February 27, 2021

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An icon of all times, Coca-Cola is the best-known product in the world. Established in Atlanta, Georgia, by Dr. John S. Pemberton, Coca-Cola was first offered as a fountain beverage by mixing Coca-Cola syrup with carbonated water.

Position: Tax & Accounting Analyst

Description:

The Tax and Accounting Analyst is responsible for assisting the Legal Entity Controller for Nigeria on compliance with US GAAP, IFRS, Taxes and other local accounting regulations, as well as company accounting policies.  More specifically, assist in facilitating and review of extracting, analyzing, and collating information used in responses to Revenue Authorities’ audits and also as routine requests for information from them.  Support tax inspections/audits from the local Revenue Authorities. This role is also responsible for supporting the Controllership team and Corporate Tax Counsel in the implementation of new tax laws in Nigeria.

Key Responsibilities:

Tax Compliance: 40%

  • Extract information from SAP, archives and liaise with Operating Unit and Franchise Unit departments and Platform Services teams to obtain supporting information required for tax audits and authority’s request for additional information
  • Analyze, compile and present supporting information required by routine tax authority’s information requests and audits in collaboration with Corporate Tax and EY
  • Prepare the monthly VAT and Withholding Taxes Computations, Returns  and payment requests  and prepare related journal vouchers  for posting into the ledger
  • Prepare the Quarterly tax computations for income tax and related journal vouchers  for posting into the ledger
  • Assist LEC on provisional income tax computation for quarterly reporting under USGAAP
  • Prepare annual tax calculation, return and accompanying tax schedules for review by LEC
  • Support  monthly reconciliation of tax related GL accounts and follow up of reconciling items
  • Assist LEC in the quarterly update of the Deferred Tax listing of permanent and temporary difference for all balance sheet accounts
  • Research and respond to ad hoc tax queries and related assignments as may be allocated by the LEC

Statutory Audit and Compliance: 30%

  • Own tax compliance review by EY Tax every month and quarter
  • Ensure our transactions are incompliance with standard practice and procedures of company
  • Ensure our accounting records and local financial statements are ready for statutory audit
  • Ensure Balance Sheet analysis are properly and timely performed and supported.     
  • Provide all documentation and information required by auditors properly and timely.
  • Support LEC on tax compliance review of EY, statutory audit (IFRS) and tax authority’s audit, in regards to the answers to queries.

USGAAP and Local GAAP Reporting: 30%

  • Support the local GAAP financial statements preparation and related reviews.
  • Support for quarterly review of the local GAAP financial statements and act upon accordingly
  • Support for interacting with other areas, such Intercompany, Payroll and Procure to pay teams.
  • Assist LEC on the Monthly review of the balance sheet analysis, followed by applicable comments in order to request action plans to solve aged or incorrect items with the Operating Unit.            
  • Support other areas relative to company accounting issues to ensure the correct application of corporate tax and legal requirements.
  • Support LEC on communication of Month-end and Year-end close with Genpact and IS FS Teams to meet the monthly deadlines.
  • Support LEC during Internal Audits (CAD)
Requirements:

Experience:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in the Coca-Cola system or equivalent multinational environment;
  • Fluent in English (verbal and writing) and has excellent communication skills;
  • Knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS/Local GAAP and local Tax Compliance
  • Experience with internal and external Audits
  • Exhibits Growth Behaviors (Empowered, Curious, Inclusive and Agile)
  • Able to effectively communicate and collaborate across different teams
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize and take a proactive approach in solving problems
  • Capable of following through and focus on time-sensitive execution with limited supervision.
  • Flexibility and adaptation to evolving roles & responsibilities
  • Positive attitude, self-motivated and hard-working

Work Focus:

  • Have planning and routines setting, great collaboration skills, a high level of integrity in everything you do, and a good sense for prioritization and organizing your work will be additional key success factors for you to be able to ensure stakeholder and business unit requirements are met.
  • Build key relationship across functions within the OU, Platform Services and at senior levels in the organization.
  • Ensure stakeholder/operating unit requirements are met through effective management routines/processes /planning, partnering, prioritization and organizing

Communication Focus:

  • This role partners and engages proactively with Senior Leadership, Corporate stakeholders, E&Y or other Tax Advisors, and Corporate and Operating Units (OU) clients, as well as strongly collaborates with IS Financial Services and other Platform Services  peers to ensure a coordinated approach in managing business deliverables and processes.
  • Ensure escalation/communication of key issues/opportunities including recommendations for resolution

Position: Franchise Manager

Description:

  • This leadership role is responsible for supporting and challenging the Franchise Units in implementing the System’s growth strategy and developing actionable insights at market level.

Function Related Activities / Key Responsibilities

  • Pull relevant data and insights from the Insights & Analysis vertical, OU Strategy support, and Enterprise Wide Initiatives to identify granular opportunities and create actionable initiatives at local level.
  • Collaborate with Franchise Unit and Commercial & Customer Leadership to adjust execution strategy in the Franchise territory and at the market level.
  • Partner with Franchise Unit to lead system end-to-end alignment process with Bottlers at local level
  • Develop actionable and compelling commercial insights, strategies, and initiatives at the market level.
  • Use a fact-based, strategic approach to identify the insights, strategies, and leading-edge solutions to boost local/granular commercial strategy with actionable commercial levers.
  • Lead Franchise management routines internally and with the System, working closely with Franchise GMs
  • Co-lead end-to-end alignment process with Bottlers around overall strategy and business planning (in coordination with Finance).
  • Capture and network best practices, import and export good ideas both locally in the OU and globally.-Role model the “Leadership in the Network” definition.
  • Manage uncertainty and multiple stakeholders
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Preferred: Master’s Degree (in Business, Economics, Finance or similar analytical field) or MBA ​

Related Work Experience:

  • +10 years’ experience in strategy/ business development (or related roles) or 6+ years from top tier consulting firm
  • Proven trajectory as leader of leaders and influencing a senior leadership team.
  • People manager with excellent leadership capability, able to work in a diverse cultural environment, highly efficient communicator, and influencer at all levels.

Functional Skills:

  • Problem framing and problem-solving: structure and coordinate / lead cross functional/ cross system analysis, initiatives, or efforts. Ease with ambiguity and the ability to carefully work through complex situations
  • Solid business acumen: translate data into insights that help inform key business decisions
  • Strategic thinking: integrate diverse business insights and connect the dots to develop a holistic approach
  • Franchise leadership/negotiation: drive better conversations into practical applications
  • Storytelling: Clearly communicate solutions to key stakeholders in well structured, formatted and compelling manner, using a combination of PowerPoint, Microsoft Word and other similar tools
  • Systemic thinking: Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts and global capabilities implementation. Comfort with ambiguity and willingness to challenge the status quo

What We Can Do for You:

  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and fast-paced operating environment that will shape our System’s growth agenda in Nigeria
  • Opportunity to directly impact on-the-ground business operations via the networked organization. Opportunity to influence and shape the overall strategy of the global enterprise.
  • Opportunity to have a rich holistic business overview and exposure that comes with bridging strategy creation and franchise execution
  • Opportunity to work in an inclusive team environment; a “learning organization” as opposed to a “know-it-all organization.”
  • Exposure to an expansive breadth and depth of merit-based personal growth opportunities
  • Extensive exposure to senior leadership across the Coca-Cola system
  • You will be part of the Africa team where teams are the new heroes and our leaders are inclusive orchestrators.

Together, in pursuit of our Company Vision to craft LOVED BRANDS, done sustainably, for a better shared future, we will:

  • Leverage our bounderless network
  • Make our culture Code inevitable
  • Build winning capabilities
  • Change the DNA of our organization to becoming ADAPTABLE

We are doing our best to create a seamless candidate experience for you as you apply for roles within the company. Due to the high volume of vacant positions, the recruitment process may take longer than usual and there may be a longer delay between application and interview. We appreciate your patience

Position: SRA Manager

Description:

  • Provides leadership in local and regional industry organizations and trade associations to help advance the Company’s Scientific and regulatory agenda. Implement initiatives to address safety of ingredients, packages and products that will positively impact the reputation of TCCC.
  • Regulatory stakeholder mapping, relationship building and advocacy.
  • Role includes identification of innovations and competitive advantage opportunities. Managing product approval and regulatory compliance to meet new product development timelines through working with various stakeholders – R&D, marketing, food law, PACS, regulatory authorities, bottler, etc..
  • Managing protection of TCCC trade secrets (product formulations and flavor information) while dealing with regulatory authorities.

Function Related Activities / Key Responsibilities

  • Identify potential regulatory risks and opportunities and ensure tracking of local, regional and global regulatory issues and emerging trends that impact the reputation of our ingredients, products, packaging, brands, etc.
  • Implement globally aligned regulatory advocacy strategies to mitigate current risks and future headwinds that may impact our ingredients, products, packaging, claims, labeling, communication, marketing, etc.   
  • Build, maintain, enhance and develop relationships/networks with external experts, government agencies, NGOs and other stakeholders on issues relating to food regulations, food safety, nutrition and health, etc to advance The Coca-Cola Company strategy, growth agenda and positions.   
  • Lead and engage in industry/trade associations and food standards bodies so as to advocate industry/company positions to protect our business and enable growth.
  • Provide regulatory affairs expertise and guidance to the system to identify solutions to regulatory issues that affect our products, ingredients, nutrition regulations or labeling.Establish regulatory strategies to gain government approvals and international standards (e.g., Codex) for new ingredients, products, labeling, or packaging to support innovation collaborating with internal and external stakeholders such as the global SRA team, R&D, Legal, and trade associations.
  • Where appropriate, represent the Company at appropriate global industry organizations and international food standards bodies (e.g., Codex) and provide leadership to external stakeholders such as global food and beverage industry groups to influence outcomes and support our regulatory strategies.
  • Proactively work with PAC, Marketing, Legal and Governmental Affairs areas to enable the credibility and reputation of our brands and company.
  • Provide expert support on issues related to Crisis Management (IMCR).
  • Ensure that all ingredients, formulas, products, labels, food contact materials, packaging, promotional materials and marketing communications comply with all the relevant local regulations and The Coca-Cola Company’s policies and guidelines.  Support innovation and commercialization compliance by providing scientific and regulatory expertise on new product concept/new ingredients.
  • Manage ingredient, formula, product, package, label, claims and communication approvals using various compliance-related tools EG., Picasso, CokeWorks, etc.
  • Develop and manage internal processes, databases and tools to facilitate regulatory compliance processes.  
  • Support and lead the development and implementation of efficient and effective regulatory compliance systems, process and tools including considering digitization, outsourcing to 3rd parties or bottlers.
  • Engage with regulatory authorities as appropriate to support new product/package launches including efficient sanitary registrations.
  • Develop and manage internal processes, databases and tools to facilitate regulatory compliance processes.  
  • Participate in Scientific & Regulatory related Incident Management Crisis Resolution.
Requirements:
  • 6-8 years of experience in the food industry, government or related industry in similar roles.
  • Demonstrated advocacy experience and leadership roles in related external organizations/committees/boards
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills and must be fluent in English and fluency in other international/relevant languages in the Operating Unit.

What We Can Do for You:

  • You will be part of the Africa team where teams are the new heroes, and our leaders are inclusive orchestrators.

Together, in pursuit of our Company Vision to craft loved brands, done sustainably, for a better-shared future, we will:

  • Make our cuture Code inevitable
  • Build winning capabilties
  • Change the DNA of our organization to becoming adaptable

We are doing our best to create a seamless candidate experience for you as you apply for roles within the company. Due to the high volume of vacant positions, the recruitment process may take longer than usual and there may be a longer delay between application and interview. We appreciate your patience.

Application Method:

Candidate that are interested should click on the link below and apply.

Deadline: Not Specified

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