Centrica • Denmark

Tax Manager

Employment type:  Full time
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Job Description

Centrica Energy is hiring a Tax Manager for our Danish team based out of Aalborg and Copenhagen. Are you an experienced Tax professional with expert knowledge of international taxes who would like to join an international team of energy professionals on a mission to provide sustainable and affordable energy? Then this role might be for you.

The role

You will be a key player in our finance team overseeing the delivery of all tax returns for the operating unit prepared by finance colleagues, the VAT controller and the global compliance outsource provider.

You will be expected to:

  • Deliver automated tax compliance and enhanced processes and controls through the effective use of data, systems and technology

  • Develop and maintain a strong working knowledge of Centrica Energy Europe and of Danish and international taxes, particularly indirect taxes.

  • Ensure a robust control framework is established and maintained, maintaining governance and risk documentation.

  • Deliver training or other support to ensure Centrica Energy Europe remains compliant with all tax obligations.

  • Support the management of taxes in the wider Centrica group, as required.

Furthermore you will collaborate with and support the other Tax Manager for Centrica Energy Europe, who will lead on business partnering, tax advice, tax controversy and local transfer pricing.

The team is based out of our headquarter in Aalborg thus you will be required to frequently travel to Aalborg if you are based out of Copenhagen.

About you

You can come from a number of different backgrounds and you will be hired based on your skills and capabilities. We do however expect that you have:

  • A university degree on a relevant subject

  • Technical knowledge of all Danish taxes including VAT, transfer pricing and global reporting requirements.

  • Experience of dealing with other European jurisdictions, particularly northern Europe.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills enabling efficient interaction with Finance and other stakeholders (internal and external) and effective collaboration within and outside the Tax team

  • Proven ability to take initiative/ownership of the issue and to achieve results under pressure and with imperfect/incomplete information

  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated

Experience managing tax compliance and owning tax processes in a commodity trading environment is an advantage


About Centrica Energy

Centrica Energy is a leading European energy trader with +13 GW of renewable power under management and over 15 years of experience innovating the European PPA market. We provide competitive solutions for Renewables that help manage merchant risks and lower costs whilst meeting the needs of investors and banking partners.

We have a strong focus and track record of nurturing talent, and the responsibilities and tasks we take on, are limited only by our imagination – we dream big and aim high when setting new goals, and we deliver on that through honesty, proactiveness and responsibility.

At Centrica we embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. To build a more sustainable future, we need the best team – a team with a diverse mix of people and skills, where everyone feels welcome and able to succeed. We are dedicated in helping to close the diversity gap across the technology sector and would love to see more females, people of colour and LGBTQ+ employees, as well as those from a variety of cultures and ethnicity to veterans and the differently abled which is why we aim to fight the unconscious biases. Belonging to these groups does not give you special advantages in the recruitment process either as we aim to hire the best candidate for our teams independently of the above mentioned factors. Supporting diversity and inclusion is a big part of who we are, we are not looking for people to fit into our culture but to add to it!

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This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.

Company benefits

Adoption leave
Open to part-time employees
Enhanced sick days
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Gym membership
Health insurance
Mental health platform access
Compassionate leave
Dental coverage
Fertility treatment leave
Season ticket loan
Buy or sell annual leave
Optional unpaid leave
Shared parental leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Carer’s leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Cycle to work scheme
Pension match/increase
Equity packages
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Share options
Financial coaching
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
Company car

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Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
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Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

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Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring
Working at Centrica

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Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Windsor, London, Cardiff, Leicester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Dublin, Stockport, Staines, Hampton, Aberdeen, Barrow, Hull

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom