Tax Mergers - Nairobi, Kenya - KPMG

    KPMG Nairobi, Kenya

    2 months ago

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    Full time
    KPMG is a professional service company, being one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC.

    Seated in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, KPMG employs 174,000 people and has three lines of services:
    audit, tax, and advisory.
    Key roles and responsibilities

    Undertake tax due diligences focusing on risk assessment.

    for all tax heads including Corporate Income Tax, Value Added Tax, Employment taxes and deductions, Withholding tax, Customs and Excise Duties amongst others.

    Evaluate transaction structures and advice on tax implications as well undertake corporate restructuring advisory.
    Review financial models and valuation models and advise on the tax implications.
    Review and advisory of Share Purchase Agreements.

    Liaise with senior associates and managers to ensure that tax assignments are properly planned and executed in a timely and efficient manner.

    Consultation with clients, reviewing tax information and advise on tax matters.
    Maintain accurate and up to date client records.
    Perform the necessary Risk Management and KYC procedures for engagements.
    Assist senior associates and managers with engagement administration including timely billing and collection.
    Assist in organizing trainings and other departmental activities within and outside the firm, as maybe assigned.
    Contribute to thought leadership through writing articles on topical issues in M&A space.


    Academic/Professional qualifications and Experience:
    Must posses a business related Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university.
    Must have a minimum of two years of tax experience in an accounting firm, corporation, and/or law firm.
    Professional qualifications e.g., ACCA, CPA are highly desirable.
    Professional qualification in Taxation from an accredited college/university will be an added advantage.
    Proficient in Microsoft Office applications along with experience performing internet research.
    Skills, and comfort interacting with C-level professionals.
    Good knowledge and appreciation of tax legislation and regulatory environment.
    Working knowledge of accounting information systems and Tax tools.
    Excellent structuring and tax advisory skills.

    Personal attributes:
    Excellent verbal and written communications skills and the ability to articulate complex information.
    Ability to build positive relationships with team members and clients.
    Ability to handle simultaneously multiple engagements and client service teams.
    Flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks.
    Strong organizational skills
    Good analytical and problem-solving skills
    Excellent negotiation skills

    We offer:
    An exciting opportunity to work with a Big 4 firm on cutting edge clients across Africa.
    Continuous learning and development.
    Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams.
    Unrivalled space to grow and be innovative.
    Opportunity for international travel.