Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Accounting
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


Do you enjoy being part of a successful team?

Do you like working in collaborative teams and solving technical problems?

Partner with the best

The Product Line Tax Leader will provide overall responsibility for taxation at identified Product Lines for OFS. The identified Product Lines constitute global businesses generating multi-billion dollar in revenues for Baker Hughes. Reporting to the OFS Senior Tax Director, the Product Line Tax Leader will support the business's global competitiveness by minimizing its global tax cost and risk, while complying fully and with the highest integrity with the laws around the world.

As a Product Line Tax Leader - Oilfield Services, you will be responsible for:

  • Direct the tax functional area of identified product lines of a major business segment of Baker Hughes
  • Translate concepts, develop strategy, implement change, create programs responsive to external environment, and participate in cross-functional business and cultural development
  • Direct the tax strategy, planning, controversy and operating responsibility for OFS Product Lines
  • Minimize the business' tax cost, while complying fully with the laws of all relevant jurisdictions, and help drive growth
  • Partner closely with the OFS Product Line CFOs and other business leaders to ensure that they understand and implement the requirements for achieving the business' tax objectives, and drive business growth and success
  • Provide guidance to the OFS deal teams on structuring and negotiating acquisitions and dispositions, including documentation of transactions and managing outside tax advisors
  • Provide guidance to the OFS commercial/sales teams to ensure tax is properly taken into account in bid and decision-making processes
  • Ensure flawless execution, controllership, and risk management of all transactions and structures for assigned area of responsibility
  • Leverage technical resources within Baker Hughes HQ and support HQ-driven projects and initiatives
  • Coordinate with the OFS Tax Controller with respect to internal and external reporting of taxes, payments of tax liabilities, conduct of tax audits and overall management of tax risks and opportunities


Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related discipline
  • 8+ years of work experience in the field of international tax planning and tax controllership
  • Demonstrated focus on sustainable tax planning with due consideration given to reputation in risk assessment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, positive attitude, and ability to influence in a multi-matrixed organization
  • Proactive leader fostering a culture of transparency, accountability & team-based mindset
  • Excellent communication skills/fluency discussing tax with non-tax professionals
  • JD/LLM, CPA or Masters' Tax preferred
  • Oil & Gas / Energy industry experience preferred
  • Experience with an ERP System (SAP, Oracle preferred)
  • Advanced analytical skills using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint


Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive


Working with us

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

Working for you

Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we have to push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace change with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:

  • Contemporary work-life balance policies and wellbeing activities
  • Comprehensive private medical care options
  • Safety net of life insurance and disability programs
  • Tailored financial programs
  • Additional elected or voluntary benefits


About Us

With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

Join Us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will energize and inspire you!

About Us:
With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

Join Us:
Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let's come together and take energy forward.

Baker Hughes Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.