Tax Professional

Job Description


About the role


Performs a full range of tax activities for an assigned organization, in order to optimize the Tax position of assigned unit.


Key responsibilities


* Leads a variety of Tax assignments, clarifying objectives.


* Determines the Tax principles and techniques to be employed.


* Coordinates the preparation of tax returns, examines accounts.


* Calculates taxes owed according to prescribed rates, laws, and regulations by required deadlines.


* Cooperates with tax advisors in order to optimize tax burdens.


* Manages or contributes to preparation of Financial statements and tax declarations.


* May act as first accountable point of contact for tax authorities. Independently researches and analyzes key issues.


* Provides financial accounting staff with technical tax advice and assistance.


* Prepares reports and studies for management as requested.


* Corresponds and negotiates with tax consultants at a tactical level.


 *Handling the company's corporate tax affairs in a manner that achieves tax efficiency


*Complete and/or review all relevant calculations and tax filings (including VAT/CIT/WHT) relating to our operating entities in Nigeria


*Managing the relationships with the company's tax advisors.


 *Assuring compliance with all applicable tax laws and other requirements which involves updating and optimizing internal procedures and manuals


*Monitoring and maintaining transfer pricing compliance across the business


*The tasks and duties of this role may evolve over time


*Reporting to the CFO and a dotted line to the Regional Tax Manager



What do I need to qualify?


  • Relevant degree

     

  • Professional qualification with relevant bodies (i.e Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria)


  • At least 6 years of domestic tax experience
  • Some international tax experience is a plus
  • Solid knowledge in VAT, WHT, CIT and transfer pricing
  • Fluent in English (both verbally and written).
  • Demonstrate strong commitment, perseverance and self-initiative
  • Strong tax Research Skills
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen




Job ID: 191966

Organization: Gas and Power

Company: Siemens Ltd.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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