Tax Analyst (11521)

  • Perth WA, Australia
Contractor Tax

Job Description

Tax Analyst

INPEX is a worldwide oil and gas exploration and production company currently involved in more than 70 projects across more than 20 countries.

INPEX is ranked in the top 100 global energy companies and is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Present in Australia since 1986, INPEX Australia has worked hard to earn its place as a leading local explorer and producer of oil and natural gas.

Headquartered in Perth with offices in Darwin, INPEX Australia is active in the Timor Sea and the Carnarvon, Browse and Bonaparte basins. We are pursuing opportunities to further expand our presence in Australia.

INPEX Australia’s portfolio includes the flagship Ichthys LNG Project and participating interests in the Bayu-Undan/Darwin LNG, Prelude FLNG and Van Gogh projects and the development of the Ravensworth, Coniston and Kitan oil fields.

These projects represent investments of billions of dollars and comprise a number of joint ventures forging dynamic and exciting alliances.

Now is an exciting time to join our Australian operations as we’re at the forefront of developing our flagship Ichthys LNG Project.

This is your chance to drive technical innovation as you collaborate with international experts on a career-defining project.

Learn more about the Project here

INPEX is currently looking for a Taxation Analyst to join our Perth based Finance team.

This tax specialist role will provide various services to joint ventures, assets, and the companies which are operated by the INPEX group within Australia.  You will work closely with Finance personnel and the wider business as a member of the Taxation team. The role has multiple internal stakeholders as well as an Offshore Delivery (OSD) team and external advisors.

Under the guidance of the Senior Taxation Advisor, the TA will help deliver taxation compliance and advisory to the assets and INPEX companies, as well as helping with revenue authority engagement, while building positive relationships with all stakeholders.


Key functions of the role include:


  • Conduct all activities in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures. Ensure the welfare of personnel and the protection of our assets and the environment.
  • Actively assisting with all compliance activities of the INPEX group assets and companies in Australia, including working with the OSD team, external advisors, as well as internal Tax Team members to ensure compliance with:
    • Income tax and tax effect accounting;
    • Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT);
    • GST / Instalments
    • Payroll Tax
    • Fringe Benefits Tax
    • Fuel taxes, Excise, and other Duties
  • Compliance activities will also extend to assisting in responses to Revenue Authorities in risk reviews or audit activities, such as the Top 100 reviews in both income tax and PRRT; and GST justified trust reviews, as examples.
  • Assisting in the preparation of position papers to enable INPEX to determine the certainty of the position on a business arrangement it will undertake, or which it has undertaken, as well as responding to ad hoc queries from business stakeholders.
  • Complying with and working within the Taxation Management System framework, as well as assist in modifying this framework as business operation’s or processes evolve.
  • Develop the relationships with external and internal stakeholders from various INPEX business divisions such as Contracts and Procurement, Human Resources, Legal and Payroll.


 Qualifications, Skills & Experience:


  • A Bachelor’s degree in either Accounting or Taxation is essential, along with studying towards either CPA/CA or a Master’s degree.
  • Some post graduate exposure in a professional services taxation environment or within a taxation environment for Exploration & Production, or mining companies would be beneficial.
  • A working knowledge of IFRS/AASB and can discuss technical matters in this regard
  • Knowledge of CCH Integrator and ERP (e.g. SAP or Oracle) is desirable although not essential.
  • Must be a team player and able to communicate effectively to deliver and hold the company position in relation to tax advice/compliance matters
  • Commitment to collaboration and to team work


This is an excellent opportunity for you to play a major role in the development of a fast-evolving energy company. Information on this role and details on how to apply can be obtained from the INPEX website at

“INPEX is building a more diverse and inclusive workforce, for the benefit of our people, our business and our community. We therefore encourage women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.”