Senior Accountant at Tetra Pak


We are looking for a Senior Accountant to be based in Nigeria (Lagos) and reporting to the Accounting Manager.

Main Purpose of the Job

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 Responsibilities

  1. Preparation of financial statements for statutory reporting
  2. Coordination of statutory audit and follow up off management letter points
  3. Income tax and indirect tax compliance and review
  4. Tax audit management & follow up to ensure closure with revenue authority
  5. Transfer pricing compliance & documentation and segment reporting
  6. Ensure compliance with internal processes in consideration of local/statutory requirements
  7. Monitor and Control Tetra Pak West Africa Trail Balance
  8. Drive Financial Reporting Manual (FRM) compliance
  9. Responsible for Internal reporting including C package (monthly financial report including deferred tax)
  10. Fixed Assets accounting
  11. Support Finance Director in ensuring all statutory and regulatory compliance

Key Competencies

  • Fluent in English
  • Good interpersonal skills & excellent team player
  • Self-driven to deliver results independently
  • Dynamic, vision driven and productive
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Detailed & result oriented
  • Practical Knowledge of IFRS / Local GAAP
  • Good knowledge of statutory regulations and tax matters


  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in direct & indirect taxes
  • Experience in use of SAP and/or Concur will be an added advantage
  • Having worked in the big 4 audit firms will be an added advantage

Critical Experience

Min. 4 years of relevant accounting experience

 Minimum Education

  • Bachelor of Science Accounting
  • ICAN/ACCA qualification or in view

Together with our customers we make food safe and available, everywhere. Since the start in 1951 we have taken pride in providing the best possible processing and packaging solutions for food.

Tetra Pak is one of three companies in the Tetra Laval Group – a private group that started in Sweden. The other two companies are DeLaval and Sidel. Tetra Laval is headquartered in Switzerland.

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