Company: Chevron
Skills: Accounting, Legal
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Chevron Services Company is accepting online applications for the position of Tax Counsel / Senior Tax Counsel located in Houston, Texas through January 28, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (Central Standard Time).

The Tax Counsel / Senior Tax Counsel position will provide tax planning advice on a wide variety of tax issues affecting Chevron's businesses. The position reports to the Manager, Houston Tax Planning and Property Tax.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
  • Provide tax planning advice on a wide variety of tax issues affecting Chevron's U.S. businesses.
  • Primary focus is on federal corporate taxation, with a significant focus on Chevron's domestic oil and gas operations and marketing/trading of crude oil, refined products and natural gas.
  • Interfacing with company personnel in Corporate Tax, Treasury and Legal in addition to other departments
  • Advising management of tax implications of proposed business transactions.
  • Handling complex tax issues affecting domestic oil and gas operations and marketing/trading of crude oil, refined, and natural gas.
  • A fundamental understanding of the Internal Revenue Code and Regulations is a necessity. Specific expertise in U.S. transfer pricing methods is a plus.

Required Qualifications:
  • J.D. (Law)
  • Minimum 5 years of federal income tax planning experience
  • Strong knowledge of Internal Revenue Code and Regulations
  • Strong tax research and tax analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Self-starter with outstanding interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • LL.M or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a plus
  • Top 25% of graduating J.D. class highly desired

Relocation Options:
  • Relocation will be considered within Chevron parameters.

International Considerations:
  • Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way – by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. Some of our specialties include generating power and produce geothermal energy; investing in profitable renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions; and developing the energy resources of the future, including researching advanced biofuels.


Our diverse and highly skilled workforce consists of approximately 64,700 employees, including more than 3,200 service station employees. At Chevron, we’re focused on safely delivering the energy needed to power human and economic progress worldwide. But how do we do that when harnessing fossil fuels can be inherently risky? To meet these challenges, Chevron has spent more than 20 years expanding systems that support a culture of safety and environmental stewardship that strives to achieve unequaled performance and prevent all serious incidents and fatalities. We call this Operational Excellence, and it drives everything we do. 


Diversity & Inclusion

We’re committed to reflecting in our workforce the rich diversity of cultures and racial and ethnic backgrounds in the communities where we live and work. We’re also devoted to encouraging a diversity of ideas.


Diversity is one of the cornerstones of our values, which we call The Chevron Way. The Chevron Way states:


“We learn from and respect the cultures in which we work. We value and demonstrate respect for the uniqueness of individuals and the varied perspectives and talents they provide. We have an inclusive work environment and actively embrace a diversity of people, ideas, talents and experiences.”


As a core value, diversity is critical to developing a talented, high-performing workforce needed for ongoing business success. The Chevron Way’s focus on people has helped establish a culture that attracts, develops and retains more diverse talent.


We Support Career & Personal Development

We value the importance of managing work/life priorities by offering flexible work schedules, on-site child care at some facilities, adoption assistance, dual-career couple support, scholarships and tuition reimbursement.


At Chevron, you’ll find a workplace committed to your professional development. You’ll receive support and tools to create your own career path, including education assistance support which pays up to 75% of the cost (including tuition, textbooks, lab fees, and registration and administration fees) for approved courses. To strengthen organizational capability, we develop our employees’ and contractors’ skills and experience through our Invest in People strategy. As part of this strategy, discussions focused on continually improving individual performance are held between managers and employees.




Chevron placed 3rd in the 2019 Rigzone Ideal Employer Rankings -  find out more here.