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JOB TITLE:             Tax Accountant


REPORTING TO:     Regional Tax Manager


LOCATION:             Singapore




Tax Accountant reports to the Tax Manager Asia. The role focuses on company taxes and other associated taxes associated with Seadrill operation in the Asia region.


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·       Compliance with the Seadrill Code of Conduct.

·       Compliance with applicable internal and external governing requirements.

·       Good and clear communications with all involved parties.

·       Compliance with Seadrill training, certification and competence requirements.

·       Non-compliances are promptly acted on and reported to the direct supervisor.




     Ensure regional tax compliance requirements for companies are met

     Review of monthly/quarterly returns

     Assist with annual tax return - computation and submission

     Monitor and follow up on tax provision and payment positions of companies in the group

     Assist with the handling of tax audits, tax investigations from tax authorities throughout the region

     Prepare and review monthly taxation reporting for operations in Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei, Singapore & Australia

     Manage GST/ WHT/ VAT reporting in Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and Indonesia

     Assisting in preparation of corporate tax computation for Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and Indonesia.

     Liaise closely with cost controllers, internal and external tax advisors, auditors and other external parties.

     Involved in the One-source / KPMG Link 360 corporate reporting process

     Provide input on transfer pricing matters in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia.

     Ad hoc and special projects as required by management.





·       Operate within Seadrill´s Key principles for business conduct

·       For level of authority see Seadrill’s Delegation of Authority Schedule



·       Degree in Accounting or equivalent

     Preferably experienced in handling oil rig operations taxation and GST related matters although experience in rig operations taxation is not a must.

     Basic accounting knowledge

     Well organized, meticulous and proficient in process review and improvement

     Proactive, with excellent follow through to achieve results

     Strong communication skills with positive attitude




     Be able to effectively communicate with large, international Finance team

     Strong written communication essential, must be able to deliver high quality written reports

     Must be prepared to meet challenging deadlines on a monthly/quarterly basis

     Proficient with full range of Microsoft Office software

     Knowledge of transfer pricing would be an advantage

     Experience with Oracle or similar accounting software would be an advantage

     Ability to work independently to agreed targets

     Well organized, meticulous and proficient in process review and improvement

     Regional travelling may be required for tax audits/matters





·       Upholds Seadrill’s core values and reputation both internally and externally:

·       Safety-conscious

·       Accountable

·       Inspirational

·       Loyal

·       Proactive