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Tax Manager


Stavanger, 11, NO, 4065

Halliburton is hiring our new Tax Manager and we are looking for you who can make a big difference to our company with your extra drive.


Reporting to the Europe Senior International Tax Manager the successful candidate will assume responsibility for Scandinavia effective tax rates, tax audits, tax planning initiatives, provision of tax assistance to all Halliburton PSL’s, management and review of tax compliance and management and review of effective tax rates in Scandinavia. 

The Tax Department is a small but dynamic group and for the right individual, there will be opportunities to develop their career further within Halliburton.


The candidate will have a firm foundation in Norwegian and/or international corporate tax either from practice or industry, to be sufficiently confident to manage the responsibilities set out below under supervision and guidance from the Senior International Tax Manager.  Personal tax and VAT experience will be an advantage.


Job description:

The primary responsibilities for role are set out below. You should be prepared to be flexible and be willing to undertake additional responsibilities and provide support to the International Tax Department, as required.


- Manage and optimise the company’s effective tax rate and cash tax by minimising the impact of foreign taxes on operational results

- Implement corporate tax strategy in Scandinavia.

- Become familiar with the Halliburton business in order that tax planning and compliance is undertaken with a sound knowledge of the commercial environment.

- Participate in/instigate tax planning including collaborating with management to recommend and effect corporate structural changes

- Review of project contracts, bids and tenders and tax advice to the business in this respect, in particular assessing business needs in new locations and considering the compliance/tax registration implications.

- Manage Scandinavia tax affairs to ensure compliance with local and US law, including conducting reviews into internal controls as required by Sarbanes Oxley Act 404.

- Monitor changes/developments in US and international tax laws and recommend changes necessary/desirable as a result of developments.

- Manage all tax compliance related activities in Scandinavia  ensure all tax returns/payments are reviewed and filed/paid in a timely manner tax returns, managing tax audits and all correspondence with tax authorities.

- Ensure that appropriate monthly and annual tax accruals are adequately maintained.

- Engaging tax advisers, managing fees and maintaining good relationships with advisers.

- Assisting with other ad hoc advisory and project work, as required.


We offer:

Competitive pension- and insurance scheme

Company health service

Beneficial employee stock-purchase plan

Focus on technology and further development

Highly skilled colleagues in an international environment




Strong corporate tax background, with a reasonable level of experience in international tax

Several years experience in tax, either in the profession or industry.

Outgoing and confident personality and the ability to deal with and present to senior management within the business, Revenue Authorities and external advisors.

Innovative with strong technical skills.

At least one of either: a recognized accounting qualification; ATT; CTA; ADIT, Accountancy or Legal Qualifications in Taxation.

IT skills



US tax / tax accounting experience

Skills / knowledge of SAP



Personal qualities:

Excellent communicator (verbally and in writing)

Team Player

Able to drive through initiatives and be a “Problem solver”

Able to prioritise, in particular Tax Dept responsibilities, and work on own initiative.

Flexibility and ability to work to deadlines.






Product Service Line:
Full time position


Contact Persons:

Hiring Manager: Ricardo Maughn (+44) 77 71 77 43 22

Recruiter: Kathrine Lohne Keane (+47) 51 83 72 66


Deadline: August 14th 2020

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