SportPesa Tax Manager Kenyan Jobs

Overall tax responsibilities include, but are not limited to tax accounting, tax filing, local statutory reporting and tax compliance processes. In addition, the role will be responsible for forging, nurturing and managing external relationships with tax authorities with a view of advancing the company’s position to mitigate the risk of any tax legislative changes.


  • Develop strong working relationships with business, finance, and legal leadership across the organization to collaborate on significant tax matters affecting the operations
  • Harmonize the business approach to managing taxes by fostering greater collaboration and cooperation amongst business unit tax and finance resources
  • Collaborate on strategic tax initiatives impacting the Company’s operations including, transfer pricing, tax credit opportunities, and any potential public listing
  • Proactively work with business to structure operations to promote tax efficiency and mitigate tax risk
  • Oversee tax operations in areas of compliance, cash management, tax provisioning and audits
  • Actively engage in financial reporting processes and advise on the impact of transactions
  • Review relevant tax filings for completeness and technical accuracy including proper elections and disclosures
  • Review legal agreements, step plans, and documentation to ensure tax requirements are met
  • Provide strategic support and assist with the development and review of relevant tax audit information requests
  • Support and assist with the development and review of relevant tax audit information requests
  • Work closely with and manage tax advisers on tax projects


  • A Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Law, Economics or related discipline.
  • CPA (K) or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Thorough knowledge of Kenyan tax laws and practices
  • Strong technical skills in tax advisory
  • Strong managerial and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong research and report-writing skills

How to Apply

Please send your application to, indicating the position title  on the subject line, so as to reach us not later than 26th November 2018.

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