Principal/Leading analyst (Advisor) – Indirect Tax
Statoil - Houston, TX

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Proactively advise and assist business areas on US and other international indirect tax matters (including but not limited to Ad Valorem & Property taxes, Sales & Use taxes, customs & excise taxes)
  • Proactively support the business with strategic indirect tax advice
  • Support the organization in handling and managing indirect tax risks
  • Update the organization about new legislation and provide support in the implementation of new legislation
  • Design and implement indirect tax methods and requirements in business processes
  • Prepare and follow up on strategic indirect tax correspondence with government authorities and external advisors
  • Liaise with all sub-team members of Indirect Tax and members of the Indirect Tax team
  • Participate and advise indirect tax matters on projects
  • Perform indirect tax analysis and assessments when required
  • Evaluate vendor proposals from an indirect tax perspective
  • Qualifications
    • Master’s degree in accounting or law
    • CPA certification is desirable but not essential
    • 8+ years experience in indirect taxes in the US with an oil and gas company, the tax authorities, a public accounting firm or a law firm
    • Strong indirect tax network
    • 5+ years experience in upstream oil and gas activities
    • Experience in indirect taxes in different states and neighbouring countries
    • Experience in risk management
    • Local terms and conditions apply
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
    Education
    • Not Indicated
    Personal qualities
    • Use foresight, and identify opportunities and challenges
    • Be imaginative, ambitious and stimulate new ideas
    • Challenge accepted truths and enter unfamiliar territory
    • Make clear demands on each other and push for constructive change
    • Understand and manage risk
    • Be truthful and act with integrity
    • Be curious, work together and share experience
    • Promote and value diversity
    • Communicate in a precise way, give and accept constructive feedback
    • Bring up ethical issues and challenges immediately
    • Deliver on promises
    • Continuously develop sound expertise, demonstrate commercial awareness and customer orientation
    • Strive for simplification and clarity, and focus on value-adding activities
    • Act decisively and be loyal to decisions
    • Show dedication and endurance, follow through and pay attention to important details
    • Cause zero harm to people and prevent accidents
    • Reduce the negative impact of our activities and products on the environment
    • Act within the law and comfortably within our own ethical policy
    • Demonstrate social responsibility and contribute to sustainable development
    • Respect the individual, help others to succeed and contribute to a positive working environment
    • Able to drive changes and influence across organizational boundaries
    • Able to work independently as well as in a team
    • Structured, process oriented and hands-on
    • Skilled in developing, utilizing and extending network of internal and external contacts
    We offer Statoil offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. Statoil is an equal opportunity employer.

    General information Our values are to be courageous, open, hands-on and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team.

    Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

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