Manager - Employment Tax, UK based hybrid working - Vistra

It’s never been a more exciting time to join Vistra.

At Vistra our purpose is progress. We believe that our clients have the power to change the world and to do great things for global progress, and we exist to remove the friction that comes from the complexity of global business – to help our clients achieve progress without friction.

But progress only happens when people come together and take action. And we’re absolutely committed to building a culture where our people can do just that.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join as a Manager, Employment Tax reporting to Senior Director, Employment Tax. This is a full-time and permanent position is based in UK and offers regional coverage, allowing you to make a significant impact to our Employment Tax Department and it's growth.

Purpose of Role :

Support on key employment tax filings, primarily UK Forms P11D, but potentially also ERS returns, and PSAs per engaged client services. Outside of the UK Employment Tax ‘season’ the individual will provide advisory and compliance support on Global Employment Tax matters including stock returns and taxation.

Scope :

Individual will support on Global Employment Tax issues, reporting directly to Employment Tax Senior Director based in the UK and working with the wider Mumbai Employment Tax team of 6 who matrix report into the same Senior Director.

Key Responsibilities :

● Review and analysis of UK expenses/benefits information provided by internal team(s) and/or client for benefit reporting (Forms P11D) including inputting reportable information into P11D software (training provided) and producing final draft returns for Line Manager review / client approval (depending on client/complexity).
● Where information is incomplete individual must be sufficiently knowledgeable to liaise with internal teams and/or clients regarding queries/missing data as well as dealing with related client queries, all with minimal manager input.
● Outside main UK Employment Tax season individual will assist with other country return submissions in an advisory capacity (training and assistance will be given) in addition to general Employment Tax advisory and processing of benefits and stock income.
● Updating country wise process trackers, on-line compliance trackers and respond to management on position of returns filed/outstanding/in progress, etc. as required.

Attributes & Technical Skills :

● General tax background or previous payroll / employment tax experience
● Must be able to correspond in English both internally and with clients
● Needs to be confident in providing technical advice on the taxation of UK benefits and
related payroll matters (Payroll, vs P11D vs PSA, etc.)
● Needs to work as part of the wider team but be self-motivated and disciplined to work
● Without constant management supervision (but will always be supported)

Relevant Experience :

● Minimum of 2 years specific employment tax experience or 5+ years general tax experience which has included advising on benefits and related taxation.
● Experience with international employment taxes (e.g. management of expatriate staff would be useful but not essential)

Education & Professional Qualification :

● No specific requirements, however, membership of a relevant tax/accounting professional body is desirable.

Company Benefits :

● 25 days per annum (full-time equivalent, pro-rated for part-time)
● Individual private medical insurance cover and health cash plan
● 3% employee and 7% employer contribution
● From 1st April 2025: 3% employee and 8% employer contribution
● Life Assurance 4 x Salary
● Group Income Protection 75% of basic salary (subject to conditions)
● Season Ticket Loan (interest free)
● Ride to Work Scheme (subject to conditions)
● A day’s birthday leave (subject to conditions)
● Ability to buy up to one week’s annual leave per year

If you are excited about working with us, we encourage you to apply or have a confidential chat with one of our Talent Acquisition team members.
Our goal is to make this a great place to work where all our people can thrive. We hope you join us on this exciting journey!

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