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Compliance Configuration Analyst (Remote)

At Mercans, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we are counting on your unique voice and perspective to help Mercans become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

Are you detail orientated and keep abreast with amending tax legislation and payroll tax compliance?

As a result of continued growth, Mercans wishes to hire a legislatively strong Compliance Regulations Analyst. You will have an interest in developing tax compliant payroll simulations and work together in a likeminded team.

Your key responsibilities

  • Maintaining a strong research methodology to ensure continuous compliance across a global payroll footprint.
  • Ensuring all tax compliance deliverables are high quality, theoretically accurate and delivered on time.
  • Building alliances with regional tax authorities, in-country experts, and tax advisors to ensure adherence to tax administration.
  • Keeping abreast of existing and emerging legislation and defining its appropriate interpretation and application.
  • Translates the impact of tax legislation, communicating this through the updating of various documents and artifacts.
  • Facilitating information sessions to ensure requirements are transferred successfully between the regulations team and the configurations team.
  • Building tax computations and scenario simulations to depict theoretical application of tax and social tax laws, ensuring compliance.
  • Conducting auditing processes to ensure current understanding and interpretation is correct and in line with current legislation and in-country best practices.
  • Collaboration with business streams and stakeholders to ensure feasibility of compliance scope.
  • Communicates with development team and supports during the development life cycle.
  • Providing guidance and mentoring to junior colleagues and continuously striving towards team and business upliftment.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Detail orientated, with a propensity for problem solving and numerical formulation.
  • A functioning knowledge of payroll tax computation is essential.
  • Excellent communication skills, keen desire for knowledge, multi-tasking and strong in time management.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Ideally you will have at least 5 years of experience working within a payroll administration team, responsible for tax compliance and auditing functions. What we offer
  • We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • You will form part of a team that works together with a strong sense of community and support.
  • Personalized career development including coaching, experiences, and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future.
  • You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


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