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Senior Manager - Transfer Pricing

Date: Jul 3, 2019

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID140382BR
Job TitleSenior Manager - Transfer Pricing
CountryUnited Kingdom
Service LineTransfer Pricing
Service Line InformationKPMG's Transfer Pricing practice is a dynamic and fast growing area within our tax business. A constantly changing and increasingly significant field, the Transfer Pricing team helps clients establish, implement, document and defend market based pricing for transactions between enterprises under common ownership or control, across a broad spectrum of industries. This is an area intensely scrutinised by tax authorities, governments and the media worldwide due to public concerns on large companies shifting profits abroad and seeking to avoid paying tax. The practice has a diverse mix of tax professionals, accountants and economists with backgrounds from industry, practice and tax authorities.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description
The Team

KPMG's Transfer Pricing (TP) practice is a dynamic and successful area of our business. A constantly changing and increasingly high-profile field, TP can offer a broad range of quality career paths to ambitious people. Our Transfer Pricing practice is broad, encompassing a wide range of client propositions, not least in Scotland, where we serve a wide range of sectors.

We are a national team of over 110 transfer pricing specialists including 5 Partners based in key UK cities. Our transfer pricing specialists have lots of flexibility to work across industry sectors, and with different partners and directors. There is a good mix of tax professionals, accountants and economists with backgrounds from industry, practice and HMRC. This variety of backgrounds will give you the opportunity work with people who are experts in their field, and help you to build a diverse skillset.

Transfer pricing is a priority growth area for the firm and the successful candidate will have the opportunity for rapid career progression.

The Role

We are currently recruiting a Senior Manager to join our growing Transfer Pricing team in Scotland. The team advises multinational clients develop and implement economically supportable transfer pricing policies, document those policies and outcomes and respond to tax authority challenges.

This role is primarily a transfer pricing role but also potentially will combine aspects of corporate tax, tax value chain and business advisory and is ideally suited to a candidate looking for a wide ranging and challenging role that involves advising clients at the highest level.

The role will be based in Edinburgh. The role will involve regular travel to KPMG Scotland’s offices in Glasgow and Aberdeen, as well as to KPMG’s and clients’ sites more widely.

Roles & Responsibilities

- Be market facing with allocated clients and target organisation.
- Lead by example with client relationships, technical quality and service delivery.
- Actively promote team and personal profile to internal networks in order to promote collaboration and increase internal leads.
- Project managing large, multi-disciplinary projects across multiple jurisdictions.
- Bringing extensive TP technical knowledge and experience to bear in the development of policies, documentation, and responses to tax authority challenges.
- Managing preparation of detailed technical TP analysis covering a wide range of UK and international tax issues.
- Coordinating with KPMG's transfer pricing, international tax, indirect tax and advisory teams on a range of topics.
- Developing and maintaining client relationships.
- Assisting with the team's business development and marketing initiatives.
- Financial management, including developing and managing project budgets and billing to ensure profitable delivery of client engagements.
- Playing a key role in people development activities (coaching / mentoring) for less experienced team members.
- Identifying key client issues that represent opportunities for other KPMG teams to capitalise on and play active role in introductions.
- Keeping abreast of changes in UK law and practice in these areas; and law and practice for key trading partner countries of the UK.
- Using knowledge and insight into industry trends for the continued development of the TP business proposition.

The Person

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

- CTA, CA, ACA, ACCA, Masters in Economics or equivalently qualified.
- Excellent Transfer Pricing and wider tax technical skills and commercial awareness.
- Ability to build strong internal and client relationships.
- Excellent communication and management skills.
- Communicates with impact in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear.
- Extensive experience in a corporate tax transfer pricing environment.
- Successful track record of leading Transfer Pricing projects through both internal and external activities.
- Proven technical strength in our markets.
- Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude that translates across the team.
- Displays an inclusive, collaborative approach and operates in an inspirational & respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community.
- Brings insight and effectively applies knowledge to business and client problems.

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.

‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.

Returning to work after a break
At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

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