Vacancy Details

We are an equal opportunities employer and pride ourselves on a fair and transparent process. We welcome applications from everyone and if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process please let one of our recruiters know so we can help and advise.

Whatever the assessment process you will be given guidance from our Recruitment Team as to what to expect and prepare, we are always on hand to answer your questions.

Tax Accountant


Location : Larbert
Region : Scotland
Posted : May 9, 2019
Closing Date : Jun 20, 2019


We currently have a vacancy for a Tax Accountant to join our team at our Larbert office.

This role will offer an extremely competitive salary, working 37.5 hours Monday – Friday, on a Permanent Basis.


As a Tax Accountant you will ensure accurate recording, reporting and full compliance with all tax regulations within the Certas group and provide advice and guidance to the business across all heads of tax.  You will also ensure optimal tax efficient processes and procedures to highlight any potential tax saving opportunities.


You will be key point of contact for HMRC, Group Tax and Internal / External auditors for all tax related matters, providing advice on tax implications of potential acquisitions or new businesses opportunities and providing on time, accurate submission of monthly returns to HMRC.


As the Tax Accountant you will manage the review of tax for all future acquisitions while coordinating and managing any on-going investigations, tracking all issues on the tax register and keeping all relevant parties updated


You should have the below Skills, Qualifications and Experience:


  • Qualified Accountant
  • Experience working in a similar role
  • Strong technical knowledge of HMRC guidelines and tax legislation
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to work on own and as part of a team


Benefits also provided by Certas include discount schemes, pension scheme and holiday buy and sell options. This role provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience and grow within the UKs largest independent retailer of fuels and lubricants.


Our Mission

We work as one team, making our energy expertise and outstanding service count for all our customers.


Company Information

We employ 2,500 colleagues based across our depots around the UK from the highlands of Scotland to the Channel Islands. We recruit sales people to sell our fuel, oils and lubricants as well as drivers to deliver the products to our customers who may be individual home owners, farmers, small or large businesses! Also essential to our business are our management teams and colleagues within, Marketing, HR, Finance, IT, Health and Safety and Legal. In addition, we have a dedicated team of service engineers who work within Team Energy. Key to our success are our people and our learning and development team ensure we can nurture our talent and support colleagues with their aspirations and growth through programmes such as Inspire, our WOW training courses and apprenticeships.

It’s also worth noting we are part of the wider DCC PLC group which is a FTSE 100 company. Being part of the group gives our colleagues opportunities to work alongside other businesses to share best practice and develop into roles across the businesses in the group.

The successful candidate will be offered the position on Certas Energy terms and conditions of employment.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified within 2 weeks after the closing date. If you are not contacted, you should assume that you have not been shortlisted.

Certas Energy Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer


Job Reference Number : 7339

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