Associate Director, Business Development and Strategic Partnership
Olufunmilayo Olaniyi is an Associate Director, Business Development and Strategic Partnership at Andersen in Nigeria. She has over 15 years of professional experience in various tax compliance and advisory services.
Funmi has functioned in the capacity of a tax adviser to a number of multinational companies and many other reputable organisations operating in diverse industries and sectors of the economy, delivering highest-value expected with best-in-class practices.
Olufunmilayo leverages on her experience working with various tax regulatory bodies to assist clients in the closure of tax reviews and investigation exercises.
She has varied experience advising multinational and national clients on Nigerian taxes and has proactively provided them with practical advice on how to manage any potential impact on their Nigerian operations. Olufunmilayo was part of the team that liaised with regulatory officials during the Bank Holdco Industry lobbying with FIRS for tax waivers as CBN initiated the Bank Holdco structure.
Olufunmilayo had an oversight on the entire tax and accounting activities for Nigeria, Angola, Sierra Leone and Ghana, assisting with review of WHT, VAT, PIT, Stamp Duty, Urban Property Tax and CIT returns. She has monthly payroll and social security knowledge of other African countries like Chad, Niger, Congo and Gabon.