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Shell Business Operations
Shell Business Operations
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: specialist
We are looking for:
Senior Tax Specialist with Portuguese

Why Work for Shell?

Honest, integrity and respect; "feel free to speak your mind" culture; health and safety rules; diversity & Inclusion culture
An energy leader
Meaningful work in a company that is universally respected as a truly global energy leader {one of the world's biggest employers according to Fortune Global 500}. Join us and have a real impact on the operations of one of the world's largest companies.
Vibrant community
Become a part of a highly-driven team and get to know Shell's unique culture based on inclusiveness and collaboration.
Opportunies for growth
Spread your wings thanks to innumerable opportunities that Shell Business Operations Krakow offers its emloyees.
Impactful collaboration
Be an important participant of an international project.

Thanks to cooperation with Shell you gain:

  • Comfortable working environment: newly-built modern office with its own canteen, relax rooms, bike & car pakingspace
  • Improved accessibility of office and sanitary facilities
  • Energetic atmosphere at work
  • Attractive salary package
  • Shell Card
  • Additional funds for trainings and certifications (ACCA, CIMA, CIPS, Lean Six Sigma)
  • Complex medical care and individual life insurance
  • Assistive technologies and reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities
  • Non-monetary benefits (e.g. MultiSport Card, vouchers for cultural and free time activities, 12 sports sections, and many more)
  • Attractive relocation allowance available once relocating from another country

We are currently looking for an experienced tax professional with fluent Portuguese to join our Indirect Tax team responsible for appropriate settlements of indirect taxes in Shell companies in the South America region. The role is located in Krakow but it is a part of our global tax structures.

The main purpose of the role is assurance of Indirect Tax Compliance in assigned scope with special focus on preparation of indirect tax returns figures; improvements of Systems, Process and Stakeholders relations within end to end Indirect Tax Process as well as to provide coaching and advise to colleagues from the team.

Key responsibilities:
• Complete all indirect tax related accounting activities upon which indirect tax returns depends, including control checks of transactional data to identify any errors or anomalies
• Work with Financial Transaction teams to ensure that errors are properly corrected and that remedial action has been taken to minimize the likelihood of similar errors in future
• Ensure all indirect tax related corrections and adjustments are entered correctly in the ERP system
• Reconcile VAT, excise duty, and other indirect taxes
• Prepare and deliver timely and accurately indirect tax returns to the Indirect tax Authorities
• Prepare Intrastat reporting
• Provide assistance to indirect tax reviews and statutory audits
• Initiate ideas to improve the process – quick wins, lead CI projects
• Provide process advise in case of changes in system set up, close cooperation with Superusers in case of system issues,
• Build and maintain close cooperation with local indirect tax advisor
• Ownership for all compliance aspects within assigned scope- including SOAR, CCI, Controls,Metrics,
• Support and coach more junior team members

Key challenges:
• Processes are heavily loaded towards dead lines for indirect tax returns which may require additional hours at critical times.
• Cooperation with many stakeholders (AP/AR, Indirect tax departments)
• Constantly updating knowledge about local indirect tax related regulations, process and business
• Build trust and confidence in co-operation with onshore organizations

Qualifications required:
• Min. 3 years professional experience in accounting/ finance, including min. 1,5 year in indirect tax return preparation and/or indirect tax audit and/or experience as the indirect tax advisor
• Practical knowledge about VAT, excise duty and other indirect taxes
• Experience of using a major ERP system such as SAP, SUN, JDE, Oracle, PeopleSoft will be beneficial
• Good working knowledge of Word and MS Outlook
• Good practical knowledge of Excel
• Fluent English and Portuguese
• Attention to detail (incorrect returns may lead to significant financial penalties for Shell)
• Excellent stakeholder management
• Experience in managing change in improving the process
• Ability to work under time/quality pressure
• Experience in project management

About us

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 in Kraków:

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, a job at Shell will offer the chance to build a lasting and meaningful career. As one of 5 Business Operations centres located worldwide, we will give you the chance to interact and work with people across the world, helping to deliver excellent support to business clients and stakeholders.

Shell Polska employs more than 4400 professionals: 4100+ in Kraków and 200 in Warsaw.

Our employees represent over 50 nationalities and operate in over 20 defferent languages.
Shell in Kraków departments:

Customer Operations
Finance Operations
HR Service
External Relations
Internal Communications
Order to Delivery
Lubricants Supply Chain
Technical Asset Operations
Creative Solutions

People with disabilities are welcome to apply as we provide reasonable accommodations and assitive technologies for people with diverse disabilities.

Contact us:


  • iconFinance & Accounting, BPO/SSC
  • iconEnglish, Portuguese
  • iconKraków, małopolskie

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