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Manager - Reward Consulting (Nat. Mkts)

Date: Apr 15, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID143923BR
Job TitleManager - Reward Consulting (Nat. Mkts)
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionTax
Service LinePeople Services
Service Line InformationKPMG's People Services practice is a dynamic and successful area of our Tax, Pensions and Legal Services business. A constantly changing and increasingly high-profile field, People Services can offer a very broad range of quality career paths to ambitious people. Our People Services practice encompasses a wide range of areas across Global Mobility Services (GMS), Employer Reward Services (ERS) and Technology. Our GMS team assists organisations to manage their globally mobile workforce. For our clients we provide a single source of advisory and compliance experience covering all aspects of global mobility and international assignments. Services range from international tax compliance and consultancy, advising on international social security and pensions through to helping clients to design their global mobility policies or move into a new territory. Our ERS team brings a number of key elements under one umbrella, Reward, Employment Solutions and Employee Benefit Solutions all delivering a wide range of services. The scope is broad, covering payroll and HMRC compliance, employee reward and benefit strategy design including technology, executive strategic reward, valuation services, workforce management and advice on national minimum wage and gender pay gap. Our technology team provides cutting-edge solutions and tools to help clients in both the GMS and ERS space, helping them meet their compliance requirements, work more effeciently and minimise their risk.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.
With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description
The Reward practice at KPMG is a dedicated national team that advise on the design, tax, market practice, corporate governance, regulatory and accounting aspects of management and broader employee incentive structures.

The Reward team sits within the People Services business at KPMG. People Services (which in addition to our reward business comprises global mobility services (dealing with our client’s expatriate population), employment tax and private client) has grown strongly in recent years and we continue to invest heavily to ensure our growth remains constant.

It is a particularly exciting time for our Reward practice at KPMG. We are embarking on a substantial growth plan and expanding our offering to clients.

Why you might want to join KPMG’s Reward practice:
- We encourage our team members to develop and maintain specialisms across the broad range of reward / share plans work including listed and unlisted and UK and global work. In particular there is opportunity to work across both the reward consulting area and our more traditional tax and equity based offering
- You are looking to broaden out your experience to include executive reward, global tax and/or regulatory advisory work
- You want the opportunity to develop client relationships and KPMG’s reward capabilities
- You want to join a growing team that is expanding its offering to clients
- You want to achieve a sustainable work-life balance

The Role - Reward Consulting

- Executive remuneration benchmarking projects
- Reviews of remuneration structures for compliance with various regulatory guidelines
- Advising on wider market practice for executive remuneration
- Design and implementation of new management incentive schemes for listed and private companies
- Advising on commercial implications of new and existing arrangements
- Advising on impact of changes to law and practice on existing arrangements
- Advising on remuneration impact of transactions (mergers & acquisitions, IPOs, debt fundraisings, etc.)

Qualifications and Skills

- Project/financial management, including the ability to plan and monitor deliverables, budget and timescales
- Effective time management, able to act under own initiative and remain calm under pressure
- Ability to lead and manage others and work across disciplines
- Ability to identify and manage areas of risk within clients' business and know when to refer upwards
- Strong communicator in a range of situations both written and oral
- The role will be defined to an extent by experience and track record but it is likely that the applicant will have a professional qualification and significant experience in working in a large professional services firm.

Experience and Background

It is expected that the successful applicant:
- Will be a reward practitioner with previous experience in providing both executive compensation and broader reward advice
- Will have a clear understanding of the key concepts and methodologies required to deliver reward and executive compensation advice
- Has a good understanding of the UK market practice for executive compensation and the broader landscape encompassing relevant regulations for Directors remuneration reporting and corporate governance matters
- Demonstrates excellent organisational skills and ability to work under their own initiative
- Has strong analytical skills which can be applied in the provision of reward advice to clients and an ability to provide advice and commentary on reward matters to clients in a clear and understandable manner
- Is either working in professional services with a reputation for delivering high quality technical advice in this space; or
- Working in industry, but able to demonstrate the ability to deliver in a professional services environment when tested

Our Deal

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