Tax Manager at Weatherford Nigeria Limited

Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 800 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Tax Manager

Job ID: 2022-156826
Location: Lagos
Category: Finance & Accounting
Position Type: Regular – Full-Time


  • We currently have a great opportunity for an experienced Tax Manager to join the team in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • The Tax Manager has overall responsibility for compliance and tax planning and implementation in the geographic area.  Responsibilities include federal and local income, property, sales and employment taxes.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reviews and files fiscal accounts, tax returns and tax payments in compliance with local regulations.
  • Reviews inter-company agreements and practices.
  • Audit internal compliance with tax regulations.
  • Reviews Weatherford tax reports and define practice for recording tax provisions in accordance with policy.
  • Recommends and implements tax plans.
  • Provides liaison for and monitors local tax audits.
  • Understands, reviews, implements, complies and assists in the development of Sarbane Oxley requirements as defined in the risk control matrix.
  • May participate in centralised recruitment events eg career fairs, first/second interviews, etc.
  • Complies with applicable company policies, including Personnel, Quality System and Health Safety and Environment standards and procedures.
  • Reviews employee relating withholdings and tax related issues.
  • Raises awareness of corporate structure and tax strategy.
  • Develops strategy and implement plans to optimise company’s future tax position.
  • Supports operations in the planning process, setting up new operations and in the reviewing of client bids and client contracts.


  • Candidates should possess an MBA, Finance or Accounting degree or Tax Accounting / Law Degree is essential.
  • Must have 3-7 years multi-state sales and use tax experience.
  • Prefer 3-6 years of general tax experience with a Big 4, large regional public accounting firm, government tax agencies, or corporate tax department is preferred.
  • Experience with utilizing tax research platforms preferred (i.e. CCH, RIA Checkpoint or comparable).
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate conclusions and recommendations.
  • Solid teamwork ethic and excellent interpersonal skills for interacting with peers and management at various levels.
  • Ability to perform multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines in a timely manner. Individual required to be extremely well organized and detail oriented.
  • Should be able to work and interact with all levels of personnel.
  • Experience using accounting software such as JD Edwards, SAP, Oracle preferred.
  • Experience using JDE and Vertex (or similar) is highly preferred.
  • Strong analytical and technical skills in interpreting and applying tax laws to complex tax matters preferred.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access.

We offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.


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