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Senior Tax Manager at PZ Cussons

Company Info

PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc, a subsidiary of the multinational consumer goods company PZ Cussons Plc, is renowned for its manufacturing and distribution of beloved brands within Nigeria. Our diverse product portfolio includes cherished names such as Imperial Leather, Cussons Baby, Morning Fresh, Thermocool, and Robb. Operating across five essential categories—personal care, beauty, home care, food and nutrition, and electricals—we strive to deliver exceptional products that cater to various aspects of our customers’ lives.

Title: Senior Tax Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Purpose:

Why does the job exist?

  • Responsible for all general tax matters across the PZC African legal entities including compliance and reporting. Provision of day-to-day tax support to local markets as well as maintaining tax technical awareness in relevant territories.
  • Coordinate and liaise with tax authorities during Federal and State tax audits in Nigeria Ghana and Kenya
  • Manage interim and year end reporting including the preparation of tax disclosures for local statutory and consolidated group accounts

Leading an African tax team (including working with outsourced consultants as appropriate)

Reporting Relationships:

  • Peer Relationships
  • Attach organization chart showing manager and direct reports as well as peers.
  • Reports to Group Director of Tax & Treasury
  • Group CFO Nigeria
  • Group Commercial Finance Director
  • Direct reports are Tax Managers
  • Peers are Head, Financial Reporting & Head Credit Control

Dimensions:

  • Turnover of unit
  • Budget responsibility
  • Team Size
  • Other

Team Size: 2-3 (including potential outsourced services for elements of compliance and reporting)

Principal Accountabilities:

  • The key outputs of the job
  • List in priority order if possible, typically 8-10
  • NOT a task list
  • Any requirement for organizing & planning including own work and the allocation of resources
  • Typical decisions made and if they are advisory or directly responsible for the outcome
  • Responsible for all tax compliance across African legal entities. Identifying and implementing strategies to improve tax compliance
  • Coordinate and liaise with tax authorities during Federal and State tax audits in Nigeria Ghana and Kenya
  • Provide advice on complex business and tax technical matters.
  • Review of business contracts / agreements for tax efficiency
  • Conduct tax health/spot checks to identify gaps in the system.
  • Collaborate with Finance colleagues to support accounting for income taxes, including effective tax rate forecasts, current and deferred tax provisions and uncertain tax positions. Provision of all tax forecasts to Group
  • Manage relationships with third-party service providers/tax advisers/consultants
  • Collaborate with the foreign affiliates’ financial personnel and outside counsel to identify opportunities to manage tax exposures
  • Review of intercompany agreements to determine that the arm’s length principle is adhered to. Review of transfer pricing documentations and file same with the relevant tax authorities
  • Annual review of the company’s payroll for accuracy
  • To be responsible for all general tax matters across the PZC African legal entities. Provision of day-to-day tax support to local markets as well as maintaining tax technical awareness in relevant territories.
  • Review, consideration and communication of all African Tax strategies
  • Leading all tax compliance across Africa
  • Coordinate and liaise with tax authorities during Federal and State tax audits in Nigeria Ghana and Kenya
  • Manage interim and year end reporting including the preparation of tax disclosures for local statutory and consolidated group accounts
  • Liaise with External auditors as part of year end and interim reporting.
  • Managing the tax compliance process, including ensuring timely filing of tax returns
  • Manage compliance requirements with African tax legislation
  • Help support, develop and implementation of a tax control framework and identify areas of potential weakness or opportunities for improvement.
  • Responsibility for identify and mitigating tax risks. This includes anticipating changes to current tax environment.
  • Support development of and lead implementation of Group Transfer Pricing policy across Africa. Preparation and review of Transfer Pricing documentations and coordination of transfer pricing audits
  • Manage relationships with external advisors including FIRS, GIPC, auditors and tax advisors
  • Provide tax forecasts to the group
  • Proactively identify opportunities for tax efficiencies within the group including tax reliefs, efficiencies and capital allowances
  • Responsibility for preparation of tax figures for group reporting
  • Provide technical and other support for all PZ Cussons transformation activities, including mergers and acquisitions and other projects as needed.
  • Preparation of management papers on Tax policies and Group strategies
  • Preparation of tax forms to assist in obtaining treaty exemptions or reduced withholding tax rates.

Internal & External Relationships:

  • Identify the most significant ones
  • Attach a preferred suppliers list if available
  • Detail which networks the jobholder will be part of e.g. finance, category
  • External Tax Consultants and Authorities
  • Suppliers,
  • All Finance Directors
  • All Finance, Account payables, Tax & Capex

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Needed:

  • List any qualifications required to do the job
  • Be specific about the experience needed
  • Focus on type of experience not the time served

Qualifications:

  • HND/B.Sc. Accountancy
  • Membership of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Taxation- Optional
  • Computer expertise especially in MS Word, MS Excel Access, PowerPoint, MFG Pro

Technical/Professional Experience:

  • 8-10 years minimum work experience
  • Good Knowledge of Group Accounting policies
  • Good Knowledge of Nigeria Tax Laws
  • Good knowledge of IFRS
  • Sound knowledge of Asset Accounting
  • Information Technology skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Job Context & Special Features:

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  • Detail any language or mobility requirements

Deadline: Not specified.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to apply.

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