Job Ref: TAX/01  |   Job Title:  ASSISTANT MANAGER- AUDIT/ASSURANCE AND TAX REGULATORY   |   Job Category:  Accounting

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  The Assistant Manager manages and coordinates engagements within the Audit/Assurance and Tax regulatory units. These are specialized units within the audit and tax departments that focuses on delivering stellar services to the engagement teams cost-effectively and efficiently. The Assistant Manager makes sure that all engagements are finished on schedule and with excellent quality. The role supports the manager in achieving the strategic objectives. High-quality work, effective operational line management, and ongoing development are required for this function. The job include managing and training the teams. We will look to you to show initiative, be proactive, and find solutions on your own. For experienced accountants wishing to switch into more operational support roles while maintaining technical proficiency, it offers a new route. Job responsibilities 1. Planning and execution of audit fieldwork and statutory reporting across a portfolio of clients 2. Project management of all aspects of audit including agreeing audit timelines, team briefings and supervision, and delivery of audit work 3. Budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of projects, focusing on optimising profitability 4. Identifying, researching and helping to resolve complex audit issues 5. Building relationships with the client staff and acting as an ambassador for the firm 6. Working on audit tenders and working as part of the relevant independence team on these tenders. Tasks may include: reviewing engagement records in sentinel, analysing and categorising the records, contacting partners for engagement information, preparing data and drafting independence reports 7. Review and reconcile general ledger entries for tax implications 8. Ensure compliance, timely filing and remittance of all taxes and levies (such as Expatriate PAYE, VAT, WHT, CIT, ET, business premises levy, development levy, etc. within government time frame. 9. Manage relationships with tax authorities and clients and support all tax audits. 10. Provide comprehensive reports on every tax audit exercise and give regular status updates on tax cases, remittances, levies, fees, payments to agents. 11. Be abreast with all tax regulations and new promulgation / enactments and advice clients accordingly. 12. Ensure all clients tax queries and correspondences are responded to, and appropriate steps are taken to avoid penalties due to non-compliance. 13. Supervising and coaching junior members of staff to help them realise their full potential

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