Tax Compliance Risk Management Manager Job, Finance Jobs in Kenya August 2021,

Job Purpose

This role co-ordinates the design and monitoring of Compliance plans and strategies in Compliance Risk Management (CRM) for Domestic Taxes Risks in line with best practice by establishing and maintaining cooperation with DTD.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain and oversee implementation of overall Tax Compliance and Domestic Taxes Risk Management Policies, Strategies and Frameworks that guide revenue collection in Domestic taxes.
  • Co-coordinate with compliance units in the revenue departments to break down strategic risks into specific risk, prepare tactical risk analysis reports and on the basis of these, generation of an annual compliance
  • Coordinate Secretariat activities for the High-level compliance risk management committee including agenda setting, record keeping, maintaining formal risk register, and documentation of integrated
  • Oversee the development of the Data & Intelligence infrastructure by liaising with the research, data, and statistics section to ensure areas of interest to the compliance risk management function are prioritized for research and data collection activities as well as policy.
  • Facilitate connections, coordination and communications within KRA and Other Government Agencies (OGA’s).
  • Coordinate collecting relevant data that is useful for the organization as intelligence.
  • Day-to-day operations, supervision, management of performance, and development of staff in the unit
  • Drive initiatives to improve ethics, culture and facilitate change management in the unit

 Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Develop risk models to address business questions on tax compliance for detailed data mining and analysis in liaison with DTD risk
  • Develop and maintain central analytical tools that guide revenue collection and compliance with relevant laws in DTD by carrying out strategic level risk management focusing on environmental scanning, evidence-based analysis, identification of most important internal and external risk
  • Liaison with other departments in KRA with respect to intelligence gathering, M&E to ensure these inputs are internalized in the compliance management function.
  • Raise awareness on tax compliance in the Authority.
  • Facilitate implementation of the work plans for the following corporate initiatives in the unit: Audit, Integrity, QMS and Risk Management.

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

Academic qualifications

  • A relevant university degree from a recognized institution.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Relevant professional Qualification

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Minimum 5 years work experience 2 years in a management role.

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Leadership and people management skills
  • Technological ability
  • Data protection
  • Tax Business Understanding
  • Tax Legislation
  • Taxpayer Compliance
  • Tax Audit
  • Tax Collection
  • Tax Fraud and Investigation
  • Exchange of Information
  • International Tax Affairs
  • Risk Management and Analysis
  • Operational and Advanced Tax Relevant Data Analytics
  • Taxation of New Emerging Businesses and Digital Economy
  • Good decision-making capabilities
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Resilient, focused and results-oriented
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Good negotiation and interpersonal skills

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