Company: Weatherford
Skills: Accounting
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom


Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

Weatherford 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.


We are currently seeking a UK Head of Tax to join our team. You will be responsible for overseeing and ensuring compliance with corporate, employment and VAT taxation matters for the Weatherford UK Group of companies. The role will be hands on with the preparation and review of returns or tax packs but also requires proactiveness in order to see the larger scale business agenda. You will need to ensure Weatherford UK are not only compliant with regulations but are ahead of the curve with legislation demands and changes.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates and manages the timely and accurate filing of all tax returns for Weatherford UK group prepared by third party consultants.
  • Oversees outsourced tax working paper preparation and manages any correction measures required with shared services function in India.
  • Review of RTA and TBBS in respect of UK tax returns for US GAAP purposes.
  • VAT processes within the Weatherford UK group.
  • Work with third party consultants to ensure RDEC claim is maximized and quickly monetized.
  • Managing the relationship with HMRC alongside educating the wider group on any tax legislative changes and associated impact.
  • Manage the response and resolution of tax enquires/audits.
  • Compliance with transfer pricing regulations and the preparation of transfer pricing documentation as required.
  • Tax support to the UK business.
  • Recommend process changes/additions in response to legislative developments. Support SAO.
  • Work with Western Europe Tax Manager on issues such as CCO, DPT, BRR+ and ad hoc international projects.


  • A bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration or related qualification from college or university.
  • Professional accreditation: ICAS/ACCA/CTA or similar.
  • Proven tax experience
  • Strong tax foundation with reporting and compliance experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Can adapt to a fast-paced organization
  • Exercise initiative to improve accounting routines and financial reporting