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  • Posted: Feb 4, 2020
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  • KPMG is one of the largest professional services companies in the world and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC. Its global headquarters is located in Amstelveen, the Netherlands. KPMG employs 162,000 people[2] and has three lines of services: audit, tax, and advisory. Its tax and advisory services are further divided into variou...
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    Withholding Tax Accountant

    Ref. ID: 149497BR
    Location: Lagos
    Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
    Contract Type: Permanent
    Service Line: Finance & Accounting
    Job Level: Associate / team member

    Job Summary

    • The Finance and Accounts team in KPMG Nigeria is responsible for recording, preparing and presentation of the financial report of the firm’s activities.

    The Role

    • WHT ACCOUNTANT will assist the CFO and other finance team members keep appropriate records and maintain necessary schedules of Withholding Tax and present same to regulatory authorities for the purpose of getting appropriate tax credit for the firm.
    • The suitable candidate will have an interface with the tax regulatory authorities and their agents, maintain a cordial relationship with remitting banks and liaise with business unit managers in the course of his assignment.
    • The role is multifaceted and requires an individual with attention to details, commendable knowledge of Microsoft office tools, especially Microsoft excel and outstanding collaboration and communications skills.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Maintain a listing of all outstanding receivables and a listing of non-receipted withholding taxes
    • Develop and maintain a credit database of WHT clients
    • Monitor non-current receivables and unreceipted withholding taxes
    • Prepare letters to clients on outstanding receivable and unreceipted withholding taxes
    • Follow through with client contacts and pick up cheques or withholding tax receipts
    • Ensure prompt recording and / or application unreceipted withholding taxes to job ledgers
    • Prepare reconciliation statement of unreceipted withholding taxes and agree with general ledger records
    • Responsible for client WHT receipt collection and posting
    • Maintain record of WHT deductions from Vendors [inclusive of accommodations] and ensure remittance to the appropriate authorities (LSIR & FIRS)
    • Maintain records of all utilized credit notes and ensure same records align with the revenue authority.
    • Perform other functions assigned by the CFO

    Required Qualification

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting from a reputable university with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) and appreciable progress in ICAN examination is a major consideration. (Graduates of other numerate course of study must be ACA or ICAN certified)
    • Below 26 years old as at the date of application.
    • Have a minimum of 5 O' level credits (including English & Mathematics) at ONE sitting
    • Be about to complete or has completed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme.
    • 1-2 years' experience in the same role or any proven experience in any recognized tax authority
    • Must not have written the KPMG test before.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to KPMG on krb-sjobs.brassring.com to apply
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