Transfer Pricing and Supply Chain Tax Manager

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Company: VF Corporation
Location: Stabio (TI), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

VF International is looking for an exceptional Manager, Transfer Pricing and Supply Chain Tax to join our team based in Stabio, Switzerland.

VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic brands such as Vans®, The North Face® and Timberland®. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. It’s a commitment shared by our global associates across all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling.

Let's talk about the role

The Transfer Pricing and Supply Chain Tax Manager will have a meaningful opportunity to impact the company’s bottom line. The Manager will report to the Senior Director, International Tax with a close working connection with the Senior Director, EMEA tax and Senior Manager, Transfer Pricing and Supply Chain. The position will be based in Stabio, Switzerland and some business travel should be expected (domestic and international).

The primary responsibilities of the Transfer Pricing and Supply Chain Tax Manager include:

  • Assist in developing and implementing strategic, value driving transfer pricing and supply chain tax planning opportunities for the Company

  • Manage the preparation of global transfer pricing documentation for the Company with special focus on the EMEA region

  • Monitor and analyze intercompany profits to ensure compliance with transfer pricing policies and consistency with global transfer pricing documentation

  • Monitor and oversee bilateral APA applications, renewals, and information requests related to the EMEA region

  • Assist with global transfer pricing and tax controversy matters including, but not limited to, transfer pricing audits

  • Manage transfer pricing components of the year-end tax provision to ensure company operations are in line with transfer pricing policies

  • Manage and perform technical analysis associated with international acquisitions, divestitures and integrations

  • Manage other special projects and day to day transfer pricing issues that surface

  • Effectively build and manage relationships with Accounting, Legal, Treasury, Supply Chain, and other functional groups within the Company

The ideal candidate will have the following education and experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance or related field; Graduate degree and professional certifications preferred (e.g., MBA, MST, CPA)

  • 5+ years of progressive transfer pricing or related experience with Big Four or comparable in-house role of a multinational organization

  • Strong knowledge of OECD Guidelines and U.S. transfer pricing statute, regulations and case law

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of global transfer pricing, including practical operational transfer pricing, key risks and documentation expectations of many local tax authorities

  • APA experience and foreign subsidiary local country audit experience; IP planning experience

  • International tax planning experience, including those related to supply chain initiatives

  • Experience independently managing various projects and teams

  • Strong MS Office skills required

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required

  • Ability to work in a team environment required

What's in it for you?

  • Be part of iconic lifestyle brands

  • Join a multi brand and multi countries organization to drive you career forward

  • International and challenging working culture

  • On site gym offering health and well-being initiatives

  • 50% discount on all VF brands

  • Subsidized canteen as well as break out areas offering complimentary hot drinks

Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity 

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, VF is committed to support disadvantaged groups whilst providing equal opportunities for both VF associates and applicants alike.

If you like what you have read and want to join our team then we would like to hear from you!