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Job Details

Dar es Salaam
Job Location:
Contract Type:
Full time
Job category:
Accounting / Finance

Company Details

Company industry:
Accounting and Auditing Services
No. of Employees:

Preferred Candidate

Career level:
Manager (supervisor of staff)
Bachelor's degree
Minimum years of experience:
5-7 years

Professional Skills


Language Skills

English, Kiswahili

Job Description

Position: Tax Manager

He/she will manage all tax reporting and compliance with local, state, and national tax laws for different clients of the firm. At minimum, a tax manager must be able to prepare and file the taxes for the firm’s client in a complete and accurate manner to minimize the risk of tax audit and increase quality delivery services. This individual leads and manages multiple tax engagements to deliver quality tax services for our clients. This position offers excellent opportunities for leadership and career advancement to the right candidate.

Job description

• Responsible for managing tax reporting and compliance. Ensures tax returns are completed and accurate to optimize tax obligations. Responsible for tax planning in preparation for future filings.
• Assist public and private company clients in reaching their goals through audit, tax, advisory and risk assessment.
• Ensure a company's annual earnings, expenditures and investments are reported with accuracy and completeness.
• Research the implications of tax laws and advise clients on tax related issues.
• Reconcile tax data on financial statements.
• Plan, direct, and execute various tax projects.
• Builds new and existing client relationships and demonstrate knowledge of client business.
• Trains staff, review and evaluate their work.
• Ensure that all the engagement documentations are up to date.
• Expected to familiarize himself with the various tax acts.
• Any other duties falling under the tax advisory services.

Position Requirements


• Relevant academic degree (e.g Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance) and professional qualifications – such as CPA, ACCA, or equivalent.
• 5+ years prior experience in public accounting and tax consulting.
• Significant supervisory experience.
• Experience preparing individual, business, benefit fund, real estate and exempt organization tax returns.
• Strong accounting skills.
• Strong computer skills: proficiency in Tax software, Excel, Word.
• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
• Detail oriented & ability to multi-task
• Mature, proactive, resourceful and hands-on with good initiative.
• Independent and able to work well with minimal supervision.
• Fast learner with ability to work well under pressure.
• A demonstrated relevant experience sufficient for the position applied for,
• Strategic and analytical thinking,
• Strong organizational and management skills
• Integrity and honesty.

A competitive (market related) salary and performance-based package will be offered to the successful candidate. In addition, we will offer excellent opportunities for technical development, accelerated career growth, friendly working environment and exposure to fully exploit your potentials.

How to Apply For This Position

If you believe that you have what it takes to be part of a dynamic team of professionals and management advisory experts, send via THE APPLY BUTTON BELOW your application, including a cover letter stating why you think you’re the best candidate for the role and attaching an updated CV.

About the Company

HLB MEKONSULT is a well-established firm of accountants and business advisers with offices in Dar es Salaam and Arusha. The company was formed in 2004 and has been based in Dar es Salaam for over nine (9) years with two (2) partners and over 20 staff.

HLB MEKONSULT is a member of HLB International - a worldwide network of independent accounting firms and business advisers. For more information about HLB International, please visit:

We are dedicated to providing high quality services to our clients in a wide range of services. We provide the following services: Audit and Assurance, Corporate Finance, Taxation and Management Advisory Services. We have worked with Private sector business Corporations, the Government, Development Organizations and Not-for-Profit Entities and Associations.

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