Share this Job
Apply now »

Manager - Local Taxes & Audit Management


Orange, CT, US Portland, ME, US Boston, MA, US Portland, OR, US



About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit




Hiring Manager:  Kristen Broyer


Grade: I

Long Description

This role will be responsible for assisting the Non-Income Tax Director with planning, risk
mitigation, audits and ensuring effective administration of Indirect Taxes and Regulatory
reporting for our US rate regulated businesses while supporting business growth and driving
process improvement. The successful candidate will bring multistate tax technical expertise
for a variety of tax types with a particular focus on sales and use taxes. They will have a
strong accounting background and significant experience with reporting, tax research and
analysis. This is a hybrid role requiring the individual to provide tactical leadership,
coaching, and oversight to a team of co-sourced professionals operating in a variety of
geographical locations and will require some travel.
A key feature of the role will be to assist the Tax Director in partnering with business
stakeholders and ensuring the tax team’s processes improvement for indirect tax
administration align with corporate policies and objectives and are grounded in systems and
organizational understanding. The ideal candidate will be an experienced problem solver
with excellent communication and leadership skills who develops deep industry
understanding and can articulate tax concepts and requirements across the organization.
Experience with the energy industry and regulated utilities is strongly preferred.


Function as Indirect Tax primary point of contact for Rate Case requests and other
Regulatory reporting working closely with Tax Leadership to ensure our group
delivers effective and timely responses.
 Oversee administration of tax appeals and audits for Sales, Use and Gross Receipts
 Inspire a performance culture through demonstrating accountability for delivering
results, supporting growth, and encouraging innovation.
 Oversee Indirect Tax team execution of deliverables for the business, including
compliance, while ensuring effective training and process documentation are in place
to support effective execution and learning.
 Liaise with cross function teams across the Global Business to facilitate decisions and
support initiatives to improve internal processes.
 Support business expansion working closely with Tax Directors to vet proposed
business activities including review of tax language in procurement contracts,
research of applicable tax rules and registration requirements, and providing project
tax impacts, taxability determinations, forecasting and modeling for Sales, Use &
Gross Receipts and other miscellaneous taxes.
 Execute Indirect Tax SOX controls in accordance with corporate performance
 Research and analysis of tax laws, regulations, rulings, court cases to support
business growth, ratemaking, budgeting, legislative efforts, and risk mitigation.

Skills and Requirements

BS/BA Degree in Accounting, Finance or Tax and 10+ years’ relevant experience; or
equivalent combination of education and experience. CPA, MBA, MST a plus.
 Prior Indirect Tax management experience.
 Ability to articulate complex tax concepts to a variety of audiences and at all levels of
 Forward looking with a holistic approach and a track record of innovation and
problem solving.
 Ability to adapt and thrive in a demanding, rapidly changing business environment.
 Ability to foster personnel growth and effect process improvement by disseminating
business and other knowledge and feedback to team.
 Knowledge of multi-state sales & use tax, gross receipts tax or miscellaneous taxes.
 Knowledge of and experience with GAAP accounting. Interest in or experience with
IFRS or regulatory accounting, SOX control execution or ratemaking a plus.


  • Be a role model
  • Be agile
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or

Apply now »