Tax Manager

Master's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1381
Date Posted:Oct 8, 2018
Closing Date:Nov 7, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Kakar Advocates LLC:

Kakar Advocates, LLC, is a full-service international commercial law firm based in Kabul, Afghanistan. We are a diverse group of lawyers uniquely positioned to provide a broad range of legal services to international and Afghan business enterprises. Driven by the passion for teamwork, global outlook and local execution, we strive to serve our clients efficiently and effectively to help them achieve their business goals and objectives. Our team combines international experience with local knowledge to provide the highest standard of service to clients. The team includes internationally trained attorneys, Afghan attorneys, tax and corporate consultants, as well as Afghan government relation specialists. The attorneys have worked in large and prominent US law firms, in addition to occupying important positions, among others, as Advisor to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff, Advisor to the Attorney General, Advisor to the Minister of Justice, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of a commercial bank, US Army Judge Advocate, Senior Defense Counsel, scholar at Harvard Law School, and U.S. diplomat in the Middle East.

Job Summary:

Taxation specialists are the experts in providing commercially-focused tax advice and tax services to a wide range of clients who operate in all sectors of the economy. This involves devising tax-efficient strategies for multinational and domestic-based clients in diverse business situations, including mergers, takeovers and corporate reconstructions. Taxation specialist work continually to help ensure that their clients make the best business decisions in the light of fiscal change and development. They monitor and anticipate changes to tax legislation and respond quickly with advice specific to their clients’ particular commercial requirements.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Helping businesses and individuals to create strategies for dealing with tax and prepare for their future in the financial market

Advising and consulting with clients in order to provide advice about tax legislation, e.g. ensuring businesses and assets are properly structured to minimize the incidence of taxation

Review and analyze government apportionment/allocation information

Calculating tax liability, ensuring compliance is completed speedily and efficiently, and submitting tax returns and associated documents by the appropriate deadlines

Assist in responding to tax audit inquiries

Review base reporting data for property tax returns in order to minimize reportable cost basis

Ensuring that tax withheld are deposited to Government within due time

Preparing monthly reports of taxes withheld (client’s)

Filing relevant documents of taxes withheld and deposited to Government

Dealing with Ministry of Finance regarding any tax issue

Obtaining tax exemption certificates from appropriate department of MoF for the newly awarded projects

Keeping monthly record of individual staff’s salaries and taxes withheld (client’s)

Preparing annual tax deduction certificates for individual staff members as Income tax of Afghanistan and ensuring that a copy of each certificate is submitted to Ministry of Finance within due time

Providing clients with relevant documents to be submitted to Ministry of Finance for obtaining annual clearance.

Preparing and submitting to Ministry of Finance any other statement as may be announced by Income tax authorities from time to time

Dealing with any other tax issue that may arise

Undertaking duties and responsibilities as directed/requested by Managing Partner.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Masters degree in Accounting, Business/Public Administration or related field preferred

Minimum 5 years experience in Taxation

Excellent command of English and local languages (Dari and Pashto)

Strong interpersonal verbal and written communications skills, demonstrated professional disposition

Knowledge of Afghan taxation Law

Effective computer skills (MS Office suite).

Job Keywords:

Tax, Specialist, Accountant, Finance
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