Telkom Kenya Senior Accountant - Accounts Payables, Tax & Payroll Jobs
Telkom Kenya Senior Accountant - Accounts Payables, Tax & Payroll JobsWho We AreTelkom connects the people that keep Kenya on the move.
It does this by providing integrated telecommunications solutions to individuals, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), Government and large corporates in Kenya, drawing from a diverse solutions suite that includes voice, data, mobile money as well as network services.
Powered by its vast fibre optic infrastructure, it is also a major provider of wholesale, carrier-to-carrier traffic within the country and the region.
We are looking for a dynamic, self-driven and seasoned Senior Accountant who will be responsible for ensuring the company fully complies with Kenya Tax laws and procedures, effectively manage accounts payables and payroll accounting processes.
The principle accounting assertions of completeness, existence, accuracy, valuation, ownership and presentation must be applied at all times and validated periodically at the agreed frequencies to ensure company tax obligation and supplier liabilities are correctly stated in the books of the company.
Working For Us, We Expect You To
Ensure that all sales have been taxed appropriately
100% balance sheet GL accounts (AP) reconciled by 15th and 25th for Tax accounts respectively
Ensure that tax leakages are at minimum
Ensuring both internal & external customers are updated matters tax
Being available for consultation by both internal & external customers on matters tax.
Implement process change to ensure all contracts are reviewed by Tax Team
Avoid adverse audit findings by ensuring compliance with legislation, appropriate accounting standards and company policies and procedures;
Analysis of supplier accounts and ensure discrepancies are sorted at the earliest time possible
Assist with auditing activities (Internal and External) by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentations
Provide information to assist managers in making key strategic decisions
Participate in the departmental goal setting processes
Safeguard financial and other information by ensuring regular database backups
Review and develop appropriate changes to business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
Support month-end and year-end closing processes
Manage the team outputs and the performance of individual team members
Oversee the development of the team members to ensure that all stay abreast with new developments
Ensure effective communication to all employees with regards to changes in regulations, legislation and best practice
Stay abreast of best practice through self-development.
Academic background & Professional Knowledge
Relevant degree in Accounting/Finance or any related field
Professional certification, Certified Public Accountant CPA (K), ACCA or CIMA
At least 5 years’ experience of which a minimum of 3 years must have been directly in Tax Management and Accounts payables,
preferably in the Telecommunication industry
Extensive experience in international tax, including double tax treaties, permanent establishments, withholding tax
Ability to identify areas that affect the business and flag potential business impact
Professional and Technical excellence in taxation
Experience in overseeing responses to audits by revenue authorities.
Here Are The Skills We Are Looking For
Great Leadership Skills
Good communication skills both written and verbal
Strong problem solving and decision making skills
Strong business and financial acumen
Ability to work in a team
Tolerance for stress
Opinion drafting skills and ability to explain complex tax technical information in simple understandable terms
Outstanding Presentation skills
Resourcefulness and attention to detail
Efficient and results oriented
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Telkom Kenya Senior Accountant - Accounts Payables, Tax & Payroll Jobs
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