Our client, a Major Oil and Gas Operator is seeking a Tax Manager (Forecasting and Planning).
This is a 12 Month PAYE contract role and can be based in either London or Aberdeen.
Purpose of Role:
Management of a portfolio of tax matters to ensure that the client complies with its legal obligations in relation to taxation and across relevant taxes.
To work with VP – Tax and the other Tax Leads to provide a holistic Tax function.
Areas of Accountability, Responsibility and Competence:
Provision of UK tax advice as required to support the business on a portfolio of assets.
Corporate oversight and assurance on tax affairs managed in the client’s international Business Units.
Management of the group’s tax forecasting and budgeting.
Management of payment of UK corporate tax instalments.
Responsibility for ensuring adequate procedures and documentation in place to comply with the Group’s transfer pricing obligations across all jurisdictions.
Review and input into UK corporate tax computations as required ahead of submission to HMRC.
Ensuring that adequate processes, procedures and controls are in place across the tax department and that these are suitably documented.
Ensuring that the financing position of the group is optimised for tax purposes.
Supporting the VP – Tax on the client’s Tax Strategy and Tax Governance.
Representation and lobbying on behalf of the client through the BRINDEX committee.
Provision of transaction structuring support and due diligence support for International new business opportunities as required.
Collaboratively working with the other Tax Leads to ensure that the client’s overall tax position is optimised.
Line management responsibility.
Any other reasonable duty as per instruction by your manager.
Critical Skills, Qualifications, Experience, etc.:
Accounting degree or law degree or equivalent.
Qualified Chartered Accountant and/or Chartered Tax Advisor.
A high level of knowledge of the UK upstream tax code.
Detailed practical experience of upstream tax implications of acquisitions and divestment (A&D) activity.
Experience of advising on, and executing, complex transactions.
Experience in reviewing earnings data for upstream activity, identifying issues, and framing an appropriate control and risk management environment.
A high level of experience in tax compliance
Experience in negotiating complex tax issues with tax authorities
Working knowledge of general corporate law and its application.
Able to correctly and competently handle complex tax matters of high value, and able to delegate complex advice.
Strong commitment to technical excellence and driven to get advice correct.
Ability to clearly articulate complex tax matters to a range of internal and external audiences.
Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
High commercial awareness of value drivers, where required, a skilled negotiator.
Desire to develop people and provide active leadership on difficult or contentious matters.
Financial numeracy/literacy a pre-requisite.