Latest Job Opportunity at The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited on 2016

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited  – Our company serves approximately 160 million people by producing and distributing a unique portfolio of quality brands, bringing passion to marketplace implementation, and demonstrating leadership in corporate social responsibility.

POSITION :  Assistant Tax Manager

Job Details

  • The Assistant tax Manager reports to the Tax and Finance Process Manager.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Month end closing tasks planning and follow-up
  • Puts Controls in place to detect potential Internal Control, audit and financial accounting issues; timely review of group internal policies changes and internal controls relating to tax; Commits and complies with the Company policies, procedures, processes and guidelines.
  • Timely submission of annual tax returns for employee and obtaining annual tax clearance Certificate for the Company.
  • Quarterly preparation of CIT and TIP and monthly review of company’s corporate tax (VAT, Withholding tax, PAYE and all local specific Nigerian taxes).
  • Preparation of reports and schedules for Tax Audit for State Boards and FIRS. Prompt response to audit queries for a quick resolution.
  • Preparation and reconciliation of the Technical Service Fee Schedule to be sent to CCH.
  • Provide support to BSO on all tax related BS accounts for the purpose of reconciliation and review.
  • Preparation of Remittance Schedules for all taxes and collaborating with Treasury to ensure that payment is done within the stipulated time in the law.
  • Provide assistance where necessary for all stakeholders in Tax accounting area especially advising/coaching all stakeholders of impact of their action or inaction on tax.
  • Challenge current processes/practices and identify improvements where applicable.
  • Provide support service to internal customers to resolve tax issues while maintaining a good contact with the various tax authorities.
  • Review current processes of preparing the TIP/CIT with a view to improve on the processing time.
  • Create work models in order to save time and ensure accuracy.
  • Respects the Customers’ policies, procedures, processes and guidelines.
  • Ensures healthy and safety conditions for the work of herself/himself and colleagues, incl. full and transparent reporting of labour accidents and near misses.
  • Actively supports and participates in company’s initiatives in the area of environment protection, resources saving, community projects and charity initiatives.
  • Support Transfer Pricing consultants (KPMG) in gathering information and documentation of Annual Transfer Pricing Returns.
  • Preparation and periodic update of the company’s Tax Exposure Tracking Report and distribution to the Tax and Finance Process Manager, CFO, MD and Group Tax Manager.

Desired Candidate Profile
Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. Accounting or other Social Science related course
  • Professional Qualification such as ACA, ACCA or ACTI is required

Experience: 

  • Minimum of 4 years experience 2-3 years of experience in accounting and finance. Good knowledge of local GAAP & IFRS. Strong working experience in local taxation.

Skills:

  • Planning, organizing & time management skills
  • Ability to think logically
  • Data analysis/ analytical skills
  • Knowledge and interpretation of policies, processes, procedures and systems
  • Ability to think logically
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including change management
  • Ability to adapt leadership style to different audiences Technical Knowledge IFRS/IAS relevant knowledge Tax relevant knowledge