Tax Manager

  • Location:
    Kristiansand S, Norway
  • Employment type:

We are looking for a tax professional to strengthen our global HMH Tax Department. Join us in our quest to solve tomorrow’s challenges!

Do you want to join our team?

HMH is looking to strengthen its Tax Department and we are searching for a skilled and experienced person who holds great knowledge within the tax area.

The HMH Tax Department is a global function led by the Global Head of Tax, and the team works both cross-functionally in the group and cross-border. The Tax Department has an advisory function and oversee the tax compliance, while also focusing on managing tax efficiently and within the tax law in the jurisdictions where HMH operates. As a member in this team, you will be involved in both international and international tax complexities and gain great knowledge about both the operations and management of a big international group.

The new team member will report to and work closely together with the HMH Global Head of Tax, located in Kristiansand, Norway.

Who are you, and what will you be doing?
You are a tax professional that would like to work with national and international tax in a frontrunning global company. As an HMH Tax Manager you will be part of a team of competent tax professionals, located both in Norway and the US. The Tax Department is an integrated team that work together on assisting management and the operational departments worldwide. As a team member you will take part in the day-to-day activities in the Tax Department that may include:

  • Provide corporate tax advice to ensure tax-efficient operations throughout HMH, relating to tenders, ongoing projects, after-market operations, and M&A activities. This includes analysis of corporate tax implications, advise on contract structure, and engage external advisors when needed.
  • Transfer Pricing – maintain policies/methodology, manage intercompany agreements and draft Transfer Pricing documentation.
  • Manage tax compliance process
  • Train commercial, contracting, finance and legal resources in HMH on tax complexities, to achieve tax efficient, compliant, and effective risk management.
  • Assist and manage local HMH entities with tax audits, tax controversies and tax disputes.
  • Advice on a tax-efficient legal structure in the group
  • Identify proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate tax risks in the group.
  • Review and advise on tax relevant parts of the Terms & Conditions in contracts.
  • Assist on indirect tax complexities
  • Assist and advise on tax calculations and tax returns.

Key competencies and skills:

  • Master of Law or equal or relevant Finance background with specialization in tax
  • At least 3+ years of relevant experience, including advising in international taxation
  • Ability to solve complex and sensitive matters
  • Business/industry experience is an advantage, but not a requirement
  • Ability to work multidisciplinary with a commercial mindset, and provide independent advice to senior level management on highly technical and complex matters
  • Takes initiative, acts with confidence and works under own direction
  • Sets high quality standards, and works with professional integrity in an efficient, systematic, methodical, and orderly way.
  • Your work capacity needs to include being flexible, creative, engaged and solution oriented
  • Good communication skills, both in Norwegian and in English (fluent)

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • An opportunity to contribute to and influence the future of HMH
  • A diverse and inclusive work environment where you are encouraged to develop your skills and share your knowledge
  • Flexible working hours
  • Beautiful seaside location in Kristiansand, with easy access to public transportation
  • Free on-campus parking, with access to electric car charging

About us:

HMH is a leading global provider of first-class solutions and services designed to offer our valued customers with the safer, more efficient, and reliable alternative. Our company vision drives an unparalleled commitment to quality and major economic advantages for our customers and stakeholders. HMH has a global span covering five continents with offices in 16 countries.

HMH is a frontrunner within developing and providing automation and digital solutions for our drilling customers to support their endeavor to improve efficiency and environmental footprint.

Equipped with its brilliant team of engineers, HMH is committed to actively explore opportunities in other industries.
For us, this means new opportunities and challenges that we need to solve together with our customer. To do this, we need creativity and great minds.


The preferred location for the role is Kristiansand, Norway, but if the right candidate is in Stavanger, we would rather have the right candidate.

Contact information:

If you feel your experience qualifies you for this challenge, please apply online by 31 May 2022 and let us know how you meet the requirements of the role.

At HMH we encourage a diverse workforce. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

For further information regarding the position please contact the Global Head of Tax, Ane Therese Sønning Aadland, on +47 97604544/, or Julie Wannebo, Senior Recruiter NES Advantage, phone number: +47 23 96 65 35.


NES Advantage Solutions is HMH’s global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing services.