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Monday, October 4, 2010

Personal Tax Consultants

PricewaterhouseCoopers provides industry-focused advisory, tax and assurance services to public sector entities and private companies, building public trust and enhancing value for clients and their stakeholders.
The PricewaterhouseCoopers network in Africa has member firms in over 30 countries with over 7,360 professional staff. We have the largest footprint of all the professional services firms on the African continent.
In Kenya, our local capability comprises over 350 professionals who are able to combine their in-depth understanding of local business, social, cultural and economic issues with their deep functional and industry knowledge.
PricewaterhouseCoopers is a global market leader for tax services. We assist businesses, individuals and organizations with tax strategy, planning and compliance, whilst also delivering a wide range of business advisory services.
What we are looking for
We are in the process of strengthening our growing Tax practice in Kenya and we would like to recruit ambitious, highly motivated and dynamic Personal Tax Consultants.

The Role
The person will be required to:

* Request information on a regular basis from clients (local or foreign) and foreign PwC offices for details of compensation and other information.
* Correspond with clients to obtain information and send them deliverables for signature
* Prepare individual tax returns, transmittal letters, tax computations and accompanying schedules.
* Manage internal databases and status reports (in Excel or Access).
* Use internet hosted globally accessible technology to communicate with clients and other PwC offices and to upload/download reports.
* Use excel-based computation models and tools.
* Hold tax meetings with expatriates and executives and prepare briefing packs and post meeting notes.
* Prepare tax opinions/advice on all aspects of individual taxation including tax residency, chargeable income, employer withholding obligations, retirement benefits etc.

* Degree holder.
* Professional qualification (completed or in process) preferred.
* Relevant experience in personal tax or HR an advantage.
* Should have had experience working in a busy, demanding environment, where speed, accuracy and fast turnaround time is a must.
* Should be flexible as long hours are often required to meet client deadlines.
* Should be a self-motivated, energetic individual who can work with little supervision.
* Should have meticulous attention to detail.
* Should have good project management skills.
* Should have good communication skills (written and oral).
* Experience with Microsoft Office and Excel in particular is an advantage. Should also be able to use specific software and technology (training will be provided)

To apply for the position, please send an email quoting the specific area on the email subject line. Kindly provide a CV detailing your qualifications, experience, contact details and names of three references.

Contact Info: PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd
PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd

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