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Reference ID R74817 Updated 14/05/2022 Employment Type Full time Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country Brazil City/State Rio de Janeiro Work Location Rio de Janeiro

The Role

Company description 

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity, and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork, and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.

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An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

Renewables & Energy Solutions (RES) and Trading Tax Advisor

What is the role?

The RES and Trading Tax Advisor provides local and cross-border tax advice and planning to the Business and Functions, focusing efforts on areas of the highest complexity, risk, and added value. The role will be responsible for, amongst others, all trading and new energies, all of which are expected to deliver considerable growth within the region.

The RES and Trading Tax Advisor must support negotiations on tax aspects of deals: (i) understanding the commercial strategy to ensure early identification of tax risks and solutions to implement the proper tax treatment; (ii) reviewing contractual documentation to identify and mitigate tax risks; (iii) ensuring that the Business and tax risks are understood and managed and (iv) assisting with inquiries regarding the tax implications of business transactions and structures.

The RES and Trading Tax Advisor will be responsible for supporting the RES & Trading Tax Manager by acting as first-line tax support providing local, customs, and cross-border tax advice and planning to the Businesses and Functions.

The RES and Trading Tax Advisor works with internal and external stakeholders to design and recommend optimal tax solutions and contractual structures to meet legal requirements, reduce exposure, and maximize shareholder value, including handling tax audits, defense, and disputes when needed.

What we need from you

  • Must have legal authorization to work in Brazil on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer

  • Minimum 3 years of working experience in tax advisory roles. Preference will be given to those with experience in Oil & Gas industry and/or Electric Power sectors in Brazil

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law is preferable

  • Appropriate technical, professional, and business knowledge/experience/qualifications

  • Fluency in English. Other language skills would be a benefit

  • Indirect Tax and Special Regimes for the oil and gas industry experience is a plus

  • Analyze and support legislative changes that impact company´s operation

  • Ability to evaluate tax risks and balance risk with Business objectives, and make recommendations that are objective, practical, technically appropriate, and supportive of the Business

  • Strong tax technical competence to deal with complex tax structures and concepts

  • Ability to proactively engage and build relationships with other departments

  • Gaining and maintaining the confidence of client management and operational staff, convincing same of the value of tax considerations in structuring and implementing business transactions

  • Strong team working, organizational and communication skills

  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate problems and develop possible solutions (outside the box)

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Capacity of prioritization and escalation as appropriated

  • A strong commercial focus

  • Gaining and maintaining the confidence of client, management and operational staff, convincing them of the value of tax considerations in structuring and implementing business transactions.

  • A self-starter with a strong bias for action

  • Embraces change

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, including report writing skills

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world. The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand. Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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