Employment Taxes, Senior Associate

Manchester Airport
30 Jun 2022
28 Jul 2022
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
Salary band
Full Time


We help our clients stay ahead of changes that impact their businesses, navigating complexity and risk. We deliver deep tax technical, people and legal expertise, while providing the critical context to make informed and compliant decisions. With clients ranging from multinational organisations and public sector bodies to entrepreneurs and family businesses, the work we do is diverse.

Our Reward and Employment team sits within our People and Organisation (P&O) network, as part of our wider Tax and Legal practice. P&O is built up of specialist teams who provide advice and support to manage organisational and people challenges, delivering tailored solutions to each of our clients. 

As part of the Reward and Employment team you'll help clients ensure that the way their employees are rewarded is aligned to corporate strategy, is cost effective and best supports employee performance and retention. 

You’ll experience unparalleled opportunity to develop your career as you support corporate clients in a variety of ways, helping them solve complex and technical issues as well as advising on the overall design/provision of their reward offering

The role:

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to join the Reward & Employment team as a Reward Consultant. The role would be responsible for advising management teams and remuneration committees for a wide range of UK listed (PLC and AIM) and unlisted (family, private equity-backed) businesses on all aspects of remuneration, including reviews of remuneration policy and provision of market practice. The scope of the role is wide and will vary depending on the needs of our clients. Responsibilities will include; 

  • Carrying out remuneration benchmarking including executive directors and non-executive directors and management

  • Advising on incentive design, including for annual bonus and long term incentive plans

  • Review of and/or drafting remuneration reports and other remuneration disclosures

  • Modelling remuneration plans including analysis of payouts, costs and dilution

  • Assisting with preparation for remuneration committee meetings, including writing and/or reviewing papers

  • Advising on governance, including reviewing clients' terms of reference for the remuneration committee

  • Advising clients on preparation for listing on the stock exchange

  • Assisting with client management, including risk processes, timely billing and cash collection

  • Informal and formal training of junior members of the team

Essential skills and experience:

  • Experience of working in a reward team, either in-house or within a consultancy practice 

  • Understanding of the UK governance framework around executive remuneration, including corporate governance code; UK listing rule requirements; disclosure requirements, role of shareholders and proxy agencies etc (desirable)  

  • Able to manage own time 

  • Able to deliver bespoke written and oral advice to clients in a simple way 

  • Strong communication skills and ability to work within a team effectively 

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (essential)

  • Strong report writing skills

Not the role for you?
Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work (ie temporary or day rate contracting)?

The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Learn more here: www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

The Deal
We want all of our people to feel empowered to be the best that they can be, which is why we have ‘The Deal’.

Find out more about our firmwide Employee Value Proposition: https://www.pwc.co.uk/careers/about-us/the-new-deal.html

Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.


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