Kenya Airways Specialist Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Airways Specialist Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose Statement

Reporting to Manager – Tax, the jobholder will be expected to review, plan, advice and implement tax legislation to ensure the group is tax compliant with minimum tax exposures while exploiting tax planning opportunities.

The Role

  • The successful jobholder will be expected to:
    Design, advise and implement tax planning measures for optimal tax impact to ensure maximum profitability for the Group.
  • Study and interpret tax laws with the view to Identifying and exploiting tax opportunities in over 50 Outstations to generate tax savings for the company.
  • Identify, lodge and follow up tax refund claims with tax authorities and fast track the refunds to improve the Company cash flows.
  • Identify and lobby for tax law amendments and exemptions in the various Jurisdictions to reduce the cost of doing business for the company.
  • Review of the existing Bilateral agreements and recommending the reciprocal exemption for the airline to reduce the impact of double taxation.
  • Advise on various tax implications on company’s projects/initiatives so as to reduce tax exposures.
  • Review, advise and negotiate for favorable tax clauses in the supplier contracts to reduce the burden of tax on the company.
  • Review all tax schedules and tax returns for submission to Tax Authorities.
  • Analyze, object and resolve tax assessments from Revenue Authorities and other statutory bodies throughout the network.
  • Conduct tax health checks for outstations and subsidiaries to ensure tax compliance.
  • Ensure compliance with Transfer Pricing documentation and Country
    by Country reporting for various countries.
  • Computation of current and deferred tax for the group financial reporting.
  • Reconciliation of Tax accounts and analysis of tax risks for necessary provisions to be made.
  • Provide key input towards managing Group Transfer Pricing compliance
  • Maintain proper controls over tax and accounting procedures in the group.
  • Developing and maintaining relationship with Tax Authorities, External auditors and consultants and all other key stakeholders with the company.
  • Ensure requests from key stakeholders are delivered accurately and on timely basis.
  • Coordinate tax changes in various countries to ensure compliance.

    Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Tax or business field.
  • Certified Public Accountant (K).
  • In-depth knowledge of Income Tax Acts.

    Other Skills
  • Understanding of international tax principles.
  • Knowledge of Transfer Pricing.
  • Experience in Airline related taxation is an added advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Communication skills.
  • Leadership skills.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 8th November 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Airways Specialist Accountant Jobs in Kenya

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