Western SSA Indirect Tax Leader in Lagos, Nigeria

at GE

Financial Services
Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • Member of GE's wider SSA VAT Team
  • Responsible for the Indirect Tax affairs of GE in the Western Africa region
  • Lead, manage and develop the regional team.
  • Manage budget for the region.
  • Monitor legislative changes and provide technical support
  • Tax authority primary contact.
  • Identify and implement areas for optimization and simplification

Essential Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibility for the Indirect Tax affairs of GE in the Western SSA region - including reviews, compliance assessment and M&A support.
  • Lead, manage and develop the regional team.
  • Develop and apply a risk-based approach to compliance management.
  • Manage budget for the region.
  • Leading the team towards the achievement of its objectives
  • Support all GE businesses/Global Ops in the region.
  • Technical advice and compliance support.
  • Monitor legislative developments and where policy actions are required co-ordinate closely with Global Indirect Tax Technical & Policy team.
  • Tax authority/audit primary and Tax advisors/agents primary contact.
  • Identify and implement areas for optimisation and process simplification.
  • Oversee the correction of any current process breakdowns identified.
  • Support any Global Ops transitions.
  • Monitor, and provide active input into and help implement GE MAP and ES developments
  • Review and provide support to the VRT, TKB and other VAT tools.



  • Minimum of a Finance related Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
  • Minimum 7 years of tax experience in major accounting firm, law firm, multinational company or taxing authority.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required.
  • Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in Nigeria

Additional Eligibility Qualifications 
Desired Characteristics:

  • Self starter.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to work cross functionally.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities Experience managing projects.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Prior leadership experience


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