The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) Recent job Vacancies

The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) Recent job Vacancies

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria – Our client, the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), is recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Head – Research, Technical and Professional Standards

Location: Nigeria

Job Overview

  • The Head of department is responsible for directing and overseeing all research and development projects including
    professional standards in the institute.
  • Provide leadership through strategic planning, coordination and management of the activities of the directorate and institute
    through Research, development and implementation of professional standards.
  • Ensure that the vision and mission of the institute is achieved through the activities of each department in the directorate.

Duties / Responsibilities
Specific areas of responsibilities that you will be responsible for include but are not limited to the following:

Research and Development:

  • Direct and oversee extensive research on issues pertaining to taxation, finance and the economy.
  • Direct and facilitate regular publication of technical materials for dissemination, both nationally and internationally
  • Monitoring and prompt response to all tax issues raised by government and non-governmental bodies
  • Supervise the review of all technical contents of FIRS and SIRS releases and make recommendations to council, where necessary.
  • Supervise the technical content design and development of the Institute’s activities
  • Ensure prompt response to research and technical requests from the regional body of taxation
  • Oversee the smooth running of the physical library including its set up, security of books, journals and materials
  • Lead the research and development for the establishment and sustenance of the institute’s e-library project.
  • Determine the technical needs of the institute and supervise the regular review of technical materials in order to make them available to members
  • Provide members of council and management staff with continuous research and technical input in their various specialization areas
  • Develop programs and procedures for effective collaboration with the relevant faculties
  • Develop technical papers, suggestions and contributions on behalf of the Institute into draft legislations, National and State budgets with particular reference to tax policies and other matters of interest to tax practice.

Professional Standards:

  • Oversee all matters related to standards of professional practice. These extend across entry requirements, ethics, code of conduct and technical standards for members of the Institute.
  • Work with relevant committees to develop and implement policies that will ensure both new and existing professionals attain and maintain highest professional standards & behaviours.
  • Ensure the relevance of standards for entry to the institute at different membership grades; and the accreditation of courses and other programs.
  • Oversee the development and successful delivery of a programme of standards for members’ practice, including specific technical and professional guidance / requirements, through overseeing the support given to the Institute’s relevant Committees and departments.
  • Design programs and guidelines to minimise reputational risk to the institute and maintaining the public confidence in members and students.
  • Recognising where the policies of the Institute require review to mitigate risk and taking steps to update them.
  • Provide the team in the development and updating of products and information (web based and other) for use by internal and external stakeholders, specific to key initiatives and areas of the institute’s activities.
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Leadership:

  • Provide leadership and coaching for team members.

Qualification / Education

  • Minimum of First Degree in Accounting, Taxation, Economics or other relevant discipline
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 7 years cognate experience in a similar position and industry with at least 5 years in a managerial or supervisory position.
  • Previous experience and good industry knowledge in professional institute, education, research or financial sector
  • Experience as an administrator in a professional education, examination or student environment.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of current developments in Tax and fiscal policy
  • Background in research and development in a professional establishment
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, relevant software and databases
  • Understanding of the workings and policies of the chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong coaching, conflict resolution, relationship and team building skills
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles
  • Business focus – Basic understanding of business structures and systems
  • Performance Management
  • Understanding of Tax laws and regulation.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to direct and supervise
  • Must be analytical in carrying out jobs and critical in thinking
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective planning and organization skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

 

 

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

Note: Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted for practical assessment and interview accordingly

 

Application Deadline  30th November, 2021.

 

 

 

Job Title: Secretary – CITN Tax Academy

Location: Nigeria

Job Overview

  • Responsible to the Director-General in the administration and operations of the Academy
  • To work with the DG to implement strategies and policies towards fulfilling the mandate of the Academy
  • To ensure all resources, both human and material are effectively harnessed to achieve the goals of the Academy.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • To provide administrative and secretarial support to the DG, designated Committees and work groups.
  • Organise the workflow of the Academy and follow up actions delegated by the DG
  • Read and analyze incoming letters, memos, submissions, and distribute them as needed.
  • Respond to and take action on such correspondences received as required and may be directed by the DG.
  • Provide leadership and direction to staff members of the Academy
  • Report / speech / minutes writing: Prepare drafts of the DG’s reports to EXCO, Academy Governing Board and Council.
  • Act as Secretary of relevant committees of the Academy
  • Prepare other reports and act as secretary to other meetings as may be required
  • Document review: Review of agreements, contracts, Memoranda of Understanding, publications etc.
  • Carrying out specific projects and research as they relate to the Academy
  • Devising and maintaining office systems and processes, including data management, filing, etc;
  • Keep a schedule of activities: Maintain a schedule of recurrent and non-recurrent activities of the Academy in order to ensure adequate preparation for events and meetings as well as timely issuance of invitation / notice.
  • Support the DG in managing liaison and workflow with relevant departments.
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by the DG.
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Qualification / Education

  • First Degree in Law, Economics
  • Membership of relevant professional Institute (CITN, ICAN, ACCA).

Work Experience:

  •  Minimum of 3 – 7 years cognate experience in a similar position and industr.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Ability to prioritize.
  • Corporate secretarial skills.
  • Research skills.
  • Editorial skills.
  • Knowledge of law of contract.
  • Ability to pay attention to details.
  • Ability to work with a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to keep a diary of events / activities.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Corporate administrative skills.

 

 

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

Note: Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted for practical assessment and interview accordingly

Application Deadline  30th November, 2021.

 

 

 

Job Title: Research and Technical Specialist

Location: Nigeria

Job Overview

  • Research: Analysis of taxation, economic and finance related activities globally or locally, writing of articles for publication.
  • Technical: Annual general meeting technical support, Annual tax conferences technical support, Annual academic conferences on taxation technical support, supporting in drafting Position papers, analyzing Bills and giving
    recommendations

Duties / Responsibilities
Specific areas of responsibilities that you will be responsible for include but are not limited to the following:

Research and Development:

  • Technical support, Annual general meetings
  • Supports senior research team in special research projects
  • Participates in Training and workshop on National Budget and taxpayers’ enlightenment and education and other related programme
  • Articles and write ups on emerging and trending issues on taxation, economic and finance globally and locally
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department e.g. review of documents, raising of memo, printing of documents, follow–up with major stakeholders like sending of emails, phone calls and writing of official letters.
  • Direct and indirect involvement in any emergency situation or activities of the Institute
  • Provides Technical support for Annual tax conferences and Annual academic conferences on taxation
  • Serves as assistant secretary to committees and faculties such as Extractive industry taxation faculty and International taxation faculties
  • Any other assignment as given by the Head of Department and / or the Registrar / Chief Executive.
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Qualification / Education

  • Minimum of First Degree in Accounting, Taxation, Economics or other relevant discipline
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN)
  • Research and development certificates / certifications will be an added advantage.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 – 7 years cognate experience in a similar position and industry
  • Previous experience and good industry knowledge in professional institute, education or financial sector

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Experience on research development and analytical skills
  • Research analyst
  • Ability to take minutes and prepare for annual general meetings.
  • Ability to incorporate and analyze various reports such as financial report, auditor’s report, honorary treasurer’s report and administrative report
  • Ability to action the outcome/decision of the meetings
  • Ability to prepare report to council
  • Research ability, ability to do qualitative and quantitative research
  • Ability to write within the shortest and possible time
  • Business writing skills.
  • Ability to write comprehensive and detailed report and programme communique
  • Ability to write official letters such as invitation letter, facilitators letter, sponsorship letter and appreciation letter
  • Ability to follow up on major stakeholders
  • Ability to collate conference papers, articles and put together conference proceedings
  • Ability to prepare and organize conferences
  • Ability to prepare agenda of meetings as well as minutes of the meetings

 

 

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

Note: Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted for practical assessment and interview accordingly

Application Deadline  30th November, 2021.

 

 

Note:

we are an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce. While all applications will be acknowledged.
• We reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement
• We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements
• Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
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