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Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers

PricewaterhouseCoopers is one of Kenya’s leading professional services firms focused on providing Audit & Assurance, Advisory and Tax services. Our primary strategic goal is to create value for our clients and deliver a competitive advantage to their operations. Our blend of international and Kenyan expertise is fundamental to the high quality of advice and assistance that we offer.

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Indirect Tax practice, within Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet and manage their tax obligations across unique but ever changing tax specialties. You’ll advise clients on their local and overseas tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing indirect taxes, dispute resolution, and global enterprise tax solutions.
Our team helps our clients optimise cash flow and reduce risk by managing challenges related to indirect taxes. You’ll support our clients with all aspects of indirect taxation related to global, regional and domestic projects as well as comprehensive restructuring and reporting value added tax projects.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Invite and give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.
  • Share and collaborate effectively with others.
  • Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.
  • Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.
  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
  • Keep up to date with developments in area of specialism.
  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner.
  • Build and maintain an internal and external network.
  • Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of firms.
  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.
  • Liaising with the appropriate client personnel.
  • Ensuring high quality service delivery to our clients.

Skills & Competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university
  • Knowledge of tax accounting and taxation i.e. VAT law and best practices
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles and practices
  • Applicants with Law or tax qualification will have an added advantage
  • Excellent technical and analytical skills
  • Good communication skills, written and oral
  • A commitment to team working and delivering great client service
  • Good self-organisational and coaching skills
  • Resilient and able to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work flexibly and through virtual platforms
  • A strong interest and understanding of the benefits of technology and innovation
  • Ambition and a strong desire to succeed

Minimum years’ experience required

  • At least 3 years work experience in a VAT related role

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