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Group Tax Manager




Priory Group Northern Office, Park Hall, Middleton St George, Darlington, DL2 1TS

Priory Group Division

Central Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Competitive, plus benefits



Job Advert - Division Information

Aspris, previously Priory Education and Children’s Services, was established as a standalone entity in 2021 following the acquisition of Priory Group by private equity backed business, Waterland. As a leading provider of education and care to children with a range of needs, Apris support some of society’s most vulnerable children, and are committed to helping each child to fulfil their goals and achieve their aspirations.  

We are currently looking for a Group Tax Manager who will be responsible for creating and overseeing an in-house tax function for Aspris, playing a vital part in developing and implementing the tax strategy of the Group.

Job Advert Location Description

The role is based in our new office in Darlington, however flexibility will be offered to the successful individual following an initial period of integration with the team

Job Advert Role Description

It is envisaged that the successful candidate be ACA/CTA qualified, will have a good mix of  technical and practical experience , and have had transferable in house experience. Experience of working for a PE Group or in transactions in the past is desirable but not essential.

Working closely with existing external advisors, as well as internal stakeholders across the finance function, the Group Tax Manager will be responsible for the management of all group tax issues in a way that achieves the board’s main objectives whilst minimising exposure to risk, achieving efficiency and continuous improvement. They will also spearhead tax projects and act as an ambassador for the Group, communicating key initiatives and driving the message of the importance of sound group tax management.

In addition to a generous salary and benefits package, the most exciting part of this opportunity is the chance to lead and shape the tax function of a dynamic business that has such a positive impact on the future of vulnerable children. There also are ambitious plans to grow substantially  in the next five years, and this growth will bring further opportunity.

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