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ID:  120303

Marseille, FR

Tax Expert (M/F)

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 150,000 people worldwide, including 2,900 in Marseilles where its head office is located.




Within the Group Tax Department, you will work in the Corporate, Audit and Risk team. 





You will be mainly involved in the tasks related to cross-functional tax issues facing the Group as well as in the management of tax risks. Your main tasks will be based on the following areas:

  • International tax reforms: major reforms initiated by the OECD and the EU are expected to come into effect. We are looking to strengthen our team on these issues, in particular to :
    • analyse and interpret the texts (and their transposition into the local legislation of the States) ; 
    • exchange with the various departments for the implementation of these rules within the Group.
  • Tax risk management (all taxes, all countries): 
    • permanent exchanges with the Group's tax teams as part of the monitoring of risks and opportunities;
    • monitoring and analysis of the Group's tax provisions.
  • Tax communication: support both internal (top management, Finance teams) and external (auditors, financial reports) communication, and key issues.
  • Analysis and communication of the Group's tax charge: understanding of our effective taxation (global and by country).





  • You have a Master's degree with a focus on taxation (Master II / LLM / Business School / DJCE) and at least 3 years of experience.
  • You are fluent in English (written and spoken).
  • You are able to work with Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
  • A good knowledge of accounting and financial concepts or a willingness to work on these aspects of taxation are also crucial for this position.


The qualities required for this position are the following:

  • Autonomy: you are attentive to needs and have the ability to anticipate, foresee and react.
  • Curiosity: this position requires an interest in all aspects of taxation (direct/indirect, local/international).
  • Rigour: a methodical and organised profile, you ensure the quality and reliability of the information you gather.
  • Communication skills, ability to listen and advise: your human and educational qualities will enable you to succeed in this position.
  • You are be able to analyse and summarise, and have good writing skills.


We offer you the opportunity to join a department that provides assistance to the entire Group on tax matters both in France and abroad.

Joining us will allow you to join a young and dynamic team, to participate in its development, and to interact permanently with the entire Group network.

Come along on CMA CGM’s adventure !











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