Audit Firm Tax Manager Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya (200K)

Position Title: Tax Manager – Audit Firm

Industry: Audit

Location: Nairobi

Gross Salary: 180K – 200K

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 firm’s tax department in providing a broad range of tax services to clients in compliance with the tax laws and regulations within agreed on timeframes.

  • 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 firm’s 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 firm’s 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 firm’s 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

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s 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 organisational 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

If you meet the outlined qualifications and skills, apply directly through please send your CV only quoting the position’s title (Tax Manager) to on/before Monday 28th November 2022.

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