Manager Tax Employment Opportunity – MTN-Uganda

 

Job Title:    Manager Tax

Organisation: MTN-Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:
Lead Tax Specialist

 

About US:

MTN-Uganda is the
leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines,
fax/data, internet and mobile services.

 

Job Summary:  The Manager Tax will be primarily responsible
for accurately preparing and filing the relevant tax documents. In addition,
the tax manager will support the department to develop tax strategies and
policies that help the business maintain compliance with local and
international tax laws and regulations. The Tax manager will work to identify
tax problems and propose solutions.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

Staff Leadership
and Management

·       
Ability to
work in a team

·       
Responsible
for self-learning and development with guidance from the Manager

·       
Ensure
cohesive working with the Boost Central

·       
Accountable
for meeting and prioritising own targets / deadlines

·       
Provide
information to the Manager on work accomplishments

·       
Review
performance metric dashboards prepared by Boost Central on various performance
metrics and provide inputs to the Manager

Governance

Adhoc and
Operational Meeting

·       
Participate
and provide inputs in operational meetings as and when required

·       
Set up
adhoc meetings for day to day operational requirements as and when required

Escalations

·       
Timely
notification of escalations to the Manager and the Tax Specialists

·       
Resolve
escalations as per defined escalation / resolution procedures

Opco Operational

·       
Participate
and provide inputs in project status meetings

·       
Propose
operational changes and provide associated user impact assessment

Performance

·       
Ensure
effective execution of day to day operations at Boost Central and at the Opco
and resolve operational issues

·       
Improve
productivity and quality through leading practice initiatives

Reporting

·       
Provide
inputs to the Senior Manager and Tax Specialists (as required) relating to
progress made within the sub-division and in accordance with the measurement
metrics set by the organisation.

Operational
Delivery

·       
Alignment
of ERP Tax Accounts & Tax Module with Tax Submissions

·       
Continual
monitoring and adjustment (journals) of all ERP tax and levies GL accounts, and
reconciliation back to source tax submissions:

o   Corporate Tax

o   Excise Duty & VAT

o   Withholding Tax

o   PAYE

o   UCC Levies

·       
Administrator
and super-user for the Oracle Tax Module

·       
Hyperion
& Oracle uploads, and Ops Review Tax slides

Deferred Taxation

·       
Calculating
deferred tax provisions

·       
Prepare
Deferred Tax Journals

·       
Tracking
of all related timing differences

Management of Fixed
Asset Tax Register

·       
Map tax
classifications to fixed assets from budgeting phase to capitalization phase

·       
Provide
Fixed Asset Register tax allowance report to Tax Specialists

·       
Monitor
fixed asset tax cost allocation variance account

·       
Management
of the tax asset register in Oracle

Tax Return
Computation and Filing

·       
Assist
Tax Specialist with monthly URA returns where necessary due to leave and/or
workload factors

·       
Facilitate
month end activity by providing ERP outputs with respect to tax related
transactions.

Budgeting Tax
Provisions and Liability

·       
Assist
in quarterly forecasts for tax pay-outs

·       
Assist
in budgeting provisional tax liability based on approved tax forecasts

·       
Compare
all provisional tax calculations forecasted during the year with the actual
audited tax liability

Tax Related
Disputes and Audits

·       
Assist
in providing corresponding transaction details from the ERP to assist Tax
Specialists with dispute resolution with tax authorities

 

Key Performance Areas:

·       
Tax
accounts are aligned with tax submissions

·       
ERP
output reports used by Tax Specialists are functioning well

·       
Deferred
Taxation is accurate to external audit satisfaction

·       
Provides
support on planning, budgeting and forecasting of tax for the CFO

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the MTN-Uganda Manager Tax job placement must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Finance / Administration

·       
Post
Graduate Tax Diploma or other relevant professional qualification

·       
IT
skills

·       
Entry
level knowledge of Tax Laws

·       
Good
knowledge of deferred tax accounting

·       
Reconciliation
of tax returns to underlying tax accounts (ERP)

·       
Fixed
asset administration

·       
ERP
to/from Excel for data inputs and outputs

·       
Budgeting
& Forecasting

·       
Hyperion
and Oracle

·       
Working
in a telecoms finance department

 

Competencies:

·       
Good
Communication

·       
Continuous
improvement

·       
Data
interpretation and attention to details

·       
Judgment

·       
Presentation

·       
Reporting

·       
Accounting

·       
Strong
Analytical Skills

·       
Conflict
management

 

Behavioral Qualities

·       
Accountable

·       
Adaptable

·       
Agile

·       
Communication

·       
Culturally
aware

·       
Get it
done

·       
Innovative

·       
Emotional
maturity/intelligence

·       
Good
relationship building

·       
Inquisitive

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

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Here

 

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