Tax Manager

Website United Bank for Africa (Z) Limited

Position: Tax Manager

Division: Finance

Department: Finance

Reporting Relationships:

  • Functionally reports to the Country Chief Financial Officer
  • Administratively reports to the Country Chief Financial Officer

Supervises:

None

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Manage operational tax compliance matters, including the completion of transfer pricing arrangements.
  • Assist senior management with the development and manage the implementation of tax strategies.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with third party consultants.
  • Manage all aspects of the tax accounting process, including annual review and preparation of tax provision work papers, tax account reconciliations, technical accounting issue research and analysis and disclosure matters.
  • Act as primary liaison with independent reviewers with respect to tax matters.
  • Oversee tax related internal controls and accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with requirements of local tax authorities, and operational efficiency.
  • Increase corporate awareness of tax risks and compliance issues through corporate education and review of key business activities and agreements.
  • Monitor changes in tax code and related rulings for developments that effect the Bank’s tax compliance, strategy and accounting.
  • Assist with the preparation of budgets and forecasts for various domestic and international tax expenses
  • Must be Conversant with ZRA online portal.
  • Prepare/review and submit quarterly provisional and annual corporate income tax returns.
  • Prepare/review and submit monthly Pay as You Earn, NAPSA, Value Added Tax and Withholding tax returns.
  • Prepare corporate income and deferred tax computations for annual audits.
Skills:
  • Extensive working Knowledge of Microsoft word, Excel, PowerPoint and SQL.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Conceptual skills.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong team player and excellent organization skills.
  • Attention to details.
Job Requirements & Knowledge:
  • Excellent knowledge of tax principles and law, tax audits, tax compliance and all types of tax returns.
  • An efficient approach to resolving issues and providing advice.
  • Analytical skills with detail orientation.
  • Previous experience with an audit firm will be an added advantage.
Application requirements:
  • Candidate must be a registered ZICA member.
  • Candidate must possess Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a Degree in Taxation or professional accounting qualification such as CA Zambia or ACCA or CIMA.
  • Extensive practical experience (3 years or above) in both local and international taxation.
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 5 credits on their Grade 12 results with Mathematics and English included.
To Apply:

Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements must send a copy of their CV, a cover letter, and academic qualifications to careers.zambia@ubagroup.com before 28th May 2021.

To apply for this job email your details to careers.zambia@ubagroup.com.

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