Company: Shell
Skills: Accounting
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil
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Job Description

- Manage the overall effective and efficient operation of Tax Litigation in Brazil.
- Ensure delivery of advice on matters of exposures related to Tax litigation in Brazil.
- Manage the accurate and timely handling of Tax litigation.
- Ensure that tax exposures reflected in the accounts and relating to litigation are correct.
- Engage with and advise Brazil business leaders and business tax advisors on Brazil litigation issues and exposures as appropriate
- Manage interface with JV (Raizen, PBR NOVs) and external law firms
- Drive and support the new behaviours and ways of working to embed flexibility as a sustainable approach to the rapid and agile deployment of resources to high risk/value priorities within and across Tax.
- Manage team resources to achieve the targeted balance between dedication (to assigned business/function/process) and allocation (to other areas/projects).

All other activities as required.

Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In Brazil, Shell has been present for more than a century (since 1913), and was the first international oil company to produce oil in Brazil, in the Campos Basin, after the market was opened up to private investment. Currently, Shell is one of the largest energy companies in the Brazilian market.

Shell in Brazil is also a major producer of lubricants and, through Raízen (a joint venture with a Brazilian energy and logistics group), invests in the production of sugar cane ethanol, a viable biofuel alternative for smarter and cleaner mobility in the future.

We deliver energy responsibly, aiming to meet society's energy demands today and in the future in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways. We operate safely with respect to our neighbors and work to minimize our environmental impact.

We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.


Broad knowledge in historical Brazil tax laws, regulations, and administrative procedures;
Broad extensive knowledge of Brazil taxes as it relates to oil & gas industries;
Recognized legal professional qualification and a member of a recognized legal professional body; advanced law degree;
Broad extensive knowledge of Brazil direct and indirect tax practice and procedure;
Strong understanding of the RDS corporate structure and governance processes;
Strong negotiation skills and effective at influencing others within and outside Shell Tax;
Ability to adapt to new or changing circumstances and ambiguous or pressured situations;
Ability to evaluate tax risks, balance risk with Business objectives, and make recommendations that are objective, practical, technically appropriate, and supportive of the Business;
Effective communicator of complex tax issues, both written and oral;
Effective client/project management and task prioritization skills;
Effective manager of own staff and consultants including outside counsel;
Effective team player on Tax and cross-functional/cross-sector teams.

Demonstration of the Leadership Attributes commensurate with the seniority of the role.

Experience commensurate with the seniority of the position: this is a team-leading role, reporting directly to the Country Tax Lead.


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