Lead Tax Specialist Jobs – MTN-Uganda

 

Job Title:    Lead Tax Specialist

Organisation: MTN-Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:
Senior Manager Treasury & Tax

 

About US:

MTN-Uganda is the
leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines,
fax/data, internet and mobile services.

 

Job Summary:  The Lead Tax Specialist will effectively
manage the tax affairs of the company, implement mitigating strategies to
minimize company tax risk and exposure, ensure optimal tax benefits for MTN
Uganda by applying sound tax management planning principles. The Lead Tax
Specialist will oversee the preparation of all tax compliance needs, assist in
audits and respond to tax correspondences.

 

To be successful as
a Tax Specialist, you should be up to date with the latest technologies which
assist in accounting duties, have an understanding of big data systems, and
good communication skills. Ultimately, a top-notch Tax Specialist should have
strong analytical skills, pay attention to detail, and the ability to manage
your time efficiently.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Manage
the tax compliance, consulting, retention and preparation of tax records and
other required reports, including implementation of tax legislation across the
entire organization

·        
Assess
the extent and accuracy of the company’s tax liabilities

·        
Assess
and advise on the transfer pricing implications of any contracts

·        
Review the
tax implications of all major contracts to be signed by the company

·        
Review
and advise on the tax effects of all tariffs and new products and services

·        
Review
and approve implementation of taxes on third parties

·        
Manage
the relationship with the tax authorities and external auditors

·        
Ensure
taxes payable reconcile to the General Ledger

 

Key Performance Areas:

·        
Proper
tax compliance

·        
Accuracy
of tax returns and reports

·        
Healthy
relations with tax authorities

·        
Accuracy
of company corporate tax computations

·        
Reduction
of outstanding end of year tax audit issues

·        
Avoidance
of tax penalties

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
applicant for the MTN-Uganda Lead Tax Specialist job placement must hold a
Bachelor’s degree in commerce or Business degree preferably accounting as a
major

·        
Higher
Diploma in Tax or equivalent

·        
Professional
Qualified Accountant (CA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA)

·        
A
minimum of five years of tax experience post-qualification in a busy
competitive industry handling all aspects of tax management

·        
Good
Communication skills

·        
Continuous
improvement

·        
Data
interpretation and attention to details

·        
Judgment

·        
Presentation

·        
Reporting

·        
Accounting

·        
Strong
Analytical Skills

·        
Conflict
management

 

Behavioral Qualities

·        
Accountable

·        
Adaptable

·        
Agile

·        
Communication

·        
Culturally
aware

·        
Get it
done

·        
Innovative

·        
Emotional
maturity/intelligence

·        
Good
relationship building

·        
Inquisitive

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

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