Job Title

Tax Manager



Reference Code


Open Date

2019 - 1 - 2

End Date

2019 - 1 - 15

Job Description

The Tax manager is responsible for ensuring compliance with tax legislation as well as accounting and certain administrative functions. The tax manager has primary responsibility for ensuring compliance with tax legislation and review of companies operation to ensure optimization of tax position and minimize tax risks. The tax manager will also work with the accounting team to ensure that taxes are appropriately captured in the financial statements.

- Manage compliance with tax legislation/regulations and guidelines including, Companies Income Tax, Excise Duty, Value Added tax, Withholding Tax, Personal Income Tax etc.
- Prepare and submit tax returns as due.
- Prepare and submit objections and manage the dispute resolution process (where required).
- Assist with obtaining and managing tax rulings (where required).
- Managing audits and requests for information from the Revenue authorities.
- Manage the transfer pricing documentation process.

- Maintain and monitor systems and procedures to ensure effective computation and reporting of taxes.
- Assist with tax opinions, business support and ad hoc tax advice to the business as may be required.
- Apply a holistic approach to determine impact to various taxes and ensure that tax position is optimized.
- Ensure that tax risks are managed whilst meeting the business requirements.
- Provide proposals that reduce/manage tax risks proactively.
- Building relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

- Manage tax audits planning resources required; detailing description of tasks; allocation of a timeline and advising on expected outcome
- Assist with or project manage ad hoc projects and value-add initiatives identified.
- Build skill and capability of supervised personnel.
- Support TTM to control departmental budget.
- Other tasks as may be assigned by the TTM from time to time.

Job Requirements

- Minimum of Five (5) credit grades in WASC/GCE/SSCE including Mathematics, English and three (3) other relevant subjects obtained in one sitting.
- Minimum of 2nd class upper Bachelors Degree qualification, in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Business Administration or Law. A Masters degree will be an added advantage.
- Membership of ACCA/ICAN/CITN would be an added advantage.
- NYSC Discharge or Exemption Certificate.

- Minimum of 5 years experience in a tax role.
- Good knowledge of Tax Auditing and Management.

- Tax Audits based on risks and controls.
- Good understanding of Nigerian Tax Regime.
- Proficient knowledge in Tax Management.

- Leadership capabilities and ability to communicate effectively, including excellent report writing skills.
- Exceptional client service along with the ability to develop excellent client relationships
- Good handling of Microsoft Office tools.
- Languages: Fluent English, needed for interaction (reading, written and spoken)

Job Remuneration

The position offers good career opportunities, competitive salary and other remuneration packages.

Applications must be received not later than 11th January 2019. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email or SMS.