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Tax Assistant Manager - Transfer Pricing, Corporates, London

Date: Jan 21, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Opportunity

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Manager to join our Corporates transfer pricing team.

Background to KPMG’s corporate transfer pricing team

KPMG's transfer pricing practice is a dynamic and growing area within our tax business. A constantly changing and increasingly significant field, the transfer pricing team helps clients establish and document market-based pricing terms in the context of transactions between parts of multinational businesses. Market pricing is required by Government legislation to ensure profits/ losses are appropriately allocated to tax jurisdictions, and our work often involves complex analyses.

We are part of a London based team of over 40 transfer pricing specialists including 4 Partners focussed on serving the largest Corporate clients in the UK. We have a good mix of tax professionals, accountants and economists with backgrounds from industry, practice and HMRC. We are supported by a transfer pricing managed service team to prepare and manage documentation and compliance, as well as a separate team to prepare and review comparable search activities. This diverse team and structure will give you the opportunity work primarily advising clients, with a team who are experts in their field and help you to build a diverse skillset.

Roles and responsibilities

The work you will do as a transfer pricing Assistant Manager includes:

• Interviewing clients to understand activities and value drivers for our clients’ businesses
• Determining key industry features across varied industries that influence the pricing of transactions
• Benchmarking market prices across industries and transaction types
• Documenting transfer pricing policies
• Supporting clients with tax authority enquiries and Advance Pricing Agreements
• Involvement in global documentation projects where we prepare transfer pricing reports for clients across multiple jurisdictions
• Assisting with the team’s business development and marketing initiatives


Skills and requirements

We are looking for highly motivated individuals with relevant, quality TP experience with:

• Drive and enthusiasm
• Strong people skills for engaging with our clients and team members
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal required, with attention to detail
• Ability to project manage multiple projects, with good escalation and management skills
• Good general tax knowledge, able to identify potential issues across a range of tax specialisms
• Good commercial awareness and a desire to develop a technical specialism
• Degree or Masters in Economics/ACA/CA/CTA qualification or part qualification is preferred



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