We are looking for a tax and accounting expert to manage and facilitate the accurate preparation and filing of our company’s tax forms.
The ideal candidate is a team player, creates and implements tax plans and works with the accounting and leadership teams to identify opportunities for process improvement and potential areas of risk.
The Tax Executive will ensure compliance with Kazakstani legislation through a series of systems and system controls that are designed to ensure accurate, timely reporting.
They will monitor current and impending changes to tax regulation and make the appropriate updates to policies and strategies.
The ideal candidate is single minded in their pursuit of ensuring compliance and achieves this goal through optimizing reporting procedures and driving the successful function of company.
Responsibilities for Tax Executive
Facilitate the preparation and review company timely filing of all tax forms.
Find and implement opportunities for process improvement in company tax procedures.
Plan for and develop overall tax calendar and coordinate timing and inputs with accounting team.
Maintain effective control procedures over all aspects of the tax process.
Manage and facilitate tax audits : preparing responses, creating schedules, etc.
Monitor legislative and regulatory tax law developments, communicate the effects of these developments to management and the tax team and create strategies to capitalize on changes to taxation legislation.
Provide support with various internal audits and special tax related projects.
Be responsible for preparing and reviewing company tax statements, timely filing and submitting of all tax forms;
Manage all accounting aspects of the company starting from assuring proper booking keeping and reporting, cash management, internal / external audits, internal controls to tax compliance;
Closely cooperate with Accounting Shared Service in Head Office, implement global standards and take part in finance team projects.
To fill the role a candidate is expected to meet the following requirements :
Strong knowledge of tax codes and compliance, proven by 5+ years of professional experience
At least 1-3 years of experience as a Chief accountant gained in reputable Kazakhstan or international companies or similar experience in Big4
Extensive practical corporate tax knowledge (5+ years)
Deep knowledge of local accounting principles, procedures, standards and IFRS (5+ years)
Strong experience with a variety of tax operations and ability to drive process improvements.
Master's degree from an accredited university in Accounting / Finance / Economics / Tax
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills
Ability to drive process improvements and simplification
Good organizational and teamwork skills
Ability to work under tight deadlines and multitask
Strong accounting, analytical, and research skills and attention to details
Advanced computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
Proficient in 1C Accounting and ERP systems
Computer skills : Oracle JDE knowledge is a plus
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work well independently as well as the ability to work well with stakeholders and communicate the benefits of initiatives.