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Transfer Pricing Manager

Location:  Johannesburg
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Apr 24, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1484070

For a sophisticated global business, managing international tax has never been more important. With international tax and transfer pricing making front-page news, confirming tax affairs are handled appropriately plays a vital role in planning efficient and sustainable tax strategies, and maintaining a strong brand reputation. Our clients look to us to do just that, and as a Transfer Pricing Manager, you’ll be at the heart of that goal. The Transfer Pricing Manager role is highly collaborative and analytical. You will support our clients from a diverse range of industries and sectors in navigating a dynamic and complex global tax environment.


The opportunity

Constantly changing regulatory environments have led to rapid growth in the area of transfer pricing. EY is a leader in synthesizing global developments and advising our clients. You’ll see that reflected in your career, as you’ll be working with prestigious global clients at the leading front of economic analysis. Whether you’ve built your skills in another global organization, you’re approaching this from an industry perspective, or you’ve recently completed a Masters or Hdip and are interested in applying your analytical skills, you could really shine here.


Your key responsibilities

You’ll be heavily involved at all stages of the project life cycle, making this a high-profile opportunity to take on a wide range of responsibilities and diversify your skills and experience. It’s all about translating information from a variety of sources into quantitative and qualitative analyses to inform and advise our clients. That will include building relationships with clients in a spectrum of industries and getting to know their unique needs and aspirations to provide tailored global services.  It will also mean demonstrating your leadership by supervising multiple transfer pricing engagements and contributing to the delivery of quality tax planning services for our diverse clients.


Skills and attributes for success

  • Applying complex transfer pricing concepts and economic/financial knowledge to resolve client challenges.
  • Drafting of contemporaneous transfer pricing documentation including, conducting functional analysis interviews; attending to economic and industry analyses. Consulting and tax advice, including transfer pricing risk and accrual reviews as well as planning.
  • Mentoring and coaching, including managing of other team members.
  • Assist with business unit budgets and individual work performance.
  • Supplying innovative transfer pricing and economic ideas, alongside responsive services and work products.
  • Modelling financial outcomes, valuing intangible assets and developing practical planning approaches.
  • Coordinating work with other client service colleagues globally to drive collaboration.


To qualify for the role you must have

  • Undergrad degree with an Hdip tax / Business degree / CA (SA) or similar qualification.
  • Broad exposure to Transfer Pricing issues preferred, consulting experience a bonus.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to work at a fast pace, often with shifting responsibilities
  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience


 Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A consistent record of excellence in a professional services environment
  • Existing transfer pricing experience


What we look for

You’ll proactively maintain your technical knowledge by keeping abreast of developments in Indirect Tax trends and issues so that you can better advise our clients. In return we’ll provide investment in the right sort of training and offer you the opportunities that will develop and challenge you so that you’re in the best place to develop your career.

The types of project you’ll contribute towards may include:

•             Expansion into new markets

•             Organisational structure rationalisation

•             Business model redesign   

•             Managing the risk arising from global law changes


What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

•             Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

•             Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

•             The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.


About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


Join us in building a better working world. 


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