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  • Posted on: 5 October, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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    Tax Operations Leader

     

    Job Number: 2739793
    Business: GE Corporate
    Business Segment: Corporate Finance & Operating Components

    Role Summary/Purpose

    • The role will focus mainly developing a proper tax compliance framework for the businesses operating in Nigeria. Candidate will also support tax operations across sub-Sahara Africa as required

    Essential Responsibilities

    • Understanding the operations of the business, policies & procedures, and accounting records to ensure correct and timely compliance with tax legislation.
    • Assist with the preparation and/or review of corporate income, value-added-tax, withholding tax, consumption tax, payroll tax reconciliation and/or stamp duty returns prior to filing with tax authorities.
    • Assist with preparation and/or review of corporate income tax estimates to ensure that provisional/advance tax payments are accurate.
    • Perform controllership tax checks including reconciliation of all tax liabilities in terms of tax assessments received from the revenue authorities with tax returns filed and deal with discrepancies.
    • Assist with tax audits and work with external tax advisors where required.
    • Preparation of correspondence for queries/disputes with revenue authorities.
    • Attend operational pulsing calls and summarize key achievement, next steps to the team.
    • Participate in the enhancement of ERP systems to facilitate tax compliance.
    • Identify risk areas which can impact on the timely and accurate compliance with tax laws and use the appropriate communication channels provided by the project framework to escalate issues.

    Qualifications/Requirements

    • Bachelors Degree in Business/ Finance/ Accounting/Tax.
    • 3 Years in finance
    • Comprehensive knowledge of the Nigerian tax system including the local documentation and filing requirements.
    • Knowledge of Nigerian GAAP.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • A self-starter with a commitment to meet deadlines and able to take ownership.
    • Wanting to work in a dynamic environment with a positive attitude towards change.
    • Ability to learn quickly the internal business processes and apply tax knowledge in the preparation of tax returns.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Team player who is able to work closely with the accounting, corporate, VAT and business tax and finance teams.
    • Strong PC skills, experience with ERP and reporting systems.
    • Willing to travel throughout Sub-Saharan Africa
    • A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required (please indicate clearly on your resume)
    • Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in Nigeria

    Desired Characteristics:

    • MBA / MSc in Finance desired
    • University level degree and GE FMP graduate
    • Corporate Finance skills required.

    Technical Advisor - Field Services

     

    Job Number: 2743507
    Business: GE Transportation
    Business Segment: GET Transportation

    Role Summary/Purpose

    • Provide technical support to Railroad with regards to maintenance of Diesel Electric locomotives. Over and above the day to day responsibilities, the TA shall support Railroad with equipment diagnosis, as well as provide direction on maintenance and troubleshooting tasks and parts replacement.
    • We may not have a specific job for you today, but are interested in your expertise for tomorrow. As actual openings become available, you may be contacted to discuss a potential opportunity.

    Essential Responsibilities    

    • Provide technical direction in an advisory capacity to railroad hourly, management and employees.
    • Provide clear direction on maintenance and troubleshooting tasks including all appropriate documentation.
    • Interpret and ensure adherence to GE work scopes and MI’s.
    • Administer locomotive warranty material through troubleshooting, inspection and validation.
    • Manage warranty material inventory stock and replenishment.
    • Encourage and maintain safe work environment
    • Responsible for compliance with local regulations and specific local customer safety and HSE/EHSpolicies.
    • Provide feedback to other GE teams for updates to work scopes, engineering practices, component quality and functionality, design changes and shop processes.

    Qualifications/Requirements

    • Secondary Education in Engineering or applicable technical training or primary education together with 5 years applicable experience in industrial operation
    • Willingness to work various shifts, various days.
    • Experience and proficiency with a PC, email as well as Microsoft office applications
    • Ability to work in railroad locomotive shop environment
    • Professional demeanor and appearance representing GE Transportation to multiple customers.
    • Ability to travel regionally and internationally up to 25% of the time
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to speak, read and write English fluently.
    • A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required for Nigerians only. (please indicate clearly on your resume)
    • Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in the roles location.

    Desired Characteristics:    

    • Technical experience in a maintenance or production environment.
    • Rail industry knowledge and work experience.
    • Experience in a customer service role.
    • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
    • Effective team contributor and member.

    Distributed Controllership Leader SSA

     

    Job Number: 2739653
    Business: GE Global Operations
    Business Segment: Global Operations Middle East & Africa

    Role Summary/Purpose

    • GE Africa’s Controllership Team has oversight of Operational Controllership in the region, across 40+ diverse countries.
    • The team is responsible for supporting GE businesses in the region in regional risk assessment and risk mitigation, simplification, talent & people development and above all for regional compliance.
    • The GE Africa Controllership Team also owns the regional external audit relationship and the roll-out of Global Controllership initiatives.

    Essential Responsibilities
    The ideal candidate's specific roles & responsibilities include:

    • Support the Global Operations Finance Site Leaders in Sub Sahara Africa & GE Africa Controllership Team by performing Country specific Controllership & Compliance risk assessment.
    • Provide Country specific inputs to global and regional risk management programs including scope & timing of Internal Control team reviews and Corporate Audit Staff audits
    • Plan and ensure execution of Internal Control team’s monitoring processes to ensure the effectiveness of the Finance & Compliance related controls across GE’s Enterprise Standards and Policies
    • Coordinate with process owners to close out remediation actions to close control gaps; this will include discussing and agreeing the remediation actions with the owners and following up to ensure timely closure of the issues.
    • Prepare reports and other deliverables from the monitoring processes for the GE Africa, Country and Regional Leadership.
    • Support Enterprise Standards Leaders and other process owners to implement and monitor remediation actions.
    • Identify and implement Simplification opportunities in Finance processes & controls.
    • Execute and report on compliance investigations, where required
    • Participate in projects and/or regular tollgate reviews with the various SSA project teams where key Controllership projects are in place.
    • Participate in transition process of the “outlier” legal or management entities into having rigorous processes and controls (especially important for recently acquired entities)
    • Report progress on projects and provide inputs into key Controllership dashboards for presentation to GE Africa Leadership
    • Coach and monitor deliverables of team members to ensure output is of the right quality and knowledge is transferred.

    Qualifications/Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or Finance
    • Qualified/Chartered Accountant or equivalent preferably with strong controls, audit & accounting technical knowledge from a Professional audit firm or Internal Audit Function
    • 6 – 8 years’ experience in Audit, Controllership, or Internal audit function
    • Experience with identifying sub-optimized controls & process and identifying & implementing process improvements
    • Experience with working in multicultural teams and executing projects (planning, coordination, communication with senior leaders, etc.)
    • Working knowledge of US GAAP and/or IFRS
    • Knowledge of Country’s key regulatory requirements
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Influencing Skills – Ability to influence across businesses, functions, cadres and cultures
    • Experience leading teams.
    • Motivated self-starter who can operate with minimal supervision
    • Exhibit agility and resilience
    • Excellent MS Excel skills
    • A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required (please indicate clearly on your resume)
    • Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in Nigeria

    Desired Characteristics:

    • Demonstrate clear and critical thinking
    • Individual who could thrive within a matrix organization and manage ambiguities to define & deliver clear objectives.
    • Fluency in French and/or Portuguese will be an added advantage
    • Must be willing to travel up to 30% of the time

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

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