UPSTREAM Tax Advisor

Great opportunity for professional development of Upstream Tax Advisor in consolidated company in the market with significant name in the sector.
Estado: Rio de Janeiro
Categoria: oil & gas

Our client is a consolidated company with a significant name in the O&G industry.

Main Function:


·         Involved in tax research, tax planning and advice with respect to U/S operations in Brazil.

·         Monitor and implement changes in Brazilian tax law

·         Review the economics of the company upstream projects to assure compliance with Brazilian tax law

·         Regularly interfaces with business management and other staff functions.


Main Activities:


·         Conducts tax research and tax planning on upstream business and corporate structure transactions.

·         Provide tax advice on company upstream operations, prepare for business negotiations (including review, interpretation and preparation of documents / contracts).

·         Monitor, analyze and implement changes in the tax legislation for all Brazilian taxes which impact in the company upstream business.

·         Working with business and other staff functions, assist Tax Manager on the development and implementation of ideas to optimize business transactions and corporate structures from both tax liability and tax compliance perspectives.

·         Represent company at industry meetings involving taxation of the upstream business in Brazil.

·         Provide tax and strategic advice for company Upstream Federal, states and municipality tax audits; provide tax planning advice (federal, state and municipality); and provide tax/legal advice to the Tax Compliance Unit and other Tax Planning Groups.

·         Provide Brazilian tax guidance for transfer pricing calculation related to company upstream business in Brazil.

·         Review company upstream contracts from the Brazilian tax point of view, assuring that the tax planning is implemented, avoiding tax exposures.

·         Review the tax assumptions to the economics of the company upstream projects to assure that all Brazilian tax assumptions are correct.

·         Obtain tax certificates for company entities and support the tax manager on the analysis of the legislation related to special tax regimes.

·         Keep aware of the international tax treaty to avoid double taxation and tax exposures in the transactions involving company upstream operations in Brazil.

·         Provides advice on applicable laws, regulations and / or practice to tax compliance groups. Develops advice to tax compliance groups of tax planning positions taken and tax results of transactions to ensure accurate tax returns are filed. Reviews more complex returns and participates in preparation of complex returns.

·         Analyzes complex tax legislation and helps craft business actions to maximize benefits or minimize detriments of legislation. Communicates potential effects on corporation to business and tax management. Participates in influencing tax legislation when possible.




·         Lawyer degree with solid knowledge of Brazilian tax legislation. Degree in Accounting preferred.

·         Experienced in Upstream Industry.

·         Familiarity with all taxes that would impact the upstream business including REPETRO regime.

·         Basic knowledge of US tax principles.

·         Fluency or Advanced level of Proficiency in English.

·         Analytical; Communicates Effectively; Work well uder pressure; Team work skill.

·         Adapts; Shows Initiative; Applies Learning; Collaborates.


Why be interested

·         Attractive salary package + bonus;

·         Career development opportunity.

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