Tax Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Tax Manager

Department: Finance Department

Reporting to: Head of Finance

Location: Nairobi – Head Office

Our client is a leading outdoor advertising company in East and Central Africa Regions.

They seek to hire a Tax Manager responsible for developing tax strategies and ensuring that the company and its subsidiary companies legally minimizes on tax liabilities through informed application of tax laws.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop tax-saving strategy, optimizing respective procedures and adapting to the identified options to ensure tax efficiency
  • Processing of the Company’s regular tax computations while observing the law and other regulations
  • Ensure timely and accurate monthly and annual filing of corporate taxes
  • Establish appropriate system or processes for tax risk management for the Company
  • Design and develop Tax policy and procedures for the Company
  • Liaise and lobby with tax authorities and provide tax audit support for the company
  • Manage external tax authorities and consultants locally and regionally
  • Review current and deferred tax provision
  • Resolve iTax issues that the business encounters
  • Respond to company’s business partners tax queries
  • Provide internal tax advisory services and support on business operation matters to the various teams, e.g. departments include Finance, Procurement, Payments, IT, Payroll, Legal and other user departments
  • Lead and coordinate ad-hoc tax-driven business initiatives internally
  • Preparing national budget and emerging tax law briefs on matters affecting corporate and personal taxes;
  • Preparation of regular reports for the management and ensuring the documentation of all taxations
  • Applications to Revenue Authorities such as tax exemptions and registration
  • Train Staff on Tax matters and any emerging tax issues in the Country

Skills and Qualifications

  • Degree in Accountancy, or its equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years’ tax management and returns
  • Technically strong with solid knowledge and experience in Kenya corporate tax compliance, including VAT, PAYE, Withholding Tax, Withholding VAT, Withholding Rent, Instalment Tax, Income Tax , and any other required by the KRA.
  • Knowledge of International taxation laws and regulations;
  • Prior experience in tax strategy implementation, planning support and project management will be advantageous
  • Relevant professional qualification; CPAK or ACCA
  • Member of a relevant professional body
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and meticulous
  • Possess good business acumen and highly adaptive
  • Mature, proactive, resourceful and hands-on with good initiative.
  • Independent worker who is able to work well with minimal supervision
  • Fast worker with ability to work well under pressure.

NB: Please quote your current and expected salary on your cv

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Tax Manager) to before 30th November 2020.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

Accounting and Finance
Updated: November 25, 2020 — 8:00 am