Zain Nigeria: Team Lead – Direct & Indirect Tax

Posted on :

31 Aug, 2010

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Accounting Jobs in Nigeria

Zain is a a leading mobile and data services operator with a commercial footprint in 8 Middle Eastern and African countries with a workforce of over 5,000 providing a comprehensive range of mobile voice and data services to over 31.4 million** active individual and business customers. Zain Nigeria recruits Team Lead – Direct & Indirect Tax

ZAIN1561 – Team Lead – Direct & Indirect Tax

Business Unit: Zain Nigeria
Division: Finance
Location: Nigeria – Lagos

Basic Purpose:
Responsible for the company direct and indirect taxes

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
– Review of VAT Returns for Compliance
– Review of WHT Returns for Compliance
– Review of PAYE Tax Returns for Compliance
– Preparation of Tax Related Cashflow forecast
– Attendance and provision of explanation on issues raised by the States Internal Revenue Service during the course of Tax Audit
– Attendance and Co-ordination of Post Audit reconciliation meeting by the States Internal Revenue Service
– Co-ordination of employees related tax forms for the issuance of Tax Cleanrance Certificate and Tax Deduction cards
– Preparation of response to the State Internal Revenue Service on Tax Audit queries
– Attend to Internal and External Auditor’s queries and requests

Competencies & Qualifications:

– B.Sc/HND in Accounting, Business Administration or related course.
– Possession of relevant professional qualifications in Accounting and Taxation (ACA, ACCA, CITN) is is mandatory

– Minimum of 5 years cognate Tax Practice and Administration experience
– Good understanding of business processes
– Good Knowledge of MS Word & MS Excel

– Ability to work with minimal supervision
– Good analytic, report writing, problem-solving and presentation skills
– Committed to common goals and values of the organization.
– Passion for customer satisfaction and service delivery
– Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

Application Closing Date: 3rd September, 2010


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