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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Senior Tax Advisor Job at CNOOC Uganda Limited - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior Tax Advisor

Jobs at:
CNOOC Uganda Limited

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Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
CNOOC Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC). CNOOC Uganda Limited is delighted to offer employment opportunities to the local talent. Grow your career with CNOOC Uganda Limited and join our experienced team of Professionals. Are you focused, committed, passionate and Ready to make on new challenges? Then this could be your opportunity to make a valid contribution to the development of the oil and gas sector in Uganda.
Location: Kampala, Uganda. Mobilized to Albert Lake, construction sites or other sites if required.
Primary function:
  • Responsible for tax and insurance management of the company.
  •  Ensure overall tax optimization and compliance of the Company, providing suggestions.
  • Advise 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.
  • Review 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.
  • Advise 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 issues.
  •  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.
  • Other duties assigned by superior.
  •  Bachelor’s degree or higher in economics, finance, taxation or the related disciplines.
  •  ACCA or CPA
  • International professional tax qualification is an added advantage.
  • At least 8 years related working experience, 3 of which in oil & gas.
  •  Extensive knowledge of international laws on taxation and insurance.
  •  Extensive knowledge of tax regulations in Uganda.
  • Extensive knowledge of IFRS and other GAAP.
  • Knowledge of SAP accounting packages or equivalent.
  • Understanding of oil & gas E&P.
Job application procedure
Send an attachment at ONLY 2 CV and Application Letter MERGED into one document by email to,  not later than MONDAY 25thSEPTEMBER 2017 AT 5.00PM. Ensure to quote the JOB TITLE in the Subject of your email.
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.