OIl & Gas Company Jobs – Senior Tax Advisor at CNOOC Uganda Limited

Job Title:       Senior Tax Advisor
Organization: CNOOC Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
CNOOC Uganda Limited, a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil
Corporation (CNOOC) is a major national oil company in China. CNOOC Uganda
limited is China’s largest producer of offshore crude oil and natural gas.
China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) specializes in offshore upstream
exploration and production.
Job Summary: The Senior Tax
Advisor will be responsible for tax and insurance management of the company.
Key Duties and
  • Ensure overall tax optimization and
    compliance of the Company, providing suggestions.
  • Guide the company on tax planning (if
    any), tax efficiency and the impact of strategic and operational decisions
    to avoid risk of tax leakage.
  • Ensure tax returns (i.e. PAYE, VAT, WHT,
    Corporation Tax, NSSF & LST) are accurately completed, reconcile to
    SAP Accounts and payment/ submission is done by the due date.
  • Coordinate audits by the tax authority and
    NSSF, negotiate with tax authorities over tax payment issues and
    participate in any disputes or mediations that affect the business.
  • Ensure all CNOOC Contracts/ Agreements are
    tax efficient in order to minimize tax cost and risk.
  • Keenly review the day-to-day transactions
    for tax purposes and ensuring robust tax processes and procedures are in
    place. Complete required tax reporting in a timely manner.
  • Guide management of tax changes that
    affect the business and ensure compliance with all tax laws.
  • Participate in JV Tax Workgroup meetings,
    engaging with Government (Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Energy, OPM,
    URA, NSSF, and KCCA) and independent professional advisors on industry tax
  • Ensuring proper tax accounting practices
    and create tax data collection systems.
  • Review the Company budget periodically to
    advise and monitor past and future tax spend e.g. VAT cost.
  • Ensuring adequate Insurance Cover(s) are
    in place and up to date.
  • Provide tax training and mentorship to
    colleagues and subordinates.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the CNOOC Senior
    Tax Advisor job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in
    economics, finance, taxation or the related disciplines.
  • Professional accounting qualification i.e.
    ACCA or CPA
  • International professional tax
    qualification is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of eight years of related
    working experience, three of which in the oil & gas industry
  • Broad knowledge of international laws on
    taxation and insurance.
  • Extensive knowledge of tax regulations in
  • Extensive knowledge of IFRS and other
  • Knowledge of SAP accounting packages or
  • Understanding of oil & gas E&P.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated
CV and application letter MERGED into ONE document to email address:
recruitment@cnoocuganda.com. Please DO NOT attach any other documents and
ensure to quote the JOB TITLE in the Subject of your email. Only candidates
that follow these instructions and meet the minimum requirements shall be
Deadline: 25th
September 2017 at 5.00PM.

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