Wind Energy

Our Expertise

Offshore wind energy has become an important part of the energy mix in Germany and, thanks to the energy transition, this sector will continue to grow. Companies are also confronted with various business management challenges such as value added tax (VAT), developing financial models, reporting and IFRS financial statements to domestic and foreign investors. We make use of our many years of experience in advising offshore wind farms to be at your side as an expert advisory partner.

Christian Kaussen, Wirtschaftsprüfer & Steuerberater

Christian Kaussen

Public accountant and tax adviser

As a public accountant and tax adviser, Christian Kaussen has a wealth of experience gathered over years in the comprehensive consultation of companies in the renewable energies sector. In the field of wind energy in particular, Mr Kaussen has advised and advises both turbine manufacturers as well as installation operators. In addition to auditing annual financial statements in accordance with IFRS and HGB, he also focuses on tax and business management consulting – which ranges from the identification of potential for tax optimisation and advising on company transactions to financial closing and the implementation and optimisation of (digital) business processes, through to the complete takeover of all administrative and business management tasks for the company.


Stephan Dreckmann, Wirtschaftsprüfer und Steuerberater

Stephan Dreckmann

Public accountant and tax adviser

As a public accountant and tax adviser, Stephan Dreckmann has worked for several years together with offshore wind farms, providing them with tax advice as well as consulting in matters of business management. His professional activities in this regard focused on the preparation of annual financial statements and monthly reports, as well as consolidated financial statements in accordance with IFRS or the HGB, auditing annual financial statements, transaction consulting, preparation of tax plans, consulting with regard to VAT and deferred taxes.

If necessary, he also takes on responsibility for business-related communication with foreign investors in his role as public accountant and tax adviser.



Annual financial statements ​

  • Preparation of annual financial statements

Tax returns

  • Corporation tax
  • Value added tax
  • Trade tax
  • Capital gains tax registration ​

Financial accounting ​

  • Accounting
  • Preparation for payment transactions
  • Receivables management
  • Value added tax advance registration

Tax consulting​ ​

  • Introduction of tax compliance systems
  • Value added tax consulting
  • International tax consulting
  • Company audits
  • Tax planning and tax optimisation
  • Value added tax consulting
  • Transfer prices
  • Licence barriers
  • Electricity tax registration
  • Interest barrier
  • Avoidance of a loss as defined by section 8c of the KStG
  • Deferred taxes

​Payroll accounting and personnel administration

  • Payroll accounting
  • Special payroll tax issues (benefits in kind, events, illegitimate self-employment)
  • Training of employees in the personnel department
  • Company pension agreements
  • Electronic personnel file management
  • Optimisation of existing personnel processes
  • Deployment of workers
  • Company audits
  • Employee-relevant tasks for start-ups


Auditing of financial statements​

  • Audits of annual and consolidated financial statements (HGB, IFRS)
  • Audits of group reporting packages (HGB, IFRS, US GAAP)
  • Agreed-upon procedures
  • Interim financial statements

International accounting

  • Consolidated financial statements in accordance with IFRS
  • Pragmatic approaches to solving accounting questions
  • Conversion to IFRS
  • Quarterly reviews
  • Introduction of group reporting
  • Group accounting handbooks

Assurance engagements

  • Operational processes
  • Internal control systems (ISAE 3402)
  • Financial and non-financial information


Internal accounting

  • Financing decisions
  • Creation of business plans
  • Balance sheet policies/structuring options


  • Financial processes
  • Accounting
  • Document management

Transaction consulting (M & A)

  • Financial due diligence
  • Creation of financial models
  • Business plans


  • Internal audit
  • Internal accounting
  • Interim management

Process optimisation

  • Internal accounting
  • Controlling
  • Automation of company processes

Client statements


„Heinrich & Partner supports us since many years in Tax and Accounting topics. Heinrich & Partner is a reliable, proactive and solution-oriented partner for us. With their experience and knowledge in the Offshore Wind and their professional approach, they are always able to address and fulfill our specific tax needs.“

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