Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Oando: Supervisor, Tax Strategy & Planning

NigeriaOando Plc, Africa’s leading integrated energy solutions provider; is currently seeking experienced professionals for the role: Supervisor, Tax Strategy & Planning


The Supervisor, Tax Strategy & Planning has the primary responsibility
of developing and monitoring tax planning strategies for Oando
operating entities (in all the subsectors of the Oil & Gas industry).
The job incumbent has responsibility of ensuring the implementation of
the strategies across the company. The objective is to ensure that the
tax liability of the operating entities across board is at the minimal
level within the confines of the applicable tax legislations in each
jurisdiction where Oando operates. This is achieved by conducting
periodic research on tax planning ideas applicable to Oando businesses
(both within and outside Nigeria) and providing strategy documents on
implementation requirements.

Strategic Participates in the formulation of Oando’s Tax Policy and
implementation strategy. Conduct tax research and develop an
understanding of international tax laws in relation to the Group’s
operations. Identifies tax planning opportunities for Oando operations
within the applicable legislations and ensures there is a clear
understanding of the strategies for their implementation. Develops
models for analyzing the Group’s tax structure and tax risks.
Maintains open lines of communication with all relevant decision
makers and stakeholders on strategic tax planning issues. Develops tax
compliance processes for all taxes related to Oando’s business (both
within and outside Nigeria). Monitors compliance of Oando entities
outside Nigeria with the legislations in their jurisdictions.
Identifies changes in International tax conventions (e.g. OECD) and
provides report on the implication for Oando businesses. Operational
Ensures that within the Oando Group’s Corporate Responsibilities, the
contractual obligations and transactions are strategically planned for
tax purposes. Keeps the Operating Companies informed of changes in tax
and regulatory legislations and/or enactment of new legislations.
Identifies tax risks in contracts to be executed by Operating
companies and recommend necessary amendments to mitigate the risks.
Participates in project planning for operating entities with a view of
identifying and advising on the pertinent tax issues. Reviews and
ensures timely publication of monthly tax bulletin on tax issues
within Oando and quarterly tax news letters on recent happenings
within the Nigerian tax environment, prepared by the Tax Analyst.

Regular reports on tax planning ideas for strategic and operational
activities. Effective implementation and monitoring of tax compliance
processes. Quality and timeliness of tax models, risk analysis and
reports. Timely notification and provision of appropriate guidance on
the application of new Tax laws, guidelines and rules. Quality and
timeliness of Oando’s tax publications.

1st Degree in Accounting, Finance, Law or other related area. 3 – 5
years cognate work experience from a reputable organization or Tax
Consulting firm with specialist skill in Tax research and advisory as
added advantage. ACCA, ACA, ACTI are added advantage.

Strong financial and analytical skills Excellent report writing skills
Computer literacy Strong sense of commercial awareness Strategy
Development, Articulation and Execution Oral & Written Communication
skills Analytical Thinking & Conceptualisation Leadership/ Supervisory
Skills Financial and Illustrative Modeling skills. Oil & Gas Industry

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