VACANCY: Tax Manager
LEVEL: Senior Manager
LOCATION: Lusaka, HQ
To effectively manage the tax affairs of the company and maintain excellent relationship with the relevant tax authorities. The role primarily focuses on ensuring tax compliance with the statutory requirements of preparation and filing of tax returns, identification and mitigation of tax risks, advising internal stakeholders on matters of taxation and handling tax queries, enquiries and audits. This also involves ensuring accurate tax provisions in the management accounts and statutory audited financial statements.
REPORTING TO THE FINANCE DIRECTOR, CORE RESPONSIBILITIES ARE:
- Tax research & dissemination
- Tax risk review and management
- Supervision of tax accounting and reporting
- Tax optimization and strategy
- Tax advisory and training
- Tax compliance, documentation and administration
- Tax audits and resolution of tax disputes, assessments and demands
- Special projects and other assignments
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Educational Qualifications & Functional / Technical Skills.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Tax, Economics, Mathematics/Statistics, Business Administration, Accounting or equivalent.
- Professional Qualification in Taxation will be an added advantage.
- 8-10 years of Tax practice experience and In-depth knowledge of the Zambian Tax laws and regulations.
Other requirements (Behavioral etc.)
- Strong financial and analytical skills
- Excellent report writing skill
- Relationship management and Good interpersonal skills
Suitable candidates are required to send their application & Curriculum vitae.
Closing date for applications is Monday, 19th August 2019.
Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.