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29 Mar 2023

Tax Accountant at Airtel

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Job Description


VACANCY : Tax Accountant

LEVEL : Assistant Manager



To ensure tax compliance with the statutory requirements by preparation and filing of tax returns, identification and mitigation of tax risks, advising internal stakeholders on matters of taxation and handling tax queries, enquiries, audits and accurate tax provisions.




1) Tax Process Management

• Preparation of computations for Corporation Income Tax (CIT), Withholding Tax (WHT), Value Added Tax (VAT), Excise Duty and Employment Taxes (PAYE).

• Response preparation to tax queries arising from filing of tax returns including conduct of tax accounts reconciliations to ensure that records are up to date with the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA).

2) Tax Risk and Management

• Identify current and potential tax risks in the country, advising the strategy against each risk and tracking the strategy implementation thereof.

• Review of key business transactions and ensuring the required documentation for tax purposes is maintained at all times.

3) Tax Audit

• Timely resolution of tax audit issues.

• Act as an audit SPOC as and when there is an audit

4) Reporting

• Compilation of all Month End HQ Reporting Requirements (DTRs, ICOFR etc.)

• Monthly analysis of movements in each tax type and provide detailed explanations of the movements in each tax type.


Educational Qualifications & Functional / Technical Skills:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Economics, Business Administration or Final stage of ACCA, CIMA, ZICA or equivalent.

• Diploma in Taxation will be added advantage.

Relevant Experience:

• Minimum of five (5) years of Tax practice experience and knowledge of the Zambian Tax laws and regulations.


• Strong financial and analytical skills.

• Excellent report writing skill.

• Excellent excel skills.

• Relationship management and Good interpersonal skills.

• Must be a member of the Zambian Institute of Chartered Accountants.

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Method of Application

Suitable candidates are requested to apply by sending through their CV’s to [email protected]

The closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 31st March 2023.

Airtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is non-discriminatory on the basis of race, gender, disability, ethnic grouping.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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