Professional Services Recruitment

Transfer Pricing Accountant - Edinburgh

£50,000 - £55,000 - Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1775 Date Posted: Wednesday 28 Jul 2021
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Wilkinson & Associates is working with a high-profile investment company located in Edinburgh to help source a Transfer Pricing Accountant.

Reporting to the Head of Operational Control this role will be responsible for monitoring and managing part of the allocation of revenues and costs across the local and global group.

You will be required to develop a strong understanding of how the business and its entities operate, and ensure that intragroup charges are coordinated effectively and reflect the day-to-day commercials of the different aspects of the business.

This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter to grow and progress in a fast moving, change orientated organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Calculate cost and or revenue allocations for group entities
  • Responsible for the delivery of accurate results according to group timetable and in line with current transfer pricing and recharge policy
  • Proven ability to liaise with the wider business to understand and update drivers, taking account of any changes across the divisions and regions
  • Preparation and review of monthly reconciliations and analytics
  • Work closely with both the project team and the key policy partners to help automate and streamline a consistent TP policy across the group as a whole
  • Build strong relationships with providers who are key to the process in addition to functional teams both within and out with the finance function – legal entity controllers across the group, business partners and cost control accountant
  • Work in collaboration with other TP accountants in other aspects of TP as required

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • Qualified accountant with proven experience of intercompany transactions and their impact on statutory reporting across an international group
  • Asset management experience preferable but not essential
  • Technical and regulatory knowledge desirable, along with knowledge of transfer pricing
  • Takes personal accountability for high quality outputs and timely delivery
  • Commercial acumen and ability to challenge trends and form expectations
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team to inspire, share and listen to ideas
  • Organisational skills with an ability to prioritise work and manage expectations
  • Problem solver who is willing to challenge and deliver value adding outcomes
  • Strong IT / analytical skills (Word, excel, systems experience preferable)