Manager - Tax & Regulatory Services

The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing clients’ engagements and providing exceptional high-level leadership to the team and department.

Manager- Tax & Regulatory Services

Job description

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant tax regulations and laws. Develop and implement strategies to minimize tax liabilities. 
  • Stay abreast of changes in regulatory requirements affecting the business. Ensure the company complies with all relevant laws and regulations. 
  • Provide expert advice on tax planning and regulatory matters to clients or internal stakeholders. Assist in developing strategies to optimize financial performance within legal frameworks. 
  • Identify and assess potential tax and regulatory risks. Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies. 
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients. Understand their business needs and provide tailored tax and regulatory solutions. 
  • Supervise and manage a team of tax and regulatory professionals. Provide guidance, training, and support to ensure the team's effectiveness. 
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors to facilitate the audit process related to tax and regulatory matters. 
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of company policies related to tax and regulatory compliance. 
  • Stay informed about changes in tax laws and regulations. Conduct research to understand the impact on the business and provide recommendations. 
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all tax and regulatory activities. Ensure documentation complies with relevant standards. 
  • Effectively communicate complex tax and regulatory concepts to both internal teams and external clients. The ability to convey information clearly and concisely is essential. 
  • Inspire and motivate a team of professionals. Guide them toward common goals and foster a positive work environment. 
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills to address complex tax and regulatory issues. Develop creative and strategic solutions to challenges. 
  • Pay meticulous attention to details in regulatory compliance, documentation, and reporting.  
  • Effectively manage time and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines. This includes managing multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • Demonstrate a high level of integrity and ethical behaviour when dealing with sensitive financial and regulatory matters. 
  • Possess the ability to negotiate and influence outcomes, particularly in discussions with regulatory authorities and clients. 
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, including legal, finance, and other departments.  
  • Stay informed about industry trends, changes in tax laws, and regulatory updates. Commit to continuous learning to stay at the forefront of the field. 

Skills

  • Extensive experience in tax and regulatory compliance, focusing on Nigerian regulations. 
  • Strong understanding of local and international tax laws. 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Leadership and team management experience. 
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills 

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. An advanced degree or professional certification (e.g., ICAN, ACCA) is required. 

How to apply

Send your CV and Cover letter to recruitment@mazars.com.ng