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Tax Specialist – Compliance Management at Dangote Group

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Dangote Group is one of Nigeria’s most diversified business conglomerates with a hard – earned reputation for excellent business practices and products’ quality with its operational headquarters in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria in West Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Tax Specialist – Compliance Management

Job Code: Los-TaxSp-090322
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Category: Finance / Account
Organisation: Dangote Cement PLC Group
Department: Finance / Tax Management
Office: Headquarters, Union Marble House
Reports To: Tax Manager
Supervises: Tax Compliance Analyst (as the need arise)

Job Objectives

  • Develops Tax compliance metrics and produces performance reports and analytics to support business objectives from tax perspectives including the management of Federal, State, Local government taxes.
  • Regularly tracks and resolves outstanding audit and tax issues that have been escalated, or further escalate to the necessary parties

Job Responsibilities

  • 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 nigerian plants and report exceptions noted
  • Monitor the implementation of tax compliance processes and adherence to tax compliance procedures in Nigeria and across Pan-African businesses
  • Tax audits successfully closed
  • Timely filing of all tax returns and payment of taxes
  • Minimal incidence of disallowed deductible expenses during tax audits
  • Annual savings of 10% of tax compliance services cost
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tax policies & procedures implemented successfully
  • Tax performance management compliance reports followed through and exceptions cleared
  • Very good in financial analysis and financial statements interpretation
  • Working knowledge of SAP will be an added advantage.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Tax policies & procedures implemented successfully
  • Minimal incidence of disallowed deductible expenses during tax audits
  • Annual savings of 10% of tax compliance services cost.
  • Tax performance management compliance reports followed through and exceptions cleared
  • Tax audits successfully closed
  • Timely filing of all tax returns and payment of taxes

Requirements
Educational & Professional Qualifications:

  • A first or postgraduate degree in Finance, Accounting or Taxation.
  • 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).

Desired Experience:

  • Between 5 – 7 years experience in Tax Practice and/or In-house Corporate Tax Management in a conglomerate.

Skills & Competence:

  • Knowledge of relevant tax management legislation and policies
  • Strong understanding of taxation laws and administration practices as well as industry trends
  • Strong business acumen
  • 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.
  • Very good knowledge and understanding of accounting policies (IFRS)
  • Experience of IFRS reporting highly desirable

Benefits

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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