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Manager, Transfer Pricing

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Luton

Job Type: Full time


Transfer Pricing Manager

Location: Luton

Competitive salary and benefits

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.

Play a role in powering AstraZeneca and helping all of us to fulfil our ambitions. As valued partners across the enterprise, we provide the platform for excellence and performance to happen. We draw on our network of diverse minds, harnessing our unique views and ideas to improve how we run. It means every day we power ourselves and others to focus on important and impactful work.

Here you’ll be valued for your niche knowledge. It means we are trusted with personal accountability to live up to our full potential and make a contribution. We get to challenge the way we work to find better ways to make a bigger impact on the business and patients’ lives. From embracing innovative technology to reimagining technical practices.

We are looking for a Manager, with a strong background in tax controversy work to join our Global Transfer Pricing Policy and Strategy Team within Group Tax. The team has a wide global remit including:

  • Setting AstraZeneca’s global transfer pricing policies and applying them to AstraZeneca’s global business;

  • Engagement with Tax Authorities on audits and APAs

  • Keeping up to date with developments in the international tax environment and considering the implications for the AstraZeneca business; and

  • Managing transfer pricing governance and compliance including transfer pricing local files, the Master file and intercompany agreements.

The role is to support senior members of the team by providing specialist advice and guidance to the business to manage the risks associated with transfer pricing. You will support business relationships and provide analysis to inform business decision-making. This role is perfect for someone who is keen to get stuck into a wide range of interesting work, build on their experiences and continue to develop as an in house transfer pricing professional for one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.

Typical responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing quality qualitative and quantitative analysis to help support AstraZeneca’s markets where they are under audit

  • Participating in discussions with tax authorities and providing written responses to their questions

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory, governance and internal processes and procedures in relation to transfer pricing

  • Support management of specific day to day risks and exposures and provide input into financial strategies and inter-company transactions across the global organisation

  • Significantly contribute towards business led projects

  • Interact with stakeholders from across the business.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Part Qualified/Newly Qualified Professional (ACA, ACCA, CTA)

  • Strong technical accounting with some knowledge of international tax and transfer pricing preferred

  • Analytical experience, managing information and presenting appropriate recommendations

  • Experience of working within a large organisation

  • Confident using excel and other tools/systems

  • Some previous experience of working in controversy in relation to transfer pricing is desirable

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and spark your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

So, what’s next?

  • Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.

  • Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available, and we hope it’s yours

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.