Senior Accountant

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Tetra Pak - Which takes its name from the original tetrahedron-shaped cartons it developed - manufactures and markets food packaging containers, filling systems, and distribution equipment for industrial customers in more than 170 countries. Its coated-paperboard boxes are used to hold dry, wet, cold, and shelf-stable foods and beverages. The privately-owned company is the largest subsidiary of holding company Tetra Laval International.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Accountant


Job Description

  • Tetra Pak West Africa is looking for a Senior Accountant who will be based in Lagos Nigeria.The sucessful candidate will report to the Accounting Manager for West & East Africa.
  • The Senior Accountant will provide accurate information for financial reporting and have specialised knowledge of all processes and procedures. Works autonomously within established procedures and practices.
  • May act as a lead, providing subject matter guidance to team members.

Key Responsiblities

  • Ensure compliance with internal, external reporting standards, and internal control rules
  • Preparation of annual financial statements for statutory reporting
  • Manage statutory audit management process
  • Drive Income tax compliance process.
  • Adherence to month end book closing procedures & deadline
  • Indirect tax compliance review and process management
  • Tax audit management & follow up to ensure closure with revenue authority
  • Transfer pricing compliance & documentation
  • Participating in cross functional projects & drive continuous improvements projects for accounting.
  • Ensure compliance with internal processes in consideration of local/statutory requirements
  • Monitor and Control Tetra Pak West Africa Trail Balance
  • Drive Financial Reporting Manual (FRM) compliance
  • Responsible for monthly Internal reporting and control
  • Prepare and book quarterly companies income and deferred tax provisions


Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements


  • Bachelor of Science Accounting
  • Chartered member of Institute of Charted Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)/ACCA.
  • 3 to 5 years solid experience in direct & indirect taxes.
  • Experience in use of MIS and Financial Reporting Systems. Knowledge of SAP will be an added advantage.
  • Having worked in the big 4 audit firms(PWC,EY,Deliotte,KPMG) will be an added advantage.
  • Fluent in English
  • Good interpersonal skills & excellent team player
  • Ability to work across boundaries
  • Self-driven to deliver results independently
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Detailed & result oriented
  • Practical Knowledge of IFRS / Local GAAP.
  • Good knowledge of statutory regulations and tax matters

Application Closing Date
21st November, 2018.

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About Tetra Pak
Tetra Pak is a multinational food packaging and processing company of Swedish origin with head offices in Lund, Sweden, and Lausanne, Switzerland. The company offers packaging, filling machines and processing for dairy, beverages, cheese, ice-cream and prepared food, including distribution tools like accumulators, cap applicators, conveyors, crate packers, film wrappers, line controllers and straw applicators.Tetra Pak? is one of three companies in the Tetra Laval Group – a private group t...
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Job Summary
November 12, 2018
Minimum of 3years
November 21, 2018
Finance / Accounting
Manufacturing / Production
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