Tax Manager - Part-time

Our client is looking for a Tax Manager for a part-time (3 Days Weekly) permanent, staff position, located in Aberdeen.ROLEThe UK Tax Manager is responsible for managing the UK tax position. The role will be a key point of contact for the company cross-border tax team.RESPONSIBILITIES * Advise and support on tax planning in various tax projects. Develop, evaluate, and implement tax planning strategies. Proactively provide practical and technical tax support to the business, primarily to the finance, legal and business development teams * Determine tax savings and recommend strategies * High quality interactions with external auditor and internal stakeholders (e.g. accounting department and FP&A), ability to learn and speak their language * Assist multi-department project teams to implement (tax planning) projects, (M&A) transactions, restructurings * Articulate the tax impact of transactions on the business; convert transactional details to clear tax specifics. Review related legal documentation on tax aspects * Monthly preparation of the UK tax accounting provisions under IFRS, monthly UK tax (re)forecast and quarterly UK tax pack submission * Evaluation of recoverability and recognition of deferred tax asset on the UK tax attributes * Annual budget submission for life of field assets, including working with the economist to help build relevant tax inputs into the economic model * Management of third party vendors (specifically AAB/EY) * Cost centre budget holder for G&A (indirect costs) * Tax accounting for UK statutory accounts * Manage and file corporate tax returns, payments, and reports for E&P and holding companies * Basic VAT knowledge would be good but not essential, returns are currently outsourced * Manage and strengthen relationships with the tax authorities and external tax advisorsInternal and External InterfacesInternalThe role requires a large degree of interaction with other members of the UK Finance Team due to the wide variety of processes involved & the number of stakeholders those processes includeCompany personnel in other locations for sharing & applying best practicesOther company Functions (JV, Supply Chain, Commercial, Operations etc)ExternalJV PartnersCustomersContext and EnvironmentLight business travel, either for training purposes, tax team workshops or to the Hague. Not expected to exceed 5-10 days a year.Some travels must be expected to other geographical entities within the companyREQUIREMENTSUK tax experience obtained at a tax advisory firm, law firm or in-house. In-depth knowledge of UKCorporate Income Tax (UK Oil & Gas tax regime as well as general corporate tax rules) and interest in other taxesStrong managerial and personal skills to build relationships and organise workStrong experience of working in teams with different expertsGood with numbers, experience with tax accounting under IFRS, particularly IFRS 12. Knowledge of tax provisioning under IAS 34 is a plus but not essentialAbility to work with data and forecastsGood communication skills and strong negotiation skillsOwnership and accountabilityFlexible, independent and a good team playerEntrepreneurial, proactive, eager, hands-onTo work and communicate effectively with colleagues, partners and all other stakeholders. Respecting the knowledge and experience of others, sharing information and building effective relationships.To encourage & celebrate success, performance and diversity. Being approachable, assisting & developing othersAbility to analyse multiple sources of data, make connections & create high quality solutions, prioritising the key issues & consequences.To strive for excellence. Being energetic, passionate and resilient, taking personal accountability for performance and delivering results