Tax Operations Leaders at GE Nigeria

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Tax Operations Leader

Job Number: 2739793
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Business: GE Corporate

Business Segment: Corporate Finance & Operating Components

Role Summary/Purpose

  • The role will focus mainly developing a proper tax compliance framework for the businesses operating in Nigeria. Candidate will also support tax operations across sub-Sahara Africa as required

Essential Responsibilities

  • Understanding the operations of the business, policies & procedures, and accounting records to ensure correct and timely compliance with tax legislation.
  • Assist with the preparation and/or review of corporate income, value-added-tax, withholding tax, consumption tax, payroll tax reconciliation and/or stamp duty returns prior to filing with tax authorities.
  • Assist with preparation and/or review of corporate income tax estimates to ensure thJob Vacancy atprovisional/advance tax payments are accurate.
  • Perform controllership tax checks including reconciliation of all tax liabilities in terms of tax assessments received from the revenue authorities with tax returns filed and deal with discrepancies.
  • Assist with tax audits and work with external tax advisors where required.
  • Preparation of correspondence for queries/disputes with revenue authorities.
  • Attend operational pulsing calls and summarize key achievement, next steps to the team.
  • Participate in the enhancement of ERP systems to facilitate tax compliance.
  • Identify risk areas which can impact on the timely and accurate compliance with tax laws and use the appropriate communication channels provided by the project framework to escalate issues.


  • Bachelors Degree in Business/ Finance/ Accounting/Tax.
  • 3 Years in finance
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  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Nigerian tax system including the local documentation and filing requirements.
  • Knowledge of Nigerian GAAP.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A self-starter with a commitment to meet deadlines and able to take ownership.
  • Wanting to work in a dynamic environment with a positive attitude towards change.
  • Ability to learn quickly the internal business processes and apply tax knowledge in the preparation of tax returns.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Team player who is able to work closely with the accounting, corporate, VAT and business tax and finance teams.
  • Strong PC skills, experience with ERP and reporting systems.
  • Willing to travel throughout Sub-Saharan Africa
  • A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required (please indicate clearly on your resume)
  • Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in Nigeria

Desired Characteristics:

  • MBA / MSc in Finance desired
  • University level degree and GE FMP graduate
  • Corporate Finance skills required.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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