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Head Of Tax Compliance at MasterCard

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Kenya

6 months ago


Job Description

The Head of Tax Compliance will report to the Global Controller and be responsible for leading and managing the Foundation’s Tax Compliance function and ensuring that all tax regulations are complied with in all jurisdictions that the Foundation operates, including responsibility for income taxes, HST, VAT and withholding tax compliance up to an including all Corporate and local jurisdiction tax filings. Additionally, the Head of Tax Compliance will ensure that tax controls and processes are in place, designed effectively and operating efficiently to ensure tax collection, payment and reporting requirements are met to facilitate the Foundation’s continued ability to provide accurate and timely tax information, data and reporting, including tax filings.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. 10+ years’ experience in progressively senior tax finance roles, including tax reporting, compliance and accounting with at least 10 years in such senior financial roles in a public company in a multi-jurisdiction/international environment
  2. A minimum of 6 years in a supervisory capacity
  3. Experience in Tax Compliance and dealing with Tax Authorities as a Key Leader
  4. Previous work in the development sector is an asset but not required
  5. Experience building capabilities and capacity of a function in high growth organizations including multi-jurisdictional and multi-currency environments
  6. Experience in presenting reports and recommendations to senior leadership team including C-Suite
  7. In depth experience and technical knowledge of tax accounting and disclosures for accounting purposes, including deferred tax, prior year adjustments and multiple years, able to hit the ground running

Education + Experience

  1. Successfully completed bachelor’s degree plus professional qualification (CPA, CA or equivalent accounting/tax designation)