Senior Financial Reporting & Tax Analyst (Redhill-Bridge Gate, GB)

Senior Financial Reporting & Tax Analyst (Redhill-Bridge Gate, GB)

Job Description

A Senior Financial Reporting & Tax Analyst is required who will review and/or calculate and process financial information and ensure compliance with accounting and tax rules.  The Senior Financial Reporting & Tax Analyst will review and/or prepare financial and tax reports with the purpose of producing accurate and timely information, in line with Business needs, accounting and tax rules.
The role includes, but is not limited to: 


  • Review indirect tax (VAT and CCL) postings/calculations/returns ensuring compliance with tax rules as well as accuracy and timeliness of data submitted
  • Ensure compliance with indirect tax rules, in coordination with the Corporate Finance team and Group
  • Be the key contact for queries relating to indirect taxes across the Business
  • Review new requirements relating to indirect taxes and ensure required changes/improvements are implemented, including impacts on processes and systems
  • Liaise with the Business and IT to ensure VAT and CCL rates are correctly updated in relevant systems
  • Provide training and guidance to relevant teams to ensure compliance with tax rules and ensure required documentation is up to date
  • Be the key contact for the Corporate Finance team regarding corporation tax and other UK taxes under their responsibility
  • Liaise with external and internal tax advisers to understand and interpret relevant tax laws, including changes
  • Contribute to the Senior Accounting Officer certification process as required, in coordination with the Audit & Compliance team.

Financial Reporting:

  • Review applicable accounting standards and prepare/maintain accounting policies as and when required to follow constant evolutions in standards and requirements
  • Participate to the critical review of existing processes / methods to ensure strict compliance with applicable accounting and financial reporting rules
  • Prepare reports / analyses required in relation to Statutory Accounts and other Statutory reporting obligations, in coordination with the Corporate Finance team (in charge of producing Statutory Accounts for the company)
  • Execute the monthly closing process. Prepare and post month-end journals in the accounting system (SUN) in a timely and accurate manner. This includes reviewing / challenging calculations performed by other teams
  • Perform or review required reconciliations (balance sheet recs, inter-companies and intra-company recs, bank recs, manual invoices, etc.) and maintain comprehensive and up to date paperwork
  • Prepare Sarbanes-Oxley Monitoring and Control documents in a timely manner
  • Provide guidance / support to the Financial Reporting Analysts as required. 


  • Contribute to continuously improving financial reporting, general accounting and tax processes and methods, in accordance with applicable accounting and tax rules. Work with other Finance teams and Operational departments as required
  • Provide cover for other team members as required
  • Undertake / contribute to Finance projects as required
  • Comply with relevant HSE rules, managing their activities to ensure all relevant HSE risks are appropriately mitigated. Provide feedback on risks or issues that may exist within the team.

Context and environment

Candidate profile

Qualifications / Experience Required

  • Qualified ACA, CIMA or ACCA with PQE experience in indirect taxes, accounting and financial reporting
  • Knowledge of the Gas and Power industry and of associated taxes would be a plus
  • Highly numerate with excellent analytical skills. Highly autonomous, self-learning and reliable
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel incl. complex formulas and ability to work with large volumes of data)
  • Knowledge of SUN system would be a plus
  • Good communication skills including ability to present / explain complex information
  • Ownership, collaborative and strong relationship management skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple responsibilities.

About us / company profile

Give your best to better energy and make the commitment with Total. With over 500-plus professions in 130 countries, we offer high safety and environmental standards, strong ethical values, an innovation culture and wide-ranging career development. Be part of the global team whose mission is already shared by 100,000 employees: to make energy better each and every day.

Total Gas & Power Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Total Group responsible for energy Marketing and Trading activities in the UK.

UK Marketing
Total Gas & Power Ltd’s UK Marketing business is a specialist provider of energy to UK businesses. We supply natural gas and electricity to many thousands of sites across the UK, and we are market leaders in the highly competitive Industrial and Commercial sector (by gas volume).

With customers across the entire commercial and industrial spectrum, competitive prices, a wide array of product solutions to meet customers’ individual buying needs, and high quality customer service remain the keystones for our growth and competitive success.

Our teams of dedicated employees always ensure a personal and professional service for all our customers. These teams are based in one of our three offices: Redhill in Surrey (main location), London and Leeds in West Yorkshire. We also have a network of field-based Account Managers located across the UK enabling us to form an individual relationship with our customers.

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