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Senior Finance Solution Architect - Senior Manager

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
6 Aug 2024

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

Job Details

Our Operational Transfer Pricing team helps clients implement their Transfer Pricing / Intercompany policies more efficiently and effectively and embed those into their processes / financial systems, to build sustainable Transfer Pricing operations. It is a multi-disciplinary team that works across lines of services (Including Tax and Advisory) and with a very diverse portfolio of clients in continuous expansion.Our team is fuelled by curious minds from diverse backgrounds, many who've joined us from clients around the globe. As part of our team, you'll work with deep technical specialists in a broad spectrum of operational transfer pricing areas - together we'll present differentiated thought leadership to our clients. Our investment in technology, alternative delivery models, and knowledge tools will enable you to deliver work efficiently and allow time to focus on interesting and challenging value added advisory work. This role will be at Senior Manager Level. Majority of the team is based in London but this role can be based from any of our UK offices.You'll receive a competitive package, the opportunity to work with a degree of flexibility and exposure to iconic clients and projects.
The role:
  • As a strategic addition to the team, the candidate will be working directly with the UK Operational TP Leader, the Operational TP team and Global Tax and TP Leadership in developing our priority Transfer Pricing technology assets and delivering cutting edge solutions to our clients
  • The candidate will have the opportunity to join a team that is growing at a very fast pace and help the team continue to shape our technology offering

As part of this new role, the candidate will be:
  • Working on a very wide range of clients to assess, design and implement cutting edge solutions on their intercompany set up, directly into the client's ERP / financial systems/platforms or EPM environment.
  • Working with senior members of the team to help out clients convert Transfer Pricing policies and needs into business and functional specifications and requirements.
  • Working with clients and our Tax / Advisory practice to identify opportunities to supplement ERP TP-related capabilities with additional technology tools, based on the client's use case and problem statement
  • Leading the team through the delivery of Transfer Pricing aspects of company wide transformation programs, coordinating the Transfer Pricing inputs as part of broader tax or finance workstream and understanding the different steps and interdependencies of these programs to being able to spot risks / opportunities early on and remediate accordingly
  • Driving technical training on finance systems architecture to the core Operational TP team
  • Driving the activities of the Operational TP lab, which is our innovation centre, that looks at discovering and exploring the use of cutting edge technology applied to transfer pricing use cases

Essential skills and experience:
  • ACA or CTA or ACCA or equivalent qualification
  • Innovative thinker, with track record of implementing cutting edge solutions
  • Direct exposure to ERP and EPM implementation of Intercompany / trading partner solutions (preferably within an Oracle or SAP environment)
  • Extensive working knowledge of Management and Financial Reporting and their interconnections
  • Excellent stakeholders management skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of intercompany processes, broader Tax processes (eg Cash to Tax) and their interactions with other business processes (R2R, O2C)
  • Understanding different ERP/systems requirements and architecture (Oracle and/or SAP preferred) and knowledge of key differentiators in terms of functionalities of the different applications (eg SAP PAPM vs BPC vs SAC, Oracle PCMCS, etc.)
  • Strong SAP Finance & Controlling experience
  • Experience in multinational implementations
  • Minimum two projects experience in intercompany processes including trade of goods and intercompany recharges
  • Strong knowledge in integration between SAP FI, CO, MM & SD
  • Deep knowledge in SD pricing, condition tables and TP calculations
  • Knowledge of transfer pricing strategies
  • Knowledge of new SAP capabilities in intercompany & transfer pricing
  • Knowledge of TP functionality in SAP PaPM
  • Knowledge of Indirect and withholding tax
  • Some technical knowledge especially in the use of IDocs
  • Excellent communication skills, with ability to discuss Operational TP topics and adapt style / content based on the audience (i.e. technical VS stakeholders
  • CIMA qualification is a plus


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