Tax, Specialist Reward – Consultant / Associate Director, Open to flexibility

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Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
10 Oct 2017
Closes
10 Nov 2017
Ref
136816
Role
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent

Tax, Specialist Reward – Consultant / Associate Director, Open to flexibility

What impact will you make? The Opportunity

The Executive Compensation teams work with our clients to provide advice on a variety of Reward matters including Remuneration Committee strategy and Board & Executive pay. You will work closely with the firm’s most senior staff to design and implement compensation strategies.

The relationships this role will be responsible for engaging with, and delivering to are some of our most important. This is a key team in the management of some of the firm’s key clients. You will have the opportunity to work with various teams across the firm including Deloitte Total Reward & Benefits, Specialist Reward, Share Schemes and Mobility.

Role description

Associate Directors own a portfolio of clients and are seen as the expert in their field.  They lead and steer client services and the delivery of innovative solutions by bringing together multi-disciplinary teams to tackle some of our most complex client challenges.  As an Associate Director, you will develop long term relationships with your clients, actively contribute to the eminence of our practice by external knowledge sharing and investing time in business development, and have a focus on the stewardship of our people and the practice.  You will be a role model to others and actively create an inclusive environment of team working where team members feel supported in their personal and professional development.  You will also be supported in deepening your own technical specialism, widening your cross service line and industry or market knowledge, and continuing to develop your stewardship skills.

The Associate Director role will support our work with asset managers including private equity, hedge funds, real estate, infrastructure and retail asset managers. You will work within larger client service teams, managing a portfolio of high profile projects. You will advise your clients on the tax structuring of equity and remuneration planning for their senior management teams, whilst developing your own client relationships and developing more junior team members, with the full support of more senior team members focused on your development and progression.

Location

You will be based in a Deloitte London office, however travel will be required for client based projects. Whilst most clients are London based, some time will be spent off-site with regional and international clients.

Hours

This is a permanent role with a degree of flexibility. We do encourage careful consideration of agile ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients.

Responsibilities

  • Advising on a broad array of issues relating to the advisor/manager of private equity, real estate, infrastructure or hedge fund ranging from structuring performance fees, carried interest and co-investment plans for UK and non-UK resident executives to restructuring the entire business
  • The design and implementation of global and UK tax efficient, regulatory compliant remuneration, ensuring that the plan designs are aligned to the wider business objectives of the organisation
  • Providing bespoke tax planning advice around deferrals and long-term incentives;
  • Assisting clients with complex employment taxes enquiries and dealing with HMRC on their behalf
  • Researching a wide range of tax issues
  • Benefiting from client exposure and learning from the top practitioners in the field, you will be involved in client meetings and encouraged to lead where appropriate.
  • Having a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; have a clear understanding of the firm’s commitment to creating a more inclusive culture

Requirements

  • Full appreciation of current tax legislation, preferably qualified ACA or CTA, or equivalent qualification or experience
  • Numerate with keen attention to detail
  • Appetite for learning and developing on the job
  • Technical experience of working with private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate funds, and/or infrastructure funds at fund level
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload, meet deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Ability to take ownership and use initiative to resolve problem
  • Ability to build strong client relationships
  • Strong business acumen and commercial awareness
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas, both written and oral, in a pragmatic and  articulate way
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the external environment rapidly and to respond to clients appropriately

You are here: Tax

Our business spans the full range of tax activities and by integrating these specialist areas when forging a team for the client, we can deliver the best advice to that client, wherever in the world they operate. Internally, the tax department is split into three main areas: Business Tax, Indirect Tax and Global Employer Services.

Our consultative approach adds significant value to our clients’ businesses and makes a tangible difference to their profits. As a result, you’ll get to work with a variety of clients, across a wide range of industry sectors, from large multinational companies to entrepreneurs and other high net worth individuals. This variety of work means you’ll gain broad and in-depth knowledge of business. As well as providing coaching in key financial, business, consulting and legal skills, we’ll also give you all the support you need to gain valuable professional qualifications.

About Deloitte

Our Purpose & Strategy

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

How will this role make an impact that matters with Deloitte?

You will be directly responsible for delivering services and managing relationships with some of the firm’s most valuable clients.

What do we do?

Deloitte offers Global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

What do we value?

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service.  We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways. We are proud to have received a Best for All Stages of Motherhood special award in 2016 as a Top Employer for Working Families.

Deloitte LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC303675 and registered office at 2 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BZ. Deloitte LLP is the United Kingdom affiliate of Deloitte NWE LLP, a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”), its network of member firms, and their related entities. DTTL and each of its member firms are legally separate and independent entities.

Requisition code: 136816