Tax Compliance Manager at a Leading Organization in Nigeria

Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Everyday, approximately 286,200 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to making an impact that matters. Our West Africa practice serves multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium-sized enterprises and the public sector across Nigeria and Ghana.

In Nigeria, Deloitte is one of the leading professional services firms, specializing in providing Audit, Tax, Consulting, Risk Advisory and Financial Advisory services. We serve clients in a variety of industries from financial services, consumer, telecommunications, media & technology, energy resources & Industrial and government and public services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Tax Compliance Manager

Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

    • We are looking for an exceptional Tax Compliance Manager to join our Finance Team.


Summary of Responsibility

    • Assess, monitor, remit and ensure Firm’s compliance with tax legislations and regulatory requirements.



Staff Tax Management:

    • Accurate PAYE tax calculations and annual returns for all staff.


    • Ensure appropriate tax and statutory deductions are made from employees’ compensation and benefits.


    • Annual PAYE reconciliation to assess the firms’ compliance level, review, and evaluation of all effect of regulatory amendments affecting the practice.


    • Prompt preparation of staff annual pension reconciliation and processing of the firm’s Annual PenCom Compliance Certificate.


    • Prompt processing of tax clearance certificates for all staff.


Partners Tax Administration:

    • Prompt preparation of Partners tax return for filling.


    • Management of partners personal income tax affairs / returns.


    • Management of correspondences and enquiries relating to partners taxes and share of profits on mortgages and other partner investment / insurance plans.


    • Prompt/yearly processing of tax clearance certificates for partners.


    • Ensure full utilization of WHT credit notes for Partners tax liability and prompt posting of entries.


Firm’s Tax Administration:

    • Prepare monthly VAT returns based on cash basis (Nigeria) and ensure prompt remittance in line with statutory deadlines.


    • Provide tax advice to other departments and operating entities on routine tax issues that arise from operational activities.


    • Manage objection formalities to tax and pension audit reports and determination of the firms undisputed tax position.


    • Review of monthly WHT returns (Vendors) and ensure timely remittance by treasury staff.


    • Review of monthly WHT (client) ledgers and journal prepared by WHT officer.


    • Responsible for West Tax queries from the Africa Tax team.


    • Co-ordinate tax audit process for both State and Federal Tax Authorities.


Tax Reporting:

    • Provide monthly reports of compliance status for the firm and regular follow up on agreed action plans.


    • Provide annual tax calendar for West Africa and monitor compliance with set timelines.


    • Management and review of all applicable tax ledgers including review of required provisions – (Balance Sheet reviews).


Other Tax Matters:

    • Monitor and ensure compliance by Deloitte member firms’ in respect of their tax obligations in Nigeria.


    • Ensure compliance to other statutory tax implication arising from business operations for Nigeria & Ghana.


    • Liaise with the Tax & Regulatory Services team on knowledge expert advice.


    • Prepare tax schedules (VAT, WHT and Annual filing).


    • Interfirm tax advice on subcontract and cross border agreement/SLAs.


Other Assigned Tasks:

    • Supervise task performed by the WHT Officer to ensure prompt delivery through knowledge sharing, review of deliverables and constant follow-up.


    • Any other assigned tax in relation to firm’s Tax compliance.



    • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree (B.Sc.) or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accounting or related discipline with a minimum of Second Class Lower/Lower Credit Division.


    • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office tools.


    • Good interpersonal skills.


    • Good communication skills (verbal and written).


    • Have a minimum of five credits in WASSCE Ordinary Level/NECO subjects or acceptable equivalent examination, including Mathematics and English Language in one sitting only.


    • Minimum of 5 years Tax experience.


    • Fully qualified member of ICAN, ACCA or CITN.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply

Application Deadline  21st May, 2024.


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