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.
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.
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.
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: SPDC,SNEPCo,SNG,NLNG,WAPCo,DOMGAS/IPP’s,OKLNG.
Accuracy of Gas/NGL fiscal assumptions used in the SPDC,SNEPCo Business Plans;
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.
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.
Relevant professional tax, law or accounting qualifications.
At least 10 years corporate tax experience.
Application Deadline: Friday 26 October 2012
Number of Vacancies: 1