Shell Business Operations

Senior Direct Tax Specialist

Krakow (City)
Not disclosed
05 Jul 2022
06 Jul 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Tax
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

The role

Key responsibilities

  • Deliver on time and accurate tax calculation and reporting of Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Direct Tax Provisions and related Advance Tax payments;
  • Understand and operate tax provisioning and compliance tools;
  • Understand Group Accounting and Reporting changes and enable incorporation of changes in the process as may be relevant;
  • Prepare Monthly (or ad hoc) Tax Returns;
  • Support the onshore team in Annual Tax Return Preparation;
  • Ensure timely submission of internal reports for direct tax reconciliation to the controllers;
  • Responsible for various tax accounts reconciliation;
  • Provide Quarterly submission of direct tax key performance indicators;
  • Resolve complex direct tax issues, liaise with counterparties and other departments on variances reconciliations, plausibility checks, dry-run analysis;
  • Support quarterly and annual audits;
  • Develop templates and collate information to respond inquiries from tax authorities and internal stakeholders;
  • Providing strong support to Business Groups in their control of business-related tax risks with accuracy and timely;
  • Understand and operate SOX controls ensuring their effectiveness;
  • Support and work on transition additional/new scope migrations of MDT activities.


  • University degree (Law, Economy, Finance, Accounting preferable)
  • Minimum of 4-5 years of experience in accounting/finance in multinational environment
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in Direct Tax calculation and Tax Return preparation
  • Knowledge of international direct tax standards
  • Experience of using a major ERP system such as SAP, SUN, JDE, Oracle, PeopleSoft
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, specially Excel tool
  • Very good communication skills
  • Comfortable working under time pressure situations
  • Effective stakeholder management
  • Ability to work with different times zones
  • Fluent English, Competency in Portuguese would be beneficial


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