizing accounting and declaring processes
    • describing accounting schemes
    • developing internal controls


  • In a highly evolutive environment, the tax accountant will have to propose and implement improvements in the new accounting solution, both in terms of tools and processes.
  • Hence she/he will work closely with projects/IT teams.





  • Degree in Finance/Accounting (Master 2 level minimum)
  • Interest for information systems and good knowledge of Excel
  • English: operational level
  • Proactive, curious, good interpersonal skills
  • Autonomy, sense of initiative and attention to detail



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