Tax Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Oil and Gas

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £75,000 to £80,000

  • Contact:

    Heidi Thomas

  • Published:

    over 4 years ago

  • Expiry date:


Fjord are very proud to be working in partnership with an oil and gas development and production company based in Aberdeen to recruit a skilled North Sea Tax Manager.

The Tax Manager will report to the Group Head of Tax and will join the existing small team which is currently based in Aberdeen at the core of business activity within the group.  The role will primarily focus on North Sea tax but will also support the Head of Tax with group and international matters as required.  The candidate should be someone who is looking to develop their experience with an innovative operator and who enjoys a dynamic fast paced environment. 

Key accountabilities:

  • Advising the business on North Sea tax matters including keeping business aware of latest tax developments
  • Corporation Tax compliance including both oil & gas ring fence Corporation Tax and mainstream Corporation Tax
  • Dealing with HM Revenue & Customs enquiries, audits and meetings
  • Forecasting of tax for group, budgetary and planning purposes
  • Group and statutory reporting including liaison with group auditors
  • Petroleum Revenue Tax compliance and advisory support to business
  • Indirect tax compliance and advisory support to business
  • Supporting Head of Tax with group tax and project work including business development, M&A and international tax

Essential qualifications and experience:  

  • CTA / CA / ACCA 
  • Industry experience with an oil and gas operator or experience in professional practice serving energy clients
  • Previous experience of ring fence Corporation Tax and Petroleum Revenue Tax
  • Familiarity with indirect taxes

Desirable experience:

  • UK M&A and divestment experience

Key behaviours:

  • Well organised and motivated with attention to detail
  • Analytical and willing to challenge accepted wisdom
  • Confident communicator with ability to connect and engage with range of audiences including senior management and non-finance professionals
  • At home in a small team willing to get into details and cover for others as needed
  • Keen to develop and accept new challenges including opportunity to provide tax input to international