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Financial Services - Transfer Pricing Associate

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
24 Feb 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

A career in our Financial Services Tax practice, within Corporate Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet their tax obligations while managing the impact tax has on their business. You'll advise clients on their local and overseas tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing working capital, and profit sharing for partners. You'll also help organisations understand the pricing implications of goods and services between related parties, as well as providing advice on tax implications of deals.Our team helps our Financial Services clients navigate the frequently changing and complex national and international tax environment related to stringent capital requirements, management of operational tax risks, and tax implications of investing in different jurisdictions. You'll help our clients with their tax structuring while helping to address the challenges of the continuously changing tax world, both locally and globally.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As an Associate, you'll work as part of the financial services (FS) transfer pricing (TP) team based in London and help to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this level include but are not limited to:

• Develop new skills outside of your comfort zone.

• Use feedback and reflection to develop your self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas

• Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, and coach to help deliver results

• Learn about clients' businesses and how they operate in the industry/ marketplace

• Gather information from a range of sources when analysing and solving complex problems

• Contribute to client account planning

• Test your own and others' work for quality, accuracy and relevance

• Draw on the firm's subject matter experts to support your work facilitate collaboration across virtual teams (utilising appropriate technologies

when necessary)

• Communicate with clients, regularly updating them and sharing progress

• Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in written form

In your day to day role you'll have the opportunity to:

Act as go-to contact with the client, responding to TP related issues and questions.

Communicate with colleagues on when they can expect to receive back work and effectively project manage compliance and consulting tasks.

Lead catch ups with colleagues to run through clients. Commit to dates by which projects will progress

Set and discuss realistic timelines when delegating work - when is it needed to be done by? What is the consequence (if any) of it being later than this?

Explain relevant client positions and reconciling notices or letters

Complete initial reviews and assist with preparation of TP documents

Ensuring information from the client, all relevant emails and financial documents are saved, referenced and reported correctly

Ensure TP calculations and reporting clearly demonstrate thought process proactively flag anything that needs further attention from the M/SM. Noting and explaining a client's ultimate position. Research, make and propose decisions on how things will be reported and explain reasoning.

Assist in training, be this through supporting on a training sessions or identifying topics/areas that the team need training on

Review proposed bills

Proactively helping colleagues to promote healthy work environment

Take a role in the team outside of client work - e.g. assisting with overall training program, working on technology for the team (e.g. AI), BD for team in terms of raising profile internally and externally

Key Skills and Experience
  • FS TP Knowledge
  • Previous experience of working with FS TP Clients would be beneficial but not essential
  • ACA/CTA or ATT qualification preferable but not essential


Our values define how we do things. And our purpose is why we exist - now more than ever - to build trust in society and solve important problems for our clients and our communities. In a world we no longer recognise, we need to rely on the strength and agility of our people to help us to navigate these uncertain times.

We're committed to ensuring that care and our people's wellbeing remains central to our culture. While we may not know what’s ahead, we can do all we can to help shape the future. As we continue to navigate this unprecedented time, it’s important that we support our people, to help them take care of themselves and to ensure the right support is available when it’s needed.

For now, we ask you to join our talent network and stay in touch with what’s happening in real time, including new possibilities as they arise. Visit our website for more information on how we’re responding to this pandemic and what changes we’re making to our recruitment process. 

Stay safe and stay connected in this rapidly changing world.


Opportunities are at the heart of a career with us.   Opportunities for you to sharpen your skills, collaborate with experts, build lasting relationships and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value mean everything.

Our offer to you...

·         Be part of the world’s leading professional services network and enjoy the benefits that come with that.

·         Meet and collaborate with highly talented people from diverse backgrounds, developing new ways of thinking, creating value for you, for PwC and for our clients.

·         Work in a challenging and stimulating environment where you’ll be inspired to reach your full potential.

·         Identify and develop your skills, build on your existing strengths and discover new ones you didn’t know you had. Watch your expertise and influence grow with us.


The PwC deal

No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all offer the same deal.  The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life.  All whilst making an impact in a place where people, quality, and value, mean everything.  Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.


What you need to bring to us

Your intellect, willingness to learn, ability to build relationships, put yourself in others’ shoes, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.

The skills, insights and connections you develop at PwC are career defining wherever your career may take you. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. Take it.



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