Tax Lead

Join Scatec as a Tax Lead in São Paulo, Brazil. Contribute to renewable energy projects globally. Advance your career in tax management.

São Paulo, Brazil  UTC-03:00   Hybrid   Full Time   1001-5000   6 days ago

Want to join a frontrunner in renewable energy that is actively seeking early entry into new markets globally? Since the establishment in 2007, Scatec has acquired extensive knowledge and experience in developing, building and operating solar, wind and hydro power plants and storage solutions. Driven by our company values and competent global workforce, we aim to deliver competitive and sustainable renewable energy globally; protect our environment and improve quality of life through innovative integration of technology; and create shareholder value. We are present on four continents and are headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

Main purpose of position

Currently we are looking for a Tax Lead in São Paulo, Brazil to be part of our global team working together towards our vision – Improving our future. As our Tax Lead you will Assist in all aspects of direct and indirect tax in the for the local entities in country.

Main responsibilities

  • Local tax (direct and indirect) and tax structuring, both with regards to manage risk and optimize returns for projects in the development stage, but also existing projects. Desirable strong knowledge of VAT tax, specially ICMS.
  • Advice on optimal funding instruments of project companies and operating companies in order to reduce trapped cash, FX exposure, tax exposure.
  • Work in close relationship with the Business Development department on development of projects, including reviewing assumptions in financial models.
  • Review contracts and assist in drafting contracts that are in line with structuring decisions and ensure tax exposure is reduced.
  • Transfer pricing – work with the Group Transfer Pricing team and ensure transfer pricing is considered in the structuring and ensure compliance on transfer pricing for your geographic area in the Scatec Group.
  • Monitor and ensure general global compliance within the tax area.
  • Manage tax audits and tax controversy matters in your geographic area and respond to questions from the tax authorities.
  • Develop routines/policies/internal control (including operating system) within the tax area.
  • Monitor tax legislation in the countries Scatec is established and assess measures to optimize ongoing operations.
  • Provide technical support/advice and assistance on routines activities and tax local requirement performed internally or by an outsourcing company.
  • Manage projects and ad hoc tasks in daily basis.
  • Assist/participate within the Finance and Control organization on matters unrelated to tax when the activity level allows.

Qualifications and competencies

  • Education: Graduate in Accounting, Law or Business, preferably with masters degree within finance/law
  • Experience: At least 3-5 years of experience from working with tax matters and structuring, preferably at a Big 4, large law firm or in-house position
  • Language: advance written and spoken in English
  • Competences: Contractual management of outsourcing company, strong knowledge in VAT tax, specially ICMS, tax planning and business strategy, transfer pricing.

Personal characteristics

It is part of every employee’s term of reference to contribute to Scatec's vision: Improving our Future and adhere to our company values which are:

  • Predictable: demonstrate clear communication and listening skills, shares information in an open and honest way
  • Driving results: demonstrate determination, pro-activeness, can prioritize and work independently.
  • Changemaker: demonstrate entrepreneurship, can challenge, fast learner, take initiates and adjust.
  • Working together: demonstrate teamwork, shares responsibilities, can compromise, has a can-do attitude.

For the particular role we also expect:

  • Valid work permit for Brasil

We offer

Scatec is an exciting, innovative and ambitious company operating in a growing industry. We offer a challenging and interesting position where you will be part of a flexible, diverse and truly international working environment consisting of highly competent and committed colleagues with a positive drive to make a difference.

Scatec is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

Applications will be processed on a continuous basis.

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About the role

May 15, 2024

Full Time


Nov 15, 2024


São Paulo, Brazil

3-5 years


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