Senior International Tax Manager, Transfer Pricing

Marriott International, Inc.
Bethesda, MD
Jul 13, 2018
Jul 16, 2018
Full Time
Job Number 18001OPV Job Category Finance and Accounting Location Marriott International HQ, Bethesda, Maryland VIEW ON MAP Brand Corporate Schedule Full-time Relocation? No Position Type Management Start Your Journey With Us Marriott International is the world s largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. We believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration. So, we ask, where will your journey take you? JOB SUMMARY The Transfer Pricing Senior Manager will be a member of the Corporate Tax Department and will assist in a variety of global transfer pricing initiatives. This position will be responsible for identifying and analyzing intercompany transactions and preparing documentation to comply with Transfer Pricing regulations issued by Tax Administrations throughout the world. In addition, this position will be involved in identifying planning opportunities and risk management solutions, developing and implementing best practice and global transfer pricing policies. The Transfer Pricing Senior Manager will also work closely with the Global Audit team with regards to transfer pricing audits. BUSINESS CONTEXT / EXPECTED CONTRIBUTIONS Expected Contributions Overall Management of Marriott global transfer pricing processes and procedures. Identify and assess cross-border inter company transactions to identify opportunities and develop appropriate tax strategies. Prepare, coordinate and maintain contemporaneous documentation as required to support Marriott s transfer pricing policies. Review of benchmarking studies prepared by outside advisors. Develop a comprehensive functional description of the business activities undertaken by the various Marriott Legal Entities. Ensuring that the transfer pricing policies are applied correctly. Team with the legal department to develop and maintain intercompany agreements. Assist in the management and monitoring of the impact of related party transactions on Marriott effective tax rate. Assist the Global Audit team with US IRS and/or other foreign tax authorities transfer pricing audit inquiries. Track tax law changes related to global transfer pricing (e. g. BEPS) and assesses the impact on Marriott s transfer pricing position and compliance. Complete complex special projects as assigned. Candidate Profile Experience Minimum 6 years of transfer pricing experience in global transfer pricing analysis (development of and monitoring arm s length standards for inter company transactions). Considerable knowledge of performing market studies, comparable research and industry research. Comprehensive technical skills, including pricing policies, executing market studies and strategizing on local-country transfer pricing rules and requirements. Experience in dealing with IRS and non-US tax authorities on transfer pricing inquiries. Lodging/hospitality industry knowledge preferred. Education or Certification Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or related discipline. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a plus. Personal Attributes and Competencies Strong quantitative and qualitative analysis skills; able to take complex information and present it in a clear and concise manner Effective problem-solving abilities; recognizes and researches problems and identifies their underlying causes and recommends and implements solutions Understands how to manage in a culturally diverse work environment and exercise sensitivity to differences in cultural norms. Effective mediation skills to facilitate a constructive approach to dealing with conflict; able to address difficult issues and guide others toward the accomplishment of identified objectives Able to consistently make decisions in a timely manner sometimes with less than complete information and under tight deadlines; escalates issues as appropriate Excellent organizational skills; effective in planning, prioritizing and managing multiple priorities and meeting deadlines Excellent communication skills; communicates effectively both orally and in writing; listens to others and effectively comprehends information Excellent interpersonal skills; able to build and maintain key relationships; able to influence others and function effectively in a collaborative work environment Able to work in matrix organizations, partnering with resources to achieve business results through others Active learner; applies past experiences to identify alternative solutions for current problems, able to understand and adjust to changing priorities, circumstances, direction, and personal styles Self-motivation and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Trustworthy with strong business integrity

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