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  • 01/04/2019 10:51 AM | Brian Mak (Administrator)

    Weichert Workforce Mobility is hiring a Vice President of Tax and Compensation in Downers Grove, IL. The Vice Presidentof Tax and Compensationis responsible to develop, coordinate, and implement a tax and compensation service delivery strategy for the regional T & C client base. The position manages a team of Tax and Compensation Managers and Coordinators to ensure the timely delivery and accuracy of all client deliverables, as well as the optimization of the Taxand Compteam. He/she acts as a Subject Matter Expert in multiple subject areas relating to assignment management, will serve as a senior level contact to all regional clients and will work towards becoming a trusted advisor to the top 5 regional clients. It is expected that this person will assist the regional business unit with its sales efforts for prospects and existing clients.

    Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    ·     Oversees and manages the day-to-day operations of a T&C team including daily interaction with team members, presenting at staff meetings, training staff on process and technology, assisting in the monitoring of workloads, and the resolution of issues.

    ·     Responsible for the quality and timely delivery of all scheduled and ad-hoc services from the international T&C team. These services include, but are not limited to cost projections, compensation worksheets (balance sheets), assignment letters, payroll, shadow payroll reporting, and global compensation collection and review.

    ·     Assists proactively in the development and implementation of assignment processes and best practices across the client base.

    ·     Supports the region with regard to all sales efforts for prospects and existing clients including responding to proposals, presentations, technology demonstrations, Client Summit participation, and industry networking.

    ·     Assists in the development and/or testing of new technology products and enhancements to current technology systems. Ensures successful implementation of new T&C products/services.

    ·     Supervises the review of project deliverables for completeness, accuracy, and adherence to policy. Monitors delivery of services and their due dates to ensure all applicable service level metrics are met. Adjusts the workload of the team to maximize efficiency and meet all service level metrics.

    ·     Exercises judgment on suitable responses to requests or questions received from the client or other party. Provides guidance to team members on how to respond to questions.

    ·     Responsible for the delivery of broader, periodic products and services including new client implementations, consulting and ad hoc reporting, as well as specific deliverables such as ongoing and year-end compensation collection, wage reconciliations, eligibility lists, etc.

    ·     Reviews year-end project plans and implementation plans; maintains oversight role of the year-end process and other deliverables for each client.

    ·     Responsible for ensuring that best practices and approved processes are utilized by the team on a uniform and consistent basis.

    ·     Identifies process breakdowns or deficiencies as they occur, involving the Regional Vice President (RVP) in order to rectify and resolve issues. In conjunction with the resolution of daily process-related issues, continually evaluates existing processes and make recommendations to the RVP.

    ·     Keeps the RVP informed on a regular basis of ongoing activities and escalates unresolved issues in a timely manner. Handles escalations from the client whenever possible and seeks timely resolution.

    ·     Adheres to Weichert's privacy policies and standards with respect to all internal and external communications.

    ·     Performs other duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements

    The idealcandidate will meet the following requirements:

    ·     Bachelor's degree required

    ·     MBA / MA Taxation preferred

    ·     Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Enrolled Agent (EA) certification stronglypreferred

    ·     Global Mobility Specialist (GMS) certification preferred

    ·     Global Mobility Specialist Talent (GMS-T) certification preferred

    ·     Five (5) to seven (7) years of experience in expatriate tax compliance, compensation, payroll, and/or assignment management

    ·     Advanced knowledge of global income and social tax laws and tax planning opportunities

    ·     Advanced knowledge of global payroll and reporting requirements

    ·     Strong client service skills and ability to handle service escalations as they arise

    ·     Working knowledge of the human resources administrative area is strongly preferred

    ·     Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products

    ·     Ability to generate reports and spreadsheets in Excel, using statistical formulas

    ·     Strong project management and organizational skills

    ·     Strong oral and written communications skills

    ·     Strong analytical skills and approach to problem solving

    ·     Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

    ·     Strong people management skills; ability to provide guidance and leadership to a team of individuals

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

    Job Posting #3103

    Please apply here: http://jobs.weichert.com


  • 01/04/2019 10:46 AM | Brian Mak (Administrator)

    Weichert Workforce Mobility is hiring an Expat/International Tax and Compensation Coordinator to work in our regional office in Downers Grove, IL. The Expat/International Tax and Compensation Coordinator provides key compensation tax and payroll related services in support of the overall delivery of assignment services to our clients.

    Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Ensuring the quality and timely development and delivery of tax and compensation service deliverables to client companies. These deliverables include, but are not limited to:

    ·     Compensation worksheets/balance sheets

    ·     Salary analyses and calculations

    ·     Payroll

    ·     Cost projections

    ·     Assignment letters

    ·     Compensation summaries

    ·     W-2 reconciliations

    ·     Journal entries and tracking

    ·     Compensation collection

    ·     TEQ tracking

    ·     Special projects as identified by the business unit.

    Job Requirements

    Ideal candidates will meet the following criteria:

    ·     Bachelors Degree in Business or Accounting;

    ·     Demonstrated strength in problem solving;

    ·     1 - 2 years expatriate tax, compliance, payroll and/or assignment management experience;

    ·     Previous customer service experience a plus;

    ·     Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

    ·     Fluency in a foreign language is a plus;

    ·     High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Access packages;

    ·     Proven ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

    ·     AS400 experience a plus.

    This is an ideal opportunity for someone highly analytical with a high aptitude for numbers, an interest in payroll and international accounting, as well as strong customer service skills.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

    Job Posting #3308

    Please apply here: http://jobs.weichert.com/  


  • 10/29/2018 8:29 AM | Brian Mak (Administrator)

    Reports to: President

    Direct Reports: None

     

    Job Function: Monitor, control and manage business operations to meet customer expectations and achieve company goals.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Assist President in day-to-day coordination and management of business operational activities.
    • Support our clients by acknowledging and responding to new initiations and questions in the America’s time zone as well as generating and sending regular reports
    • Coordinate and manage assigned project tasks to ensure project delivery within allotted budget and timelines.
    • Support the company’s response to RFP’s, RFI’s and other client sales and support needs
    • Ensure compliance with company standards and procedures.
    • Support the company Mission, Vision and Direction, helping others to do the same.
    • Identify problems in the operations process and resolve them in a quickly and timely manner.
    • Maintain clear and accurate operations documents/procedures for reference purposes.
    • Maintain accurate and updated information inside an internal database including:
      • Client Records
      • Pricing Information
    • Manage invoicing process for US entity including:
      • Liaising with teams in Asia
      • Checking and processing internal and external invoices
      • Track payment notifications, receipt and follow up on overdue invoices
    • Be a fanatic supporter of company direction with regard to technology.
    • Be proactive in the continuous improvement process.
    • Be willing to take on other responsibilities or projects as they arise in our fast growing organization.
    Desired Skills
    • Ability to function independently as well as with a multi-location, multi-cultural team.
    • The desire to learn and take on greater responsibility as we grow.
    • Excellent time management, project management and communication skills.
    • Highly effective at using technology to improve operations.
    • Computer (Microsoft Office Suite)
    • Previous Database Experience
    • 1-5 years business experience, preferably in Global Mobility / Relocation
    For more information please contact: sharon.michnay@orientations.com

     


  • 09/07/2018 2:59 PM | Brian Mak (Administrator)

    Job Description:

    The Global Mobility Manager manages the firm’s global mobility (GEMS) programs across all areas of global assignments including coordination with business leaders in the planning, selection, compensation and benefits, assignment letters, relocation, tax equalization, and at-post support for both in-pat and expat assignees, international rotational assignees to/from Grant Thornton’s Bangalore locations and international permanent transfers This position interacts and partners with national, regional and local HR business partners, employees and partners of the firm, and the firm’s external international relocation vendors.

    The Global Mobility Manager will report to the US Global Mobility Team Leader and will work directly with US team members to develop and deliver all services including assignment planning, facilitation, and project-based support demonstrating flexibility, adaptability and initiative.  This role will also participate in the Mobility Centre of Expertise, representing the Grant Thornton US mobility program, recommending and implementing strategies to support, improve and/or modify existing processes, in alignment with Grant Thornton’s long-term business strategy and talent needs 

    Assignment Management

    • Lead planning, preparations, and execution of international assignments leveraging standardized policies, processes and procedures and other firm resources
    • Create the proper infrastructure around management controls and reporting, including metrics, quality assurance, ROI analysis, and capacity planning
    • Monitor overall assignment activity, assignment status and support through the assignment lifecycle
    • Prepare and advise around cost management strategies, cost projections and related assignment documentation
    • Facilitate and/or coordinate mobility processes such as cost estimates, letters of understanding, final assignment letters, repayment agreements, mobilization, repatriation planning, mobility compensation reporting/tracking, tax equalization, and mobility payment distribution
    • Will coordinate with Visa & Immigration (V&I) experts to ensure proper work authorization is obtained in a timely manner to support mobilization of inpats and expats
    • Provide international assignees with services to coordinate visas (through the V&I team), benefits, housing and compensation packages, and tax equalization, where appropriate; and identify other support needed for a diverse mobile workforce
    • Manage escalation of issues and exceptions in accordance with approval processes and protocols
    • Assist Global Mobility leader in creating and managing the budget and forecasting
    • In collaboration with business leaders, evaluate mobility needs for current year and long-term planning including providing strategies for candidate pool management
    • Coordinate interview and selection process for inpat candidates from GT member firms
    • Coordinate and monitor the application of overall mobility policies through third party services providers
    • Conduct assignment experience surveys, analyzing feedback and summarizing results
    • Prepare and maintain program activity tracking and reporting including metrics and trends
    • Analyze and prepare high-level summaries of program activity
    • Keep current on market trends, business challenges, and priorities by regularly gathering competitive market data, and driving program policy changes, as needed

    Business Partnership

    • Act as an advisor to local and national service line leaders, finance, and local HR business partners on global mobility policies and processes
    • Collaborate with HR business partners on the alignment of global assignments with career development and succession planning opportunities to support the objectives of the business
    • Assist in the development and delivery of training for the People & Culture HR community on mobility policies and procedures
    • Participate in Mobility Center of Expertise, representing GTUS mobility programs and best practices to support long-term global business strategy and talent needs

    Qualifications (Personal Characteristics, Skills/Abilities, Academic):

    • A business-minded HR/Talent professional with at least 5 to 7 years of corporate experience in Global Mobility programs including expatriate and relocation management
    • Strong understanding of the entire global relocation and assignment life cycle for international assignees
    • Knowledge and experience with international cost of living allowances, and country to country cost sharing arrangements
    • Highly detail oriented, data driven, and metrics-focused with the ability to use analytics to solve problems and develop solutions
    • Experience working with and managing relocation vendor relationships
    • A strong team player with the ability to build good relationships with key stakeholders
    • Credible, adaptable, and someone who demonstrates strong initiative and ownership
    • Experienced in prioritization with demonstrated ability to be effective in supporting multiple leaders/partners working across different service lines
    • Collaborative and action-oriented, with the ability to react positively and quickly to sudden and unpredictable change
    • Experienced with HR and business technologies and applications, applying them as required

    The Ideal Candidate Will Possess:

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field
    • GMS certification desirable
    • Proven ability to consistently and positively contribute in a high-paced environment.
    • Natural inclination to constantly think about ways to improve the programs and services that we provide
    • Strong verbal and written communication, and presentation skill
    • Solid analytical skills, and proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint



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