Director of Tax - Renewable Energy

Posted 03 December 2023
Salary $180,000-$220,000
LocationNew York
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy, ESG & Green Tech Finance

Job description

Job Title: Director of Tax

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description:

​The Green Recruitment Company is working with a market-leading owner owner operator of renewable energy projects across the United States. The company acquires, develops, owns, and operates more than 8 GW of capacity across a portfolio of over 65 renewable energy projects. As the Director of Tax, you will be part of a small, highly skilled team in New York, NY responsible for supporting the company's portfolio of wind and solar projects.


  • Oversee and manage the tax function for existing and new renewable projects across the U.S., as well as corporate entities.

  • Liaise cross-functionally both internally and with external advisors to formulate, analyze, monitor, and implement strategy, compliance, and finance management for direct and indirect taxes.

  • Engage and manage tax modeling and various forms of federal, state, and local tax, accounting, management, and investor reporting, including tax filing review, taxable income forecasting, partnership accounting, hypothetical liquidation at book value (HLBV) modeling, yield tracking, deferred taxation (ASC 740), and budget vs. actual analysis.

  • Liaise with deal team members, asset managers, treasury, affiliates’ tax teams, external consultants, and tax authorities for various tax-related matters.

  • Coordinate on key tax items across the company and focusing on initiatives related to establishing, standardizing, optimizing, and documenting tax processes, workflows, and controls.


  • 6 to 12 years of experience with renewable energy tax and partnership concepts.

  • In-depth knowledge of tax equity structures and taxability of pass-through entities (including tax allocations for complex tiered partnership structures) is required for this role. Knowledge of financial principles and experience with complex transactions are pluses.

  • Experience building and/or reviewing complex tax models in Excel is important for this role.

  • The ability to lead and collaborate with teams located in different time zones and jurisdictions.

  • An MBA, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Tax LLM, or similar certification are all pluses but are not required.