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Standard Chartered Bank
Standard Chartered Bank invites applications from qualified and eligible candidates for the grant of Regional Tax Manager. The process has been made as easy as possible to enable a wide range of people to apply easily.

The information regarding Standard Chartered Bank recruitment for the positions of Regional Tax Manager is given as follow.

Job ID: 309570
Job Function: Finance
Location: Nigeria - SCB
Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Description
  • Contribution to Group Effective Tax Rate (ETR) for region or function
  • Delivery of global initiatives within Tax region or function
  • Quality of relationship with tax authorities and outcome of tax audits and negotiations in region or function
  • Efficiency of and accuracy of tax reporting in financial statements – audit reviews, budgets & reports
  • Accuracy of forecast ETR for region or function
  • Level of follow up on team ILDPs and follow up on Q12 Impact planning
  • Quality of Internal audit reports and Risk Management reviews for region or function
  • Effective project management and development of resource
Key Roles & Responsibilities
Delivery of Tax Savings Including:
  • Managing effective tax rates through the initiation and implementation of tax planning strategies including lobbying Tax authorities.
  • Minimisation of VAT, WHT, PAYE and other above the line taxes.
Management of Tax Risk
Including ensuring that:
  • Provisioning of tax is appropriate
  • Risk assurance processes are in place to manage Tax Risk in compliance with Group Policy.
  • Global Tax Policies and Procedures and country Addenda are properly implemented.
  • Ensure the smooth implementation of Group’s accounting system
Transfer Pricing
  • Work with other members of Group Tax to minimize transfer pricing exposure to UK and Africa tax by ensuring transactions between Group companies are on as arms length basis and evidenced by consistent documentation.
  • Ensure an efficient cost booking policy for Africa meets both local and Group requirements.
  • Support Africa Tax Manager to maximize TP planning opportunities by working alongside Business Managers to ensure good working knowledge of business and accounting issues.
  • Identify transfer pricing planning opportunities for tax efficient cost and revenue and revenue booking.
Provision of Tax Advice to African Businesses
In conjunction with Heads of Finance and Africa Tax Manager:
  • Update and implement tax strategies to facilitate lowering of effective tax rates.
  • Responding to adhoc queries request for tax advice
  • Providing tax efficient solutions to business projects.
Assisting with Special Project
E.g.:
  • Corporate structuring
  • Advice on capital raising
Qualifications & Skills
  • Qualified accountant (ACA or equivalent)
  • Minimum 6-8 years post-qualification experience at a major firm of chartered accountants and / or an international group, preferably with a banking or financial sector bias.
  • Knowledge of Nigeria or Ghana tax law and practice. Knowledge of other African countries and / or UK tax law would be an advantage.
  • Good research and analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a ready appreciation of business issues.
  • Ability to build and maintain good working relationship.
  • Project management and implementation skills.
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated, capable of working without close supervision.
  • Proficiency in basic computer applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Willingness to travel as required
In compliance with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Act of 2004, all applicants should ensure that they have completed the mandatory NYSC programme. A discharge certificate will be required as evidence of completion of the programme. Where an exemption has been granted, a certificate of exemption will also be required.

Diversity & Inclusion 

Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximise their personal potential.

How to Apply:
Follow the following steps to apply
  1. Click here to access the SCB Career Portal
  2. In the select location drop down, select Nigeria - SCB
  3. Click search button
  4. And click on Regional Tax Manager

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