Assistant Tax Manager

Location: Houston - United States

Schlumberger has an opening in Houston, Texas for an Assistant Tax Manager. The Assistant Tax Manager will assist the Tax Manager in areas of tax compliance and implementation of tax plans. Responsibilities include review of VAT, customs and employee related tax issues.


The candidate may work on any of the following:

  • Reviews and files fiscal accounts, tax returns and tax payments in compliance with local regulations. 
  • Reviews intercompany agreements and practices. 
  • Audits internal compliance with tax regulations. 
  • Reviews FP8 and defines practice for recording tax provisions in accordance with policy. 
  • Recommends and implements tax plans. 
  • Reviews employee related withholdings and tax related issues. 
  • Raises awareness of corporate structure and tax strategy. 
  • Develops strategy and implement plans to optimize company's future tax position 
  • Supports operations in the planning process, setting up new operations, and in the reviewing of client bids and client contracts. 
  • Provides liaison for and monitors local tax audits. 
  • Understands, reviews, implements, complies, assists in the development of Sarbane Oxley requirements as defined in the risk control matrix. 
  • May participate in centralized recruiting events, eg career fairs, first/second interviews etc 
  • Complies with applicable company policies, including Personnel, Quality System and Health, Safety and Environment standards and procedures. 
  • Successfully complete required safety training (including but not limited to drugs and alcohol, electrical, emergency response, fire, first aid, health and hygiene, PPE, SIPP, risk reporting, IT security, hazardous materials, driving).

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/ Finance or Tax Accounting
  • 5-7 years of Corporate tax experience with medium or large CPA firm.
  • 3 years Assistant Tax Manager experience
  • Problem Solving: Intermediate project estimation & complexity, innovative quality solutions, analytical oriented, good decision making skills and ability to manage contracts (commercial, risk and reporting). 
  • Leadership: functions independently and in a team, project mgt. skills, outsourcing mgt. skills, mentoring skills, establish/accomplish objectives including subordinates, provides strategic direction, and responsible for department cost, methods and personnel. 
  • Communication: Intermediate oral/written communication skills, customer services oriented, negotiate effectively with customers, contractors and competitors, and interacts frequently with peer groups, subordinates and senior mgt. advising on area of responsibility. 
  • Cross Discipline: Understanding of interaction with other disciplines, Company strategy and the principles of Quality Management.
  • Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US, without sponsorship

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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