Saudi Aramco, a fully integrated, global petroleum and chemicals enterprise, is the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Through our 80-year history we have become a world leader in hydrocarbons exploration, production, refining, distribution, shipping and marketing, and the world’s top exporter of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs). We manage proven conventional crude oil and condensate reserves of 260.2 billion barrels. Our average daily crude production in 2013 was 9.4 million barrels per day (bpd).
We are seeking an experienced VAT Advisor for our Tax and Benefits Practice Area within the Law Organization of Saudi Aramco.
Saudi Aramco's Law Organization is responsible for providing legal counsel and advisory services to AramcoÃ¢‚¬™s business units, subsidiaries, and joint ventures. The Law organization is growing in response to a broad corporate initiative that involves the continued growth of its exploration, production, refining and marketing, along with expansion into petrochemicals, renewables, power, and other sectors of the energy business. For adventurous individuals who are interested in working at one of the world's most successful companies, Saudi Aramco offers challenging and sophisticated in-house opportunities.
As the successful candidate you must have a minimum of 5 years of experience working for a leading law firm, Big 4 accounting firm, and/or an in-house tax department of a multinational company in the field of indirect tax.
You must be a licensed attorney, certified public accountant, chartered accountant, chartered tax advisor, or have an equivalent qualification.
An LL.M. in Taxation, Masters of Business in Tax, or the equivalent is a strong plus. Energy industry (oil and gas, petrochemical, power or oil field services) or experience with indirect taxes in Saudi Arabia, or another member of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), is also a plus.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:
Providing indirect tax advice to other attorneys and internal clients by analyzing facts and conducting legal research, preparing legal analysis and opinions, and advising and making recommendations to Company management regarding indirect tax issues.
Reviewing current legislation, treaties, and governmental regulations pertinent to Company operations, and advising Law Organization management and senior-level attorneys with regard to the same.
Assisting and coordinating with outside counsel and accounting firms with respect to ongoing transactions, as well as providing responses to inquiries raised in connection with indirect tax examinations of Saudi Aramco and its subsidiaries.