Employment Tax Lead - Africa

GE Nigeria

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Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE: BHGE) is the world’s first and only full stream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain

Role Summary

  • Baker Hughes, a GE company has an exciting opportunity for an Africa Employment Tax Lead to join our team in Nigeria.
  • In this role, you will need to determine and minimize the company's worldwide tax liability with the highest integrity while complying with worldwide tax laws.
  • Seasoned, senior-level manager requiring an in-depth understanding of regional tax issues, the oil & gas industry and how their role integrates with others within their discipline

Essential Responsibilities

  • Regional responsibility for BHGE employment tax matters in Africa
  • Providing commercial support, tax technical analysis, policy interpretation and support with transaction execution
  • Leads the implementation of new/amended employment tax policies, best practices and new tools within the region, in order to drive a consistent harmonized tax approach across BHGE
  • Review and harmonise legacy BH & legacy GE Oil & Gas employment tax and social security positions and local compliance procedures
  • Work alongside the Global Mobility and Immigration functions to provide employment tax guidance on the international deployment of assignees and field service engineers
  • Provide technical guidance to the monthly host country shadow payroll process
  • Oversight of certain country employer payroll tax filings collaborate with local payroll teams
  • Responsibility for the management of PIT audits and related reserves including Equatorial Guinea, Congo & Gabon
  • Coordinate and collaborate with tax colleagues across the BHGE organization, including regional corporate tax leaders, product company tax leaders, transfer pricing leaders, the tax planning team and the tax lifecycle & analysis team
  • Key point of contact for functional regional leaders, across legal, HR, finance, commercial, compliance, etc.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited University or College, in Finance, Law or Accounting and accredited Accountancy qualification or qualified lawyer, specializing in tax
  • Minimum of 8-10 years post qualification tax experience in public accounting, law firm or industry

Desired Characteristics:

  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills to develop relationships across the matrix organisation and collaborate with other team members and colleagues in other functions
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage projects and influence outcomes
  • Creative thinking and complex decision making ability
  • Subject matter expert with deep technical expertise; viewed as a specialist within the region
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and resolve problems
  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute new policies and tax processes
  • French speaker advantageous.

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Summary

Company

GE Nigeria

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Human Resources and Legal

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

7 - 10 years

Application Deadline

Thursday