Manager, Tax and Compliance

Closing Date - February 14th 2018

Manager, Tax and Compliance

Are you a go-getter, positive minded individual who fits the role profile captured below? There is an opportunity for ambitious, self-driven individuals to fill the above position.

Reporting to: Chief Finance Officer (CFO).

Job Purpose:

To assist the CFO in ensuring that the Bank remains fully compliant to the Tax regulations, develop a Transfer pricing document and maintaining a positive relationship with the Regulator

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Ensure that all Tax computations and remittances (PAYE, Withholding Taxes, VAT, Excise etc) are fully compliant and submitted on a timely basis in line with the Act
  • Continuously update the Management on current as well as imminent changes to the tax laws and regulations and be responsible for their implementation
  • Ensure that all products, services and strategic initiatives are well structured and meet the tax compliance threshold
  • Continuously seek opportunities to improve tax efficiencies
  • Appropriate Tax planning for the strategic plans
  • Liaison with the Tax advisors, Auditors, KRA in management of audits and inspections
  • Review of all service level agreements as well as developing a Transfer pricing policy for the Bank
  • Review of all Bank wide processes with a tax implication and ensure that controls are in place to ensure an accurate submission
  • Stakeholder management for both internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage and be the Tax Risk champion for the Bank
  • Ensures that all new business is in line with KYC and CTF laws and regulations and customer information is regularly updated
  • Ensure adherence of all bank’s prescribed processes, standard operating procedures and central bank requirements
  • Role Models the Brand and Corporate Values of the Bank in the internal and external market environment
  • Works as part of a team for the purpose of winning together

The Person:

The ideal candidate must possess the following:


  • Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting or its equivalent
  • A qualified Accounting (CPA-K or its equivalent)
  • Five (5) years senior tax experience in either managing or advising Financial institutions on tax opportunities and compliance matters;
  • Business management experience
  • Proven analytical skills to review information and reports produced by management accounting systems;
  • Proficiency in computing packages and other accounting software packages

Key Competencies and Attributes

  • Ability and willingness to challenge the status quo in order to deliver long-term
  • Change and improvements.
  • Excellent communication skills (correspondence, presentations, meeting management, and informal dialogue with a variety of types of stakeholders).
  • Ability to generate high calibre insights from a wide variety of information sources
  • Talent for innovative thinking
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Highly numerate
  • Ability to embrace dynamic work environment.
  • Able to identify, motivate and develop talent within the Bank.
  • Capacity to influence decisions at senior management levels
  • Communicates effectively
  • Drives high performance in teams

How to Apply

ALL applicants MUST apply online to the email:; closing date is Wednesday 14th February 2018. Canvassing will automatically disqualify the candidate. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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Application deadline : February 14th 2018