The Role / Responsibilities: Responsible for the administration of mobility programs, including; relocation, immigration and expatriate assignments. The role will:
Act as the main point-of-contact for assignees, HR, and business leaders and support the end-to-end service delivery of mobility services.
Provide full assignment lifecycle assistance to managers and assignees from pre-assignment to repatriation, within Moody's established Global Mobility Policy.
Administer and oversee the movement of numerous employees globally, including expatriates, short-term assignees, local transfers, contract extensions and repatriations.
Manage the immigration (visa/work permit) services provided to authorized employees to ensure assignees have the required visa, paperwork and support.
Serve as the primary contact on immigration matters by in-house legal counsel and external immigration vendors and attorneys.
Maintain and monitor visa and work permit status for all authorized employees including expiration dates using our shared mobility database.
Prepare assignment cost projections and assignment letters.
Work with tax consultants to calculate hypothetical tax withholdings and note broader financial implications, and communicate to Payroll and Finance as appropriate.
Ensure assignment allowances updates are communicated to assignees and paid accurately.
Partner with Payroll and Finance teams and external providers to coordinate quarterly and year-end payroll reporting.
Assist with tax equalization processing and year-end tax season, providing compensation details to external tax consultant and any other relevant information necessary for tax filings.
Coordinate receipt and payment of home and host country taxes and tax settlement payments.
Partner with Payroll, HRIS and global HR staff to ensure that appropriate system interfaces are maintained and conduct audits to ensure that system data is accurate and up to date.
Provide budgeting information to various departments and reconcile expenses with Finance teams.
Audit billing information from related vendors to ensure accuracy and compliance to programs and process payments.
Work closely with third party vendors, such as tax consultants, immigration lawyers and relocation vendors to ensure timely, quality services are provided within agreed service levels and cost expectations.
Advise assignees, HR and business leaders on policy and process changes as appropriate.
Maintain up-to-date understanding of issues and changes pertaining to immigration.
Stay current with trends and best practices; recommend competitive policy changes as appropriate. Provide oversight of Mobility Specialists.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
3 to 5 years demonstrated HR experience, specifically managing global mobility, preferably within the global financial services sector.
Contemporary understanding of the assignment lifecycle from start-to-finish.
Working knowledge of regional immigration requirements and relocation of employees, specifically understanding regional/international relocation activity, and a familiarity with international tax issues, compensation and payroll processes.
Up to date knowledge of international tax and social security issues.
Proven ability in communicating professionally - both orally and in writing - with employees, managers, and high-senior level executives and being able to present a client-focused approach at all times.
Adapt to rapidly changing priorities and manage multiple projects.
Able to cope with change, be flexible, handle uncertainty and at times minimal supervision..Previous exposure to supporting geographically diverse populations, preferably in a global mobility environment.
Strong attention to detail and process.
Microsoft Office skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
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