Facilitating international tax matters by spearheading legislative changes for effective cross border taxation and stakeholder engagement
Roles & Responsibilities:
Performing secretariat roles for Kenya’s participation in all meetings dealing with international tax (OECD, UN, EARATC, ATAF)
Providing input into the implementation of OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Action 13 (Country-by-Country Reporting) minimum standard
Providing input into the implementation of OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Action 5 (Countering Harmful Tax Practices) minimum standard
Providing input into processing of applications for Tax Residence Certificates
Providing input into questionnaires, technical notes, surveys and calls for comments regarding international taxation matters.
Draft material for Marketing and Communication Department for the media, press conferences and press briefings
Performing Team leader roles
Preparing monthly and quarterly performance reports for the section
Identifying gaps in staffing and training within the team and making recommendations to the Manager
Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Public Policy, Finance, Economics or related field from a recognized University
Professional Qualifications / Training
Advanced training in International Tax.
Post Graduate degree in Tax & Customs Administration is an added advantage.
Previous relevant work experience required
Four (4) years of progressive work experience with at least 2 years handling international taxation matters and at-least (1) year at Supervisory role.
Competencies required for this Role
Excellent presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written (English).
Excellent supervisory skills.
Attentive to details.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated high level of integrity.
Effective Negotiation skills.
Excellent knowledge of international tax issues and tax legislation.
Excellent organisational and administrative skills.
Excellent computer skills
Effective problem solving and analytical skills