Reward Manager - Tax North
The Reward team is part of PwC’s multidisciplinary People & Organisations team, delivering strategic and operational reward solutions to our clients. The team at PwC is made up of a variety of different specialists across the spectrum of strategic and operational reward. This means that we are able to offer clients a start to end experience in regard of the design, development, implementation and operation of their reward strategy. The Manchester team is now looking for an experienced Share Schemes Manager to join this successful team and play a key role in their client offering both within the North and on a National basis.
The Reward team requires an individual to focus primarily on advising companies on all aspects of pay, incentives and benefits. The role will be wide-ranging, it will include:
Advising on all aspects of the implementation and operation of share plans for UK, US and European multinationals;
Advising PLC's on the day today operation of share plans;
Advising on complex employee tax issues and tax planning;
Advising on tax withholding and reporting obligations in relation to employee share plans;
Assisting on international reviews and international launches of plans;
Understanding and communicating trends in the sector and their impact on the client's position to clients;
Undertaking some BD activity consistent with the team's wider strategy, including attending industry training and networking events;
Preparing client updates on developments of interest to our client base;
Taking responsibility for thinking ahead and checking that matters are progressing according to the timetable and communicating appropriately with clients;
Recognising actual or potential sensitive client issues;
The responsibilities of the role will be driven by the fact that it is a client facing, consultative role. Specifically, responsibilities will include:
Development of tailored reward strategies aligned to business KPIs.
Design of base pay systems and modelling tools capabilities to manage performance related pay.
Working with clients to create for them an effective and bespoke grading structure.
Annual and long term incentive design and metrics to drive performance and culture of the business.
Transaction / turnaround incentive design responding to specific business needs.
Pay benchmarking for all employees and at executive level.
Executive remuneration benchmarking and reward design.
Advice to Remuneration Committees on determining executive remuneration.
Assisting the team with business development, marketing and pitches to new clients.
A self-starter with the ability to win work, working well on their own and as part of a team.
Working with other parts of PwC to cross sell the firms services.
Understanding the impact of increasing regulation on reward.
Knowledge of tax efficient reward arrangements.
We are looking for individuals who are keen to work as part of a team servicing our existing clients and help win and develop new ones. The role will be client facing from day one and you will typically be expected to start building relationships with client HR and finance teams from a very early stage. You will be dealing with HR and finance managers as well as senior executives and employees.