About the role
PwC's transfer pricing group has been consistently ranked as the leading practice by the International Tax Review. We have expert teams across the world comprising over 600 specialists in economics, accounting, project management and tax law, with circa 150 people in the UK. This combination of experience enables us to develop innovative approaches to transfer pricing issues and deliver global operating model advisory (“GOMA”) services.Our transfer pricing network provides advice to clients on all aspects of the UK and international transfer pricing regime, including the determination of arm's length comparables, policy formulation and transfer pricing documentation, tax audit defence and advanced pricing agreements, and reviewing the tax impact of commercial / business change in the organisation.
Work within the Transfer Pricing Team is mainly project based and will involve working with multinational companies.It includes: Helping clients manage their transfer pricing riskUndertaking transfer pricing planning and pricing implementationInvolvement and coordination of European and global transfer pricing engagements working with specialists across our global networkSupporting companies through all elements of business change (e.g. transfer of manufacturing to low cost jurisdictions, implementation of principal structures, and other operational model changes)HMRC defences and tax auditsPreparation of transfer pricing documentation, including managing the preparation of external benchmarking studies undertaken by an outsourced team.We can offer you great opportunities to work on complex and challenging projects to a wide variety of clients. Our clients include leading UK listed, private equity backed, inbound and middle market companies across many industries.
Our London Region Transfer Pricing Team is made up of circa 20-25 transfer pricing specialists, who are an integral part of our London Region tax team, which provides all aspects of tax advice to our multinational clients. This role will be both varied and challenging and will provide you with many opportunities to develop your transfer pricing knowledge, as part of a specialist team and our broader UK transfer pricing network. The role provides excellent opportunities for career progression within PwC.
We are looking for someone with excellent technical and interpersonal skills who has obtained either an accounting or tax related professional qualificationPrevious experience of advising on transfer pricing related matters is essentialSomeone who is a self-starter and has the ability to manage a variety of projectsGood communication and relationship-building skills both with external clients and other internal tax (and non-tax) teamsThe technical expertise to devise innovative and practical solutions to client problems and to share knowledge with the rest of the team membersAn ability to plan and deliver work against tight deadlinesAn ability to take advantage of new opportunities for learning, sharing new knowledge; being intellectually agile and able to think creativelyAn ability to identify and drive forward potential follow-on work or cross-selling opportunities
Amount of time office based: 90%
Amount of time at client sites: 10%
Need to travel/overnight stays away from home: Occasional
Opportunity for flexible working (hours)?: Yes
Opportunity for working from home?: Potentially
Opportunity for job sharing?: No
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