Senior Associate, Transfer Pricing

Senior Associate, Transfer Pricing

Segal LLP is a rapidly growing mid-size accounting, tax and business advisory firm headquartered in midtown Toronto. Segal is committed to growth by investing in our team, providing continuous learning and a positive, supportive work environment all with a focus on providing clients best in class client service.

This position represents a significant opportunity for those looking to advance their career by playing a major role in a growing organization. In this role you will make significant contributions within a specialty service offering while continuing to be a well-rounded strategic advisor to our clients by working with colleagues from tax, accounting, and business advisory teams.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the Transfer Pricing Principal & Practice Leader on client engagements and deliverables, and practice development initiatives. You will work on all aspects of the transfer pricing lifecycle including, planning, operationalization, documentation, and audit defense.
  • Evaluate and analyze various inter-company transactions, including (but not limited to) tangible goods, intangible property, services, financing, secondment of employees, and cost-sharing arrangements, across a wide range of industries.
  • Attend functional analysis interviews, transcribe notes, prepare meeting minutes, perform financial and economic analyses, carry out industry and market research, economic valuations, comparative financial benchmarking, and prepare documentation per local country requirements.
  • Assist with compilation of responses to local country tax authority audits and investigations.
  • Prepare and analyze financial and economic data for tax and regulatory compliance purposes, relying on tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and various statistical sampling packages.
  • Review and analyze financial statements.
  • Participate in client discussions, have a hands-on approach, and operate as an extension to the clients’ tax & finance team and the business.
  • Adopt a pragmatic mindset in working with clients and apply transfer pricing concepts and economic/financial knowledge to resolve their challenges covering all aspects of the transfer pricing lifecycle.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 2 – 3 years of transfer pricing experience gathered in public accounting, consulting, or an in-house role in Canada (local candidates with prior experience in mature markets like the United States, United Kingdom or Australia will be considered).
  • Experience in the following areas: transfer pricing studies, related party disclosures review, reporting and filing (e.g. T106 filings for Canada) financial statement analysis, quantitative and competitive analysis, statistical sampling, and econometrics.
  • Experience with S&P Capital IQ, ktMine, and Bloomberg Professional/LoanConnector is essential.
  • Working proficiency in Microsoft Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Project is essential.
  • Stay up to date on international transfer pricing developments such as the OECD BEPS Project & Transfer Pricing Policy developments, transfer pricing cases and rulings, and Digital Services Tax.
  • Be a self-starter and possess effective written/verbal communication skills and solid analytical skills.
  • Be organized and able to meet multiple project deadlines while being detail oriented.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, Finance, Mathematics or Statistics from an accredited college/university, required.
  • Advanced degree such as a master’s in business administration (MBA), Economics, International Economics, Finance, Law, Taxation (M. Tax), or Accounting; or professional qualification(s) such as CPA (including the CPAC In-Depth Tax course), CFA, or the Transfer Pricing certificate from Chartered Institute of Taxation, U.K. (CIOT), would be an asset.

Your application should include a cover letter and up to date resume.

To submit your resume for this position, please contact us by email here.

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