Mar 25, 2020

Senior Tax Specialist with Spanish

  • Shell Oil Company
  • Kraków, Poland
Full Time Permanent Tax

Job Description

Tax Department in Finance Operations in the Shell Group is a key to delivering world-class tax support to Shell. With around 600 staff Finance Operations Tax is among the world's largest "in-house" tax organizations. Due to the rapid growth of our department we are currently looking for various tax individuals who will help us to become the Center of Excellence.
These exceptional tax positions will give you the chance to interact and work with people across the world, helping to deliver excellent support to business clients and internal stakeholders as well as advanced financial and tax operations.

Due to expansion of our department, we are currently looking for experienced Tax Specialists speaking fluent Spanish to join our Indirect Tax team supporting Latin America scope.

Key accountabilities:
- Preparation and timely delivery of accurate indirect tax returns to Tax Authorities,
- Preparation of Intrastat reporting,
- Preparation of payment requests and tax payments initiation,
- Performing control checks to identify any errors and anomalies,
- Process standardization & simplification,
- Cooperation with other financial teams to ensure that errors in the source data are properly corrected and that remedial action has been taken,
- Initiating ideas to improve the existing working processes, leading improvement projects,
- Providing assistance for tax reviews and statutory audits purposes,
- Maintaining excellent relationships with stakeholders worldwide,
- Support for junior colleagues.


- University degree preferable in Economics, Finance, Accountancy or related field,
- min 3 years' professional experience in Finance out of which minimum 1-2 years of experience in preparation and submission of tax returns
- Working knowledge of SAP will be an advantage,
- Good knowledge of Excel, knowledge of VBA will be an asset,
- Very good English (written and spoken),
- Fluent Spanish (written and spoken),
- Improvement focus,
- Analytical and problem solving skills,
- Strong communication skills,
- Effective influencing & stakeholder management skills,
- Motivation, passion, enthusiasm to perform at highest standards.

Company Description

Shell in Krakow sits at the centre of Shell's global businesses, providing an operational backbone to our essential business functions. Working in a vibrant community with strong values and a supportive culture, a job at Shell will offer the chance to build a lasting and meaningful career. As one of 5 Business Operations centres located worldwide, we will give you the chance to interact and work with people across the world, helping to deliver excellent support to business clients and stakeholders.

Shell is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, LGBT, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Thanks to cooperation with Shell you gain:

  • Comfortable working environment: Newly-built modern office with its own canteen, relax rooms, bike & car parking space
  • Yearly bonuses and lots of non-monetary benefits (e.g. MultiSport Card, vouchers for cultural and free time activities, 12 sport sections, and many more)
  • Complex medical care and individual life insurance
  • Additional funds for trainings and certifications
  • EuroShell Card
  • Bonus for referring your friend to work

People with disabilities are welcome to apply as we provide reasonable accommodations and assistive technologies for people with diverse disabilities.


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Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.