Group Compliance Manager

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) - Our client, one of West Africa's leading players in the sales and servicing of motor vehicles is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:Job Title: Group Compliance ManagerReference Number:130-PEO00949Location: LagosDepartment: People & Change NigeriaJob Type: PermanentRoles & ResponsibilitiesAssisting the Board of Directors and Management in the effective discharge of their responsibilities by providing analysis, appraisals, recommendations, counsel and information concerning the activities reviewed to promote effective control and sound business practices to add value to the CompanyPlan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization to ensure compliance with ethical or regulatory standardsProvide an objective and independent assurance of the activities of the company, while evaluating and improving the effectiveness of control and governance processEnsure compliance with legislations and minimising the company’s exposure to riskCompliance:Carry out compliance audits covering all operational areasPromote and support a culture of compliance and corporate accountability through training and knowledge sharingExamine and evaluate the policies, procedures and systems which are in place to ensure: reliability and integrity of information, compliance with policies, plans, procedures, laws and regulations; safeguarding assets; economical and efficient use of resources; and accomplishment of established objectives and goals for operations or programs.Monitor and ensure that all the regulatory and statutory requirements are adhered to and all payments and returns are completed as and when dueRespond to regulatory inquiries from relevant authorities and ensure all administrative records are up to dateReview the company’s practices and records for compliance with established rules and regulationsConduct investigation of all identified irregularitiesInternal Control:Manage the internal control system of the GroupDevelop annual internal audit plansCarry out routine internal audit of entities in the Group; generate and circulate audit reports and follow up audit observations for corrective actionsLiaise with external auditors for planning and execution of annual statutory auditGenerate monthly reportTaxation:Develop a Tax Compliance Calendar for the Group and manage it by ensuring that every entity of the Group complies with all relevant tax regulations and obligationsManage the WHT receivable and credit notes portfolio of the GroupEnsure all tax submissions, remittances and returns are timely and accurately renderedConstantly watch out for new tax laws and policies as they are issued by different tax authorities for adoption and implementationProfessionally, creatively and promptly respond to desk review queriesPrepare for and manage tax audits at State and Federal levelsEnsure that annual tax clearance certificates are obtained timelyRisk Management:Design and implement an overall risk management plan for the GroupAssess risks – identify, analyse and estimate potential risks to the GroupDefine risks acceptance criteria for the GroupEvaluate risks – compare estimated risks with criteria established by the GroupGenerate monthly Risk Management Report 

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