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Job Vacancies at PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc

PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc is part of a multinational consumer goods business, PZ Cussons Plc. We manufacture and distribute some of the best-loved brands in Nigeria, from Imperial Leather to Cussons Baby, Morning Fresh to Thermocool and Robb.

 

We operate in five core categories – personal care, beauty, home care, food, nutrition, and electricals. Worldwide PZ Cussons Group employs over 5000 people across Africa, Europe, Asia, and North America.

Check out the job vacancies at PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc. PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc is currently recruiting for the position below:

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Tax Analyst

Job Specifications:

    • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: Lagos | Nigeria. See other Jobs in Lagos
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 Job Description:

The job exists to :

  • Ensure compliance with statutory timeframe for remittance of VAT/WHT/CIT/TET and other applicable taxes
  • Identify and engage in activities that will manage the Group’s tax exposure within the confines of the law. .
  • Monitor payment process, facilitate prompt payment and ensure collection of receipts for all tax liabilities for all entities.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Prepare Withholding tax returns (Federal and All States) monthly for PZC, HPZ, HIN, NUT & CWD by spooling monthly reports, verifying applicable rates, separating into applicable tax jurisdictions, reconciling WHT report against ledger balances and processing payments. – Day 7 deadline
  • Review withholding tax reports for PZ Wilmar & PZ Wilmar Foods
  • Spool monthly VAT reports, ledgers for all entities and Prepare monthly VAT reports for PZ Wilmar & PZ Wilmar Foods responsible for the outcome
  • Process payments for all monthly taxes, final demand notice liabilities and every other undisputed tax liability
  • Prepare initial draft responses to demand notices, queries and other correspondence from the FIRS and state boards for the following companies; HPZ; Coolworld; PZ Cussons; PZ Tower; PZ Power
  • File VAT Returns for all entities with the FIRS on or before 21st of every month
  • Apply for and Obtain Tax clearance certificates for all seven (7) entities every year
  • Receive and record all correspondence from tax authorities
  • Maintain correspondence tracker to ensure responses are filed within the stipulated timeline
  • First level review of Kenya tax computations and provide support on other Kenyan tax issues like tax audits, refund claims etc.
  • Prepare trend analysis, decks and forecasts for tax planning & Budgeting
  • WHT credit note verification on B2B Customer purchases
  • Retrieve documents from the archive
  • Arrange logistics for tax auditors who visit the office.
Qualifications and Requirements:
    • B.Sc. (Accounting)
    • ICAN Certification/ In view
  • Computer expertise especially in MS Word, MS Excel

Technical/Professional Experience:

  • 2–3 years minimum work experience
  • Good Knowledge of Group Accounting

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Tax Manager

Job Specifications:

 

Job Description:

The job exists to:

  • Ensure compliance with statutory timeframe for remittance of VAT/WHT
  • Identify and engage in activities that will manage the company exposure on VAT/WHT within the confine of the law. .
  • Monitor payment process, facilitate prompt payment and ensure collection of receipts for VAT/WHT tax liabilities for all entities.Reporting Relationships:
    • Peer Relationships
    • Attach organization chart showing manager and direct reports as well as peers

    Report to Senior Tax Manager – Africa

    Dimensions:

    • Turnover of unit
    • Budget responsibility
    • Team Size
    • Other

    Principal Accountabilities:

    • The key outputs of the job
    • List in priority order if possible, typically 8-10
    • NOT a task list
    • Any requirement for organizing & planning including own work and the allocation of resources
    • Typical decisions made and if they are advisory or directly responsible for the outcome
    • Prepare Withholding tax returns (Federal and All States) monthly all PZ entities/ SBUs in Nigeria by spooling monthly reports, verifying applicable rates, separating into applicable tax jurisdictions, reconciling WHT report against ledger balances and processing payments with 7 days deadline.
    • Review withholding tax reports for PZ entities/ SBU in Nigeria
    • Spool monthly VAT reports, ledgers for all entities and Prepare monthly VAT reports for PZ SBUs in Nigeria
    • Process payments for all monthly taxes, final demand notice liabilities and every other undisputed tax liability
    • Prepare initial draft responses to demand notices, queries and other correspondence from the FIRS and state boards.
    • File VAT Returns for all entities with the FIRS on or before 21st of every month
    • Apply for and Obtain Tax clearance certificates for all seven (7) entities every year
    • Receive and record all correspondence from tax authorities
    • Maintain correspondence tracker to ensure responses are filed within the stipulated timeline.
    • First level review of PZ Kenya tax computations and provide support on other Kenyan tax issues like tax audits, refund claims etc.
    • Prepare trend analysis, decks and forecasts for tax planning & Budgeting
    • WHT credit note verification on B2B Customer purchases

    Internal & External Relationships:

    • Identify the most significant ones
    • Attach a preferred suppliers list if available
    • Detail which networks the jobholder will be part of e.g. finance, category

    External:

    External auditors, FIRS, All state Board of Internal Revenue ( Nigeria) and Consultants.

    Internal:

    All departments

    Knowledge, Skills & Experience Needed:

    • List any qualifications required to do the job
    • Be specific about the experience needed
    • Focus on type of experience not the time served
    Qualifications and Requirements:
    • B.Sc. (Accounting)
    • ICAN Certification
    • Computer expertise especially in MS Word, MS Excel

    Technical/Professional Experience:

    • 4 – 5 years minimum work experience
    • Good Knowledge of Group Accounting policies.

    Senior Tax Manager

    Job Specifications:

     

    Job Description:

    Why does the job exist?

    • Responsible for all general tax matters across the PZC African legal entities including compliance and reporting. Provision of day-to-day tax support to local markets as well as maintaining tax technical awareness in relevant territories.
    • Coordinate and liaise with tax authorities during Federal and State tax audits in Nigeria Ghana and Kenya
    • Manage interim and year end reporting including the preparation of tax disclosures for local statutory and consolidated group accounts

    Leading an African tax team (including working with outsourced consultants as appropriate)

    Reporting Relationships:

    • Peer Relationships
    • Attach organization chart showing manager and direct reports as well as peers.
    • Reports to Group Director of Tax & Treasury
    • Group CFO Nigeria
    • Group Commercial Finance Director
    • Direct reports are Tax Managers
    • Peers are Head, Financial Reporting & Head Credit Control

    Dimensions:

    • Turnover of unit
    • Budget responsibility
    • Team Size
    • Other

    Team Size: 2-3 (including potential outsourced services for elements of compliance and reporting)

    Principal Accountabilities:

    • The key outputs of the job
    • List in priority order if possible, typically 8-10
    • NOT a task list
    • Any requirement for organizing & planning including own work and the allocation of resources
    • Typical decisions made and if they are advisory or directly responsible for the outcome
    • Responsible for all tax compliance across African legal entities. Identifying and implementing strategies to improve tax compliance
    • Coordinate and liaise with tax authorities during Federal and State tax audits in Nigeria Ghana and Kenya
    • Provide advice on complex business and tax technical matters.
    • Review of business contracts / agreements for tax efficiency
    • Conduct tax health/spot checks to identify gaps in the system.
    • Collaborate with Finance colleagues to support accounting for income taxes, including effective tax rate forecasts, current and deferred tax provisions and uncertain tax positions. Provision of all tax forecasts to Group
    • Manage relationships with third-party service providers/tax advisers/consultants
    • Collaborate with the foreign affiliates’ financial personnel and outside counsel to identify opportunities to manage tax exposures
    • Review of intercompany agreements to determine that the arm’s length principle is adhered to. Review of transfer pricing documentations and file same with the relevant tax authorities
    • Annual review of the company’s payroll for accuracy
    • To be responsible for all general tax matters across the PZC African legal entities. Provision of day-to-day tax support to local markets as well as maintaining tax technical awareness in relevant territories.
    • Review, consideration and communication of all African Tax strategies
    • Leading all tax compliance across Africa
    • Coordinate and liaise with tax authorities during Federal and State tax audits in Nigeria Ghana and Kenya
    • Manage interim and year end reporting including the preparation of tax disclosures for local statutory and consolidated group accounts
    • Liaise with External auditors as part of year end and interim reporting.
    • Managing the tax compliance process, including ensuring timely filing of tax returns
    • Manage compliance requirements with African tax legislation
    • Help support, develop and implementation of a tax control framework and identify areas of potential weakness or opportunities for improvement.
    • Responsibility for identify and mitigating tax risks. This includes anticipating changes to current tax environment.
    • Support development of and lead implementation of Group Transfer Pricing policy across Africa. Preparation and review of Transfer Pricing documentations and coordination of transfer pricing audits
    • Manage relationships with external advisors including FIRS, GIPC, auditors and tax advisors
    • Provide tax forecasts to the group
    • Proactively identify opportunities for tax efficiencies within the group including tax reliefs, efficiencies and capital allowances
    • Responsibility for preparation of tax figures for group reporting
    • Provide technical and other support for all PZ Cussons transformation activities, including mergers and acquisitions and other projects as needed.
    • Preparation of management papers on Tax policies and Group strategies
    • Preparation of tax forms to assist in obtaining treaty exemptions or reduced withholding tax rates.

    Internal & External Relationships:

    • Identify the most significant ones
    • Attach a preferred suppliers list if available
    • Detail which networks the jobholder will be part of e.g. finance, category
    • External Tax Consultants and Authorities
    • Suppliers,
    • All Finance Directors
    • All Finance, Account payables, Tax & Capex

    Knowledge, Skills & Experience Needed:

    • List any qualifications required to do the job
    • Be specific about the experience needed
    • Focus on type of experience not the time served
    Qualifications and Requirements:
    • HND/B.Sc. Accountancy
    • Membership of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
    • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Taxation- Optional
    • Computer expertise especially in MS Word, MS Excel Access, PowerPoint, MFG Pro

    Technical/Professional Experience:

    • 8-10 years minimum work experience
    • Good Knowledge of Group Accounting policies
    • Good Knowledge of Nigeria Tax Laws
    • Good knowledge of IFRS
    • Sound knowledge of Asset Accounting
    • Information Technology skills
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    Job Context & Special Features:

    • Explain any special features or context in which the job operates
    • Detail any language or mobility requirements

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply by clicking on the BUTTONS below.

    Deadline: Not Specified

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The 1st Nigerian Tertiary Institutions Conference on UN SDGs presents the SDG Youth Essay Competition, offering undergraduates in Nigerian tertiary institutions a chance to contribute to the discussion on achieving SDG4, Quality Education.

Competition Overview:

1st Nigerian Tertiary Institutions Conference on UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Essay Competition

The SDG Youth Essay Competition offers a grand prize of N1 million for the top three winners, along with free sponsorship to attend the 1st Nigeria Tertiary Institution Conference on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in April 2024 in Abuja.

Competition Requirements:

1. Eligibility:

   – Open exclusively to undergraduates in Nigerian tertiary institutions.

2. Entry Guidelines:

   – Topic:The Role of Students in Attainment of SDG4

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   – length: Essays should be 1500 words.

   – Entry Period: Thursday, February 1, 2024 – Thursday, February 29, 2024

   – Referencing: APA Style (6th Edition).

   – Font: Times New Roman, 12-point font size.

   – Documentation: Typed in 1.5 line spacing, MS Word format only.

   – Plagiarism: Only original content is accepted; plagiarized entries will be disqualified.

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– Prizes:

  – 1st Prize: N500,000

  – 2nd Prize: N300,000

  – 3rd Prize: N200,000

– Winners will also receive free sponsorship to attend the 1st Nigeria Tertiary Institution Conference on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in April 2024 in Abuja.

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Required Documents:

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– Copy of Student’s Admission Letter

– One recent passport-size photograph

– WhatsApp telephone number and email address

Application Procedure:

– All entries and submissions (essay and required documents) should be scanned and sent to nigeriaessay@sdgyouth.org before the deadline.

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– Call: 08068931151, 08133846739, 07067772964

– Email: nigeriaessay@sdgyouth.org

Deadline: February 29th, 2024

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Are you an undergraduate law student in Nigeria eager to explore the intersection of law and Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Pentagon Partners presents a unique opportunity for 400-level and 500-level undergraduate law students to participate in the National Essay Competition.

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Pentagon Partners National Essay Competition for Undergraduate Law Students

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Competition Requirements:

1. Eligibility:

   – The competition is open to 400-level and 500-level undergraduate law students in Nigerian universities.

2. Essay Requirements:

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   – References: OSCOLA format for citations with 10pt font size for footnotes and endnotes.

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Application Procedure:

– Interested participants should submit their essays to essay@pentagonpartnerslp.com during the submission period.

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SYSTEMSPECS CHILDREN’S DAY ESSAY COMPETITION (CDEC), 2024

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The SystemSpecs Children’s Day Essay Competition (CDEC) is an annual event aimed at fostering innovative thinking among primary and secondary school students in Nigeria. It provides a platform for young minds to propose technological solutions to national challenges.

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Inaugurated in 2020, the CDEC is part of SystemSpecs’ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) commitment to promoting capacity development in the Nigerian ICT industry. By encouraging young Nigerians to tackle everyday issues, the competition contributes to intellectual growth and societal progress.

SystemSpecs Children’s Day Essay Competition (CDEC), 2024

Topic:
The theme for the 2024 competition is “Protecting the Nigerian Child from the Dangers of Online Technology.” Participants are tasked with exploring strategies to safeguard children in an increasingly digital world.

Eligibility:
– Open to primary and secondary school students in Nigeria aged 9 to 16.

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– Junior category (ages 9 to 12) essays must not exceed 1,000 words.

– Senior category (ages 13 to 16) essays must not exceed 1,500 words.

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– Winners will receive generous rewards, including a high-capacity laptop, premium headphones, a portable laptop stand, a smart wristwatch, and one year of internet data, among other items.

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– Interested candidates should access the application page 

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– Entries must be endorsed by an accredited school official, parent, or legal guardian.

– Deadline for submissions is April 12, 2024.

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– All submissions must be in PDF format and include the student’s name, home and school addresses, email address, and contact phone number.

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