UK Tax Controller
Rutherford Cross
April 19, 2022
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Job Type
Scotland:, - Aberdeen
Industry and Commerce
Tax and Treasury


The Company

TechnipFMC is a leading technology provider to the traditional and new energies industry; delivering fully integrated projects, products, and services. With proprietary technologies and comprehensive solutions, TechnipFMC are transforming clients’ project economics, helping them unlock new possibilities to develop energy resources while reducing carbon intensity and supporting their energy transition ambitions.

TechnipFMC’s vision is to drive real change in the energy industry and the corporate strategy has always been focused on successfully delivering that vision. The purpose of the business is to improve clients’ project economics, enhance performance and reduce emissions and great focus is placed on TechnipFMC’s fundamental view that how business is done is as important as why business is done.

Reporting full year 2021 revenue at $6.4B and approximately 20,000 employees, Technip FMC is a global leader in the energy industry.

With collaboration and impact at the forefront of projects, technologies, systems, and services, TechnipFMC are focused on challenging convention by establishing new ways of working to enable improved and sustainable results for clients.

For more information on TechnipFMC’ achievements and projects, please visit their website here.


The Opportunity

The UK Tax Controller will have responsibility for UK and overseas tax reporting and compliance, Group tax reporting and SoX compliance. The individual will provide tax advice and support to the Corporate Tax Department and wider TechnipFMC business.

The role has one direct report and reports into the UK Tax Manager.

Key interactions:

The role is an important contributor to the TechnipFMC Corporate Tax Department and wider finance function. It requires a clear understanding of the business strategy and key interfaces externally and internally which include:

  • UK and Group Finance teams
  • US Tax Accounting Team
  • TechnipFMC Business and Operations
  • HMRC and other external tax authorities
  • External advisors

Main Accountabilities:

  • UK tax compliance and reporting – CT, VAT, etc
  • Group tax accounting/reporting and SoX compliance
  • Overseas tax compliance and reporting
  • Resolving overseas tax audits
  • Group tax planning
  • Providing tax support to Corporate Tax dept
  • Provide tax advice and support to the business
  • Assisting North Sea tendering activity
  • Coaching and continuous development of the tax team

The Individual

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified tax and / or accounting professional with extensive tax experience.

The individual will have:

  • UK tax technical expertise
  • UK corporation tax return preparation and submission experience
  • Tax accounting expertise


Salary: £Competitive

Car allowance: £Competitive

Pension: 10% employer and employee contribution

Annual leave: 25 days per year plus 5 fixed public holidays

Bonus: 5%

Core benefits: Life Assurance, PHI, Private Healthcare (discounted rates for family)

Choice of flexible benefits: Option to select additional benefits via salary sacrifice, such as Dental Plan, Travel Insurance, Cycle 2 Work, Give as You Earn, purchasing additional annual leave days

Compressed working week: Opportunity to take 1 day off per month if hours accrued

Further benefits: Discounted online shopping website available for all employees (Perks at Work) and on-site gym facilities and staff restaurant (with a Starbucks franchise)

The Recruitment Process

Initial interviews are with our exclusive advisors at Rutherford Cross.

Second stage interviews will be with Tom Hand – UK Tax Manager and Kelly Petrie – HR Business Partner

Applications should be sent to [email protected]. Please reach out to Amy directly for a confidential discussion about this opportunity.

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