Tax Auditor Jobs in Kisumu, Kenya

Tax Auditor Jobs in Kisumu, Kenya

The Company:

  • We are a fast growing, high quality, professional audit, tax & advisory firm, located in Nairobi and Kisumu, Kenya.

  • In line with our rapid expansion, we are looking for candidates who are committed and responsible to join us in our audit team.

  • We are a meritocratic firm, committed to train our staff and encourage sharing of knowledge among Staff & Partners.

    Job Description:

  • The role reports to the Audit and Tax Managers and Partners/Directors on various assignments at any one time. The applicant should be ready to lead assignments. The role will provide excellent career progression for the right person.


    Team Leading

  • Planning, leading, managing and supervising execution of external audit and other accounting / advisory engagements

  • Assisting with the setting of budgets, pricing and deadlines and ensuring that audit and other assignments are completed within these limits

  • Reviewing audit / accounting / advisory work and finally signing-off on delivery reports


  • Regular meetings with clients to obtain updates on their business, discussing issues and presenting audit findings

  • Interacting directly with Partners on matters related to client and engagement management

    Staff Supervision

  • Setting objectives (goal-setting) with the audit team, providing support and coaching for more junior staff, and giving them constructive feedback on their performance

  • Training, coaching and developing Staff and Senior accountants for advancement

    Quality Control

  • Ensuring quality audit work and client service

    Client Relationship

  • Communicating with clients as well as the internal accounting and audit departments of clients to ensure delivery of exceptional client service

  • Establishing client relationships, anticipating client needs, responding their queries, being alert to both commercial concerns and technical accuracy

    Portfolio Management

  • Ensuring the set project recovery levels are met, audit fees are billed and collected on time

    Business Development

  • Assist with
    strengthening existing client relationships and developing new business opportunities by participating in sales meetings and working on proposals


  • Qualified accountant (ACCA, CPA, ACA) with at least 4 years audit experience with a reputable audit firm

  • Must also have an undergraduate degree or higher

  • Strong business awareness and an ability to identify audit issues arising from transactions (audit)

  • Relationship with the revenue authority (tax)

  • Strong leadership and business development skills and integrity within a professional environment

  • Technically good knowledge of modern auditing methodologies, ISAs and IFRSs

  • Good working knowledge of Kenyan tax laws

  • Excellent supervision, communication and ICT skills (especially knowledge of VT, Quickbooks)

  • An additional qualification in ICT will be advantageous

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Team player, with the ability to multi-task, be flexible and work under pressure

  • Socially confident with good diplomacy and organisation skills

  • Self starter with good analytical skills and a proactive approach to problem solving

  • Dedicated and hard-working

    How to Apply

  • Send your application to:

  • Interviews on a first come first serve basis.

  • Your application should include a cover letter indicating your desire to work with us, a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees.

  • Applications that do not contain current salary will not be considered.

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