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Senior Manager - Transfer Pricing, Financial Services - London

Date: Oct 8, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Team

KPMG's transfer pricing practice is a highly dynamic and successful area within our tax business. A constantly changing and increasingly significant field, the transfer pricing team helps clients establish, document and defend market based pricing terms in relation to transactions between parts of multinational businesses.

We are a national team of over 150 transfer pricing specialists including 8 Partners mostly based in London and key UK cities. 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 to work with people who are experts in their field, and help you to build a diverse skillset.

Our Financial Services Transfer Pricing (FS TP) practice is a strategic and fast growing part of the UK transfer pricing practice and serves a broad range of key players across the banking, asset management and insurance industries. You will join a team of 25 individuals from various backgrounds, working towards ambitious strategic goals.

The Responsibilities

This role involves leading the work on a range of transfer pricing advisory and compliance projects for FS clients. You will have the opportunity to play a pivotal role in leading and managing various projects, ensuring the coordination and effective collaboration with other departments across the UK firm as well as our overseas offices. You will also take an active part in business development activities in support of our ambitious growth targets. Our areas of focus to continue to grow our business include challenging and interesting transfer pricing issues such as addressing operating model change in transfer pricing models, technology enablement and operational transfer pricing, dispute resolution and effective global documentation.

The work involves:

Providing technical transfer pricing advice to our FS clients on a broad range of topics

Managing various projects across multiple jurisdictions and leading the day-to-day delivery processes, including leading the project teams

Acting as the main point of contact for clients and other relevant stakeholders

Actively developing and maintaining the client relationships

Financial management, including developing and managing project budgets and billing to ensure profitable delivery of engagements

Coaching and developing junior team members, which will also include delivering training sessions and providing on-the-job coaching on regular basis

Ensuring timely reporting to senior management

Actively identifying new opportunities and managing business development and marketing initiatives along with proposition and market leads

Participating in team-related or firm-wide activities as appropriate to preserve and enforce our KPMG values

The Person

We are looking for candidates with the following skills/experience:

Several years of relevant transfer pricing experience, preferably including project management and managing junior team members

Experience of the Financial Services industry

Highly organised with excellent project management and communication skills

Ability to work autonomously and to take initiatives as appropriate

Very strong people skills for engaging positively with clients and team members

Sound judgement, including the ability to identify and evaluate risk issues and know when to involve others

Strong analytical skills and a commercial approach to resolving issues and providing advice

Strong commercial awareness

High level of drive and enthusiasm with a positive attitude

Keen ability and willingness to keep up to date technically

An appreciation of and/or understanding of ethical/risk issues within a client service environment

CTA, CA, ACA, ACCA, Masters in Economics or equivalently qualified

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