Group Head of Tax Job in Nigeria

 Robert Walters - Established in 1985, Robert Walters is a world-leading specialist professional recruitment group. We employ over 4,100 talented people across 30 countries worldwide.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Group Head of Tax

Employment Type: Full-time

About the Job

  • We are seeking a strategic Group Head of Tax to become the chief architect and guardian of our tax strategy. The successful candidate will help the group navigate the ever-changing tax landscape, optimize our t

    ax function and tax costs, and ensure continued tax compliance.
  • This role is for a seasoned strategic tax professional who thrives in a dynamic and complex environment. Group experience is a non-negotiable.
  • Manage tax policy manual: Implement and maintain effective tax compliance procedures across the group, ensuring all subsidiaries and business units adhere to the set procedures.
  • Drive tax efficiency through management of effective tax rate (ETR).
  • Act as a trusted adviser to the group, providing insightful analysis of the potential tax implications of business decisions and strategic initiatives.
  • Advise the group on implications of changes to tax legislation and regulations.
  • Build strong relationships with group’s tax consultants and leverage their expertise to manage complex tax matters.
  • Oversees prompt and accurate filing of all tax returns (direct and indirect taxes) for the group.
  • Collaborate with the group’s tax consultant to manage relationships with tax authorities on behalf of the entities within the group.
  • Champion of tax compliance, fostering a culture of awareness and responsibility within all group entities.
  • Develop and implement robust internal controls to mitigate tax-related risks.
  • Lead and motivate a team of finance and strategy professionals, providing expert guidance, training, and ongoing support.
  • Stay ahead of the curve by actively researching and analysing new tax trends and sharing the knowledge to empower informed decision making across the group.


  • ICAN / ACCA / CITN qualified.
  • 8 - 10 years of experience in tax management role (preference for a mix of tax consulting and industry experience).

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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