Senior Tax Consultant at Updeal Resources

Senior Tax Consultant

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Manage the Firm’s Taxation Advisory Unit which involves drawing up workable programme and timetables, directing other tax advisory members;
  • Coordinate and execute all Taxation engagements in both computerized and manual environments;
  • Display excellent understanding of Nigeria and International Tax Law;
  • Use of Taxation and Transaction Advisory tools and software including Microsoft Office, Most especially Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint, Ms Word and any other suitable software;
  • Respond to queries from tax regulatory authorities i.e. Federal Inland Revenue Service (“FIRS”) and respective State Boards of Internal Revenue (“SBIR”);
  • Provide compliance and consulting services to corporate and individual clients;
  • Identify complex tax issues and provide tax analysis for a variety of entities and their affiliates;
  • Research and analyse a wide range of tax issues related to business transactions and tax implications of financing techniques for a variety of entities and their affiliates;
  • Process and obtain corporate and personal tax clearance certificates for the firm and its clients, as it may apply;
  • Coordinate FIRS and relevant SBIR audits of clients;
  • Ensure clients’ compliance with the various tax policies and regulations;
  • Conduct research on various tax stay awake issues;
  • Computation of all Taxes (PIT, CIT, VAT PAYE etc.); and
  • Ensuring the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of records and procedures;

Essential Skills and Educational Requirements

  • First Degree in Accounting, Finance or any other business-related field;
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in all aspect of Tax Advisory Services;
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or other business-related fields is an added advantage;
  • Professional certificate in Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (“ICAN”) is required; (Candidate without ICAN professional qualification and certification should not apply);
  • Demonstration of practical knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP; and
  • Professional Certification in CITN is an added advantage.

Other Requirements:

  • Self-driven, resilient and able to thrive in a pressurised environment;
  • Critical thinking, a thirst for knowledge, confidence and strong business sense;
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), with command of English;
  • The desire to work in a diverse environment and gain exposure to an international working environment;
  • Excellent Information Communication Technology (“ICT”) skills including Excel, PowerPoint and Word (must be at least 80% proficient); and
  • The ambition to undertake new challenges and step up into supervisory roles, taking leadership where necessary;
  • The desire to work in a diverse environment and gain exposure from an international working environment;
  • Strong project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management, prioritisation, organisation and evaluative skills;
  • Build the reputation of the Firm through the quality of work, knowledge and experience; and
  • Monitor and uphold high quality of service to clients.

Application Deadline
31st March, 2020.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: updealresources@gmail.com using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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