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Shell Business Operations
Shell Business Operations
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: specialist
time iconWorking hours: Full time
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Royal Dutch Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies, operating in over 80 countries and territories and employing more than 90,000 people. Our core values of Honesty, Integrity and Respect for People define who we are and how we work. Royal Dutch Shell has developed a global network of Shell Business Operations to provide first-class services to Shell companies across the world.

Shell Business Operations (SBO) Krakow sits at the centre of Shell’s global businesses, providing an operational backbone to our essential business functions. Working in a vibrant community with strong values and a supportive culture, an SBO-Krakow job will offer the chance to build a lasting and meaningful career. As one of six Business Service Operations centres, located worldwide, a job in Krakow will give you the chance to interact and work with people across the world, helping to deliver excellent support to business clients and internal stakeholders as well as advanced financial operations.
Senior Direct Tax Specialist (Portuguese would be beneficial)
Work location: Shell Energy Campus, Czerwone Maki 85

Job description:

Finance Operations in the Shell Group is key to delivering world-class finance to Shell. With 6500 staff, Finance Operations is amongst the world's largest "in-house" business process organisations. Finance Operations is dedicated to operational excellence and is a process-oriented global organisation, combining the key elements necessary for process management: process design and continuous improvement, and the responsibility for operating processes and measuring their performance. Finance Operations is about moving to global standards, behaving and performing as one connected global finance team, and using one common set of metrics to drive towards world class process performance. Working in Finance Operations provides you with the opportunity to:

This position is a great opportunity to join Shell's Tax Team within Finance Operations team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Migration process of direct tax from Shell Latin America entities to Finance Operations Tax Krakow;
  • Support the onshore team in Annual Tax Return Preparation and its annexure;
  • Review and Ensure timely calculation and submission of Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Tax Provisions and related Advance Tax payments;
  • Review and Ensure timely submission of internal reports for direct tax reconciliation to the controllers;
  • Responsible for various tax accounts reconciliation;
  • Co-ordinate with the controller’s team and Records and Accounting team to making sure that all the Tax records and tax reporting data’s are adequate and fully explained, submitted in to internal reporting tool;
  • Review and Ensure Quarterly submission of direct tax key performance indicators;
  • Resolve complex direct tax issues, liaise with counterparties and other departments on variances reconciliations, plausibility checks;
  • Responsible for quarterly and annual audit support (internal, external and Tax Authorities);
  • Develop templates and collate information to respond inquiries from tax authorities and internal stakeholders;
  • Strengthening the business relationship through regular Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly update calls, documenting the same, identifying action items and follow-up to the closure;
  • Providing strong support to Business Groups in their control of business related tax risks with accuracy and timely;
  • Owning the SOX controls and responsible for their effectiveness;
  • Review and ensure that roles and responsibilities for direct tax matters are up to date;


  • University degree (preferably in Law, Economy, Finance, Accounting or related field)
  • Min. 4-5 years of experience in accounting/finance in multinational environment,including min. 3 years of experience in direct tax return preparation and/ or tax audit and/ or experience as the tax advisor
  • Knowledge of international direct tax standards
  • Experience of using a major ERP system such as SAP, SUN, JDE, Oracle, PeopleSoft will be beneficial
  • Good working knowledge of Word, MS Outlook, Excel
  • Fluent English
  • Portuguese would be beneficial
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Comfortable working under time pressure
  • Ability to work with different times zones

Number of Vacancies: 2

Benefits of working at Shell:
  • Meaningful work in a company that is universally respected as a truly global energy leader (one of the world’s biggest companies according to Fortune Global 500)
  • Unique opportunity to fulfill your potential with personal and professional development programs
  • Work in a smart and motivated team within a supportive and inclusive culture with strong values
  • Attractive salary and bonuses
  • Complex medical care and individual life insurance
  • Sports programme & facilities e.g. Multisport Benefits Card, vouchers for free time activities
  • Good atmosphere at work and comfortable working environment: own canteen and a few relax rooms
  • Opportunity to participate in social and community projects
Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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  • iconEnglish, Portuguese
  • iconKraków, małopolskie

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