Senior Tax Associate job at Bolt
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Vacancy title:
Senior Tax Associate

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Telecommunications , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
24 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Your daily adventures will include:
• Provide strategic advice to the business with respect to tax compliance.
• Review and analyze legislative changes and their impact to the overall business environment.
• Proactively seeks for process improvement opportunities and advise the Line Manager on any non-compliance
• To participate and contribute to the success of month-end close by executing tasks accurately and according to the timetable.
• Provides support to tax leadership in specific projects.
• Flag risks and tax saving opportunities identified during the return preparation and flag unusual or new business scenarios and comment on their tax treatment
• Manage the preparation, review and submission of direct and indirect tax returns to the revenue authority.
• Prepare reconciliation of direct and indirect tax returns to the General Ledger
• Responsible for obtaining the sign off on the returns by the relevant person and ensures that the payments are initiated and followed up on time.
• Provide technical guidance and support for any technical questions coming from the business or from the tax authorities.
• Providing input to cash-forecast ensuring that entities are properly funded on time for tax settlements
• Provide support on overall tax related audits inquiries from tax authorities and projects globally.
• Support the annual transfer pricing processes, ensuring transfer pricing principles are reflected in the Company’s direct tax returns.
• Forecasting and analysis of quarterly and annual effective tax rates and identification of key drivers of the ETR.
• Support in training non-finance stakeholders to understand the impact of taxes on their daily operations.
• Actively managing and coordinating tax document retention.
• Contributing to continuous process improvement- through establishing a LEAN approach to drive effectiveness and efficiency of direct tax compliance
• Streamline tax processes and support the control agenda on tax risks and opportunities.
• Ownership of tax risk management including provisioning of uncertain tax positions and the support in preparation of financial statements.

• Minimum 5 years of indirect tax experience, ideally with a mix accounting and in-house for multinational groups. Work experience from digital business is a plus but not absolute requirement.
• Excellent understanding and experience in dealing with various indirect taxes that may affect business, including international taxation.
• Good general accounting/finance skills and experience.
• Experience with financial systems (ERP, consolidation tools and management reporting tools) is a plus.
• Relevant education such as lawyer, CPA, economist or education from tax administration or any combination thereof.
• You have very solid knowledge about indirect tax and international tax in a global organization.
• Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
• Intellectually curious and eager to learn and develop every day.
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong relations with internal stakeholders and teams in a multicultural global entrepreneurial environment.
• You believe in open, honest and direct communication with colleagues and working together to come up with the best solutions.
• Not afraid to challenge and question colleagues (regardless of level) in a constructive manner always with the best solution for Bolt at heart

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 24 May 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 11-05-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-05-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-05-2065
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