Senior Tax Associate job at KKCO East Africa
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Vacancy title:
Senior Tax Associate

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

Jobs at:

KKCO East Africa

Deadline of this Job:
31 October 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, October 17, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Senior Tax Associate

KKCO East Africa LLP is an independent accounting and advisory firm of Certified Public Accountants situated in Nairobi, Kenya and is a member of DFK International, a major international association of independent accounting firms and business advisers. For more information, please visit

• Offers technical guidance on direct and indirect taxation.
• Possess deep technical expertise and knowledge in tax laws and regulations.
• 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.
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
• 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 LLP 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

Minimum Qualifications
• 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

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Interested and qualified? Go to KKCO East Africa on to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 31 October 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 17-10-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-10-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-10-2066
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