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  • Posted: May 31, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    AirtelTigo is a solid, dynamic and innovative brand, providing a wide range of telecommunications services, including mobile voice, data mobile financial services and business connectivity solutions. Launched in November 2017, from a merger between erstwhile Airtel and Tigo, AirtelTigo is the second-largest Mobile Network Operator in Ghana.

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    Tax Officer

    About The Job

    • The successful candidate will join our team as an Officer for different tax-related tasks in the Finance Department. 

    Position Summary:

    • (S)He will report to the Tax Director and will be responsible for a wide variety of tax matters including compliance, planning, accounting for income taxes and filing of tax returns and assessments for AirtelTigo.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Be part of all research and implementation of tax planning initiatives to optimize overall tax position and effective tax rate.
    • Manage all company tax audits, appeals and litigations including implementation of compliance strategy to manage risk.
    • Maintain documentation of both certain and uncertain tax positions as required per IFRS and Tax Act.
    • Coordinate and maintain accurate filings and payments of all taxes and levies.
    • Implement mechanisms to identify tax savings opportunities available to both personal and corporate business.
    • Proactively perform regular health-checks on both taxes and levies and articulate key findings to Head of Tax.
    • Play key role in the implementation, documentation and management of transfer pricing policies and processes; continuously reviewing them for alignment with AirtelTigo strategic objectives.
    • Review and evaluate contract and accounting procedures for tax compliance and accuracy.
    • Articulate and communicate tax risks, including conducting reviews and documenting tax positions and maintenance of a risk register.
    • Collaborate across functions ensure tax strategy is followed always, including assessment of new projects and plans for tax effects.
    • Manage the risk function of insurances.
    • Actively take part in industry and stakeholder discussions on tax matters as inputs towards MOF/GRA plans.

    Required Qualification and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Economics, Law or related field.
    • Member of ICA/ACCA and Chartered Institute of taxation Ghana will be an added advantage.
    • Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience in a related field.
    • Strong understanding of Ghana’s Tax laws and ability to interpret tax legislations.
    • Experience in internal audit, risk/controls analysis, compensation accounting, and revenue assurance.
    • Broad knowledge of operating activities.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint skills will be a plus.
    • Knowledge of regulatory environment and key compliance rules in financial and telecom sectors respectively.

    Core Competencies:

    • Organized and detail oriented.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • A Team Player
    • Knowledgeable of both theoretical and practical aspects of Taxation in Ghana.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to AirtelTigo on to apply

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