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  • Posted: Jan 31, 2020
    Deadline: Feb 7, 2020
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    EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 230,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. EY, has been in East Africa for over 87 years and with over 600 professionals, is today one of the largest professional services firms in the region.
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    Senior Tax Advisor - Indirect Taxes

    In Tax, we have a diverse group of people globally who help our clients understand and manage their tax compliance and reporting obligations responsibly and proactively.

     

    Tax has six sub-service lines which cover a wide range of tax matters: Business Tax Services, Global Compliance and Reporting, Global Law, Indirect Tax, People Advisory Services and International Tax and Transaction Services.

    Job Summary

    Senior tax advisor position will be within the indirect tax sub-service line and the suitable candidate should be able to: -

    • Focus on legitimate client needs while meeting EY’s responsibilities to all stakeholders and organize work in a way that prioritizes managing risk, while focusing on high quality service.
    • Consistently produce work of high quality - accurate, complete and clear.
    • Must demonstrate an understanding of common principles of indirect taxes and ability to effectively apply them to client situations. In addition, should be able to translate technical skills into practical solution-oriented advice, creating added value to clients.
    • Should be able to assist with multiple projects and the execution of technical matters and operations of the practice, research indirect tax legislations, case law and other indirect tax guidance to support the tax service line on client engagements.
    • Assist with indirect tax training sessions on developments in indirect tax legislations and case law. Supervise project work prepared by more junior professionals providing feedback and guidance on quality outputs.

    Desired Candidate Profile

    Does this sound like you?

    • A Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or a Business/Finance related field with a minimum of upper second-class honours or its equivalent.
    • Professional qualification in accounting (ACCA, CPA or CA) - Finalist.
    • A minimum overall grade of a B+ in KCSE and B+ in both English & Mathematics
    • Have 5 years or more practical experience in indirect taxes, with an in-depth understanding of Value Added Tax (VAT)
    • Proficient in IT and Microsoft Office Suites.

    Key Competencies

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent level of attention to detail.
    • Good presentation skills.
    • A good and enthusiastic team player.
    • Good organization and prioritization skills including ability to manage multiple assignments and work under pressure.
    • Resilient and proactive.
    • Integrity.
    • Flexible and innovative. 

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    Senior Tax Advisor - People Advisory Services

    In Tax, we have a diverse group of people globally who help our clients understand and manage their tax compliance and reporting obligations responsibly and proactively.

    Tax has six sub-service lines which cover a wide range of tax matters: Business Tax Services, Global Compliance and Reporting, Global Law, Indirect Tax, People Advisory Services and International Tax and Transaction Services.

    Job Summary

    The tax senior position is within the People Advisory Services sub-service line. The suitably qualified candidate should have a good understanding of tax and demonstrate an understanding tax technical matters affecting expatriates, local employees and individuals. They should be able to anticipate and identify technical issues and provide appropriate solutions. They should be able to assist with tax training sessions on developments in expatriate and employee tax legislations and case law. Supervise project work prepared by more junior professionals and provide feedback and guidance on quality outputs.

    Desired Candidate Profile

    Does this sound like you?

    • A Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or a Business/Finance related field with a minimum of upper second-class honours or its equivalent.
    • Professional qualification in accounting (ACCA, CPA or CA) - Finalist.
    • A minimum overall grade of a B+ in KCSE and B+ in both English & Mathematics
    • At least 4 years or more extensive experience with a reputable tax service provider, handling large multinationals on all areas of expatriate taxation. This should include social security compliance; advisory on the impact of international assignments and short-term cross- border moves; taxation of share awards; interaction between international tax, immigration and expatriate tax compliance.
    • Well versed in tax and social security legislation.
    • Hands-on experience on iTax and physical interactions with the Kenya Revenue Authority.
    • Proficient in IT and Microsoft Office Suites.

    Key attributes

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent level of attention to detail.
    • Good presentation skills.
    • A good and enthusiastic team player.
    • Good organization and prioritization skills including ability to manage multiple assignments and work under pressure.
    • Resilient and proactive.
    • Integrity.
    • Flexible and innovative.

    Method of Application

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