This is an exciting opportunity to partner closely with the tax, finance and business as there are proposed restructurings of its global supply chain, and transfer pricing needs to be closely aligned with this transformation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Setting transfer pricing policies.
Leading planning projects.
Documenting annual results.
Heavy role in defense of transfer prices in tax audits and tax court.
Integrating M&A activity into the transfer pricing systems that are developed.
While more than half of the role will be around planning, the position involves:
Implementing and controlling compliance initiatives (e.g., FIN 48 reserves, SOX controls, tax return statements, etc.).
The role also encompasses transfer pricing analyses and opinions on the economics of our existing and proposed transfer pricing. In particular, the position requires the use of technical economic analysis to corroborate transfer prices within businesses (e.g., validate CUT analysis with RPSM).
Performs other duties as assigned.
Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
10+ years of transfer pricing experience, preferably with some experience from Big 4 or other law/consulting firms preferred.
5+ years of experience managing and developing staff, including training preferred.
Superior project management and leadership experience involving large multi-functional teams; ability to plan, monitor, and manage to deadlines preferred.
Significant exposure to both U.S. and global transfer pricing issues, emerging markets experience a plus.
5+ years of experience with planning projects involving IP transfers and principal models preferred.
Experience with valuation principles (both from an IP perspective and total company) preferred.
Experience around financial transactions a plus.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university in a business related field. Requires a minimum of eight years related experience to include at least three years in a lead or supervisory capacity. Public accounting experience preferred.
Bachelor's degree in economics, finance, accounting, business or a related major preferred. An MBA, JD/LLM, and/or Master's degree in relevant field of study is a plus.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
CPA or MBA (graduate degree) preferred, but not required (depending on experience).
Excellent oral and written communication skills to communicate clearly and effectively with peers, business people and management. Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to effectively interact with management, employees, auditors, etc. and respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports and manuals using distinctive style. Ability to motivate and work collaboratively with business partners, key employees, top management, and client groups on various projects.
Strong oral communications skills, particularly around the ability to translate complex technical analyses to CFO and other non-tax employees preferred.
Ability to write technical memorandum and opinions preferred.
Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Reviews complex financial/business analysis and reports prepared by subordinates. Ability to analyze the most complex business/financial data and develop innovative solutions. Develops and implements financial policies and procedures. Approves and oversees department budget. Broad, in-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), concepts. SEC reporting experience desired (depending on the specific finance role).
Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Ability to problem-solve, both independently and working as a team. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Strong computer skills, including specific knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.). Broad experience with other software and financial systems is desired (particularly HFM Consolidation, PeopleSoft Financials and Cognos Planning). Knowledge of real estate service industry and terminology is helpful. Ability to handle and manage multiple projects and work streams. Strong work ethic and adaptable.
Strong knowledge of tax accounting principles and experience with multiple systems (e.g., Hyperion, SAP, Oracle, etc.) preferred.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.
Internal Number: 20020099
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