28 Mar 2022

Assistant Tax Manager at Shepherd Consulting Limited

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Job Description



Shepherd Consulting is one of the fastest growing consulting firms based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. We are providing Audit, Tax & Legal and Advisory services focused on delivering quality services to clients that build trust and making positive impact in the business setting we engage with. We develop and foster excellent relationship with the our clients to improve profitability and business growth by resolving practical challenges facing the business. We believe that the best solution needs experience, breadth, and in-depth knowledge of the subject matter. We pride ourselves as having unique resources’ combination enhancing our ability to provide the experienced, technical knowledge, and skills coupled with integrity and honest approach that you require, in accordance with the acceptable regulatory framework. The firm is looking for suitable candidates to fill up vacant positions in the assurance and tax divisions. The prospective candidates will serve as business advisors to our clients aiming at optimizing engagement, success, and achieving quality outcomes. The firm now invites online applications from eligible candidates for the following posts:

Position: Assistant Tax Manager (1 Post)

Job Profile & Key Qualification

Reporting directly to the Tax Manager, the ideal candidate should possess an undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, economics, law, business administration, engineering or equivalent from a recognized higher learning institution with a performance of at least 4.0 GPA. and should have qualified and registered in/by a relevant professional and regulatory body by the date of the application of this post. The candidate should have a total professional experience of at least 4 years, one of which must be in a senior position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build relationships and interact with clients to provide excellent planning, consulting, and expertise
  • Deliver a full range of tax services in compliance with laws and regulations of the country we operate and within timeframe
  • Review client’s complex transactions attracting tax exposures and provide innovative tax planning
  • Handle various client’s tax dispute resolutions and may represent clients in tax courts
  • Perform risk management procedures on client engagement and execution to ensure that customer acceptance and service delivery complies with the firm’s KYC and risk management procedures.
  • Conduct on job trainings to junior staff, assign duties according to plans and review work prepared by junior staff for further review by line managers.
  • Any other task that may be assigned by the supervisor Requirements and skills
  • Exceptional client service along with the ability to develop excellent client relationships
  • Strong leadership and human capital development and management skills
  • Ability to work effectively either as an individual or member of a team and relate effectively with staff at all levels.
  • Results driven with high level of initiative, teamwork, urgency, accountability, and integrity.
  • Strong expertise in primary accounting frameworks (IFRS/IPSAS/ TFRS) and in related financial reporting matters
  • Problem solver with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent analytical skills, ensure results are accurate and able to communicate findings in a precise and simple manner.


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Method of Application

The above positions are available with immediate effect. If you believe that you qualify for any of the above positions and ready to join our winning team, you should then submit your application letter attaching a current curriculum vitae with references, current passport size picture, and copies of relevant certificates including testimonials, if any, in English online through [email protected] by April 7, 2022.

NOTE: Shepherd Consulting Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Shepherd Consulting Ltd

25 Mkadini, Oysterbay

P.O. Box 20751

Dar es Salaam Tanzania.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted

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