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Title:  Senior Manager, Tax Transfer Pricing




Requisition ID: 197276

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.


The main purpose of this position is to assist in compliance with Transfer Pricing legislation in Canada and in other jurisdictions where the Bank operates. This includes helping in the establishment of transfer pricing methodologies and policies according to OECD transfer pricing guidelines


Is this role right for you? In this role, you will:

  • Support the management and implementation efforts of the Bank’s transfer pricing policies, to ensure compliance with the Canadian transfer pricing legislation and proper co-ordination with similar legislative requirements in other countries where the Bank operates.  
  • Help identify and minimize tax exposure for cross border transactions, including transactions between Head Office and foreign branches and subsidiaries, as well as transactions among foreign subsidiaries and branches.
  • Create and manage Transfer Pricing documentation.
  • Ensure relevant branches, subsidiaries and departments maintain documentation adequate to the growing requirements of government tax authorities for all jurisdictions with respect to cross-border transactions as reported. 
  • Support Transfer Pricing processes: identification of transactions, services, agreements
  • Review and provide advice and counsel on all relevant intra-group cross border agreements to ensure that the related party transactions are priced at market.
  • Assist in managing CRA audits of non-arm's length cross-border transactions.  Provide due diligence regarding the adequacy of the pricing and its relevance to the comparable market value.
  • Liaise with operational management, across all business lines, to provide transfer pricing advice with respect to various business opportunities and transactions as required.
  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with key stakeholders in Head Office, subsidiaries, and branches, including all business lines, and support roles in different levels of authority.


Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role? - We'd love to work with you if you have:

  • An economist, lawyer, or CA with experience in transfer pricing in a corporate multinational tax environment, or commensurate experience in a transfer pricing advisory role. In depth knowledge with OECD transfer pricing requirements and regulations.
  • Minimum of six years’ experience in a corporate financial multinational tax environment is required.  However, a strong transfer pricing background in an advisory role to financial institutions may be substituted.
  • Knowledge of Scotiabank’s foreign business operations, including both the branches and subsidiaries is a definite asset.
  • Must be able to identify the transfer pricing issues and assist with finding market comparables and implementing complex transfer pricing solutions.
  • Experience applying control and accounting rules to taxation and related structures.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts to nontechnical executives and others.
  • Ability to negotiate and influence others to ensure change is adopted and operationalized.
  • A working knowledge of the interaction between transfer pricing and other areas of taxation, such as international tax and corporate tax is an asset.
  • Ability to speak Spanish is an asset.


What’s in it for you?

  • An inclusive & collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
  • We offer a competitive rewards package: Performance bonus, Employee Share Ownership Program, and Pension Plan Matching, Health Benefits from day one!
  • Your career matters! You will have access to career development and progression opportunities.




Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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