Job Title: Head, Tax Management

Department: Finance
Location: Lagos
Number to Hire: 1
Job Type: Permanent
Minimum years of Experience: 8


The Senior Finance Manager is responsible for supervision of the teams across the West African Region; Understanding the relevant tax laws and ensuring the Business is fully compliant in the respective jurisdictions.

 Specific responsibilities will include:


  • Ensuring monthly returns to the relevant tax offices consisting of but not limited to -VAT, WHT, PAYE are made as and when due.
  • Identifying tax leakages and advising on solutions.
  • Ensuring tax efficiency across the region.
  • Ensure prompt responses to various tax audits;
  • Reviewing monthly tax computation for various subsidiaries in the region and ensuring timely computations

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

Competencies Required: 

  • Technical & Professional proficiency
  • Strong Quantitative Skills
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to detail.
    .Solution-minded Relationship Management
  • Leadership
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365 Dynamics or its equivalent accounts’ software.

 Qualification/Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance/Accounting
  • Professional qualification in accounting preferably ACCA/ICAN
  • Member of CITN
  • MBA would be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of relevant IFRSs.
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Management with various tax stations both local and federal
  • 8 - 10 years relevant experience

Demands of the Job

Demands of the Job:

  • Provide weekly updates to management.
  • Keep abreast on local and international laws.
  • Able and willing to work long hours and meet tight deadlines.
  • Able to communicate effectively in person, in writing and over the telephone with individuals and with a wide variety of organisations and audiences.