Tax Accounting Officer in Lagos, Nigeria

at Deloitte

Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Role Summary:

The ideal candidate will be charged with the responsibility of collecting current and outstanding WHT from clients, prompt reporting of balances and reconciliation of WHT ledgers.

  • Develop and maintain a credit database of clients
  • Maintain a listing of all outstanding receivables and non- receipted withholding taxes
  • Collect un-receipted withholding taxes from client
  • Prepare letters to clients on un-receipted withholding taxes older than 60 days
  • Follow through with client contact persons and pick up cheques or withholding tax credit notes
  • Investigate un-receipted withholding taxes disputed by client for prompt resolution and posting clearing them from the job ledgers
  • Apply credit notes and WHT cheques received from client to ledgers
  • Monthly remittance of withholding taxes paid with fee by client to Revenue Authority
  • Forward all withholding tax receipt to unit Administrators for onward remittance to clients once credit notes is received
  • Prepare and process monthly provision schedules for un-receipted withholding taxes over 90days
  • Reconcile unreceipted WHT provision ledger to listing
  • Reconcile Receipted WHT ledger to Physical credit notes monthly
  • Prepare and send monthly breakdown of un-receipted withholding taxes to Partner and Manager groups
  • Prepare and send monthly statement of un-receipted withholding taxes to clients and reconcile response to job ledgers
  • Prepare monthly collections report versus un-receipted WHT ledger balance
  • Prepare reconciliation statement of un-receipted and receipted withholding taxes and agree with general ledger records
  • Process Vendor WHT cheque for receipts and credit notes
  • Provide relevant tax advice and statutory update as regards the administration of withholding taxes.



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