Senior Tax Advisor

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

Job Reference 1194040

Location Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

Industry Other - Finance

Function Financial & Accounting

Job Type Contract

Date Added September 15, 2023

Dear all,  
Airswift is currently looking for a Senior Tax Advisor for one of our largest projects in Aberdeen. This position has a Monday-Friday schedule, and the length of the contract is 12 months, with the possibility of it getting extended. We are looking for candidates with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference in our performance to ensure that the company continues to differentiate itself from competitors by delivering quality service to our client’s requirements.  



  • Lead the JV’s overall corporation tax and supplementary charge compliance process. 
  • Lead the JV’s interface with HMRC on corporation tax and wider tax initiatives (SAO, Tax Strategy, DPT, CCO, EITI, BEPS). 
  • Manage the JV’s tax disclosures for the annual statutory accounts. 
  • Lead the JV’s interactions with external auditors in respect of statutory accounting matters. 
  • Review the JV’s monthly and quarterly tax results. 
  • Lead the JV Tax team’s interactions with the Decommissioning and Commercial & BD groups and advise on planning opportunities and loss relief mitigations. 


  • Degree qualified (Law or Accounting) or equivalent. 
  • Significant oil & gas tax technical experience with high tax technical proficiency – CT/SC/EPL. 
  • PRT experience is preferred but not essential. 
  • Strong tax technical proficiency. 
  • Experience of advocating JV positions, influencing outcomes and working constructively with senior industry tax practitioners. 
  • Demonstrable commercial awareness. 
  • Sufficient professional gravitas to successfully manage HMRC interactions, inquiries and disputes. 
  • Experienced in tax planning – identifying potential while understanding what is achievable in practice with a strong awareness of anti-avoidance legislation. 
  • Appetite for continuous tax technical learning – a pre-requisite for those looking to be involved in the ever-evolving tax landscape. 


If you are interested in starting a new challenge in Aberdeen in the next months, please email your CV to Laís Mendes at!   


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