Tax Accountant US NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:  Tax Accountant
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Finance Office, Financial Reporting
About US:
World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:   The Tax Accountant will be responsible for
ensuring compliance with WV statutory requirement of deducting and remitting
all direct and indirect taxes and attending to the revenue authority on issues
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Financial
Reporting:
                    
Ensure
accurate posting of all tax related transactions to the GL.
                    
Prepare
of tax status and other reports as requested by management and other
stakeholders.
Risk management:
                    
Prepare
monthly WHT returns for compliance.
                    
Ensure
WHT is compiled and remitted to URA by the 15th of every month.
                    
Work
with Accountant reporting to compile NSSF, PAYE and LST returns and submit for
payment monthly and annually to authorities.
                    
Conduct
tax awareness sessions for WV employees especially Accountants.
Financial
Management:
                    
Attend
and co-ordinate post audit reconciliation meeting by the tax authorities.
                    
Build
and maintain robust tax documentation, records, files
                    
Keenly
review ALL payments to local & international suppliers to ensure
appropriateness of tax invoices for tax purposes and verify withholding tax
applicable.
                    
Maintain
quality and supportive relationship with tax authorities and a healthy
relationship with tax consultants.
                    
Ensure
all WHT certificates are sent to vendors.
Audit:
                    
Prepare
documents required and attendance to queries raised by the Internal &
External Auditors for quarterly and annual statutory audit on tax related
matters.
                    
Attend
and co-ordinate post audit reconciliation meeting by the tax authorities.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
                    
The
applicant for the World Vision Tax Accountant job placement should preferably
hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, and Accounting.
                    
A minimum
of three years of operational experience.
                    
Three
years of relevant technical and business work experience.
                    
The
ideal candidate must have worked in a Tax Accounting environment, with tax
experience and must be familiar with preparation and submission of statutory
tax returns
                    
Extensive
knowledge of NGO donors and their financial reporting requirements
                    
Previous
working knowledge and experience of SUN accounting software
                    
Knowledge
of project management and project cycles
                    
Strong
desire to develop or change processes to improve efficiency
                    
Excellent
computer skills with high proficiency in Microsoft excel
                    
Excellent
analytical skills, reporting writing, research and computer skills.
                    
Excellent
interpersonal and communication skill
                    
Strong
teamwork skills essential
                    
Ability
to work under pressure and tight deadlines
                    
Experience
of working in the field(communities)
                    
The
position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically when required
                    
Ability
to pay attention to detail
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow
instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly
encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 26th April 2019
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