Mobile Employee Tax Advisory Manager Mobile Employee Tax Advisory Manager …

in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Mobile Employee Tax Advisory Manager

About this role

About this role

We need someone who understands the fast-paced financial services environment and appreciate the importance of managing our tax compliance. Is the job seeker a global mobility tax professional who is looking for an exciting and dynamic role with the world's largest asset manager? Look no further! BlackRock is currently seeking a Mobile Employee Tax Advisory Manager for the EMEA Region.

As a member of BlackRock's Mobile Employee Tax Advisory team, the Associate level role will work with a team of HR professionals in a multifaceted work environment. The role collaborates closely with teams across HR including Payroll, Immigration, Compensation & Benefits, Talent Acquisition, Mobile Employee Operations, as well as partners outside of HR in Corporate Tax, Finance and Legal & Compliance.

The Mobile Employee Tax Advisory team provides internal tax advisory, develops key tax related policy and drives strategic and tactical initiatives supporting BlackRock's mobile employee population. The mobile employee population consists of employees working in a location different from their employment location and includes employees on business travel, working remotely for personal reasons and employees participating in the Global Talent Mobility program.

The role requires a deep knowledge of global employment tax and cross border individual tax, a focus on risk mitigation and experience with leading tax compliance for business travel and mobility programs globally. Vendor management and project management skills will also be needed.

The role primarily provides tax support for mobile employees touching the EMEA region and will also support providing the payroll instructions for the firm's annual deferred compensation delivery.


  • Be subject matter specialist relative to all individual tax matters for a mobile employee. This includes ownership and development of employee income tax related policies, processes and initiatives.

  • Support the Head of Mobile Tax Advisory in the evolution to a highly scaled Mobile Employee Ecosystem to meet the demands of the many new challenges and risks presented by the pandemic/post pandemic work environment.

  • Provide global mobility-related tax expertise to Talent Mobility Partners, HR Business Partners, Payroll team members and business units

  • Manage the Global Business Travel Tax program, identify shadow reporting requirements globally and cross border payroll requirements due to business travel.

  • Manage Tax Equalized (TET) accruals, BT Tax Advances monthly GL reconciliations, advise on multi-country payroll requirements for all mobility policy types, comp collect and imputes.

  • Manage the complexities of employer reporting and tax withholding obligations associated with the delivery of incentive compensation for RSUs, Cash Bonuses and other Deferred Compensation Programs to domestic and mobile employees in multiple jurisdictions.

  • Support Immigration and Relocation Programs, work with relocation partner and payroll to administer reimbursements for processes related to International assignments, tax payments and any escalated issues.

  • Manage ServiceNow tax escalations from employees and other stakeholders.


  • Bachelor's degree preferred, ideally in a related field

  • Proven management level experience in HR employment and mobility tax globally

  • Preferred candidate to have Accounting firm experience in developing policies and ability to provide guidance and recommendations for scaling the Global Mobility programs

  • Understanding of HR processes and HR information systems like Workday, ServiceNow, Business Traveler Tracking and Equity Administration systems

  • Knowledge and experience working with tax, legal, compensation and immigration issues

  • Excellent organization and communication skills with great attention to detail, while focusing on stringent deadlines, managing concurrent high priority initiatives

  • Ability to work on assignments that are complex in nature, requiring judgment in resolving issues or making recommendation.

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.
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