Customs Consultant

Date Posted: Oct. 4, 2022, 4:42 a.m.

Deloitte Consulting

Job Description

Main purpose of the job

The holder of this position will ensure that the client and Firm’s expectations are met by delivering high quality services and maintaining high utilization levels.

What you will do

  • Support on delivery of designated customs and excise duty engagements/projects, and manage the implementation of agreed deliverables;
  • Deliver client services according to relevant Deloitte standards, policies and ethical principles;
  • Collect, assimilate and analyze relevant data using standard tools and data visualizations to help surface insights and solutions;
  • Generate innovative solutions on projects/engagements in collaboration with team members to enhance/renew service offerings to clients;
  • Assist in developing knowledge of current tax matters across the Tax function;
  • Support in the development of new customs and excise products and market new products;
  • Carry out Tax risk and opportunity reviews;
  • Assist clients resolve KRA audits;
  • Build and maintain relationships with the clients and other bodies such as the Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Liaise with the Kenya Revenue Authority on various tax and policy matters;
  • Prepare objections and appeals to the Kenya Revenue Authority assessments;
  • Prepare tax publications for clients and write articles on relevant tax matters;
  • Prepare tax opinions and tax advices; and
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals/tenders and presentations.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Commerce/Law from a recognised institution.
  • Professional accounting qualification.
  • At least four (4) years relevant taxation experience.
  • Technical expertise in customs and excise duty matters.
  • Good knowledge of international and national taxation principles.
  • Knowledge of VAT matters will be an added advantage.

Behavioural competencies

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Effective interpersonal and relationship building/people management skills.
  • Good mentorship and coaching ability with desire to develop self and others.
  • Adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease.
  • Sound problem solving ability.
  • Organizational, supervisory and time management.
  • Good networking skills.

Technical Competencies

  • Sound industry and business knowledge.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Good financial knowledge.
  • Sound business acumen.
  • Focus on quality and risk.
  • Well-developed computer user skills.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good project management and planning skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills and commercial sense.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should apply to Deloitte Consulting via their career page using the link Careers at Deloitte

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