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Tax Assistant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Duma Works is recruiting a Tax Assistant for one of our clients; a leading medium sized audit and business consultancy firm providing various finance and business related services.

Location: Nairobi

Job Type: Full time

  • Preparing and filing taxes for over 400 clients.
  • To ensure all taxation filing deadlines are met.
  • To ensure the VAT transactions are applied accurately and consistently across the accounting system.
  • Other duties, including special projects.
  • Answer and respond to clients’ inquiries on their tax problems.
  • Organize and manage all tax reports, statements and documents relating to clients.
  • Maintain strict client confidentiality relating to their tax matters.
  • Dealing with queries on taxation as emanated from Audit or from Client.
  • General correspondence with clients and KRA.
  • Must be aware of the Tax Laws and emerging issues; Vat, Paye, Nssf, NHif, withholding taxes, Installment taxes etc.
  • Effective Maintenance of tax files having an index and things to do clearly labeled and effectively followed.
  • Effective Listing of all Clientele in relation to tax.
  • Completion and submission of self-assessment returns and Corporate tax returns (now on ITAX).
  • Visit to KRA offices to sort out client tax matters.
  • Visit to client’s premises when tax officials are carrying out an in depth exercise.
  • Be conversant with the KRA I tax platform and be ready to deal with all queries on the same.
  • Assist the Tax Department on In-depths.
Essential Skills:
  • Tax deadline conversant
  • Computer literate comfortable using spreadsheets and formulas.
  • Should have a liking to read.
  • Microsoft Office Skills are required.
  • The candidate should have a keen interest in detail
Key Competencies:
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
Preferred background
  • Minimum one year experience
  • Audit Firm Tax Department
  • KRA Clerk
  • Tax oriented BPO or consultancy firm
  • ICPAK Certification is a plus.
Core Values:
  • Integrity and Honesty; to enhance stakeholders’ confidence in our services, we shall meet their expectations by carrying out duties and responsibilities with honesty, fineness and integrity.
  • Confidentiality; Utmost Privacy is required for the job at hand.
  • Professionalism; to adhere to best practices, high levels of competence and ethics through Continuous Professional Development for improved service delivery.
  • Team Work; we shall collaborate with colleagues and stakeholders to achieve our goals and objectives through consultations, consensus building, participation and consideration of diversity of opinion and experiences.
  • Creativity and Innovation; Promote innovation and creativity through; research, regular brainstorming sessions and exchange of ideas at all levels, so as to tap the full potential of our staff, members and partners.
  • Social Responsibility; to exhibit a high degree of sensitivity and responsibility within the Firm.
  • Co-operation; to be accommodative and responsive.
How to Apply:
Applications letters and detailed CV are to be sent by email to marking the subject as “TA 1855”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. TA 1864, Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx. 

If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through

Deadline for receiving applications: 30th September 2015

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