Cordelia Akahirwa 

Cordelia Akahirwa
 
Practice Manager and Accounts Associate
Kampala
 
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Cordelia Akahirwa is the Practice Manager and Accounts Associate in the firm. Working closely with the CEO and Tax Director, she is responsible for all finance, accounts and taxation matters arising in the firm and also handles all administration related matters for the firm.  She has previously handled administration and office management at a leading institution and a law firm in Uganda, where she gained valuable hands-on experience in professional office management, financial management and client management.   

A detail oriented, organised and thorough person, she is known for her ability to manage and oversee large teams, whether legal or non-legal professionals, while also ably overseeing all the financial, accounting and tax related work details in both large multi-party transactions and in routine regulatory filings.

She is proficient and firmly conversant with e-billing record keeping and accounting systems, computerized financial accounting systems like QuickBooks and Tally and client management systems.

Qualifications
Uganda Christian University, Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting)

Transactional Experience

  • Assisted in reviewing of data and information of an international organisation for a VAT assessment of UGX 6.4 billion arising from a purported under-declaration of sales
  • Assisted in the tax health check process for an international organisation which revealed a tax liability exposure of over UGX 230 million. (2017)
  • Assisted in a tax health check, data collection for a tax liability exposure of over UGX 1.2 billion arising from adjustments made in the amount of initial allowance claimed; and VAT of UGX over 4.8 billion arising from a purported under declaration.
  • Assisted in data collection used in report writing for the following clients in regards to their tax health checks: Food for the Hungry; John Snow research & Training; Danish Refugee Council; War Child Holland and Zoa International
  • Assisted in making tax objections for the following clients on estimated or additional assessments raised by the URA: Scopio Africa Limited; the Rangers t/a Betway; International Centre for Transitional Justice; War Child Holland; and, JSI SPRING Project
  • Assist in reviewing and filing tax returns for the following clients on a monthly and annual basis to URA: Yunus Social Business; Wildlife Conservation Society; International Centre for Transitional Justice; War Child Holland; and JSI SPRING Project

Assisted in reviewing, updating and amending of e-tax details for the following clients to bring their records up to date with URA requirements: the Rangers t/a Betway; International Centre for Transitional Justice; War Child Holland; John Snow research & Training  Institute and Wildlife Conservation Society.

 

 

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