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Tax Manager - Transfer Pricing, National Markets, London

Date: Jun 4, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Service Line Information

KPMG'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.

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 National Markets Transfer Pricing (NM TP) practice is a strategic and fast growing part of the UK transfer pricing practice and serves a broad range of clients. You will join a team of approximately 15 individuals in London from various backgrounds, working towards ambitious strategic goals.


The Responsibilities
This role involves working on a range of transfer pricing advisory and compliance projects for NM clients. You will have the opportunity to play a pivotal role in 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 operational transformation, technology enablement, dispute resolution or effective global documentation.


The work involves:
Providing technical transfer pricing advice to our NM clients on a broad range of topics
Managing various projects across multiple jurisdictions and leading the day-to-day delivery processes, including managing the project teams
Acting as the main point of contact for clients and other relevant stakeholders
Actively contributing to 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 contributing to 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:

Relevant transfer pricing experience, preferably including project management and managing junior team members
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

Intelligent Working
Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!

Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.

Check out examples of KPMG employees enjoying different working patterns on our website and please do share your own individual requirements with us.


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