Senior Manager, Transfer Pricing Strategy & Operations at AstraZeneca

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: New Haven, Connecticut





Job Description:

At Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease, we are innovators, leaders, and collaborators. At the heart of everything we do is an intense desire to pursue the toughest challenges and truly change the world for people living with rare and devastating diseases.


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.



This is what YOU will do:



Reporting to the Director, Transfer Pricing Policy and Strategy, you will support 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 reflects someone who is eager to be involved in 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.


We are looking for a Senior Manager, with a background in controversy, documentation and policy to as an integral member of our Global Transfer Pricing Policy and Strategy Group. 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.




YOU will be responsible for:



  • Advise and recommend intercompany policies to mitigate risk, advance best practices/policies for the business and comply with local statutory reporting requirements.

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

  • Document intercompany policies and advise local controllers, finance business partners intercompany policies.

  • Identify transfer pricing legislation globally and advise on impact to the business; Ensure compliance with regulatory, governance and internal processes and procedures in relation to transfer pricing.

  • Advise on transfer pricing controversy strategy to support audits.

  • Advise local financial controllers on transfer pricing audits in multiple jurisdictions.

  • Advise statutory accounting on potential transfer pricing adjustments for local books.

  • Provide guidance to legal entity forecasting team ensuring intercompany policies are included.

  • Review annual transfer pricing documentation, advising preparation team on reporting results and structure of report.

  • Recommend, edit and review intercompany agreements and other documentation for legal drafting.

  • Support the development of tax models & reports to support forecasting, planning and tax/TP filings.




YOU will need to have:



  • Bachelor's degree; preferably in accounting/economics

  • 8+ years relevant experience in transfer pricing/public accounting, tax and/or consulting work

  • Experience with forecasting and application of transfer pricing concepts

  • Analytical experience, managing information and presenting appropriate recommendations

  • Confident using Excel, Word and other tools including financial reporting systems





We would prefer for YOU to have:



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

  • Experience working within a large organization and across business functions

  • Master's degree in tax a plus



When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That's why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn't mean we're not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.


AstraZeneca requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required by applicable law.


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. #LI-TH1 #HYBRID


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.
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