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Baker & McKenzieJunior Economist Transfer Pricing

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Level
WO
Location
Amsterdam
Deadline:
(Always open)
Category:

Actuarial

,

Banking

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Finance

Level:
WO
Location:
Amsterdam
Start date:
-
Deadline
Always open

Information

Baker & McKenzie is a leading provider of legal, tax and notary services and among the biggest law firms worldwide. We bring to matters the instinctively global perspective and deep market knowledge and insights of more than 4,200 locally admitted lawyers in 77 offices worldwide. Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam was the first law firm in the Netherlands to join a multinational network (1957) and the first office to create an integrated civil, fiscal and notarial practice. Our team of more than 170 lawyers, economists and financial analysts deliver innovative and commercially pragmatic advice.

With 65 tax professionals Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam’s Tax Practice group  is one of the largest and the most international tax groups in the Netherlands. In addition to our world-class tax planning & transactions group, we have a particularly strong Transfer Pricing team, a top-end indirect tax team and a strong track-record in tax dispute resolution.

The dedicated Transfer Pricing team comprising of tax lawyers, economists and analysts, works closely together with Corporate Tax, VAT & Customs experts as well as lawyers focusing on IP/IT and Commercial contracts, engaging with colleagues across the globe and offering integrated advice and innovative business solutions to our global clientsWe are involved in strategizing, planning and anticipating the evolution of the operating model of multinational enterprises. What we contribute is not only our technical skills, but also, our understanding of the business, the economic climate, the industry, the strategic objectives and the overall trends in domestic and international economic and tax policy.  We attach great value to the multi-cultural aspect of our team, which comprises of no less than 8 different nationalities covering the majority of the most commonly spoken languages. We are firm believers that diversity is the fuel behind truly innovative thinking and at the core of our ability to find solutions off the beaten tracks.

Our client base predominantly consists of large multinationals, and the majority of the deals we work on is cross-jurisdictional in nature. In this respect, the Amsterdam office host several outbound programs, which offer specific assistance to clients with cross-border ambitions.

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Job Description

With the current international debate regarding taxes being paid by multinationals, and transfer pricing being at the core of this debate and related developments, there will be an increased focus on how multinationals set their transfer prices. Therefore, Baker & McKenzie is seeking to expand its Transfer Pricing team with a junior Transfer Pricing economist. Our new colleague will be working on financial and market research, cash flow modelling, company and value chain analyses, financial statement and credit rating analyses, in support of transfer pricing studies and valuation analyses. The job requires highly developed analytical skills, attention to detail, ability to work collaboratively and "intellectual curiosity" at the same time.

The Transfer Pricing team supports clients in the design, structuring and pricing of cross-border intercompany services and finance transactions. The team conducts functional/economic analyses, drafts global transfer pricing documentation and performs valuations for tax purposes. The team has experience in numerous industries with the design and implementation of transfer pricing systems as well as supply chain restructuring advice. The team drafts, files and negotiates Advance Pricing Agreements, designs and supports intercompany financing structures and assists with mutual agreement procedures, audit defence and tax litigation. The team is known for its thought leadership and involvement at a (global) tax policy level; its members regularly provide input to tax policy positions at OECD, EU, UN and local tax authorities’ level. Additionally, International Tax Review awarded the group "Netherlands Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year" in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2015. This position is a challenging and exciting opportunity to join a growing business that offers exposure to a broad range of clients and specialist tax areas.

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Qualifications

Antonio Russo (Partner Transfer Pricing): "Our new colleague has a pro-active attitude, is enthusiastic, and demonstrates an ability to work in and contribute to the team. He or she has the skills needed to build successful relationships and  possesses the following skills and experience:

  • Master degree in Economics, Finance or Business Administration (specialization in finance or economics);
  • 0-2 years working experience in a corporate or consultancy environment;
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written (additional language skills are a plus);
  • Good organizational and communication skills;
  • Performs well under pressure;
  • Accuracy/attention to details;
  • (Advanced) economic or financial modelling skills (MS Excel and/or VBA); and
  • Experience with Data Analysis and Statistical Software (e.g., Stata, SPSS) is a plus.

If you think you meet this requirements we would really like to get in touch with you!''

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Working at Baker & McKenzie

Branche
Law / Fiscal / Notary
Number of countries
47
Headquarters Holland
Amsterdam