Tax Advisor


Georgetown, DE, GY

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited, an ExxonMobil affiliate, has one vacancy for Tax Advisor. 

Scope of Work

  • Provide tax and strategic advice on ExxonMobil’s upstream operations, based on strong knowledge of Guyana tax legislations and oil & gas industry.
  • Serve as interface with internal groups and the Guyana Revenue Authority. 
  • Review and support on Tax Compliance activities - direct and indirect taxes, as well as transfer pricing, if applicable.

Job Role Responsibilities

  • Provide tax planning advice and strategic advice to ExxonMobil.
  • Review the economics of the ExxonMobil’s upstream projects and validate all Guyana tax assumptions.
  • Advise ExxonMobil’s upstream contract negotiations teams regarding tax matters.
  • Monitor, analyze, and advise on changes in the tax legislation that impact ExxonMobil’s upstream business. 
  • Support Finance in building and designing system changes, as well as, performing systems tests.
  • Review tax calculations and tax returns; support the calculation and optimization of the tax compliance process.
  • Provide Guyana tax guidance for transfer pricing related to ExxonMobil’s upstream business in Guyana
  • Review international tax treaties between Guyana and other tax jurisdictions and apply treaty benefits, if applicable, to mitigate double taxation in the transactions involving ExxonMobil’s upstream operations in Guyana.
  • Respond to inquiries and audits by the Guyana Revenue Authority and, if needed, prepare objections and appeals
  • Provide tax trainings to internal groups. 

Education and Experience

  • ACCA certification / Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy or its equivalent is required
  • FCCA / Law Degree  is strongly preferred 
  • 10+ years of relevant tax experience advising clients operating in Guyana 
  • Experience advising oil & gas industry clients is strongly preferred 
  • Strong knowledge of Guyana tax laws 
  • Strong knowledge of tax compliance activities
  • Strong knowledge of objections and appeals process


Core Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal, critical thinking, analytical, written and communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word,  Excel; PowerPoint; Outlook
  • Adaptability to changing priorities and time constraints
  • Work well in a team based environment
  • Safety, Security and Controls awareness
  • Decision making and business judgment


The closing date for applications is:  August 15, 2022


If you have the educational background and skill competencies as mentioned, please submit your application and resume through this LINK by 15th Aug 2022, to be considered.

Only suitable candidates will be contacted.

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited


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