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VP, Tax & Transfer Pricing



Lekki, Nigeria
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Flutterwave was founded on the principle that every African must be able to participate and thrive in the global economy. To achieve this objective, we have built a trusted payment infrastructure that allows consumers and businesses (African and International) make and receive payments in a convenient borderless manner.

The Role: Flutterwave is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Manager, Tax & Transfer Pricing Compliance and Audits to join our dynamic team. This position offers an exciting opportunity to oversee tax compliance, transfer pricing strategies, and manage audits across multiple jurisdictions in alignment with Flutterwave's business objectives.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead the development and execution of tax compliance strategies to ensure adherence to local and international tax regulations, including but not limited to corporate income tax, value-added tax (VAT), transfer pricing regulations, and other relevant tax laws.
  • Coordinate and manage the activities of consultants across multiple African countries
  • Oversee transfer pricing compliance processes, including documentation, benchmarking analysis, and ensuring compliance with relevant transfer pricing regulations in jurisdictions where Flutterwave operates.
  • Coordinate and manage transfer pricing audits by tax authorities, including preparation of documentation, responses to inquiries, and negotiation of resolutions to ensure favorable outcomes for Flutterwave.
  • Offer expert tax advice and guidance to internal stakeholders on various tax matters, including structuring transactions, tax implications of business initiatives, and potential tax risks and opportunities.
  • Stay updated on changes in tax laws and regulations in relevant jurisdictions and assess their potential impact on Flutterwave's tax compliance obligations and overall business operations.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including finance, legal, and external tax advisors, to ensure alignment of tax strategies with business objectives and foster a culture of tax compliance within the organization.
  • Identify opportunities to streamline tax compliance processes, enhance efficiency, and implement best practices to optimize tax compliance efforts across Flutterwave's global operations.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and emerging issues related to tax compliance, transfer pricing, and regulatory developments to proactively address potential challenges and capitalize on opportunities.

Required competency and skillset to be a Waver:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Taxation, or a related field; Advanced degree and professional certifications (e.g., ICAN, ACA, ACCA, CTA) preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in tax compliance, transfer pricing, and tax audits, preferably in a multinational corporation or professional services firm.
  • Strong understanding of international tax laws, transfer pricing principles, and regulatory requirements across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing tax compliance projects and transfer pricing audits, with a focus on achieving positive outcomes and mitigating tax risks.
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to interpret complex tax regulations and identify practical solutions to address tax challenges.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to think critically, anticipate future tax trends, and develop proactive tax strategies to support Flutterwave's long-term business goals.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, including the ability to lead a team, influence others, and drive change in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Proficiency in tax software and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.

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