Tax Officer - AirtelTigo

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Tax Officer - AirtelTigo

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The successful candidate will join our team as an Officer for different tax-related tasks in the Finance Department. 

Position Summary:

  • (S)He will report to the Tax Director and will be responsible for a wide variety of tax matters including compliance, planning, accounting for income taxes and filing of tax returns and assessments for AirtelTigo.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be part of all research and implementation of tax planning initiatives to optimize overall tax position and effective tax rate.
  • Manage all company tax audits, appeals and litigations including implementation of compliance strategy to manage risk.
  • Maintain documentation of both certain and uncertain tax positions as required per IFRS and Tax Act.
  • Coordinate and maintain accurate filings and payments of all taxes and levies.
  • Implement mechanisms to identify tax savings opportunities available to both personal and corporate businesses.
  • Proactively perform regular health checks on both taxes and levies and articulate key findings to the Head of Tax.
  • Play a key role in the implementation, documentation and management of transfer pricing policies and processes; continuously reviewing them for alignment with AirtelTigo's strategic objectives.



  • Review and evaluate contract and accounting procedures for tax compliance and accuracy.
  • Articulate and communicate tax risks, including conducting reviews and documenting tax positions and maintenance of a risk register.
  • Collaborate across functions ensure tax strategy is followed always, including assessment of new projects and plans for tax effects.
  • Manage the risk function of insurance.
  • Actively take part in industry and stakeholder discussions on tax matters as inputs towards MOF/GRA plans.

Required Qualification and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Economics, Law or a related field.
  • Member of ICA/ACCA and Chartered Institute of Taxation Ghana will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience in a related field.
  • Strong understanding of Ghana’s Tax laws and ability to interpret tax legislation.
  • Experience in internal audit, risk/controls analysis, compensation accounting, and revenue assurance.
  • Broad knowledge of operating activities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint skills will be a plus.
  • Knowledge of the regulatory environment and key compliance rules in financial and telecom sectors respectively.

Core Competencies:

  • Organized and detail-oriented.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A Team Player
  • Knowledgeable of both theoretical and practical aspects of Taxation in Ghana.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.



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