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Tax Manager Audit Firm

Closing: Nov 28, 2022

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Published: Nov 23, 2022 (10 days ago)

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Our client is a well established and reputable audit firm in Nairobi. They seek to hire a competent and experienced Tax Manager to head the firms tax department in providing a broad range of tax services to clients in compliance with the tax laws and regulations within agreed on timeframes.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related field of study
  • CPA(K) or ACCA
  • Additional training in tax administration is desired
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in tax in a reputable audit/tax advisory firm
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of tax laws in Kenya and Kenya Revenue Authority operations
  • Strong analytical thinking, attention to detail and organizational skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Exceptional client service along with the ability to develop excellent client relationships
  • Strong leadership and people management skills
  • Excellent communication skills


Responsibilities
Our client is a well established and reputable audit firm in Nairobi. They seek to hire a competent and experienced Tax Manager to head the firms tax department in providing a broad range of tax services to clients in compliance with the tax laws and regulations within agreed on timeframes.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related field of study
  • CPA(K) or ACCA
  • Additional training in tax administration is desired
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in tax in a reputable audit/tax advisory firm
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of tax laws in Kenya and Kenya Revenue Authority operations
  • Strong analytical thinking, attention to detail and organizational skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Exceptional client service along with the ability to develop excellent client relationships
  • Strong leadership and people management skills
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Build relationships and interact with clients to provide excellent planning, consulting and expertise
  • Provide innovative tax planning and review complex income tax returns on behalf of the firms clients
  • Evaluate the client's tax and business requirements and create appropriate tax strategies for planning their financial future
  • Provide leadership and manage staff in the tax department
  • Assume overall responsibility for managing the firms tax clients and ensuring efficient service delivery
  • Ensure that all client assignments are well planned and conducted to the required standards, within agreed time and financial budgets and in adherence to the firms approved procedures and methodologies
  • Liaise and negotiate with Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) on behalf of clients
  • Advise and represent clients in KRA audits, supervise such audits, schedule and attend meetings, review information to be submitted to KRA and draft responses
  • Assess the impact of changes in tax laws and accounting principles on clients' business and advise accordingly
  • Develop and manage sound business relationships, market the firm with the aim of maintaining and winning new business
  • Keep abreast with technical developments in the profession and the country in order to anticipate client needs, and offer value added and practical business tax solutions
  • Contribute to proper knowledge management within the department including training and overall guidance on different tax aspects


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