Finance – Regional Tax Manager

Job title: Finance – Regional Tax Manager

Company: Puma Energy International

Job description: Job Description

Job Title Finance Regional Manager


Main Purpose:

Enable the regional and local country finance managers to effectively manage the various regional & local taxes across the entire tax lifecycle in accordance with the Group’s global tax policies and tax risk management framework.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities

  • Tax reporting & accounting & tax compliance (direct & indirect taxes). -> 40% of time
  • Tax support to regional business and operations, regulatory watch and lobbying, local tax planning, regional & local mergers & acquisitions, effective tax rate management, monitoring & management of regional advisory costs & relationships.
  • Provide support to the Group Tax department in tax optimization and tax risk management.-> 30% of time
  • Management of regional (direct & indirect) tax working capital and reduction thereof where appropriate. ->20% of time
  • Implementation of central transfer pricing policy at regional level and preparation of local transfer pricing documentation ->10%


  • At least 10 years’ experience in corporation tax (advisory & accounting)
  • Knowledge of and experience with regional mid- & downstream oil and energy business ( & exposure to excise/customs + incoterm management) would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of an experience with local tax structure and environments


  • High potential profile
  • Team player with ability to deal & communicate effectively with non-tax persons
  • Strong verbal and written communication & presentation skills with the ability to articulate complex information
  • Exposure to a multinational environment and a good acumen for business
  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Experience with ERP & Accounting tools & international commerce and customs systems
  • Computer knowledge (MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, )
  • Analytical skills


  • Strongly organized and structured
  • Good negotiator
  • Analytical skills on complex matters
  • Good relationship skills

Key Relationships and Department Overview:

Key Relationships::

  • Internal – Puma Regional & Country General Managers & Finance Managers & teams. Local country tax managers, Puma group tax team, Trafigura regional tax team
  • External – State authorities (Income Tax, VAT/Sales Tax, Customs & Excise), Auditors, external tax counsel.

Expected salary:

Location: Abu Dhabi

Job date: Fri, 25 Feb 2022 01:29:00 GMT

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