Grant Thornton Ireland

Transfer Pricing Associate Director

31 May 2023
30 Jun 2023
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Transfer Pricing Associate Director

We are Grant Thornton. We go beyond business as usual, so you can too.

Grant Thornton Ireland (GT) has over 2,500 people in 10 offices across Ireland, The Isle of Man, Gibraltar, and Bermuda, with a presence in over 130 countries around the world, and a global network of over 62,000 people

At GT, we work as trusted advisors, bringing local knowledge and national expertise, with a global presence, to help businesses succeed – wherever they are located. We make business more personal by investing in building relationships and empowering our clients to make the right decisions for their organisation now and for the future. Whether that is working with the public sector to build thriving communities, with regulators and financial institutions to build trust, or with a diverse range of businesses to help them achieve their goals, Grant Thornton Ireland work hard to support clients to act on the issues that matter.

At GT Ireland we don’t just predict your future, we build it.

A Career at GT

Looking for a more fulfilling role in professional services? One where fresh thinking, collaboration and diversity are valued? At Grant Thornton we do things differently.

What does this mean for you?

A career in a more inclusive working environment, a more collaborative work culture, a more supported, flexible working role, more possibilities to grow and more opportunities to help shape the future for your clients. We respect and value your experience. And we want you to bring your authentic self to work and be at your best. It is how it should be.

Grow with us

At Grant Thornton, we care about our people and work hard to make you feel valued. If you are looking to deepen and develop your skills, knowledge, and experience throughout your career, then that is what you will get, and more.

The Grant Thornton Tax department is a growing team of over 150 specialists with deep industry, sector and technical knowledge. As part of the Tax team you will have the opportunity to work across different industries with a diverse range of clients, including small and medium sized businesses, partnerships, large corporates and listed companies.

Our Tax teams work across a range of services from routine tax compliance work to high end innovative tax planning solutions. This work requires extensive knowledge, insight and expertise of all taxes so as to provide a seamless, professional and integrated approach to delivering a client centric taxation service. We aim to assist clients in meeting the complex challenges of taxation in respect of business, corporate or personal tax, VAT, customs, international tax, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Intellectual Property (IP), relevant contracts, Research and Development (R&D) tax credits and Revenue audits and/or investigations.

The role:

We are seeking a Transfer Pricing Associate Director to join our growing Tax department. As a Director, you will be responsible for presenting solutions to increasingly complex technical issues, demonstrate sufficient technical knowledge in your own service area to develop solutions to complex technical issues and help lead a team in demanding assignments on a day to day basis. Excellent opportunities exist for ambitious and driven candidates to progress within the firm. The position attracts a competitive remuneration package and ongoing career development.

Main responsibilities:

  • Promoting Tax both internally and externally; with a focus on Transfer Pricing Activities
  • Developing relationships across service lines within the business to identify opportunities for cross selling;
  • Working with Partners, directors and all staff supporting matters under the TP umbrella
  • Providing advice to clients on complex transactions and Transfer Pricing
  • Working with clients to optimise efficient structures

Skills and attributes:

  • ATT/ACA/ACCA or CTA qualified;
  • minimum 5 years’ post qualification experience of working in an international tax department of a large firm;
  • Proficient Tax professional, specifically within Transfer Pricing
  • Strong communicator, highly articulate with good report writing and excel skills
  • Commercial/business awareness, strong record of winning new business
  • A passion for client service
  • Ability to learn quickly and keep abreast of developments
  • An ability to think laterally and follow things through
  • Knowledge and experience of dealing with Transfer Pricing issues in relation to Financial Services would be desirable.

Life at GT

Reward and benefits:

Our reward and benefits are designed to create an environment where our people can flourish. We are committed to building a culture where our people have access to the necessary benefits to help promote a healthy lifestyle and thrive.

Inclusion and diversity:

Included and valued for your difference is how everyone should feel at work. Not just because it is right, but because we are all at our best when we are able to be ourselves. So, when you join Grant Thornton, we will work hard to ensure that is how you feel. We want you for who you are. We are excited to see the personality and perspectives you will bring to our team because we know we will all benefit from them.

Diversity of thought, background and experience enables better decision-making, improves the quality of our delivery, and helps us to meet the needs of our clients. Our firm is built on people and their ideas, so we want to hear all the new perspectives and fresh thinking you have to offer.


We want to create a culture of recognition and celebrating success, by saying thank you to people who surpass our expectations and recognising the right values and behaviours. Our Shout Out recognition scheme is our way of highlighting and promoting achievements. Whether you simply want to say thank you, celebrate a special occasion or give an award for doing something exceptional, you can do all of this and more through the scheme.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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