The incumbent will be responsible for managing routine compliance activities and requirements such as assessing income tax obligations, filing returns and assisting superiors on the concerned matters, therefore must possess relevant experience in tax from an accounting firm.
Duties and Responsibilities
Specifically, the incumbent holding this position will be responsible for assisting his/her superior/s in:
Advising clients in respect of Direct and Indirect Corporate Taxation Laws and other matters in the light of relevant statute, case laws, and industry practices.
Providing the clients with timely and accurate guidance on critical taxation issues.
Ensuring timely compliance of statutory deadlines for filings and / or payments by the clients.
Assisting in preparation and filing of Income Tax, Federal and Provincial Sales Tax / VAT returns and Monthly and Annual Tax Withholding statements on behalf of the clients.
Responding to notices and other communications received from taxation authorities in consultation with the clients.
Representing clients in meetings with tax and other relevant government officials
Preparing relevant documents and arguments in respect of appeals to taxation authorities.
1.5 to 2 years of relevant experience in tax from within an accounting firm is compulsory.
ACCA, CIMA, LLB, B.Com, BBA
Good communication skills
Proficiency in MS Office
Willingness to assume additional responsibility
Ability to take initiative.
Ability to work under pressure.
Research and analytical skills.