Employee Tax & Immigration – Payroll and Employment Tax

  • 13th month + holiday allowance
  • 20 + 12 holidays
  • Hospitalization and group insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Training & learning opportunities
  • Green mobility program
  • Flexible rewards program
  • Eco-cheques
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The Employee Tax & Immigration (ET&I) Manager will be part of the Global Tax Group which sits within the Finance department. The ET&I manager will be responsible for payroll and employment taxes, including individual and employer income and social tax for domestic and cross border employees. ET&I are accountable for the internal provision of employee tax, employment/payroll tax and immigration advice to manage tax and immigration risk and compliance for Accenture. 

The Employee Tax & Immigration Manager will interpret payroll and employment tax regulatory requirements and manage the related risks; set related tax policy and implement planning opportunities for Accenture's employees, cross-border assignees, and engagements. In addition, the manager will support related controversy/audit matters. The manager must demonstrate leadership ability as well as have the business acumen to work with Accenture’s Corporate Functions and senior leaders. This role will also need to exhibit a high degree of customer service in handling employee and leadership inquiries.  The manager will generally be responsible for several countries which are collectively called a Market Unit.  In addition to their Market Unit responsibilities, they will have the opportunity to contribute to Global Tax initiatives and global projects.

The role will:

  • Interpret individual income tax, social tax, and employment tax regulatory changes, set taxability positions for compensation and benefits, and quantify the impact to the Company and our employees.

  • Work with Payroll to ensure controls are working effectively for managing tax risk and compliance.

  • Provide individual and employer income tax, social tax, and employment tax planning advice with the objective of managing risk and maximizing planning opportunities for Accenture and Accenture employees.

  • Provide input on employee/employment tax implications for Accenture policies.

  • Review and advise on income tax, social tax, and employment tax implications and compliance for companies acquired by Accenture.

  • Advise client engagement teams so they can make well-informed staffing decisions

  • Have financial responsibility for payroll taxes for their countries (for example: setting taxability of compensation and benefits for employer and employee, driving savings regarding tax planning opportunities and tax audits).

  • Have regular interaction with Accenture stakeholders and other internal teams including the Payroll and Mobility Market Unit Leads, Global Equity Services, Mobility on-shore and off-shore teams and work with other internal groups including Controllership, Finance, HR and Legal.

  • Supervise the management of payroll tax vendor relationships, negotiate vendor contracts/service levels and addresses service issues.

  • Direct audit/controversy response strategy, manage internal and external stakeholders on a time bound and planned audit schedule, review positions and supporting documents, reconcile issues with tax/immigration auditors.

  • Have the opportunity to participate in global projects or initiatives.

Education:      University degree or equivalent higher education qualification

Qualification in a related field (e.g. Tax, Law,etc)

Work Experience: 

  • 5+ years in a big 4 payroll/employment tax role, and/or managing employment/payroll tax administration in a large multinational corporation required.

Work Requirements: 

                                               

  • None – possible need to travel intermittently (less than 5% travel) 

  • Accenture supports flexible working arrangements

Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

  • Individual income, social and payroll/employment tax advisory experience required

  • International tax technical skills/expertise

  • Strong customer service and advisory skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in English, French and Dutch

  • Experience of working with a remote, multi-cultural team an advantage

  • Sound working knowledge of common applications (excel, word, outlook)

  • Strong conflict management skills

  • Ability to pay attention to detail

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and multi-task

  • Vendor management experience is an advantage

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Application process

We believe it is crucial that you know where you stand during your application, and what the next steps are. Our process is short - but thorough - and we'd like to get to know you, and see if we are a great fit. Please connect with our recruiters in case of questions.

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Found a fitting vacancy or role? Great! Apply by sending in your CV and cover letter and let's get started. Contact our recruiters in case of questions, they are here to help and guide you.

First Interview

During the interview, we'd love to get to know you and see if there is a match with our brand and brand values. We will discuss your ambitions and past experiences and tell you all you want to know about the role.

Second Interview

In the second interview, our senior management would love to get to know you. We will continue to discuss your ambitions, past experiences and we can answer any question you have about the position and work at Accenture.

Offer

If we are all happy to proceed after the interviews, we'd like to make you an offer to join Accenture. We hope we can welcome you soon as a new colleague!

Onboarding

We'd like to welcome you to Accenture and are excited that you have accepted our job offer and agreed upon your start date. You will meet all the other new joiners and continue your career at Accenture.

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Sarah Hendrickx

Campus Recruitment Lead