7 Jun 2016

Full-Time Tax & Pension Accountant

Toni AdewunmiAnywhere

Job Description

Tax & Pension Accountant

  • Lagos, Nigeria

Company Description

The Place – We are a fast growing, world class, and dynamic, multi-billion Nigerian conglomerates, established and managed by a team of professionals with decades of management consulting and accounting experience/ training from Arthur Andersen (now KPMG in Nigeria). We are presently into restaurants, hotel, and nightclubbing. We are opening new outlets in Lagos and looking for high-flying individual who shares the values of hard work, commitment and integrity and places high premium on personal development and career growth.

Job Description

The individual occupying this position will be involved in evaluating payroll data, income statement accounts, computing pension & tax, enlightening staff and management on necessary deductions and reconciling and analyzing payroll affiliated balance sheets.

Job Description

• Coordinate preparation and remittance of monthly PAYE Tax, Withholding Tax, Value Added Tax for Federal and State agencies and ensure proper maintenance of accounting records and documentation in compliance with statutory requirements and Company policies

• Manage regulatory bodies and ensures adequate planning and control ahead of tax audit.

• Handle the settlement of salaries and wages through the accounts structure and develop periodic payroll reports

• Act as the middleman between staff and pension fund administrator; ensure all staff get functioning PFA account and their pensions are duly deducted and remitted.

• Keep abreast of relevant tax & pension legislation and best practice in order to ensure compliance.

• Prepare monthly P&L report to ensure compliance with the Company policy and local standard.

• Ensure daily posting of transactions on QuickBooks and Excel spread sheet.

• Assistance to auditors to finalise accounts at the year-end along with Tax Audit.


Requirements – Qualities – Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• A relevant first degree in accounting or other finance related field

• Candidate must have a minimum of 3 -5 years’ experience in a financial advisory/audit firm, with hands-on experience in tax and pension computation for several clients

• Must be well grounded and sound in Pension and Tax Laws.

• Knowledge of accounting standards & principles including tax and pension laws

• Strong analytical skills and results oriented

• Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness and multitasking abilities is required

• Ability to meet tight deadlines

• Associate or at least Student Member of relevant professional bodies will be an added advantage.

Additional Information

Candidates who do not meet the above criteria need not apply.

Job Categories: Job Vacancies in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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