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Senior Tax Manager - 12 month FTC

Low Carbon


Posted over 30 days ago...


Join Low Carbon as a Senior Tax Manager and Drive Renewable Energy Tax Strategies While Enjoying Comprehensive Benefits


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London United Kingdom

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In-person- London United Kingdom

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Organisation summary

Low Carbon is a visionary company committed to fighting climate change by developing and operating renewable energy projects worldwide. Backed by MassMutual, Low Carbon is a certified B-Corporation that values environmental and societal impact alongside financial success. Our team embodies a culture of learning, respect, trust, and collaboration, united by a passion to protect our planet. As we expand, we emphasize diversity and inclusivity, creating a supportive workplace where we are proud to contribute to a sustainable future.

Role Summary

  • Ensure tax compliance and efficiency across the Low Carbon Group.
  • Manage tax planning for transactions and oversee tax return preparation.
  • Collaborate with investment and finance teams to support tax aspects of business activities.
  • Maintain tax risk register and stay updated on tax developments.
  • Coordinate with tax advisors and manage relationships with tax authorities.

Role Requirements

  • Approachable with excellent communication skills and relationship-building ability.
  • Proactive, organized, detail-oriented, and adept at problem-solving.
  • Relevant tax and/or accounting qualification with experience in mixed tax compliance and transactional work.
  • Background in renewable energy or infrastructure investments and fund management is beneficial.

Our Compensation & Benefits

  • 26 days holiday plus birthday off, with the option to purchase additional days.
  • Annual health check and private healthcare for family, disregarding medical history.
  • Contributory pension and season ticket loan.
  • Pluxee for commercial discounts and perks.
  • Three days for volunteering and monthly credit for emergency care services.

About Low Carbon

Low Carbon is a purpose driven company that creates large-scale renewable energy in the global fight against climate change. Our mission is to protect the planet for future generations while delivering positive returns for our communities and investors. Our goal is to produce as much new renewable energy as possible while limiting our own environmental impact. We do this by developing, investing in, and operating large-scale renewable energy projects across the globe.

Our partnership with the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) is enabling us to accelerate the deployment of large-scale renewable energy and underpins our ambition to transform the global energy sector from fossil fuels to zero carbon.

All of us at Low Carbon know that trust is a vital component of the climate fight. We are a long-standing certified B-Corporation, a reflection of our fundamental ethos to balance the needs of the environment and society with our bottom line.

We are extremely proud of the highly professional and talented team at Low Carbon.  We have built a positive learning culture that incorporates respect, trust, collaboration, and a shared passion to combat climate change.  It is an open, friendly and supportive environment, and we are proud to say we work here. As we grow, we are committed to increasing diversity in the team, and continuing to foster an inclusive environment where we can learn from each other.

Role Description

This position has come about for maternity cover. The purpose of this position is to drive tax compliance, planning and efficiency for the Low Carbon Group.  The Senior Tax Manager will take ownership for Low Carbon’s tax planning for all transactions, both buy-side and sell-side, as well as accounting for income taxes and overseeing preparation of tax returns. This role encompasses the entire Low Carbon Group including Head Office, operational companies, development SPV’s, holding companies and the fund. It involves an interesting mix of compliance and transactional work, partnering with the investment teams, contributing to forecasting and budgeting and working closely with the Finance team.

The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator able to influence at a senior level with strong tax and financial acumen. This role sits with the Corporate Finance team and will report to the Finance Director.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversight of all corporation tax, VAT and other relevant tax returns, prepared by the Tax Manager/ third party service providers
  • Continuing the implementation of the group’s transfer pricing policy
  • Provide support to the Investment team in respect of tax aspects of new joint ventures, acquisitions, disposals and restructurings, of which there are multiple
  • Maintaining the tax risk register and keeping up to date with relevant tax technical developments and their applicability to the group
  • Preparation of responses to HMRC or other tax authority queries regarding tax issues
  • Assist the fund with any fund related tax queries, compliance and acquisitions
  • Input into forecasting and budgeting processes for cash management
  • Manage day to day relationship with Group tax advisors and tax compliance service providers

Person Specification

  • A friendly, approachable and professional manner
  • An excellent communicator who builds trusted relationships with people at all levels
  • Energetic, reliable, adaptable and used to using their initiative
  • Highly organised, great attention to detail and a focus on getting things done
  • Be an enthusiastic and committed team player with a ‘hands on approach’ to problem solving

Skills & Experience

  • Tax and/or accounting qualification or equivalent with proven experience of mixed tax compliance and transactional experience likely gained in-house or in an accounting/consulting firm
  • Considerable experience in a tax advisory company and/or in house in a similar role
  • Experience understanding complex structures
  • Renewable energy experience and/or infrastructure investments would be valuable
  • Experience of working with fund management would also be useful

Our Compensation & Benefits

  • 26 days holiday plus your birthday off (with option to buy a further 5 days)
  • Annual Bupa Health Check
  • Private Healthcare for you and your family (medical history disregarded)
  • Contributory Pension
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Pluxee for commercial discounts and perks
  • 3 additional days for volunteering to support causes of your choice
  • £50 credit per month towards short notice childcare, eldercare and pet care via ‘Bubble’

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