Consultant – Share Incentive Plans – JOB REF: HS0063

  • Anywhere

This leading professional services firm is looking for talented individuals from a variety of backgrounds, be it tax professionals, accountants, or lawyers to join their incentives team within their national Reward practice.    Those, also, with in house share incentives experience will also be considered. Various roles are available.


This team support both global and domestic listed and private companies at every stage of the corporate lifecycle with all aspects of designing, implementing and operating incentive arrangements in the UK and overseas, including supporting clients in meeting their tax, legal, regulatory and compliance obligations.   Working in partnership with their clients their aim is to deliver to deliver high quality, high impact advice.  Clients are all sizes and from a range of industries, from large global corporations through to smaller fast-growing businesses and work is exciting and varied.  Tasks will involve:


  • Advising on commercial and practical issues related to the structure and design of equity and cash incentive plans;
  • Supporting clients with the implementation and operation of equity and cash incentive plans in the UK and globally, including the impact of corporate transactions;
  • Advising on the tax and legal implications around the world of incentive plans, for both the employer and the employee;
  • Developing strategies for the tax compliant and tax efficient delivery of incentives;
  • Assistance with preparing technical updates to send to clients and contacts, in relation to the changes of tax and legal treatment of incentives;
  • Providing ad hoc practical advice to clients operating their plans. Attending client meetings and speaking to clients as required to discuss the advice – act as part of the client team, to grow and develop excellent client relationships;
  • Drafting share plan and related employee communication documents (plan rules, FAQs, tax guides) (relevant for those with a legal background); and
  • Providing support on proposals and business development activity.


Skills and Professional Experience required:

  • Share incentives experience from a professional services environment (potentially including time in industry) and an understanding of the relevant legislation in this field;
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload;
  • Clear communication skills and ability to produce high quality, client facing, technically accurate, well written work;
  • Pro-active and able to take ownership of delivering projects to clients and use initiative to resolve problems;
  • Willingness to learn and deal with new ideas and technical areas;
  • Team player with the ability to build effective relationships at all;
  • Strong business acumen and commercial awareness; and
  • Ideally ACCA/ACA/ATT/CTA, Solicitor or Barrister. (Candidates currently studying for one of these qualifications will also be considered).
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