Network Tax Transfer Pricing Manager
Posted on Jan 16, 2019 by PWC-1
The Network Tax UK based team is based in London (1 Embankment Place). In line with PwC UK Firm's strategic direction, flexible working arrangements are supported and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
There is an annual pattern to some of the work, so you will need to plan the quarterly and annual tasks. There are also stand-alone projects to deal with. You will receive support and the tools to develop project management skills if required.You will need to be a "self starter", capable of taking direction but then able to work under your own initiative and deliver projects and run compliance processes with minimal oversight. Attention to detail and a desire to question and understand arrangements is essential to this role as you will work on a variety of tax issues that affect the network.You will be the transfer pricing specialist in the Network Tax team, advising on transfer pricing matters on network arrangements. You may be asked to support other team members on Network Tax projects as required.Primary responsibility - Transfer pricing Cover all aspects of transfer pricing on network arrangements.This will include working with specialists from across the PwC network and assisting PwC member firms with tax audits from local tax authorities.You will also manage junior members of the team, including contributing to their technical and personal development to address their career development goals.Other responsibilities of the Network Tax team include
Ad Hoc Structuring Projects
Oversight of Tax Compliance for Network Entities
Assist with evaluating territory responses to the PwC Network Tax Risk Management Standards each Compliance Cycle (annual)
Ideally, you are currently working in a transfer pricing team or in an international tax team. However, this could also suit an individual wishing to make the first move into an international tax team, with an interest to specialise in transfer pricing and can demonstrate an ability to get up to speed quickly with relevant technical material. Experience of working with UK, US or a major European country tax legislation will help you to identify tax issues.
You will need to follow developments in transfer pricing and advise on their impact on network transfer pricing strategies. You will have access to technical material and transfer pricing subject matter experts to support you.
Good communication skills are important. You will need to explain tax legislation to non-tax professionals and/or to individuals who use English as a second language. Ability to convey advice in meetings, telephone conversations and in writing.
Ability to plan quarterly and annual tasks, and to respond on a "needs" basis.
Ability to identify and escalate questions or issues quickly so that support can be provided.
Some international travel may be required.
The ability to establish good working relationships and a desire to develop your own network of subject matter experts.
A tax or accounting qualification is desirable, but not essential.
Sufficient commercial understanding to appreciate what people are trying to achieve; to put yourself in others shoes'.
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