Tax Associate in Lagos, Nigeria

at GE

Oil & Gas / Mining
Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Number: 2618965
Location: Lagos
Business: GE Corporate
Business Segment: Corporate Finance & Operating Components

Role Summary/Purpose

  • The Tax Associate will work within the Tax team in Sub Saharan Africa to drive Tax compliance in Nigeria

Essential Responsibilities

  • Has responsibility in all aspects of domestic transaction compliance in Nigeria.
  • Prepares various Federal and state income tax returns for monthly, quarterly and annual filings
  • Interprets and complies with state, local and federal regulations and legislations
  • Prepares for, and assist with tax audits tax audits and supports tax audit resolution
  • Assists with reconciliation of transaction tax to other records
  • Works with finance personnel to record tax consequences consistent with assumptions underlying tax planning and compliance initiatives
  • Researches tax issues related to business transactions
  • Keeps abreast of current developments in Nigerian tax space
  • Assists in financial and tax analyses
  • Consistently demonstrates teamwork dynamics by working as a team member; understanding individual and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; and proactively seek guidance, clarification and feedback


  • Strong academic credentials from accredited Nigerian University with focus on taxation
  • Synthesizes complex and diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs procedures.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reasons even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.
  • Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decision; includes appropriate people in decision-making process
  • Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
  • Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • 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

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelors in Accounting, Finance or any related degrees
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • PC proficiency.


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