Tax Accountant Job Careers – Uganda Refinery Holding Company (URHC)

Job Title:       Tax
Organization: Uganda
Refinery Holding Company (URHC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Manager Tax
About US:
The Uganda Refinery
Holding Company (URHC) is a Private Limited Liability Company incorporated
under the Companies Act (2012). It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Uganda
National Oil Company (UNOC) Ltd. The purpose of the URHC is to hold, on behalf
of UNOC, interest in the refinery project planned to be developed in Kabaale,
Hoima District and its associated infrastructure. URHC has also been given the
mandate to develop, operationalize and manage the 29.57 km2 Kabaale petro-based
Industrial Park (KIP).
Job Summary:  The Tax Accountant will manage          UNOC’s Tax Exposure on all Tax heads
and ensure compliance with the Tax Regulatory Framework requirements,
Production Sharing Agreements (PSA), Joint Operating Agreements (JOA) and
continuously interact with GoU, Tax Firms and Joint Venture (JV) partners on
tax issues.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for all monthly, quarterly and annual tax declarations
    and ensure submissions are completed accurately and on a timely basis for
    UNOC and its subsidiaries.
  • Support all the drafting of commercial agreements and ensure that
    tax provisions don’t erode value for the company.
  • Ensure that filing of period returns and payment of taxes due are
    done within the statutory timelines for all tax heads such as WHT, VAT,
    PAYE, and Corporation Tax.
  • Support Procurement and logistics and interpretation of tax laws to
    ensure compliance for importations, local supplies and drafting of
  • Conduct tax awareness sessions for UNOC and its subsidiaries.
  • Update Management with changes in tax laws and assess impact to
    company’s performance.
  • Ensure all tax related accounting entries are completed accurately
    and on a timely basis.
  • Maintain robust Tax documentation, records and files in line with
    Company Policies and Guidelines
  • Provide tax advice to company personnel to allow them to carry out
    activities in a manner which minimizes the company’s tax liability.
  • Liaise and agree operational tax positions with JV Partners.
  • Work closely with Government authorities, the URA on tax issues that
    may affect UNOC including tax audits, claims, assessments and disputes.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • Honours Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting,
    Economics or related fields.
  • Professional Membership (ACCA, CPA, CMA)
  • Full or part qualification in International Taxation is an added
  • Minimum of five (5) years tax experience in a busy organisation
  • Must demonstrate exceptionally strong analytical skills, having an
    ability to analyse, refine, summarize, and clearly present data and
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • High degree of professionalism and maintenance of confidentiality.

How to Apply:
All candidates
should complete and sign Application Forms, download
, together with certified copies of academic certificates should be
addressed and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the address below. Applications
delivered through courier or post office will also be received. Applications
must include a cover letter, application form and supporting documents. While
we thank you for your interest, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
General Manager,
Uganda Refinery
Holding Company Ltd,
Plot 15 Yusuf Lule
P.O. Box
Deadline: 14th December 2018
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