Chief Tax Specialist

Vacancy Number: 23738
Location: Accra, Ghana
Date Posted: 16 November, 2023
Job Expires: 23 November, 2023

Our client, a major player in the Oil & Gas industry is poised to expand its activities.  To accelerate this vision, applications are invited from suitably qualified Ghanaians to fill this critical position

Job Summary

The Chief Tax Specialist will be responsible for overseeing the tax strategy and compliance functions within our organization. This role plays a key part in managing the company’s tax affairs, ensuring compliance with tax laws, and optimizing the tax position to support the financial objectives of the company. Prepare and file accurate and timely all monthly, quarterly, and annual tax returns, reports, and documents for the organization, ensuring compliance with local tax laws. Analyze financial activities to identify tax-saving opportunities and risk mitigation strategies.

 Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or tax related field required; A qualified (partially qualified) accountant (ICA, ACCA, CIMA) or equivalent professional certification required.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience of income tax provision and tax compliance experience in a public company, Oil and Gas or Big four accounting firm.
  • Knowledge of preparation of tax computation for the oil and gas industry.
  • Be familiar with both Petroleum and Corporate Income Tax Acts.