International Human Resources, Principal (Tax)

Fairfax, VA
Jul 20, 2017
Aug 31, 2017
Full Time
Lead the delivery and administration of the Expatriate / International Assignee Tax Program including tax equalization, shadow payroll, and tax protection. As a lead and individual contributor, develop and deliver compliant wage / payroll tax and social insurance programs for cross-border workers on short- or long-term assignment on U.S. Government, foreign government, or commercial contracts. The position is responsible for GDIT compliance in the areas of home and host wage / payroll taxes including imputed income, reconciliations, allocations, tax settlements, foreign remittances, audits, accruals, and reporting and tracking of full-lifecycle expatriate tax program. The position is also responsible for social insurance compliance in home and host including treaty compliance.

The position will be a team member supporting the broader International Human Resources and Global Mobility Team. The successful candidate will document processes, assess change management, develop communications, and deliver training to stakeholders including employees, managers, and functional departments. Other projects that the successful candidate will lead or contribute to include: country-level global mobility frameworks, business process improvement and automation, defense based act pricing and allocation program, and other projects as required. The position will work closely with Payroll, AP, HR, Program Managers, Employees, Contracts and Pricing, and vendors.

The successful candidate will be involved with business pursuit and new market entry activities, supporting the growth of international business. The position will supervise, and train and develop employee(s).

Duties include:
- Research and develop compliance approaches for global mobility in home and host,
- Develop, document, communicate and train stakeholders on international assignment tax programs and home and host country wage / payroll tax and social insurance obligations,
- Vendor invoices and internal allocation of cost of service ensuring service delivery to the organization,
- Full-lifecycle expatriate / international assignee tax program service delivery with tax equalization, shadow payrolls, and tax protection programs,
- Manage foreign vendor performance and setup new foreign vendor services,
- Manage processes for , and capability to:


o Home country wage / payroll tax transactions including Foreign Earned Income Exclusion, state tax declarations, imputed income calculations and withholdings,
o Calculation and administration of accruals,
o Process tax settlements,
o Calculate foreign wage / payroll taxes in coordination with foreign vendors,
o Shadow payroll reporting, and remittance through foreign wire,
o Shadow payroll account reconciliation and employee adjustments,
o Investigate and remediate payroll and other applicable errors in home and host country,
- Contribute to and implement global mobility compliance and service programs including training, on- and off-boarding.

Education  Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, International Business, Accounting, Finance or a related business discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.


8+ years relevant experience with administration of tax equalization, shadow payrolls, tax protection, individual income tax returns, and social insurance taxes.  Experience researching and applying tax treaties. Relevant global mobility experience with immigration, relocation, employment documentation, U.S. Government contracting including deployment processes, and local labor law.  Project experience with process change management, training stakeholders, and business development support experience – specifically cost projections, global mobility compliance frameworks/policies, new market entry, and working collaboratively with other functions including AP, Payroll, Corp Tax, Treasury, accounting, finance, contracts, pricing, etc. 


Required Technical Skills: PeopleSoft, MS Office, vendor / payroll systems, accounts payable workflow systems, Oracle financial systems or other related EPMS. 

 As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.