Nafasi ya kazi :- Internal Client Services – Tax Compliance Associate – Finance at Deloitte April, 2024


Company Description

Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte has approximately 456,800 professionals all committed to becoming the standard of excellence of professional services firms.

Deloitte’s professionals are dedicated to strengthening corporate responsibility, building public trust, and making a positive impact in their communities, and enjoy an environment of continuous learning, challenging experiences, and enriching career opportunities. All our professionals are united by our shared values, a set of core principles that guide our collective behavior. They set the expectations we have for one another and define how we, as stewards of Deloitte, should behave. They provide common ground to unite us across cultures and geographies. And, importantly, they help us to earn the trust and respect of our key stakeholders. Our shared values are lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for measurable impact.

Deloitte East Africa provides seamless cross-border services to multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium sized enterprises, and the public sector; with offices in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, and in the process of expanding our operations by re-opening an office in Ethiopia.  

A career with Deloitte offers you the opportunity to engage with and work alongside leading corporations within the East African region, and an opportunity to start and grow your career within a dynamic and rewarding environment. You will get the support, coaching and training needed to advance your career in Kenya and within the East Africa market.

Deloitte East Africa currently has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to join our Internal Client Services Department as a Tax Compliance Associate. This position will be based in our Dar es Salaam office in Tanzania.

About the department

​​​Deloitte East Africa has a well-versed Internal Client Services unit positioned to deliver outstanding value and services needed to achieve Deloitte’s vision. It enables client facing staff to work more efficiently and effectively.

What impact will you make?

At Deloitte we have a clear purpose, to make an impact that matters to our clients, our colleagues and our communities. From professional development to leadership opportunities and career advancement, we empower our people to be their very best – because that’s how you make an impact.

Main purpose of the job

The successful candidate will support Deloitte East Africa Finance team in tax compliance and accounting.

Job Description

  • Assist the Senior Tax Compliance Accountant with preparation of documentation (computations and returns) to support monthly payment of Withholding taxes, VAT, withholding VAT, reverse charge VAT and other statutory deductions;
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly VAT and withholding tax general ledger reconciliations;
  • Assist with tax related administrative tasks such as filing tax returns and data management;
  • Assist to ensure tax payments across East Africa are paid on time to avoid tax penalties for late payments;
  • Assist to process tax related transactions in the general ledger accurately and in a timely manner;
  • Direct liaison with Tanzania Revenue Authorities (TRA) officials and assist to coordinate collection and delivery of official correspondence between Deloitte and TRA offices;
  • Facilitate prompt responses to enquiries made by TRA officials on tax related matters;
  • Assist the Senior Tax Compliance Accountant to coordinate submission of documentation required during audits conducted by Revenue Authorities in East Africa; and
  • Participate in tax trainings including delivery on assigned topics.


  • A bachelor’s degree in Business/Commerce/Tax or Law from a recognised institution with a minimum of Second Upper (3.5 GPA) or equivalent;
  • Undertaking studies leading to qualification in specific area (i.e., ACCA, CPA, or ADIT) is an added advantage;
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in Accounting/Finance/Tax; and
  • Interested in pursuing a career in Taxation.

Behavioral Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Effective interpersonal and relationship building skills;
  • Adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease;
  • Focus on quality and risk; and
  • Effective problem-solving ability

Additional Information

Your role as a leader

At Deloitte we believe in the importance of leadership at all levels. We expect our people to embrace and live our purpose by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters.

Leadership Capabilities  

Living our Purpose – Builds own understanding of our purpose and values; explores opportunities for impact.

Influence – Actively focuses on developing effective communication and relationship-building skills.

Performance drive – Understands expectations and demonstrates personal accountability for keeping performance on track.

Talent development – Demonstrates strong commitment to personal learning and development; acts as a brand ambassador to help attract top talent.

Strategic direction – Understands how their daily work contributes to the priorities of the team and the business.

Why Deloitte?

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world.

Deloitte opens the door to a career that can cross borders virtually and physically across the African continent and globally to gain experience and access projects beyond our borders. We value difference, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities and thinking styles.

Our purpose

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. Every day, Deloitte people are making a real impact in the places they live and work. We pride ourselves on doing not only what is good for clients, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work—always striving to be an organization that is held up as a role model of quality, integrity, and positive change. Learn more about Deloitte’s impact on the world. #Makinganimpactthatmatters

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Your details will be treated with confidentiality and will not be shared with any third party.

 If you meet the above requirements, please visit our website and apply online: Deloitte East Africa Careers portal. 

Please note that candidates that do not attach their CV and Certificates will not be considered.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not ask individuals to pay any fees or money as part of the recruitment process.

Closing date:  21 April 2024

At Deloitte, we want everyone to feel they can be themselves and to thrive at work—in every country, in everything we do, every day. We aim to create a workplace where everyone is treated fairly and with respect, including reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. We seek to create and leverage our diverse workforce to build an inclusive environment across the African continent.

At Deloitte, we want everyone to feel they can be themselves and to thrive at work—in every country, in everything we do, every day. We aim to create a workplace where everyone is treated fairly and with respect, including reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. We seek to create and leverage our diverse workforce to build an inclusive environment across the African continent.