Specialist Consultant: Tax job at Cellulant Corporation
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Vacancy title:
Specialist Consultant: Tax

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

Jobs at:

Cellulant Corporation

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, July 15 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, June 28 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Cellulant is a digital payments business. We run an ecosystem of consumers, merchants and banks in which we facilitate payments and build value through the value-added services we layer on top. In building this ecosystem we serve different types of customers with different products, in a range that includes mobile banking products, mobile credit products, US...

JOB SUMMARY:
As a Specialist Consultant: Tax at Cellulant, you will play a critical role in managing and optimizing our tax strategies to ensure regulatory compliance and minimize tax liabilities. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, contribute to financial planning and analysis, and drive process improvements related to taxation. This position reports to the Group Tax Manager and is an integral part of the CFO function.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Tax Compliance: Ensure compliance with all relevant tax laws, regulations, and filing requirements. Prepare and file accurate and timely tax returns, including income tax, VAT, withholding tax, and other related taxes.
• Tax Planning: Work with the Group Tax Manager to develop and implement tax planning strategies to optimize the company's tax position, reduce tax liabilities, and maximize tax benefits.
• Tax Analysis: Analyze financial data and transactions to identify potential tax issues and opportunities. Provide recommendations to minimize tax risks and costs.
• Tax Accounting and Reconciliation: Ensure we are accounting for Tax correctly in our General Ledgers and reconciling all Tax GLs in the markets.
• Reporting and Documentation: Maintain comprehensive records and documentation related to tax matters. Prepare tax reports and presentations for internal and external stakeholders.
• Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with various departments such as Legal, Accounting, and Operations to ensure tax considerations are incorporated into business decisions and strategies.
• Tax Audits: Manage tax audits and investigations, working closely with external auditors and regulatory bodies. Resolve any tax disputes or discrepancies efficiently.
• Transfer Pricing: Ensure compliance with transfer pricing regulations, including documentation and adherence to arm's length principles.
• Policy Development: Work with the Group Tax Manager to contribute to the development and implementation of tax policies, procedures, and controls to ensure efficient tax management.
• Stay Informed: Stay up to date with changes in tax laws, regulations, and industry best practices, and ensure the organization remains compliant.
• Process Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvements related to taxation, driving efficiency and accuracy in tax-related activities.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
Experience That Will Count In Your Favor:
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in tax management, preferably both in consulting (audit/Tax consultancy firm) and industry (a multinational or fintech environment).
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, or a related field. A relevant professional qualification (e.g., CPA, ACCA, CTA) is a plus.
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in tax management and accounting preferably both in consulting (audit/Tax consultancy firm) and industry (a multinational or fintech environment).
• Strong understanding of local and international tax laws and regulations.
• Proficiency in tax software and financial software tools.
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills for collaboration and stakeholder engagement.

Skills:
• Tax Compliance and Planning
• Financial Analysis
• Tax Accounting and Reconciliation
• Analytical and Attention to Detail
• Regulatory Knowledge
• Problem Solving
• Good Communication
• Team Player

Personal attributes:
• A self-driven and hardworking individual who is continuously learning and is adaptable to change. A team player with great communication skills (both oral and written).

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Interested and qualified? Go to Cellulant Corporation on cellulant-group.breezy.hr to apply




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Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Monday, July 15 2024
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 28-06-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 28-06-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 28-06-2067
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