Senior Tax Controller

M-KOPA

M-KOPA

Accounting & Finance
Kenya
Posted on Monday, April 29, 2024

Do you have a passion for numbers and a knack for navigating the complex world of taxes? Are you looking for a role where you can make a real impact? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

As a Senior Tax Controller, you will be the guardian of our financial integrity, ensuring that we not only comply with tax regulations but also optimize our organization's tax position. Your role will be pivotal in preparing and reviewing tax returns, analyzing financial data, and providing strategic tax advice.

Tax Compliance:

In this role, you will need to prepare and file accurate and timely tax returns, leaving no stone unturned when it comes to supporting documentation. You will proactively identify and address potential tax issues or risks to ensure compliance with tax regulations. Keeping yourself updated with changes in tax laws and regulations will be crucial, as you will need to advise on their effects and ensure timely implementation.

Tax Planning:

As our Senior Tax Accountant, you will develop and implement tax planning strategies to optimize our organization's tax position. You will offer expert advice on the tax implications of various business decisions, considering different structures and transactions. Collaboration is key, and you will need to seamlessly work with other teams to ensure a holistic approach to tax management.

Transfer Pricing Management:

Expertly managing transfer pricing calculations, recharges, and policies will be part of your responsibilities. You will ensure strict compliance with transfer pricing regulations and international tax requirements. To stay ahead of the curve, you will conduct a thorough transfer pricing analysis.

Documentation and Record Keeping:

Maintaining organized and up-to-date tax records will be essential, ensuring nothing slips through the cracks. You will prepare meticulous documentation for financial and tax audits and inquiries.

To thrive in this role, you should have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field. A professional certification such as CPA, ACCA, or equivalent is required. Additionally, you should have 3-5 years of experience in tax.

Skills and Competencies:

You are a focused, organized, and results-driven individual with the discipline and gravitas to drive a diverse group of cross-functional partners toward a set of defined change management goals.

A strong understanding of tax laws, transfer pricing regulations, and documentation requirements is essential for this role. Your excellent attention to detail and organizational skills will ensure accuracy and efficiency in your work.

Effective communication and interpersonal abilities are crucial for collaborating with different teams and stakeholders. Your analytical mindset and problem-solving skills will help you navigate complex tax scenarios with ease.

In this dynamic environment, you thrive in situations with a lot of ambiguity and change. You balance the need to be nimble and responsive in the short term with driving longer-term progress.

Are You Ready to Make a Difference?

Join us in our mission to excel in tax compliance, planning, and documentation. If you're ready to take on a challenging yet rewarding role where you can showcase your expertise and make a real impact, apply now!