Tax Specialist

Date Posted:  6 Jun 2024
Legal Entity:  Yinson Brasil Serviços Ltda.
Job Function: 
Location:  Rio De Janerio
Employment Type:  Permanent

Exciting opportunity to join our Renewables team as Tax Specialist!

Job Summary

The Tax Specialist will be part of the Tax team, responsible for tax compliance & financial reporting for the Yinson Renewables (YR) businesses in Latin America Region (LATAM).

Location: Brazil, Rio


  • Responsible for monthly and annual tax compliance matters for YR LATAM entities.  
  • Review all supplier and customer invoices to ensure compliance with local tax legislation & rules.
  • Review monthly accounts for YR LATAM entities prepared by local consultants in respective LATAM countries.
  • Timely submission of monthly financials to YR Group after review of the same with local consultants in LATAM.
  • Maintain balance sheet schedules for all YR LATAM entities.
  • Responsible for monthly/quarterly internal financial and tax reporting on the YR LATAM entities, including quality variance analysis and commentaries to explain the financial results.
  • Liaise with local authorities in relation to the tax audits in YR  business in LATAM.
  • Advise on cross-border tax issues, e.g. profit repatriation strategies, withholding taxes, permanent establishment, etc.
  • Assist in Group BEPS Pillar 2.0 implementation.
  • Transfer pricing and value chain analysis.
  • Review and perform preliminary tax due diligence on potential deals.
  • Work with various advisers on M&A deals, acquisitions, divestments.
  • Liaise with local tax authorities on various incentives and grants (where applicable).
  • Manage ad-hoc matters arising and perform other tasks that may be assigned from time to time.
  • Collaborate with the wider Finance team to drive a culture of delivery and excellence.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Relevant higher education/certification or equivalent working experience.
  • 5 years of relevant experience from a Big 4 accounting firm or a large organisation which has in-house tax function/department.
  • Experience working within the tax industry in LATAM countries.
  • Experience from working in the renewables industry is an advantage.
  • Ability to interpret the General Ledger and solid understanding of tax accounting.
  • Fluent in English and Spanish, both verbally and written.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, international environment with a high degree of ambiguity.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate complex matters concisely and effectively across all levels of the organisation.

About Yinson

Yinson, established in 1983, is a world leading energy solutions provider, with a network of over 1,800 employees working in 16 strategic locations worldwide. Yinson currently operates four business divisions - Offshore Production, Renewables, Green Technologies, and Offshore Marine. Yinson Renewables was established in 2019 and has already positioned itself for growth in a rapidly developing market. Yinson's vision for renewables is to be a major IPP, where we will build, own and operate renewable generating assets. The primary focus will be on onshore wind and solar, but may also include offshore wind, hydro and other opportunities. We are a dynamic organisation with great customers, an equal opportunity employer, and a culture where people are valued and empowered to deliver amazing results. We are also growing and looking to hire talented and passionate individuals to join our team!

Why Yinson?

Our global team consists of passionate individuals who are highly skilled in their work, and who share a common vision to develop innovative and sustainable solutions. We are a value-based organisation, meaning that we live and operate by the following values: ROADS - Reliable, Open, Adaptable, Decisive and Sustainable. We offer a host of learning and development opportunities, a safe and reliable working environment, and a competitive compensation package.


Yinson is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for all employees. We strive for an inclusive workforce with employees of different cultural, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, perspectives, networks, sexual orientation, functional ability, and language.

Yinson is determined to do our part in the global movement towards a low-carbon, climate resilient environment - In March 2021, we established our Climate Goals to be carbon neutral by 2030 and net zero by 2050. Our climate targets have been set to be fully consistent with the ambitious goals of the Paris Agreement. These form part of Yinson’s overarching sustainability focus that drives us to contribute as much as possible to strengthen the world’s collective foundation for a durable, equitable and sustainable economy.



If you have the suitable qualifications and skills for this position, please apply as soon as possible by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English explaining how your background can contribute in this position. Applications are evaluated continuously, and we call in for interviews on an ongoing basis, so do not wait - apply now!