GCT Director - Transfer Pricing Compliance

KPMG International Cooperative

GCT Director - Transfer Pricing Compliance

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KPMG International Cooperative, City of Westminster

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 5e2ae69289c2440e9fdf2f7166bdef65

Full Job Description

We are offering full time roles with flexible working arrangements which include, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We would be happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest. You will also have the opportunity to develop your career in a dynamic part of the business, within a team that embraces diversity and personal development. We are actively recruiting experienced individuals across the following areas.

  • Managed Services: provide compliance services to global clients across a range of tax, accounting, transfer pricing obligations under a managed service arrangement

  • Technology: help clients leverage the right technology, tools and platforms to transform their tax function

  • Tax Operating Model: collaborate with clients to build and operate a leading tax function, managing tax risk, opportunities, reputation and compliance

  • Data Management: support client tax teams to maximise the use of data available in the organisation in order to effectively manage the Tax Function


  • At Director level you will be proactive, curious, committed and invested in self development and learning. You will be resilient, able to flex and be experienced in leading a successful team. You will have excellent communication skills with strong attention to detail. You will network confidently and knowledgably communicate with all levels in a professional services environment. Your will have strong business development client facing skills with a proven history of identifying opportunities and converting them into commercial projects.

    Transfer Pricing Compliance

    Transfer Pricing compliance is becoming increasingly specialised and integrated with wider statutory accounting and tax compliance on a global basis. This role is for a Transfer Pricing specialist who brings together the knowledge and capabilities across transformation, technology, programme management and technical Transfer Pricing knowledge to successfully win and lead large scale global transfer pricing compliance projects.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    You will be required to work within KPMG's Global Compliance Managed Services team to accelerate the growth of our Transfer Pricing compliance business, build strong client relationships and lead the delivery of large and complex global engagements in the area. Specifically, key aspects of this role will include:
  • Lead the business development process to progress leads to sales and taking responsibility for contract negotiation and agreement for Transfer Pricing compliance engagements;

  • Successfully articulate the KPMG value proposition on global centralised Transfer Pricing compliance engagements and nexus with other service areas within managed services including leading workshops with clients in the BD and delivery stages explaining our end-to-end process and use of technology;

  • Lead the overall delivery of global Transfer Pricing compliance projects including being the technical lead on the project; sign off commercial proposition; sign-off template; lead client relationship and project governance;

  • Establish and maintain strong business relationships with both existing and new clients;

  • Be confident interacting at the most senior levels internally and externally, while at the same time able to interact well with peers and other more junior members of the team;

  • Build an internal network within the wider tax and advisory practices of our firm;

  • Enable effective governance and issue resolution;

  • Support clients with broader tax operational areas including managing key risks and embedding controls and identifying transformation / advisory opportunities;

  • Identify opportunities of additional services that the client may need and liaise with subject specialists;

  • Coach and provide support for other team members;

  • Follow KPMG best practice and policy;

  • Have a positive and enthusiastic manner in dealing with a cross section of people;

  • Demonstrate strong resilience to enable flexibility in approach and ability to work under pressure; and

  • Be an effective networker with ability to understand client needs.

    Excellent communication skills, with the ability to quickly adapt to a range of situations and audiences from both written and oral perspective;

  • Strong attention to detail, to enable you to review complex technical, whilst maintaining an overall strategic and customer service focused perspective, for all deliverables we produce for our clients;

  • Excellent internal networking skills with the ability to confidently and knowledgably communicate with other Managers, Senior Managers, Directors and Partners within our professional services environment;

  • Strong business development and client facing skills with a proven history of being able to identify opportunities and converting them; and

  • Excellent project management skills and an ability to manage your own workload, as well the workloads of others in your team.

  • Transfer Pricing technical knowledge and experience in leading Transfer Pricing compliance / advisory projects.

    At KPMG we have re-imagined careers in Global Compliance & Transformation (GCT). A key focus for KPMG's GCT team is to help multinational groups and financial services clients manage their global tax compliance, reporting and statutory accounting obligations, through outsourcing, co-sourcing, transformation and technology.


  • Our clients leverage KPMG's compliance and transformation expertise and technology to drive better visibility, greater efficiency and improved risk management across their organisation. Ultimately we prepare groups for the future of digital compliance helping them develop a sustainable, technology- enabled and holistic future state operating model.

    We are winning new clients and are rapidly growing our team as a result of these investments and successes. As part of an established KPMG network of expert teams and delivery centres, you will have a fantastic opportunity to experience the global nature of these services. Delivery is underpinned by our innovative KPMG Digital Gateway platform. This is an exciting time to be part of our GCT team at KPMG where reimagining tax is a strategic priority for our UK and Global business. We have a diverse client base, from mid-market to FTSE listed groups, from public sector to real estate to financial services. The role involves working on clients of all sizes and across a wide range of sectors., KPMG in the UK is part of a global network of member firms. Through the talent of our c. 16,000 people in the UK we bring creativity, insight and experience to solve our clients' and communities' biggest problems. We've been doing this for more than 150 years.

    Our work spans five areas: we audit many of the UK's largest companies. And our people in Consulting, Deal Advisory, Tax & Law and Technology & Engineering work shoulder-to-shoulder with clients, ranging from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our mission is simple: to support the UK in a connected world. It guides everything we do, underpinned by Our Values: Courage, Integrity, Excellence, Together and For Better. We use the power of our voice in UK business to spark debate, share ideas and bring about change, using our global network, to draw on expertise from beyond the UK's borders.

    Thousands of people trust us with their careers. We return that trust by investing in their development - whatever stage they're at in their career. And we invest in technology, empowering and equipping our people to deliver outstanding work with real flexibility. The work's interesting, challenging and - at times - demanding but, by working together we achieve more for ourselves and our clients.

    To get the very best outcomes for our clients and our communities, we want different perspectives and diversity of thought. We believe that gender, race or background shouldn't limit anyone's career potential and so we're working hard to recruit and retain people that represent the world we want to work in. We back this up with targets for inclusion, diversity and social equality and we'll hold ourselves accountable to them.

    At KPMG you can be a part of something big, without having to be anybody but yourself.