MTN Lead Tax Specialist Jobs in Uganda

MTN Lead Tax Specialist Jobs in Uganda

Mission/ Core purpose of the Job

  • To effectively manage the tax affairs of the company, implement mitigating strategies to minimize company tax risk and exposure, ensure optimal tax benefits for MTN Uganda by applying sound tax management planning principles. The Lead Tax Specialist will oversee the preparation of all tax compliance needs, assist in audits and respond to tax correspondences.

  • To be successful as a Tax Specialist, you should be up to date with the latest technologies which assist in accounting duties, have an understanding of big data systems, and good communication skills. Ultimately, a top-notch Tax Specialist should have strong analytical skills, pay attention to detail, and the ability to manage your time efficiently.

    Main Job Functions:

  • Manage the tax compliance, consulting, retention and preparation of tax records and other required reports, including implementation of tax legislation across the entire organization

  • Assess the extent and accuracy of the company’s tax liabilities

  • Assess and advise on the transfer pricing implications of any contracts

  • Review the tax implications of all major contracts to be signed by the company

  • Review and advise on the tax effects of all tariffs and new products and services

  • Review and approve implementation of taxes on third parties

  • Manage the relationship with the tax authorities and external auditors

  • Ensure taxes payable reconcile to the General Ledger

    Performance Areas:
    Core, essential responsibilities / outputs of the position (KPA's)

  • Proper tax compliance

  • Accuracy of tax returns and reports

  • Healthy relations with tax authorities

  • Accuracy of company corporate tax computations

  • Reduction of outstanding end of year tax audit issues

  • Avoidance of tax penalties


    Job Requirements (Education, Experience and Competencies)


  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce or Business degree preferably accounting as a major

  • Higher Diploma in Tax or equivalent

  • Professional Qualified Accountant (CA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA)


  • At least 5 years tax experience post-qualification in a busy competitive industry handling all aspects of tax management



  • Good Communication

  • Continuous improvement

  • Data interpretation and attention to details

  • Judgment

  • Presentation

  • Reporting

  • Accounting

  • Strong Analytical Skills

  • Conflict management

    Behavioral Qualities

  • Accountable

  • Adaptable

  • Agile

  • Communication

  • Culturally aware

  • Get it done

  • Innovative

  • Emotional maturity/intelligence

  • Good relationship building

  • Inquisitive

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; MTN Lead Tax Specialist Jobs in Uganda

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