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Assistant Manager – Domestic Taxes at Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) was established by an Act of Parliament, Chapter 469 of the laws of Kenya , which became effective on 1st July 1995 . The Authority is charged with the responsibility of collecting revenue on behalf of the Government of Kenya. A Board of Directors, consisting of both public and private sector experts, makes policy decisions to be implemented by KRA Management. The Chairman of the Board is appointed by the President of the Republic of Kenya . The Chief Executive of the Authority is the Commissioner General who is appointed by the Minister for Finance. PURPOSE OF KRA Assessment , Collection, Administration and Enforcement of laws relating to revenue.

Job Purpose

  • The job holder is responsible for review of the Internal control system, Governance and Risk management processes and oversees audit staff during audits.

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Coordinate documentation of audit findings to ensure they are based on a complete understanding of the process, circumstance and risk with requisite recommendations for improvements.
  • Ensure field assignments are conducted on a timely basis.
  • Supervise auditors assigned to engagements providing guidance and overall review of deliverables.

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Participate in identification of key business risks, evaluate and test controls and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Participate in preparation of Unit Annual Audit Work Plans (AAWPs).
  • Develop audit programmes for assurance/consulting engagements.
  • Perform audits in conformance to audit procedures, methodology, general accepted auditing standards and comply with policies, procedures and professional best practices.
  • Document workings on audit tests carried out in Audit Management System (Teammate).
  • Ensure other team members have captured their audit workings in Audit Management System (Teammate) and review notes have been addressed adequately.
  • Prepare draft audit reports.
  • Provide advisory/consultancy support across the Authority.

Job Dimensions:

Financial Responsibility:

  • Development of unit budget
  • Responsibility for Physical Assets
  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution.

Decision Making:

  • Makes decisions using standard operating procedures.
  • Assigns work to subordinates
  • Monitors subordinates work performance
  • Appraises/evaluates subordinates performance

Working Conditions:

  • Works predominantly within the office

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Tax, Finance, Accounting, Business, Mathematics, Information Technology.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • CIA or CISA, CPA or ACCA, Membership of ICPAK, ISACA or IIA

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • At least 4 years of work experience,1 year at supervisory level.

Need to know:

  • Analytical skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Computer proficient

  Attributes:

  • High level of integrity.
  • Ability to understand business processes and good awareness of functional relationships of Departments within the Authority.
  • Ability to apply audit standards through practical application.
  • Understanding and ability to apply risk and control concepts.
  • Supervisory skills.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent relationship management skills.

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