Transfer Pricing Intern - Summer 2025 (Los Angeles)

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Transfer Pricing Intern - Summer 2025 (Los Angeles)

Los Angeles, CA
  • Responsibilities

    Job Summary:

    The Tax Intern, Transfer Pricing works with a team of consulting economists to help multi-national companies correctly price their transactions between entities within their corporate group. This role assists with examining a variety of economic conditions and industry trends, evaluating clients’ intercompany transactions and consulting with clients to set or substantiate prices charged between their related parties. The analysis of intercompany pricing is used to help companies comply with foreign and domestic tax regulations. The position requires not only strong analytical skills, but also exceptional writing and editing skills.

    Job Duties:

    • Information Gathering
      • Conducts client interviews in order to gather information to understand the factors that affect inter-company transactions within a group of related companies, the interviews collect the following client information:
      • Corporate structure
      • Division of functional responsibilities among affiliated companies within the corporate group
      • Distribution of risks among affiliated companies within the corporate group
      • Value drivers for profitability
      • Industry overview and competitive pressure
      • Historical context of current circumstances
    • Financial Analysis
      • Analyzes the evaluation of industry data and financial data from the client, which are collectively used to benchmark or document appropriate intercompany pricing policies
      • Performs additional financial analysis, such as the evaluation of market penetration scenarios or calculating the value of intangible property
      • Prepares project reports for clients, which include our approach, research, quantitative analysis and final results, these are used to document the extent to which a client’s intercompany prices are in compliance with foreign and domestic tax regulations and present consulting advice
      • Prepares presentations to convey to the client the results of analyses and recommendations going-forward.
      • Participates in presentations to pitch service capabilities to potential clients
    • Report Writing
      • Writes industry overviews and functional analyses that are included in transfer pricing reports and documents
      • Takes interview notes and prepares detailed summaries for team members
      • Proofreads and edits reports prior to delivering to clients
      • Writes technical memos that describe the analytical process
      • Other duties as required

    Supervisory Responsibilities :

    • N/A

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


    • Enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting, Economics, or other relevant field of study required


    • Leadership experience preferred

    License/Certifications :

    • N/A


    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint and Word


    • N/A

    Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Exceptional research and writing skills
    • Skilled in detailed reading, proofing and editing highly technical and descriptive material
    • Able to independently produce the initial drafts of project deliverables are written reports
    • Effective interpersonal skills and experience with presentations or public speaking
    • Able to communicate directly with clients in a professional and confident manner
    • Strong analytical and basic research skills
    • Solid organizational skills especially ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details
    • Capable of working in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously
    • Able to research taxation topics and communicate or compose written analysis effectively
    • Basic understanding of transfer pricing and the desire to learn more about the industry

    Individual salaries that are offered to a candidate are determined after consideration of numerous factors including but not limited to the candidate’s qualifications, experience, skills, and geography.

    California Range: $28.00/hr - $37.00/hr

    New York City/ Valhalla Range: $32.00/hr - $36.00/hr

    Washington Range: $28.00/hr - $37.00/hr

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