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Tax Mergers & Acquisition Advisor

KPMG is a professional service company, being one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC. Seated in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, KPMG employs 174,000 people and has three lines of services: audit, tax, and advisory.
Key roles and responsibilities

  • Undertake tax due diligences for all tax heads including Corporate Income Tax, Value Added Tax, Employment taxes and deductions, Withholding tax, Customs and Excise Duties amongst others. 
  • Evaluate transaction structures and corporate restructuring advisory. 
  • Review and advisory of financial and valuation models. 
  • Review of Share Purchase Agreements and advise. 
  • Stakeholder management of the tax leadership and clients for effective delivery of engagements. 
  • Maintain accurate and up to date client records. 
  • Perform the Risk Management and KYC procedures for engagements. 
  • General engagement administration including timely billing and collection. 
  • Build and manage fruitful client relationships. 
  • Assist in organizing trainings and other departmental activities within and outside the firm. 
  • Contribute to thought leadership through writing articles on topical issues in M&A.

Academic/Professional qualifications and Experience: 

  • Must have a business related Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university 
  • Professional qualifications e.g., ACCA, CPA are highly desirable. 
  • Professional qualification in Taxation from an accredited college/university will be an added advantage. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and performing internet research. 
  • A minimum of four years of tax experience in an accounting firm, corporation, and/or law firm. 
  • Skills, and comfort interacting with C-level professionals 
  • Excellent structuring and tax advisory skills. 
  • Should be able to identify prospective business opportunities.
  • Good knowledge and appreciation of tax legislation and regulatory environment. 
  • Working knowledge of accounting information systems and tax tools.

Personal attributes:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and the ability to articulate complex information. 
  • Ability to build positive relationships with team members and clients. 
  • Ability to handle simultaneously multiple engagements and client service teams. 
  • Flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks. 
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent negotiation skills 

We offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to work with a Big 4 firm on cutting edge clients across Africa. 
  • Continuous learning and development. 
  • Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams. 
  • Unrivalled space to grow and be innovative. 
  • Opportunity for international travel.

Method of Application

Filling the link is mandatory for consideration alongside your application to quoting the job title by 13 March 2024.Click Here to Apply