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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