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