Senior Finance Analyst

Bristol, Avon
Excellent salary + benefits
24 Aug 2017
21 Sep 2017
Job Title
Finance Analyst
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

A qualified and experienced Senior Finance Analyst is required by a global leader in automotive seating, to join their Transfer Pricing team in Bristol, known formally as a Senior Finance Analyst Transfer Pricing.


Working within a global Transfer Pricing group of 11 people led from the UK, the successful Senior Finance Analyst will have exposure to a broad range of transfer pricing matters.  This is a fantastic opportunity for a recently qualified accountant/CTA to develop advisory skills in a large multinational environment.

Previous transfer pricing experience is not required, but a genuine interest in understanding the commercial drivers of the automotive business, coupled with strong analytical skills means this Senior Finance Analyst role could be a springboard to any number of future possibilities both inside the organisation and beyond.

Senior Finance Analyst main responsibilities and deliverables:

  • Support the analysis and implementation of optimized transfer pricing strategies across all intercompany transactions including intellectual property, tangible goods, intragroup services and related party financing transactions in a manner consistent with regulatory standards including OECD and BEPS initiatives. 
  • Support the analysis of business transactions from a transfer pricing perspective e.g. M&A activities, relations with JV partners and commercial transactions involving multiple internal parties.
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with the business finance and operations personnel in order to develop deep understanding of the business, analyse transfer pricing matters, and respond to queries.
  • Contribute towards the successful completion of corporate income tax audits that include transfer pricing matters.

Senior Finance Analyst Candidate Portfolio:


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience. 
  • Professional certification such as ACA, ACCA and CTA, or similar international certifications required.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a financial discipline in a major advisory firm or large multinational business environment. 
  • Ability to travel internationally is essential.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Applications (Word, Excel, Access & PowerPoint) required.
  • Good financial reporting knowledge required.
  • Excellent analytic skills with close attention to detail for use in the preparation, interpretation and/or presentation of financial data required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, in English, is essential.


  • Transfer Pricing, Corporate and/or International Tax experience desirable.
  • Other language skills an advantage.
  • US GAAP knowledge desirable, other international GAAP (IFRS) and local GAAP knowledge an advantage.
  • ERP systems knowledge (including SAP R/3, HFM and Oracle) an advantage.


  • Excellent salary depending on experience
  • 26 Days annual holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Location Bristol
  • Pension
  • Voluntary Benefits – money off restaurants, high street shopping, holidays etc.
  • Cycle 2 Work Salary Sacrifice Scheme; Global career opportunities