Job Vacancy For Tax Officer

Job Summary

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

Qualification Required & 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.


• 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.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified applicants should send their Applications & Curriculum Vitae to:

[email protected]

Kindly indicate the role you are applying for in the email subject.

Closing Date: 02 June, 2023

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