Tax Compliance Senior Specialist job at One Acre Fund
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Vacancy title:
Tax Compliance Senior Specialist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

One Acre Fund

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, September 13 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali, East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 28 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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About the Role
• Finance is seeking a Senior tax and regulatory specialist to oversee all tax and regulatory compliance matters while implementing tax processes and solutions according to regulatory requirements to ensure that One Acre Fund is compliant. You will report to the Global Senior Finance Manager.

• Tax Compliance
o Review and ensure accurate filing of monthly direct and indirect taxes, as well as any provisional returns through the year
o File the country program’s income tax returns in accordance with the full year audited financials
o Review, monitor and update tax compliance/clearance certificates for program countries
o Prepare the global IRS Form 990 workbook with support from manager
• Tax Advisory
o Proactively monitor emerging tax regulation changes and advise the concerned department on best actions to take while supporting implementation of any new tax regulations and systems
o Deliver tax training to the wider finance division and program teams
o Research and respond to enquiries from departments relating to tax regulations
o Provide tax advice and support to other teams that manage other taxes such as HR to ensure full compliance
o Identify compliance risks and advise country programs on how to eliminate/minimize them in instances of new registrations, de-registrations or changes in legal entity registrations
o Engage and coordinate services offered by tax consultants to ensure value for money
• Revenue Authorities and Annual Regulatory Audits
o Support the accounting team in putting tax related analysis/reconciliations for the annual audits
o Manage the communication with revenue authorities for tax audit from beginning to end
o Collate supporting documents requested for all audits to ensure that the org can evidence compliance
o Ensure the organization has relevant tax and regulatory agencies contacts and that the existing relationships are cordial
• Manage People
o Recruit, hire, develop and retain excellent talent
o Proactively manage succession planning
o Set and monitor team Key Performance Indicators

Career Growth and Development
We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:
• A university degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field
• 4+ years of relevant tax and regulatory compliance experience - knowledge of tax code, compliance and procedures and experience with a variety of tax operations
• Ability to drive process improvements.
• 3+ years corporate tax experience across African countries, especially East Africa
• Pursuing or completed CPA/ACCA with completion of in-depth tax courses (preferred)
• You have project management and accounting skills
• Excel proficiency (ability to perform complex formulas)
• Familiarity with SAP Business One (or full SAP)

Preferred Start Date
As soon as possible
Job Location
Kigali, Rwanda or Nairobi, Kenya
Health insurance, paid time off
This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Rwanda and/or Kenya.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Application Deadline
• 13 September 2023
• One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an address. Please report any suspicious communication here ( ), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.
• Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve.
• We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
• Interested and qualified? Click here to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Wednesday, September 13 2023
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 27-06-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 27-06-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 27-06-2066
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