12 Apr 2024

Manager – Tax & Regulatory Services at KPMG

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Job Description

Manager – Tax & Regulatory Services

KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. Our purpose is to inspire confidence and empower change. We have a notable Africa Footprint serving clients across the continent. Our East Africa practice comprises Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda. The Nairobi office serves as the regional coordinating office providing the required networking to facilitate delivery of services on a timely basis to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations

As Tax manager you will serve as a high-level Tax Advisor to KPMG clients to help them meet their tax obligations with minimal risks to their businesses. You will use your technical knowledge and experience to provide strategic advice to help minimize tax liabilities. You will lead teams of Senior associates and associates to deliver on business tax strategy, tax compliance, after tax profits and advise on best corporate tax practices to clients while providing your team members with all opportunities and avenues to grow as Tax professionals

Manage a full range of Tax services in compliance with laws and regulations by; planning and implementing client assignments, accurately interpreting data and advice from other specialists on the team, analysing potential solutions and recommendations, reviewing complex tax work and the highly technical areas and coming up with solutions to the complex tax issues.
Work as part of a client’s service team to identify client tax risks and develop innovative tax strategies
Meet clients demands by dealing with a wide range of technical and other arising tax issues in a timely manner, keeping the client informed on progress of engagement and professionally responding to questions as they arise.
Present work of high quality with minimum input by Senior managers, Directors or Partners.
Continuously come up with innovative ways to improve processes internally within the BU and firm and for clients.
Develop and manage client relationships through in-depth understanding of client businesses and expectations, providing valued insights, explanations and proactive guidance.

Identify and pursue potential business opportunities and build relationships with potential clients and referrals to further business growth.
Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the firm’s service offering, participate in business development activities and selling of products for tax team and other Business units.
Manage work processes to ensure Tax recoverability targets are met, bills are raised and collections are done on a timely basis.
Ensure adherence to firm’s risk processes.
Keeping updated with changes in legislation affecting tax and wider firm’s service offering
Continuous professional development including; learning hours and courses to enhance/develop skills
Lead Tax seniors and associates with a purpose of growing and developing them through coaching, feedback, providing guidance and opportunities for growth.

Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent Leadership and Interpersonal skills
Excellent analytical skills
Excellent problem-solving skills
Excellent negotiation skills
Mentorship and coaching skills
Good project management/coordination skills, with an ability to generate and plan work efforts and effectively manage project schedules
Strong technical knowledge and research skills in Taxation accounting, tax compliance, tax planning and strategy
Proven ability to manage teams, delegate work and develop team members
Drive for continuous learning, development and improvement of self and others
Ability to simultaneously handle multiple engagements and client service teams
Ability to pay attention to detail and focus on excellent delivery by all measures
Ability to build positive relationships with team members and clients

Personal attributes:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university preferably in Taxation, Finance, Accounting, Business Management, Law and Economics or other Business-related courses.
Post Graduate Diploma/ Masters in Taxation (MST), Law or any relevant professional qualification in Taxation, Law Finance and accounting from an accredited college/university/ qualified professional awarding institution.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and Access along with experience performing internet research

Minimum experience of 5 years in Tax related work preferably in Consultancy services/ Revenue Authority or industry environment.
Minimum experience of 4 years in managing project assignment and teams.
Excellent knowledge and demonstratable

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Method of Application

If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please submit your application to [email protected]

Closing date for receipt of applications will be 19 April 2024.

*Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. * KPMG Tanzania, The Luminary, 2nd Floor, Haile Selassie Road, Masaki, Dar Es Salaam

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