Global Mobility Tax Manager

  • CMS
  • Edinburgh
  • Jul 13, 2021
Finance Manager

Job Description

Exciting opportunity to join a growing Tax team, leading on global mobility advisory.

About CMS

CMS is a Future Facing firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.

CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence. We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. Our bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent.

About the Role

You will work closely with the Head of Tax, the Payroll Manager and the HR Managers as the primary point of contact for internationally mobile staff to advise on overseas employment taxes and permanent establishment issues.

There will be significant internal and external stakeholder management and communication, obtaining and translating advice on global tax matters and overseeing necessary actions on international cases.

The role will include a problem-solving element, being able to propose solutions which are tax efficient but manage the business risk, and in line with the international guidance.

Working closely with HR will be important, helping to develop and communicate policies and procedures, ensuring there is an awareness of the financial, administrative and personal implications for both the business and the staff working overseas.

Leading on this role internally, you will be able to develop procedures for an end-to-end process ensuring that key system processes are mapped, documented and training documents available.

The role can be based in either Edinburgh or Glasgow and there is the openness for either a full time or suitable part time working set up. The team are agile and offer flexibility where needed.

About You

You will have a recognised professional qualification with practical tax experience within a complex business. Current knowledge of overseas tax and social security requirements and expertise of relevant tax legislation will be paramount.

Alongside this, the ability to translate technical information to non-specialist audiences, building strong relationships internally and externally and a good problem solving ability will be useful.

A good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite including; Word, PowerPoint and strong Excel skills. Experience using large ERP systems for analysis and reporting also important.

Equal Opportunities

At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive.

For further information about CMS' diversity initiatives and programmes, please click here to view the diversity pages on our website.

Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions. For information regarding our competitive range of benefits please visit our Rewards & Benefits page on our website.

Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.