Tax Manager Jobs – National Social Security Fund

Job Title: Tax
Organization: The
National Social Security Fund (NSSF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief
Finance Officer
Ref: TM/HR0815/2014
About NSSF:
The National Social Security
Fund (NSSF) is positioning itself to be the Social Security Provider of Choice
in Uganda. Our belief at the Fund is that each employee contributes directly to
the growth and success of the business and each employee is expected to take
pride in being a member of the team. With our shared purpose of being the
Social Security Provider of Choice providing exceptional customer service with
a workforce that is well motivated and skilled, we are looking to recruit
people with high integrity, dedication and commitment for vacant positions
Job Summary: The            Tax Manager will be responsible for
managing tax reporting and compliance within NSSF. The jobholder also ensures
tax returns are completed and accurate to minimize tax obligations. The
incumbent will also be in charge of tax planning in preparation for future
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Deliver
    a full range of tax services in compliance with laws and regulations
    within timeframe
  • Forge
    and grow existing relationships and interact with clients to provide
    excellent planning, consulting and expertise
  • Identify
    and mitigate tax risks
  • Oversee
    tax provision and tax compliance process
  • Improve
    processes by developing or implementing best practices
  • Manage
    and coordinate tax audits
  • Prepare
    all tax papers on regular basis and handle all information data requests
  • Support
    NSSF in reaching its goals through audit, tax, advisory, risk assessment.
  • Provide
    accurate interpretation of the tax laws.
  • Conduct
    research on the implications of tax laws and advise management on tax
    related issues.
  • Minimize
    task risks associated with all transactions.
  • Develop
    tax-saving strategies.
  • Responsible
    for the reconciliation of tax data on financial statements.
  • Ensure
    VAT, PAYE, Corporation tax and NSSF returns are accurate and filed in
  • Plan,
    direct, and execute various tax projects.
  • Perform
    research and prepare/review technical tax memorandum.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    prospective NSSF employee should hold a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or
  • The
    candidate must be a fully qualified ACCA or CPA.
  • At
    least four years of Tax experience in a large company, preferably
    Financial Institution.
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. Intermediate Excel experience
  • Working
    knowledge of the Uganda Tax Reporting systems and Tax laws.
  • Good
    familiarity and understanding of the Regional Tax laws.
  • Possess
    the ability to lead, persuade, and communicate
How to Apply: 
If you meet the above
requirements and desire to join NSSF, please send your capability statement and
enclose a CV of not more than 3 (three pages) including three referees and
copies of academic and professional certificates/testimonials, postal address,
email address and daytime telephone contact 
addressed to:
The Head of Human Resources
& Administration PLOT 1, Pilkington Road,
13th Floor Workers
P.O. Box 7140, Kampala –
Please indicate the position
applied for on the envelope
(Application for the position
of with the reference number).
Deadline:  12th
September, 2014 by 5PM
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