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Shell Business Operations
Shell Business Operations
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: specialist
We are looking for:
Senior Direct Tax Lead

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 looking for an experienced Senior Tax Lead to join our Canada Income Tax Team sitting within Finance Operations (FO).
The Canada Income Tax group of the Shell Finance Organization is responsible for the filing of Canada income tax returns for Shell entities doing business in Canada, and for Canada companies operating overseas or foreign affiliates with Canada reporting requirements. Position is responsible for advising on and reviewing returns, complex issues and handling other associated duties. These duties include quarterly review of tax provision, tax basis balance sheet preparation and analysis, research of law changes, participating in team projects within the team as well as cross-functions, tax accounting matters, and responding to inquiries by the businesses. Also, the position is responsible for managing all the correspondence received from the Tax Authorities, as assessments, queries and etc, and making sure that they are responded on time. Finally, the position is responsible for being a line manager of a team of Tax Specialists.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Coordinate, review, and sign off of separate legal entity and consolidated Canada income tax returns, tax provisions (including return-to-provision adjustments, deferred tax true-ups, and effective direct tax rates), and tax basis balance sheets and associated deferred tax assets/liabilities
  • Perform all Canada Income Tax Compliance controls (including SOX) in conformity and in compliance with the Tax Manual.
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert and reviewer of many complex, highly technical areas in Canada Income Tax such as, but not limited to, the following:

a. Tax credits such as Foreign tax credit, R&D credit, etc.
b. Related-party transactions (effecting transfer pricing issues)
c. Tax Accounting/Reporting matters
d. Employee-related tax adjustments (stock options, pension, key-man life insurance, non-qualified benefits, etc.)
e. Canada consolidation and partnership tax regulations, including the determination of quarterly estimated tax payments. These complex Canada income tax subject matters are characterized by attributes such as: intricate calculations that are further complicated by Shell's corporate structure;highly technical, non-intuitive, and ambiguous Canada income tax laws; and tens of millions of dollars of net income or cash effect.

  • Analyse, review, and coordinate proposed legislation / tax law changes and their implications to Shell.
  • Provide tax technical training and coaching, where applicable, to Team members.
  • Provide Canada Income Tax Filing & Reporting advice to Businesses and Functions, including the support of the following Tax Areas/Functions:

a. shaping tax law and rules, and external representation,
b. planning and tax financial structuring, and
c. managing tax inspections and disputes.

  • Interface with external auditors on Canada income tax matters in order to attain sign-off of Shell's audited financial statements.
  • nterface with Canada Business Controllers' staff and Business Tax Advisors on Canada Income Tax Compliance and Reporting matters.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with the Businesses and Functions in Canada.
  • Practice and comply with the Group Records Management policy.
  • Assist in raising tax awareness across Canada businesses through training and workshops.
  • Work on special projects, including Canada Tax Audits and Tax Planning projects

Required skills and experience:

  • Broad experience in business taxation working for a multinational company or a professional firm
  • Strong leadership skills as exhibited through prior project management and/or supervisory experience
  • Recognized professional qualification and a member of a recognized accounting or legal professional body
  • Deep knowledge and experience in income tax law and practice
  • Strong understanding of controls in a tax environment, and tax accounting/reporting under GAAP and IFRS;
  • Effective communicator of complex tax issues; both oral and written
  • Effective client/project management and task prioritization skills;
  • Effective at influencing others within and outside of Shell Tax;
  • Ability to adapt to new or changing circumstances and ambiguous or pressured situations;
  • Demonstrates imagination and creativity in the evaluation of issues and development of possible solutions;
  • Ability to evaluate tax risks, balance risk with Business objectives, and make recommendations that are objective, practical, technically appropriate, and supportive of the Business;
  • Effective team player on Tax and cross-functional/cross-sector teams
  • Fluent English


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
Contracting&Procurement
Trading&Supply
Finance Operations
HR Service
External Relations
Internal Communications
Order to Delivery
Lubricants Supply Chain
Legal
Retail
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.

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  • iconKraków, małopolskie

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