Compensation Accountant - Southampton

Competitive Salary + Benefits!
Ref: 271 Date Posted: Monday 13 Jun 2022
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Futures Recruitment Services are seeking a Compensation Accountant, this is a unique opportunity to play a central role in the operation and administration of our client’s market leading long-term incentive schemes.

What can you expect?

Reporting directly to the Finance Director, you will be responsible for the accurate and compliant administration of the plans. You will work collaboratively across functions, including the HR administration, reward and payroll, company secretarial and legal teams, as well as dealing with queries from recipients across the business.

We will rely on you to:

  • Be the main point of contact for participants regarding long-term incentives, solving issues and queries and escalating complex issues as required
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate records of all awards, including new allocations and processing leavers in line with the plan rules and agreed processes.
  • Co-ordinating the award cycle, including assisting in the determining of annual allocations, creating annual statements and processing disposal and pay out of awards. Working in partnership with the businesses HR administration, reward and payroll, company secretarial and legal teams throughout the process.
  • Responsible for sharing timely and accurate information in respect of Jurisdiction tax office requirements, including Benefit in Kind statements.
  • Develop and publish up to date communication and information material, collaborating with the reward team, the communications team, the Finance Director and the Chief Financial Officer to ensure that all participants understand the plans that they are in and what actions are required of them.
  • Work in conjunction with the broader finance team, taking on adhoc duties as required.

What you need to have:

  • Qualified or part qualified accountant.
  • An analytical mindset with the ability to provide insight in reward data.
  • Strong numeracy and data management skills.
  • Proven attention to detail and accuracy of output.
  • Strong internal and external communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of share plans and interpreting plan rules as advantage.
  • Knowledge of taxation in one or more jurisdictions highly desirable.
  • Ability to learn new information, processes, and procedures, bringing insight on best practice and challenge of the status quo where required.
  • Travel to other jurisdictional offices may be required.

What you will receive in return:

  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays.
  • Private Health, Income Protection & Worldwide Travel Insurance.
  • Generous Bonus Scheme.
  • Company Pension and a lot more!

If you think this role is right for you apply now or contact Courtney to discuss the role in more detail.