Saudi Aramco Careers

Counsel – Tax and Benefits

Saudi Arabia

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1407094

Req Number: 16759BR

Position Description:
We are seeking an experienced Tax Counsel for our Tax and Benefits Practice Area within the Law Organization of Saudi Aramco.

Law is responsible for providing legal counsel and advisory services to Aramco’s business units, subsidiaries, and joint ventures.

Saudi Aramco's Law organization is growing in response to a broad corporate initiative that involves the continued growth of its exploration, production, refining and marketing, along with expansion into petrochemicals, renewables, power and other sectors of the energy business. For adventurous individuals who are interested in working at one of the world's most successful companies, Saudi Aramco offers challenging and sophisticated in-house opportunities.

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate you will hold a JD or equivalent from a recognized and approved university, together with admission to general practice before the highest court of the state or country of which you are a citizen. An LL.M. in taxation is a strong plus.

You will have a minimum of 6 years of experience at a leading U.S. law firm, Big 4 accounting firm, and/or an in-house tax department of a multinational company.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:

Provide tax advice to other attorneys and internal clients by analyzing facts and conducting legal research, preparing legal analysis and opinions, planning tax efficient structures for major projects, and advising and making recommendations to Company management regarding tax and legal issues.
Review current legislation, treaties, and governmental regulations pertinent to Company operations and advising Law management and senior-level attorneys with regard to the same.
Assist and coordinate with outside counsel and accounting firms with respect to ongoing transactions, as well as provide responses to inquiries raised in connection with tax examinations of Saudi Aramco and its subsidiaries.
Assist the benefits counsel on tax issues pertaining to the Company’s compensation and employee benefit plans and programs.

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