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Employment tax director

Reference
1901885
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
London, GBR
Expiry Date
27/02/2019
Employment tax director Description At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, w...

Job Description

Employment tax director

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

  • Managing Pearson’s employment taxes relationship with HMRC.
  • Keeping updated on changes in the employment taxes and wider environment, analysing the potential impact on the business and communicating to relevant stakeholders
  • Providing employment tax advice and technical support to key stakeholders with a specific focus on employee taxes and National Insurance/social security. Specifically:
  • IR 35 implementation
  • Assessment of employment status, including a significant examiner population and a wide range of worker types
  • Support for the executive team and senior globally mobile employees
  • Managing the relationship with the Global Executive Compliance outsource provider
  • Manage the employment tax relationship with external advisers
  • Support with Apprenticeship Levy
  • Assistance with Directors remuneration report
  • Building on and delivering, the strategy for managing employment taxes compliance and planning within the business to feed into the overall tax strategy.
  • Analysing the impact of business changes on employment tax compliance and planning.
  • Supporting local and global level business transformation initiatives.
  • Reviewing and updating existing UK employment tax processes.
  • Support SAO assurance process and managing Employment Tax risk register.
  • Tax advice and support to the businesses with respect to termination payments.
  • Supporting preparation of P11D and P11D(b)
  • Manage, prepare and coordinate PAYE Settlement Agreement submissions.
  • Managing of tax aspects of employee share plans and incentive payments, including the provision of practical tax advice on the taxation of awards.
  • Supporting the preparation of share plan returns.
  • Preparing Appendix 4 submissions to HMRC. Overseeing preparation of payroll concessionary applications, year-end submissions and processes.

Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.

We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.

The information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

Qualifications

Essential

Substantial experience of employment taxes in practice, in house, or with HMRC.Team player who will command respect across the various business within the group.Excellent communication skills both written and oral.Able to take the initiative and leadership on employment taxes issued

Desirable

  • ATT / CTA Qualified
  • Experience of vendor management
  • Experience of wider regulatory requirements on employers and businesses e.g. CBCR, DRR, Gender Pay, PPR
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Primary Location: GB-GB-London

Work Locations: GB-London-80 Strand 80 Strand London WC2R 0RL

Job: Finance

Organization: Finance

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 12, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1901885

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.