Job description / Role
Aramco energizes the world economy.
Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer.
With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco's value to society.
Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations' spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom's vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.
We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.
We are seeking an experienced Tax Counsel for our Tax and Benefits Practice within the Law Organization of Saudi Aramco. Law is responsible for providing legal counsel and advisory services to Aramco's business units, subsidiaries and joint ventures.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Tax Attorney's duties and responsibilities will include:
Advising internal clients by analyzing facts and conducting legal research, preparing legal analysis and opinions, planning tax efficient structures for major projects, and advising and making recommendations to Company management regarding tax and legal issues;
Reviewing current legislation, treaties, and governmental regulations pertinent to Company operations and advising Law Organization management and senior-level attorneys with regard to the same;
Assisting and coordinating with outside counsel and accounting firms with respect to ongoing transactions, as well as providing responses to inquiries raised in connection with tax examinations of Saudi Aramco and its subsidiaries.
As the successful candidate, you will hold a Juris Doctor or equivalent from a recognized and approved university, together with admission to general practice before the highest court of the state or country of which you are a citizen.
An LL.M. in Taxation is a strong plus.
You will have a minimum of six years of experience in a leading US law firm, Big 4 accounting firm and/or an in-house tax department of a multinational company.
Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.
At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world's biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.
We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs - one of the largest in the world.
About the Company
Saudi Aramco is an integrated global energy enterprise. The company markets and exports crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas liquids and sulfur. It also ships crude oil worldwide through an affiliated company and participates in petroleum refining and marketing activities at home and abroad. Its overseas affiliates are in the United States, Egypt, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea and Japan.
Saudi Aramco's subsidiaries span the globe, with offices in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Leiden, Dubai, Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul.