Shell Petroleum Development Company JobVacancy for a Senior Tax Adviser in Nigeria
Shell companies have been finding and producing oil and gas around the
world for over a century. Today, we have interests in exploration and
production ventures in more than 39 countries and employ approximately
19,000 staff (not including contractors).
This is a technically challenging work environment characterised by a
continuing need for research, the pursuit of new technology, and the
adoption of new ways of working. It demands people who will thrive in a
culture that encourages and rewards innovation, collaboration and the
ability to learn from success as well as failure.
Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is the pioneer and leader
of the petroleum industry in Nigeria. It has the largest acreage in the
country from which it produces some 43 per cent of the nation’s oil. The
company’s operations are concentrated in the Niger Delta and adjoining
shallow offshore areas where it operates in an oil mining lease area of
around 31,000 square kilometers.
SPDC is currently involved in a multi-million dollar oil and gas
project in the Niger Delta region with the objective of increasing
production to help meet the world’s growing demand for energy.
We’re currently looking to recruit a Senior Tax Adviser.
Job Title: Senior Tax Adviser, Nigeria Gas
Job ID: F32685
Location: Lagos, Lagos , Nigeria
Number of Vacancies: 1
Dedicated adviser required supporting the gas growth plans in Nigeria.
Gas is increasingly a distinct tax regime & organisationally gas
growth is separate organisation within the UIG organisation. To achieve a
sustainable competitive rate of tax for Nigerian EP gas assets.
Manage the portfolio of gas projects using the relevant Shell
methodology and create and execute optimal structures for these projects
To ensure that existing gas activities are carried out tax efficiently
including the optimisation of the gas value chains:
Accuracy of Gas/NGL fiscal assumptions used in the SPDC,SNEPCo Business Plans;
Create standard planning solutions for repeat business & capture & make available to team / corporate memory
Maintain records of advice and precedents and log of comments on commercial agreements.
Accuracy of taxation features incorporated in Investment Proposals for
gas projects; Ensure advice given is correctly reflected in tax returns
and external reporting.
Be accountable for documentation,retention and retrieval system for
SCiN. In addition,ensure TMFC is strictly followed in the assurance
process of the midstream companies with focus on timely reporting,filing
and TaxiQ management.
Provide tax services to the Gas Directorate and support Shell
interest in the various midstream gas joint venture companies to ensure
effective value chain tax planning in conjunction with relevant central
finance tax advisers.
To counsel UIG Vice-President Gas on tax matters.
To provide tax awareness briefings to Gas commercial,Gas governance & SNG organisation.
Monitor external developments affecting areas of specialisation and keep professional skills up to date using IDP.
Relevant professional tax, law or accounting qualifications.
At least 10 years corporate tax experience.
Method of Application
Application Deadline: Friday 26 October 2012