This role is responsible for ensuring efficiency in the fiscal budget process in the Authority and provision of technical support.
Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks
Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities
Provide technical support in the KRA’s fiscal budget process for input into the fiscal budget proposals
Coordinate the development of strategies to guide fiscal policy in the Authority.
Review of technical/policy briefs for budget submissions.
Review the implementation of fiscal policy guidelines across the Authority.
Provide support and linkages with the Parliamentary Budget Office.
Provide guidelines for the development of Administrative Manuals in support of various tax laws.
Provide input to the division in interpretation of domestic tax policy and related legislation.
Participate in technical deliberation of budget process.
Guide on technical data collation and compilation to support legislative changes.
Participate in various technical working groups with identified stakeholders in the budget making process.
Publication of technical circulars on budget changes.
Provide technical support to stakeholder engagement on legislative changes/reforms and tax matters.
Operational Responsibilities / Tasks
- Overseeing regular and timely performance reporting as well as the development of
- unit’s business plan in alignment with KRA’s corporate plan.
- Day-to-day operations, supervision, management of performance and development of staff in the unit
- Facilitate implementation of the work plans for the following corporate initiatives in the unit: Audit, Integrity, QMS and Risk
- Drive initiatives to improve ethics, culture and facilitate change management in the unit
Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).
Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Law, International Relations or other business-related degree.
Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
CPA (K), LSK or any other business related professional qualification.
Previous relevant work experience required.
Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in tax administration with at least 2 years at entry-level management.
Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:
Excellent understanding of tax administration – customs policy and practice
Strong grasp of tax policy and legislation
Proactively scans the environment and keeps updated with current emerging taxation issues.
Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences
Good communication skills, both written and verbal including effective presentation
Good management, organizational and administrative skills
Leadership qualities which include team work, good judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills
Proactive, self-motivated and adaptable to team environments
Meticulous and with attention to detail
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