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Fiscal Policy Adviser – London (Full Time)

We are seeking a talented financial / tax practitioner / economist  to join our Upstream Policy Team reporting to our Upstream Policy Director.  The successful candidate will:

Fiscal Policy:

  • Build good working relationships with key stakeholders, credibly engaging with politicians, government authorities and regulators
  • Manage the Fiscal Policy Forum and associated networks and workgroups, provide linkage with UKOITC and other industry tax bodies
  • Promote MER (Maximising Economic Recovery) consistent with the aims of the UK’s carbon reduction agenda, minimising fiscal risks whilst maximising opportunities 

Economics and market insights:

  • Monitor trends regarding UK upstream fiscal policy and its international competitiveness
  • Provide financial and accountancy-based insight into the performance of the UK’s oil and gas industry, set in context with the challenges the industry faces
  • Commission and undertake research and actively share such insight with membership and key stakeholders

The successful candidate will also facilitate the pursuit of the UK’s carbon-reduction agenda consistent with a successful 2050 outcome as per the Climate Change Committee’s objectives; promote the reputation of OGUK and raise the profile of our industry, representing members’ interests at transparency initiatives like UK EITI (Energy Industry Transparency Initiative) and EU Accounting Directive related workstreams.

You will also deliver the corporate and team business plan and priorities, manage budgets relating to delegated activities of the team.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of the UK upstream fiscal regime (preferable) and working knowledge of the UK mainstream tax regime affecting the supply chain; have an applied understanding of economic research and analysis and ability to model and assess relative impacts different fiscal options both at the basin and the corporate level; and also have an understanding of current industry dynamics and the regulatory regime governing the UKCS.

This role would be ideally suited for a financial/tax professional or economist who is an early stage of developing their career. Candidates with more work experience will also be considered.  A professional qualification such as ATT, CTA, ACCA, ACA, CFA would be advantageous.

You will process effective interpersonal and influencing skills: credibility to develop trust-based relationships with stakeholders, be an effective change facilitator and can present complex information and concepts in a simple and easy to understand form; be comfortable to work autonomously with the ability to translate concepts into work plans and implement them, with a keen eye for detail and effective reputation management.

This is an important role which offers the opportunity for the successful candidate to make a real difference whilst promoting collaboration and effective engagement at all levels with key stakeholders.

In return for hard work and commitment, the organisation offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

If you are interested in the above vacancy, please apply by sending a detailed CV and a personal statement to the Dionne McGregor at . A full job description can be found at here         

Closing date for applications 7th September 2019

Due to the high volume of applications we regret we will be unable to respond to each applicant. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.                                                                                     

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