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Transfer Pricing Specialist

  1. Warrington
  1. Corporate

Transfer Pricing Specialist

SNC-Lavalin is going through an exciting period of change. A Canadian listed engineering and construction firm, on July 2017 they acquired the UK engineering consultancy Atkins bringing with it a great opportunity to re-position the SNC-Lavalin brand in the eyes of our markets and ahead of our competitors. The combined group now has approximately 50,000 employees around the world and both Atkins and SNC-L’s offerings combined give us the opportunity to continue our growth. The future of engineering and construction is in the greater use of data, combined with technologies to deliver our services more efficiently and bring different offerings to our clients. From apps, virtual reality and artificial intelligence, to mobility as a service and digital asset management, we are combining our traditional engineering skills with technology to fundamentally change the way we do things.

SNCL Tax currently have an opportunity for a Transfer Pricing Specialist in our Warrington office, reporting to the Transfer Pricing and Global Compliance Manager. 

Overview of Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor local transfer pricing regulations and provide recommendations on documentation requirements.
  • Prepare and maintain transfer pricing documentation.
  • Support the Group’s OECD Country-by-Country Reporting process.
  • Preparation of management fee calculations and communication of the Group’s process.
  • Assist in preparation of annual related party transaction returns i.e. Canadian T106 Form.
  • Support ad-hoc Group transfer pricing queries/projects.
  • Provide internal updates on global transfer pricing developments.
  • Opportunity for involvement in ad hoc tax advisory matters including, R&D tax claims, tax reporting and forecasting, tax compliance and aspects of international tax.

Experience needed to be successful for this role

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA and/or CTA/AAT.
  • Experience/knowledge in transfer pricing (essential).
  • An understanding of OECD guidelines on transfer pricing as well as knowledge of the related accounting and tax requirements.
  • Experience of the preparation of transfer pricing documentation.
  • IT experienced – strong spreadsheet and data manipulation skills.
    Experience of wider tax areas i.e. Research and Development tax credits, tax accounting knowledge and international tax would be beneficial but not essential.


  • Ability to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines, this will require you to flex your working hours at peak times throughout the tax year.
  • Willingness to learn and develop technical knowledge.
  • Demonstrate strong research and documentation skills.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and pragmatically.
  • Calm and efficient under pressure.
  • Professional and team orientated.
  • Ability to communicate to a broad range of stakeholders.

SNCL Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Rewards and benefits
SNCL Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.
All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device:

Security Clearance: 
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

ATKINS, recognize that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.


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