Senior Tax Associate
Offers technical guidance on direct and indirect taxation.
Provide technical expertise and knowledge
Review tax computations and tax returns, i-tax reconciliations prepared by staff and make recommendations regarding accuracy and tax savings opportunities.
Responsible for growing the tax department clients’ portfolio and revenue growth.
Recognize cross-selling opportunities and follow up on leads.
Provide leadership to the department.
Supervise and direct interns, staff and seniors and provide feedback.
Responsible for billing and collection on engagements.
Manage the department costs/expenses.
Develop and maintain strong business relationships with clients.
Manage client expectations concerning new tax laws and engagements.
Representing clients in tax audits, compliance checks and investigations as well as handling objections and appeals.
Conduct training (internal & external).
Responsible for timely update of Tax Watch (Our regular Tax Advisory newsletter to clients).
Perform other job-related duties as may deem necessary.
KEY PERFORMANCE MEASURES
Timely and successful handling/clearance of tax matters – tax cases as well as filing of tax returns.
Provision of accurate and value add services to clients.
Growth in tax clientele as well as tax revenue.
Regular release of Tax Watch newsletter.
Quality standards achieved on tax assignments as per KKCO East Africa standards.
Performance management, coaching and training of staff on matters tax.
Regular external tax training workshop/seminars.
Responsive to client needs – Develop and maintain strong business relationships with clients.
Technical competence in interpretation and application of tax laws and regulations
A Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Finance, Law, Economics, or any business-related disciplines.
Full CPA (K), or ACCA professional qualifications.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in tax in reputable tax consultancy firm or audit firm.
Minimum period of 2 years in audit assurance
Thorough knowledge of Kenyan tax laws and practice.
Proficiency in iTax procedures and tax laws and regulations
Diploma/Post graduate diploma in tax (KESRA) will be an added advantage
MODE OF APPLICATION
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About KKCO East Africa
KKCO East Africa is an independent accounting and advisory firm of Certified Public Accountants situated in Kenya with a vision for significant growth across the continent of Africa. Established in 1985 by two founding partners: Mr Isaiah Kimani and Mr Joshua Kerretts, the firm was known as Kimani Kerretts & Co, which was then rebranded to KKCO East Africa in 2015.
KKCO East Africa’s main objective is to deliver business solutions to our broad–based clients. We aim to inculcate the culture of growth and wealth creation to investors while nurturing career development and opportunities.