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  • Posted: Apr 18, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Firmly established as Africa’s carriers’ carrier, award-winning capacity wholesaler WIOCC provides international and African telcos and ISPs with unrivalled high-speed, resilient and diverse capacity into, within and out of Africa. In November 2012 (at Africa Com), WIOCC won the Best Pan-African Initiative Award for building an unparalleled, dive...
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    Tax Accountant

    Reporting Line: Group Tax Manager

    Job Objective:

    To assist the Group Tax Manager in driving tax compliance for WIOCC Group companies and providing required information by the tax authorities, internal stakeholders and external auditors.

    The role will have a dotted reporting line to the Treasury Manager to assist with executing the requisite operational, administrative and treasury compliance requirements for WIOCC Group.

    Key Duties & Responsibilities:

    Tax Duties & Responsibilities

    • Preparation of monthly VAT, Excise duties and WHT for all entities, timely filing of the returns and ensuring that payments are made before due dates as per the tax check list
    • Preparation of monthly VAT reconciliations for each of the companies and resolving any variances
    • Ensuring that all WIOCC Group companies have up to date tax compliance certificates
    • Providing responses to tax queries raised by internal stakeholders and ensuring that any tax compliance gaps are addressed
    • Assisting the Group Tax Manager in reviewing contracts entered by different WIOCC Group companies
    • Continuously monitoring the tax portals for WIOCC Group companies and ensuring that responses are provided to all queries raised by the tax authorities. Continuously checking the statement of accounts issued by the tax authorities and validating them with the taxes paid
    • Ensuring that all the required information is given to external auditors in a timely and accurate manner
    • Maintaining a tax risk register capturing all the tax requests raised by various tax authorities and ensuring that the status of each tax notification is correctly captured
    • Assisting the Group Tax Manager in carrying out tax health checks for each of WIOCC Group companies
    • Assisting the Group Tax Manager in updating the tax computation for each of the WIOCC Group companies monthly

    Treasury Duties & Responsibilities

    • Assist the Treasury Manager with the preparation of monthly cash forecasts for the Group
    • Support the Treasury Manager with updating lenders compliance requirements including providing the requisite supporting documents
    • Interface and collaborate with bank to open new accounts and support negotiating appropriate FX rates for all currency conversions
    • Support the Treasury Manager in ensuring that the Group subsidiaries are appropriately funded including executing funds movement in the various banking portals
    • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • An undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting
    • Professional accounting qualifications (CPA or ACCA)
    • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in tax and treasury functions
    • Good knowledge and understanding of tax laws
    • Good understanding of banking procedures and portals
    • Proficiency in spoken and written English
    • Ability to implement and execute set objectives in a fast-paced work environment


    • Integrity, honesty with high ethical standards
    • Client focused, relationship builder
    • Boundless, passionate and flexible
    • Personal excellence, accuracy and attention to detail
    • Collaborative, achieve results through teamwork and partnerships
    • Strong analytical skills and able to collate and interpret data from various sources
    • Excellent problem-solving skills
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritise assigned tasks

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    Field Engineer

    Reporting Line: Field Team Leader

    Job Objective

    Provide field/sales support, resolve incidents and assigned problems, install, maintain and manage network equipment.

    Key Duties & Responsibilities:

    • 1st Level 24/7 field support, escalation / on-call
    • Proactive monitoring of equipment & facilities
    • Network installation, testing & commissioning, bringing into service, integration
    • Cross connects & jumping
    • Maintain records, inventory and spares
    • Receive equipment, bench test, storage and RMA return handling
    • Incident and problem resolution as directed by NOC / TAC
    • Provide Service Desk / NOC / NMC cover during an Emergency / Disaster Recovery event
    • Assist Service Manager as directed
    • Assist with technical shareholder support / shareholder consultancy and sales support
    • Assist with network equipment vendor management
    • Assist with network quality and performance management
    • Assist with creation of ad hoc reports as needed
    • Assist other departments and lead and report on projects as requested by the Programme Manager
    • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
    • Provide both pre-sales and post-sales support to the clients for good client management and retention
    • Make technical presentations and demonstrations to the WIOCC clients
    • Provide training and product support for the technical teams
    • Implementation of agreed sales strategies in the market of Kenya

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience) in a technical field
    • Technical certifications CCNA or JNCIA (desirable) or equivalent
    • Integration of OTN/DWDM education, certifications, practical experience and technical competencies
    • Qualifications in Sales will be an added advantage

    Experience & Skills

    • Requires technical experience in telecom industry including data center installations
    • Knowledge of platforms including OTN, DWDM, SDH, Data (Ethernet, IP/MPLS, OSPF, BGP).
    • Knowledge in supporting transmission and switching equipment from leading manufacturers. i.e., Mikrotik, Juniper, Tejas Networks, Ciena, Infinera etc.
    • Experience working with AC and DC power as well as PSU/rectifier units
    • Ability to share knowledge and coach other members
    • Effective written and verbal communications skills
    • Excellent communications and soft skills, including ability to listen to and summarise and concisely share key information with clients
    • Must use B/OSS tools effectively to record information accurately and concisely in a timely manner
    • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple priorities and solve problems in a fast-paced environment
    • Demonstrate technical knowledge in telecommunications with commercial acumen
    • Demonstrate a clear sense of urgency and respond to client requests in a timely and accurate fashion
    • Willingness to travel extensively within East African countries to work in a global team of professionals


    • Client focused, relationship builder
    • Integrity, honest with high ethical standards
    • Boundless, passionate and flexible
    • Personal excellence, accuracy and attention to detail
    • Collaborative, achieve results through teamwork and partnerships
    • Strong analytical skills and able to collate and interpret data from various sources
    • Good English language communicator with a natural aptitude for dealing with people
    • Excellent network diagnostic and problem-solving skills

    Method of Application

    Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their updated CV including three referees. Deadline for application is 03 May 2024. Applications should be sent to indicating the job position in the subject line.

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