Share Schemes Specialist, Reward, Global Employer Services, TAX

Your opportunity

Our national Reward business represents the largest Reward practice in any big 4 firm and has practitioners specialising in every area of how and why employers pay employees. 


We are looking for Senior Consultants and Associate Directors to join our Incentives & Reward business across the length and breadth of the country.  As a result, joining our team will provide you with an excellent support network to springboard your career and achieve the goals you set for yourself. As a practice, you will be joining a business with over 100 incentive specialists, ranging from lawyers, to accountants and tax professionals.


Working within our Incentives & Reward team, your role will be varied and challenging. You will be involved in designing and implementing share plans and other remuneration structures, reviewing existing plans, and supporting clients in meeting their tax, legal, regulatory and compliance obligations. We are a true advisory practice, and aim to work in partnership with our clients to deliver high quality, high impact advice.


Our team supports a broad client portfolio across a range of industries, from very large corporations through to smaller fast-growing businesses – both quoted and private companies.  As one of our more senior people, you will be responsible for developing our team, delivering projects to clients, and managing these vital relationships.


We are looking for a variety of people at different levels ranging from tax professionals and accountants, to lawyers and to those with in-house equity incentive experience.  We’re also looking for people with a varying range of experience to join our team – newly qualified with very limited share plans experience through to really experienced practitioners would be a welcome addition to our team.  The critical skill is a desire to grow and broaden as an incentive & reward specialist – to try new ways of working and to take new and exciting ideas to our clients.



Your role



  • Advising on incentive design for in both a listed and private environment (including use of tax advantaged arrangements, where appropriate);
  • Designing and/or reviewing UK and global share schemes for executives and employees and advising on the tax, legal and regulatory impact of plans;
  • Implementing equity plans for clients, from designing the plan, to drafting plan rules and advising on the practical operation of the arrangements;
  • Advising on broader remuneration structuring – such as bonus arrangements and pension alternatives;
  • Managing high-profile and complex client accounts and relationships; and
  • Identifying and delivering fee opportunities from clients and targets.


Your work, your choice

How long does impact take? How long is a piece of string? How many seconds does a solution contain? How can we possibly tell? After all, impact can be huge or small. Immediate or years in the making. At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk.


We, therefore, carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. If the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated below, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements.


Location: London with occasional domestic and international travel

Suggested work pattern: Permanent full-time


Your professional experience

  • Share plans in the professional services environment or in industry;

  • Understanding of relevant legislation in this field;

  • Willingness to learn and deal with new ideas and technical areas;

  • Commercial awareness;

  • Able to produce high quality, client facing, technically accurate, well written work; and

  • Pro-active and able to take ownership of delivering projects to clients.

  • Ideally one of the following qualifications:

    • ACCA/ACA/ATII/ATT, Solicitor or Barrister


Your service line


Tax Consulting

Arguably the most stimulating career environment in our industry, tax at Deloitte is a far cry from tax at other firms. Here, it’s all about collaborating with colleagues at the top of their game, across disciplines, for clients who urge us to constantly push the boundaries of our creativity. You’ll find a diverse mix of people, all working together to deliver best-in-class advice. And you’ll discover a structured programme that will help you develop even greater expertise. From fascinating projects to a wealth of secondment opportunities, both in the UK and overseas, you can enjoy a broad and rich career experience.

About Deloitte


Our Purpose & Strategy

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.


What do we do?

Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.


Beyond the UK: North West Europe within a Global firm

UK and Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands and the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) have combined to create a new Deloitte North West Europe firm on 1 June 2017. This is to support our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services and to increase our global influence and lead in EMEA.

A broader geographical shape will create new career development opportunities, helping us develop the very best talent across the region and the world.


What do we value?

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service. We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways. We are proud to have earnt a Top 10 place on the 2017 list of Top 30 Employers for Working Families and to have been in their Top 10 for seven consecutive years. Additionally we received the Working Families Best for All Stages of Motherhood special award in 2016.


Being a Leader at Deloitte

Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them. They know what matters to people - both inside and outside work – and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation.


We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. We know leadership comes in all shapes and sizes, but we require five leadership imperatives from all of our people:


  • We live our purpose: we act as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognising others for the impact they make

  • We develop talent: we develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities

  • We drive performance: we deliver exceptional client service; maximise results and drive high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders

  • We believe positive influence can make an impact that matters: we influence clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people

  • We move, together, towards a strategic direction: we understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligning people to objectives and setting priorities and direction



Deloitte LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC303675 and registered office at 2 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BZ. Deloitte LLP is the United Kingdom affiliate of Deloitte NWE LLP, a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”), its network of member firms, and their related entities. DTTL and each of its member firms are legally separate and independent entities. 


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