News: We’re Hiring: Tax Consultant


Tax Consultant Position Announcement

Publish What You Pay – US (PWYP-US) is the US chapter of a global coalition calling for a more transparent and accountable extractives sector so that oil, gas and mining revenues improve the lives of people in resource-rich countries. PWYP-US advocates for transparency initiatives that shine a light on the financial flows between companies and governments so that citizens have the information they need to hold their governments accountable. PWYP-US has 40 NGO members and is governed by a steering committee led by Global Witness, ONE, Oxfam America, and PWYP-International. The global PWYP network spans 41 countries, primarily in Africa, Asia and Latin America. PWYP-US is a project of the Fund for Constitutional Government.

Position Summary

PWYP-US is seeking a Tax Consultant to write a policy brief containing easy-to-digest analysis of federal taxes paid by, and tax avoidance strategies used by oil, gas and mining companies. This brief may serve as the foundation for a future US extractives tax campaign.

The consultant will submit a draft report by November, 12, 2018 that outlines the federal tax regime applicable to oil, gas and mining companies; commonly used tax avoidance strategies; case studies; existing evidence (specifically reports filed by companies pursuant to mandatory payment reporting legislation in Canada and the European Union); and policy recommendations. The consultant will incorporate feedback and edits from PWYP-US for final report completion by January 11, 2019.

The consultant will work remotely and report to the director of PWYP-US.

Minimum Qualifications


Some Duties and Responsibilities

To Apply

Please send a tailored cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to info @ pwypusa.org with the subject line “Tax Consultant – Your Name.”