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Oil and Gas / Tax Accountant


Vacancy ID: Req000713

Date: 1 September 2015

Deadline: 7 September 2015

Work conditions: Full Time

Location: Baku, Azerbaijan

Salary: Negotiable

Job Description: 

  • Timely preparation and submission of the statutory tax reports including VAT return, WHT, Foreign Subcontractors’ WHT, Personal Income Tax, Profit Tax, Property Tax and other reports as required;
  • Ensure timely payment of all taxes and duties;
  • Calculation of local taxes of Expatriate payroll;
  • Timely preparation and submission of Statistical reports as required;
  • Preparation of local VAT invoices (Hesab-Faktura) for customers as required;
  • Coordinate off-site and on-site tax audits; 
  • Handle all requests of the tax authorities and communicate such requests to the Financial Controller and Finance Manager;
  • Maintain correspondence with the tax authorities - daily review of the electronic tax inbox and preparation of reply letters to various inquiries and requests from the tax authorities;
  • Keep abreast of current developments in the tax area and inform the Financial Controller and Finance Manager about any significant changes and their potential impact over operations;
  • Ensure proper accounting for PSA/ non-PSA revenue and expenses;
  • Ensure proper recognition, depreciation and tax accounting of fixed assets;
  • Prepare tax reconciliations for balances held in JDE;
  • Perform year-end accrual review and prepare the tax provision.
  • Research process errors that caused incorrect tax filings and communicate them to the Financial Controller and Finance Manager;
  • Assist with the requests of external auditors;


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or any other related field;
  • 3-5 years of experience in the area of accounting and taxation;
  • Sound knowledge of statutory and PSA taxation in Azerbaijan, experience with tax reporting;
  • Fluent English and Azerbaijani, knowledge of Russian is an advantage;
  • Professional qualification (ACCA, CIMA, CPA) is an advantage, but not must;
  • Experience with accounting software is an advantage;
  • Good skills to Intermediate level in Microsoft products, knowledge of tax reporting software