Taxation Officer

January 8, 2024
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Job Description

About Akramzada International Ltd:

Established in 2001, Akramzada International Ltd (AK-IN) has evolved into a regional Asian trading company with a strong presence in Afghanistan. With strategic plans for growth across Asia and the Middle East, AK-IN boasts a proven track record of excellent service, particularly in challenging and hazardous environments. As an equal opportunity employer, AK-IN values diversity and does not discriminate based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability unrelated to job requirements.

Job Description:

In this dynamic role, you will be responsible for managing monthly taxes, ensuring compliance with Afghanistan tax laws, and optimizing tax-related opportunities for Akramzada International Ltd.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Calculate and process monthly taxes, ensuring timely payments.
  • Prepare quarterly reports for submission to the Ministry of Taxes and Obligations (MTO) and obtain quarterly clearance.
  • Obtain yearly clearance from MTO and secure a clearance certificate for the company.
  • Estimate and track tax returns, completing quarterly and annual reports.
  • Familiarity with Afghanistan tax laws and online tax return systems.
  • Timely cash-in at MTO and ensure 100% remittance of tax obligations.
  • Utilize ARDES (Afghanistan Revenue Department Electronic Service) for online tax preparation.
  • Ensure accurate computation of tax liabilities and maintain proper documentation.
  • Identify, review, and implement tax optimization opportunities.
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors to facilitate tax audits.
  • Address queries raised during the audit process and liaise with tax consultants.

Job Requirements:

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Professional certification in taxation.


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in tax-related roles.
  • Proven track record of successful tax compliance and reporting.

Analytical Skills:

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.


Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Team Player:

Ability to work collaboratively within a team and across departments.

Technology Proficiency:

Proficient in using tax software and Microsoft Office applications.

Submission Guideline:

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and CV (with three referees) to by January 15, 2024. Please indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line. Academic certificates are not required at this stage.


This is a Call for CVs announcement, and only qualified and short-listed candidates will be contacted for the written test/interview. Akramzada International Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.

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