Senior Consultant – VAT at Ernst & Young
Career Kenya: Senior Consultant – VAT at Ernst & Young
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

In Tax, we have a diverse group of people globally who help our clients understand and manage their tax compliance and reporting obligations responsibly and proactively.

Tax has six sub-service lines which cover a wide range of tax matters: Business Tax Services, Global Compliance and Reporting, Global Law, Indirect Tax, People Advisory Services and International Tax and Transaction Services.

Job Summary

We are looking for a senior tax consultant to join our robust VAT team. The position is within the Indirect Tax sub-service line.

Your responsibilities;

  • You will be part of an indirect tax team advising our clientele of large corporate multinational companies on VAT matters;
  • Assisting in the preparation of proposals/tenders and presentations on request.
  • Support in the development of new VAT products and in marketing new products.
  • Carrying out VAT risk and opportunities reviews, VAT opinions and proposals
  • Liaising with the relevant Kenya Revenue Authority on various tax/VAT and policy matters.
  • Assisting clients resolve KRA audits/ disputes through preparing objections and appeals to KRA assessments.
  • You will be supporting on delivery of designated VAT engagements/projects and managing the implementation of agreed deliverables.
  • Generating innovative solutions on projects/engagements in collaboration with team members to enhance/renew service offerings to clients.
  • Delivering client service according to relevant standards, policies and ethical principles.
  • Collecting, assimilating and analyzing relevant data using standard tools and data visualizations to help surface insights and solutions.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with the client and the Kenya Revenue Authority


Desired Candidate Profile

Does this sound like you?

  • A Bachelor’s degree in either Economics/Business/Finance or legal field with a minimum of upper second-class honours or its equivalent.
  • Professional qualification in accounting (either ACCA, CPA or CA)
  • A minimum overall grade of a B+ in KCSE and B+ in both English & Mathematics
  • Technical expertise in VAT matters.
  • At least four years’ experience in VAT/indirect tax matters
  • Knowledge of Customs & Excise matters will be an added advantage.
  • Interpersonal skills and proven people management.

Key attributes

  • Is self driven, pro-active and focused
  • Takes responsibility for performing high quality work;
  • Is exceptionally committed to team success; and
  • Excellent communication and social skills.

Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.


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