Job Title: Senior Advisor – Tax & Legal
Organisation: Ernst & Young (EY)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Ernst & Young (known as EY) is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It w as the third largest professional services firm in the world by aggregated revenue in 2012 and is one of the "Big Four" accounting firms. The organization operates as a network of member firms which are separate legal entities in individual countries. It has 175,000 employees and more than 700 offices in over 150 countries. It provides assurance (including financial audit), tax, consulting and advisory services to companies. The firm dates back to 1849 with the founding of Harding & Pullein in England. The current firm was formed by a merger of Ernst & Whinney and Arthur Young & Co. in 1989. It was known as Ernst & Young until 2013, when it underwent a rebranding.
Job Summary: The Senior Advisor – Tax & Legal will work in liaison with the Tax Manager as a tax senior, legal advisor on tax assignments. The incumbent will serve as a tax / legal advisor to clients in a cross wide range of industries offer corporate secretarial services as well as business and regulatory advisory services to clients. The jobholder will research, write, and review client tax advice relating to domestic and international tax matters. Assist in formulating and delivering tax planning and tax services as well as helping clients in resolving their tax disputes. The incumbent will supervise and aid in the development and training of new and experienced staff professionals.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
· The Senior Advisor – Tax & Legal must hold a University Degree in law - minimum upper second with post graduate Diploma in legal practice.
· A minimum of two to three years’ experience in legal practice in area of corporate services and I or tax litigation.
· Possession of diploma in taxation is an added advantage
· Excellent communication skills.
· Excellent planning, research, and communication skills;
· Broad knowledge of corporate tax laws and tax practice in Uganda.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications, updated CVs and relevant testimonials in support of academic qualifications to the following address:
The Staff Partner,
Ernst & Young Certified Public Accountants,
Ernst & Young House,
Plot 18 Clement Hill Road,
P.O. Box 7215, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 2nd September 2016 by 4:00 PM
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