Tax Manager Job Careers – Hima Cement (LafargeHolcim Group)


Job Title:    Tax

Organization: Hima
Cement Ltd.

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Finance Director


About US:

Hima Cement Ltd. is
a subsidiary of Bamburi Cement Ltd. which is a member of the LafargeHolcim
Group. LafargeHolcim is the leading producer of building materials in the
world. At Hima Cement, our Vision is “To be the preferred provider of
cement and concrete based building solutions in East Africa with a strong focus
on customer experience.”

Hima Cement works
with all actors in the building and construction industry in Uganda –
manufacturing and supplying a wide range of building and construction solutions
designed to meet housing and construction needs from small projects like
individual home buildings to major construction and infrastructure projects.
Whether supplying high-quality cement to a craftsman or helping leading architects
explore and deliver creative possibilities, Hima is committed to providing
solutions that fit the needs of all its clients.


Job Summary:  The primary role of the Tax Manager is to
support the Finance Director (FD) in the overall management of companywide Tax
Risk. Additionally, the Tax Manager, in his/her capacity as the company’s
liaison officer on tax matters will be required to support the roll out of
global tax strategies, guarantee local tax compliance and enforcement of
internal controls related to taxation across the organisation.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Lead the
annual/bi-annual tax risk management process i.e. from risk assessment through
to implementation of mitigating actions, while certifying FD involvement and
timely sign off.

abreast with local tax legislation developments and global best practices for
timely adoption by the Company.

a cordial relationship with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate
execution of work. Including but not limited to Uganda Revenue Authority (URA),
LafargeHolcim regional Tax Officers, and other internal departments.

timely preparation, sign off and filing of all tax returns with the local tax
authorities, while ensuring consistency with local accounting and statutory records.

proper cataloguing and storage of all tax relevant records as per country and
group requirements.

of board papers as may be deemed necessary from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant for the Hima Cement Tax Manager job opportunity should hold a Bachelors
of Honors Degree in a business discipline related qualification from a
recognized University.

qualifications in ACCA or CPA or equivalent, specialising in tax is an
additional requirement.

At least
five years’ work experience preferably in a busy commercial environment and
with good exposure in other business processes.

Training in Tax management and Administration is an added advantage

knowledge of local tax regulations

knowledge in SAP mainly FI/CO modules

results oriented.

Able to
plan and prioritise

dealing with people and a good listener

tolerant & determined

Able to
work extended hours when required

to work anywhere within Uganda is added advantage


How to Apply:

All candidates that
know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the
above position, should send their CVs, which should include details of email
address (if any), present position, current remuneration,
Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone
contact to the stipulated email address. (Email your application and CV to and let’s save the environment).


Key Notes:

Cement Limited is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a
recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process

sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one

the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email

shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


The Human Resource
Manager – Corporate

Hima Cement Ltd,

Mirembe Business
Centre, 4th Floor

Plot 46, Lugogo

P.O Box 7230 Kampala.


Deadline: 25th
August 2020


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