Tax Associate Director: Transfer Pricing

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Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted April 11, 2020
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Project Involvement

A well-established audit firm based near the V&A Waterfront is offering a challenging and rewarding opportunity to a self-motivated natural leader to manage the transfer pricing function. This role involves:

  • Act as a major point of contact within the firm, predominantly in Cape Town, for the client together with the director. This will include responding quickly to, as well as anticipating, client requests/needs, keeping clients informed of progress in relation to all aspects of the service provided, and maintaining regular contact with clients
  • Manage advisory services for the Cape Town market such as transfer pricing setting strategies or advising foreign multinational companies on the tax implications of their operations in the region
  • Manage compliance documentation for the Cape Town market such as country-by-country reporting, master files and local files
  • Manage accrual reviews and due diligences for the Cape Town market
  • Drafting/managing proposals for engagements bearing in mind the expectations of our clients within the Cape Town market
  • Developing and pursuing creative strategies while using latest technologies available or to be programmed with our technology department
  • Manage billings and cash collection within the firms criteria
  • Regular involvement with transfer pricing, tax planning and complex tax issues in conjunction with directors
  • Ensure assignments are completed within agreed budgets and keep client/director informed of overruns and plan staff assignments in order to give an appropriate spread of experience
  • Ensure that the Firm’s quality control procedures are adhered to including second director review
  • Responsible for the review and delivery for the final advice to clients, subject to sign off from directors
  • Identify risk and technical matters, as well as selling opportunities, to the director, whilst exercising judgement within agreed parameters


  • Must provide overall support to directors on client matters and assist in the management of clients and the team, this will include support at times for the recruitment and appraising of staff
  • Will work as part of management team and be a vital member in Cape Town with other tax managers/directors within the business group, and provide support to the rest of the Tax team
  • Actively participate in the management of the national transfer pricing and international tax team as well as the Cape Town tax team through director/manager meetings and by attendance at social functions
  • Training must be provided to more junior staff both on the job and through monitoring and on the job performance, whilst consistently providing feedback
  • Counsel, appraise, develop and motivate staff as appropriate
  • Responsible for coaching and developing junior members of staff

Sales And Marketing

  • Must be able to recognise business and sales opportunities and progress these forward with director support
  • Participate in bids/proposals for new work
  • Able to take advantage of marketing/PR opportunities
  • Develop own network of contacts internally and externally and start winning own work

Communication And Representation

  • Develop contact with clients at senior level and maintain contact with other levels as appropriate to ensure the firm has the confidence of the client
  • Act as a liaison between the client and other specialist service groups within the firm
  • Contribute centrally by lecturing on internal courses
  • Consult with colleagues and directors on technical and risk matters


  • Bcom Accounting / CA(SA) / LLB
  • Advanced studies in tax preferred


  • 6-8 years transfer pricing experience
  • International tax experience advantageous
  • Must have experience within an audit or law firm

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