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Tax Specialist

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by an international Group to recruit an experienced Tax Specialist for its operations. The position is based in Lagos.

Responsibilities

    • Develop tax compliance metrics and produce performance reports and analytics to support business objectives from tax perspectives including the management of statutory taxes.
    • Carry out a check of tax compliance issues on ground as at the commencement of job responsibilities.
    • Define tax compliance and reporting processes, procedures, metrics and tools
    • Manage tax compliance of the Group and report exceptions noted
    • Monitor the implementation of tax compliance processes and adherence to tax compliance procedures in Nigeria and across Pan-African businesses
    • Prepare tax compliance reports and analysis on a regular basis as required by business
    • Manage tax audits and produce performance reports with action plans to achieve full compliance
    • Conduct analysis on tax compliance on a regular basis as required by business
    • Conduct regular enterprise-wide awareness initiatives on tax compliance
    • Follow up on the action plans from performance reports to ensure full compliance
    • Liaise with third party professionals including solicitors, other accountant, tax advisers and independent financial advisers
    • Create tax data collection systems

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Taxation.
    • Master's degree is a plus
    • Between 5 - 7 years’ experience in Tax Practice and/or In-house Corporate Tax Management in a conglomerate
    • Membership of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) is a requirement
    • Membership of Tax Institute of any of the OHADA Countries is an added advantage
    • Additional membership of at least one of the following professional bodies will be an added advantage: Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria(ICAN), Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), Certified Financial Analysts (CFA)
    • Knowledge of relevant tax management legislation and policies
    • Strong understanding of taxation laws and administration practices as well as industry trends
    • Strong business acumen
    • Very good knowledge and understanding of accounting policies (IFRS)
    • Experience of IFRS reporting highly desirable
    • Ability to multi-task under tight deadlines and deliver results
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Very good in financial analysis and financial statements interpretation
    • Working knowledge of SAP will be an added advantage
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

Industry & Manufacturing

Job Seniority

Senior level

Job Category

Accounting and Finance

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

5 - 10 years

Skills

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