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Associate, Mobile Employee Tax Advisory - Edinburgh

£45,000 - £60,000 - Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1895 Date Posted: Monday 24 Jan 2022
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Wilkinson & Associates is partnering with a global asset management organisation based in Edinburgh to help source Mobile Employee Tax Advisory Manager.

This role will work with a team of HR professionals in a multifaceted and flexible work environment, demonstrated by a hybrid working pattern/model.

The role primarily provides tax support for mobile employees in the EMEA region and will also support providing the payroll instructions for the firm's annual deferred compensation delivery.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who understands the importance of managing tax compliance to learn and develop in a dynamic position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be subject matter specialist relative to all individual tax matters for a mobile employee
  • Support the Head of Mobile Tax Advisory in the evolution to a highly scaled Mobile Employee Ecosystem to meet the demands of the many new challenges and risks presented by the pandemic/post pandemic work environment
  • Provide global mobility-related tax expertise to Talent Mobility Partners, HR Business Partners, Payroll team members and business units
  • Manage the Global Business Travel Tax program
  • Manage Tax Equalised (TET) accruals, BT Tax Advances monthly GL reconciliations, advise on multi-country payroll requirements for all mobility policy types, comp collect and imputes
  • Manage the complexities of employer reporting and tax withholding obligations associated with the delivery of incentive compensation for RSUs, Cash Bonuses and other Deferred Compensation Programs to domestic and mobile employees in multiple jurisdictions
  • Support Immigration and Relocation Programs, work with relocation partner and payroll to administer reimbursements for processes related to international assignments, tax payments and any escalated issues

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, ideally in a related field
  • Proven management level experience in HR employment and mobility tax globally
  • Preferred candidate to have accounting firm experience in developing policies and ability to provide guidance and recommendations for scaling the Global Mobility programs
  • Knowledge and experience working with tax, legal, compensation and immigration issues
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills with great attention to detail, while focusing on stringent deadlines, managing concurrent high priority initiatives
  • Ability to work on assignments that are complex in nature, requiring judgment in resolving issues or making a recommendation