Tax Specialist, Pan-Africa (Bi-Lingual)
Dangote Industries Limited
Lagos, Nigeria
23h ago

Job Objectives

  • Develop tax compliance metrics and produce performance reports and analytics to support business objectives from tax perspectives including the management of statutory taxes.
  • Organisation : Dangote Cement PLC Group

    Department : Finance / Tax Management

    Reports To : Tax Manager

    Supervises : Tax Compliance Analyst

    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 DCP plants and report exceptions noted
  • Monitor the implementation of tax compliance processes and adherence to tax compliance procedures 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
  • Tax policies & procedures implemented successfully
  • Tax performance management compliance reports followed through and exceptions cleared
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tax performance management compliance reports followed through and exceptions cleared
  • Tax audits successfully closed
  • Timely filing of all tax returns and payment of taxes
  • Minimal incidence of disallowed deductible expenses during tax audit
  • Annual savings of 10% of tax compliance services cost
  • 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
  • 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
  • Candidate must be proficient in speaking, reading and writing in French language

    Requirements

    Educational & Professional Qualification

  • A first or postgraduate degree in Finance, Accounting or Taxation.
  • 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 : ACCA
  • Desired Experience

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

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