Nigerian Bottling Company Limited Graduate Job Opportunity

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited is one of the biggest companies in
the non-alcoholic beverage industry in the country and is the sole
franchise bottler of The Coca-Cola Company in Nigeria.

Our company serves approximately 160 million people by producing and
distributing a unique portfolio of quality brands, bringing passion to
marketplace implementation, and demonstrating leadership in corporate
social responsibility.

Nigerian Bottling Company Limited is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Assistant Tax Manager
Job Reference: ATM/11/2016
Location: Nigeria
Functional areas: Finance
Department: Finance
Job Details

  • The Assistant tax Manager reports to the Tax and Finance Process Manager.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Month end closing tasks planning and follow-up
  • Puts Controls in place to detect potential Internal Control,
    audit and financial accounting issues; timely review of group internal
    policies changes and internal controls relating to tax; Commits and
    complies with the Company policies, procedures, processes and
  • Preparation and reconciliation of the Technical Service Fee Schedule to be sent to CCH.
  • Provide support to BSO on all tax related BS accounts for the purpose of reconciliation and review.
  • Ensures healthy and safety conditions for the work of
    herself/himself and colleagues, incl. full and transparent reporting of
    labour accidents and near misses.
  • Actively supports and participates in company’s initiatives in
    the area of environment protection, resources saving, community projects
    and charity initiatives.
  • Support Transfer Pricing consultants (KPMG) in gathering information and documentation of Annual Transfer Pricing Returns.
  • Preparation and periodic update of the company’s Tax Exposure
    Tracking Report and distribution to the Tax and Finance Process Manager,
    CFO, MD and Group Tax Manager.
  • Preparation of Remittance Schedules for all taxes and
    collaborating with Treasury to ensure that payment is done within the
    stipulated time in the law.
  • Provide assistance where necessary for all stakeholders in Tax
    accounting area especially advising/coaching all stakeholders of impact
    of their action or inaction on tax.
  • Challenge current processes/practices and identify improvements where applicable.
  • Provide support service to internal customers to resolve tax
    issues while maintaining a good contact with the various tax
  • Review current processes of preparing the TIP/CIT with a view to improve on the processing time.
  • Create work models in order to save time and ensure accuracy.
  • Respects the Customers’ policies, procedures, processes and guidelines.
  • Timely submission of annual tax returns for employee and obtaining annual tax clearance Certificate for the Company.
  • Quarterly preparation of CIT and TIP and monthly review of
    company’s corporate tax (VAT, Withholding tax, PAYE and all local
    specific Nigerian taxes).
  • Preparation of reports and schedules for Tax Audit for State
    Boards and FIRS. Prompt response to audit queries for a quick
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Desired Candidate Profile

  • B.Sc. Accounting or other Social Science related course
  • Professional Qualification such as ACA, ACCA or ACTI is required


  • Minimum of 4 years experience 2-3 years of experience in
    accounting and finance. Good knowledge of local GAAP & IFRS. Strong
    working experience in local taxation.


  • Planning, organizing & time management skills
  • Ability to think logically
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including change management
  • Ability to adapt leadership style to different audiences Technical Knowledge IFRS/IAS relevant knowledge Tax relevant knowledge
  • Data analysis/ analytical skills
  • Knowledge and interpretation of policies, processes, procedures and systems
  • Ability to think logically

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply 

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline  16th November, 2016.

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