Tax Manager Job at Alan & Grant

Alan & Grant - Our work is focused on creating innovative HR and Organizational Development Solutions aimed at Performance Improvement & Business Growth. We currently serve clients across various sectors of the Economy from locations in Jos, Port Harcourt and Lagos.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Tax Manager
Job Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
Job Type: Full time
Industry: FMCG / Foods / Beverage

Job Description

  • We are looking to hire a tax and accounting expert to manage and facilitate the accurate preparation and filing of our company’s state and federal tax forms.
  • The ideal candidate will ensure compliance with state federal and international tax law through a series of systems.
  • Ultimately, identify opportunities to grow the company’s client base manage multiple projects efficiently and ensure accurate, timely reporting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Facilitate and manage the preparation and review company federal tax returns and the accurate, timely filing of all tax forms
  • Review tax returns and quarterly/yearly tax projections
  • Manage company's tax documentation to ensure it is accurate and up-to-date
  • Build relationships with clients to provide excellent planning, consulting and expertise
  • Find and implement opportunities for process improvement in company tax procedures
  • Provide support with various internal audits and special tax related projects
  • Monitor legislative and regulatory tax law developments, communicate the effects of these developments to management and the tax team and create strategies to capitalize on changes to taxation legislation
  • Manage tax provision and tax compliance process
  • Ensuring the company’s Executive team is aware of Tax exposure and impact from asset disposals/structural business changes/Mergers and acquisitions
  • Suggest innovating solutions for process improvement using best practices
  • Develop and implement strategic tax planning for all necessary federal and state taxes
  • Overseeing the company's tax database


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Taxation, Finance or related field with 3-5 years of experience working in related field.
  • Professional certification is an added advantage.
  • Good ability to utilize project management and accounting best practices to organize and prioritize tasks and the tasks of other tax team members.
  • Ability to work well independently as well as the ability to work well with stakeholders and communicate the benefits of tax initiatives.
  • Extensive knowledge of tax legislation
  • Excellent knowledge of tax code, compliance, procedures and all kinds of tax return operations
  • Exceptional client service along with the ability to develop good client relationships
  • The ability to work with different taxation software
  • Professional interpersonal and relationship skills including excellent written and verbal communication skills.