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Transfer Pricing Manager

Lightsource bp is a global leader in the development and management of solar energy projects. We are a 50:50 joint venture with bp with a mission to help drive the world’s transition to low carbon energy.

With solar set to increase tenfold in the next 20 years, we are well-positioned to capitalize on this growth. By joining the Lightsource bp team, you will ‘be the change’ on the world’s energy transition to a more sustainable future.

We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit as we continue to push the boundaries of an ever-changing energy landscape. By choosing a career with us, you can expect a challenging and fulfilling role surrounded by people who are passionate and have brilliant ideas about sustainable technology, innovation and making the world a better place.

Lightsource bp truly cares about creating a sustainable future through safe, responsible, and meaningful low carbon energy projects. Our core values are guiding principles for everything we do. 

Creating and maintaining a long term, continuously safe and healthy environment is our top priority.

We are a company of uncompromising integrity and business ethics.

We respect the law, support universal human rights, protect the environment and benefit the communities where we work.

As a renewable energy company, we are part of the climate change solution.

We adopt a ‘solutions’ driven mindset throughout our entire business in order to stay ahead of the game in an ever-changing global energy landscape.




The Transfer Pricing Manager will be responsible for international tax compliance of the Group including transfer pricing.



Transfer pricing

•             Work with the Finance team and the wider business to maintain and improve an arm’s length operating model for the Lightsource bp group, including both commercial operations and financing transactions

•             Work closely with the Finance and business teams to ensure transfer prices are effectively embedded in the Lightsource bp group’s accounting system to enable inter-company charging of all appropriate fees

•             Provide general transfer pricing advice and support including advice on application of transfer pricing laws and practice on all of Lightsource bp’s intercompany transactions in current and new markets

•             Functional and transfer pricing analysis of new inter-company transactions

•             Support the new market entry process in the adoption of group transfer pricing methodologies

•             Manage contemporaneous transfer pricing documentation including the Lightsource bp’s group's master file and local transfer pricing documentation for all major intercompany transactional streams

•             Implementation of the in-housing of the transfer pricing documentation process

•             Monitoring OECD and local country developments for new transfer compliance requirements and the implementation of these

•             Assistance with tax authority transfer pricing enquiries and audit defence, both  in the UK and overseas


Additional Areas

•             Support the business in adhering to changes in global tax legislation in a timely manner and changes are communicated to relevant internal departments

•             Identification of any potential anti avoidance reporting requirements for LSbp eg DAC 6, CFC, DPT and support the tax compliance for these

•             Support the management of the exposure risk of permanent establishments created by the business








•             Qualified tax professional with 6 years + post qualified experience

•             Preferably in-house MNC experience of implementing and maintaining transfer pricing policies and documentation

•             Technically up to date with a good understanding of international taxation legislation and standards with respect to transfer pricing

•             Strong UK GAAP and IFRS tax accounting knowledge beneficial

•             International experience / exposure essential

•             Wider corporate international tax experience and knowledge of issues such as corporate interest restriction, CFC, DAC 6 beneficial

•             Ability to initiate and lead a project through to a successful completion engaging stakeholders throughout the process

•             The ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment

•             Able to meet tight timeframes and drive continuous improvements



•             Excellent presentation and communication skills

•             Ability to organise work load and prioritise to maximum effect

•             Self starter able to work under limited direction / supervision

•             Flexible approach in a fast-paced business which is constantly changing, keep a clear head under pressure

•             Business partner of choice

•             Excellent attention to detail when checking information with an ability to recognise and question anomalies

•             Pro-active and hardworking nature

•             Team player able to successfully work closely with various finance functions and networks across geographies and commercial disciplines.