Manager – Indirect Tax Reporting, Oil Specialist. London.

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • OilRecruitment
  • 15 Sep 17

Our client is looking for a Manager, Indirect Tax Reporting – Oil Specialist, EMEA to join its expanding team. To be based in London.


The Manager – Indirect Tax Reporting, Oil Specialist will be responsible for supporting the company's global oil businesses operating in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. 


Key responsibilities:

Working as part of the EMEA tax reporting team to support the company's oil business

Managing the Indirect Tax Compliance process for physical oil transactions across EMEA, which incorporates tax return process management, technical review of tax calculations, analysis and delivery

Liaising with businesses and Tax Advisory team to understand transactions, including VAT implications of new trades

Understanding and implementing external advice where required on trades (including vessel chartering);

Working to ensuring any VAT registrations or Customs/tax warehouses, and other reliefs are set up and maintained;

Responsible for the indirect tax accounting process, including the review of tax reconciliations for the oil businesses operating in the region 

Support process improvement and change management initiatives 

Support revenue authority enquiries and audits

Effectively engage with the shared services function in India

Responsible for responding  to ad-hoc requests from the business on indirect tax compliance matters


About you 

You will have:

University degree, coupled with a formal accounting qualification (ACCA/CA)

Strong experience in a similar role, with demonstrated experience in physical oil transactions. 

Commercially minded, with the ability to understand complex structures and transactions

Ability to interact effectively with different levels of staff across the Financial Management Group and businesses 

A high degree of accuracy, with a process improvement focus

Strong communication skills, with a strong team player mindset

Ambition with a high level of energy and commitment

Ability to work well under pressure

A strong Financial Control mindset

**Oil Recruitment has been working with some of the world’s leading banks, trading companies, major oil companies and utilities within the energy trading arena since 1998. We work on roles in trading, broking, risk, credit, quantitative analysis, consultancy, shipping, chartering, operations and contract analysis across the upstream and downstream energy markets in crude, oil products, gas, power and carbon.

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