Tax Manager - Northern Powergrid - based in Castleford or Newcastle (relocation assistance on offer)

The Business

Northern Powergrid are responsible for the electricity network that powers everyday life for 8 million customers across 3.9 million homes and businesses in the North East, Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire. As a regulated business, they own and operate two of the 14 regional electricity licenses in Great Britain.

Northern Powergrid are backed by the Berkshire Hathaway Group, which is one of the biggest and most successful business conglomerates in the world. Alongside their 5-year mandate for electricity distribution in the region, this gives Northern Powergrid tremendous long-term stability and security.

This is a great time to join, as they are about to start on the delivery of their new business plan. The coming years will provide a strong opportunity for growth as the network and business rises to the challenges of the net zero transition whilst driving greater reliability and value for their customers.

The Role

As the Group Tax Manager, you’ll be responsible for tax planning, compliance and accounting for all taxes including Corporation tax, Income tax, VAT, Energy Profits Levy and Tied Oils. You will work in partnership with the business and the wider Berkshire Hathaway Group to deliver effective tax strategy. It will require a proactive approach to understanding the latest tax legislation and policy.

As the specialist in the business, you will be in charge of educating the individual departments on what that means for their teams. An essential part of the role will be the liaison with the wider group in the UK and USA to ensure a joined-up approach to planning and reporting.

This position can be based at Northern Powergrid's offices in Castleford (near Leeds) or in Newcastle upon Tyne.

If you are interested in an initial discussion, please click “Apply Now” or get in touch directly with Valentin Unverricht, Head of Delivery at or on 0161 926 4329.

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