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1. About Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie is among the biggest law firms worldwide, with more than 4,200 locally admitted lawyers in 77 offices worldwide. In addition to its more than 170 lawyers, Baker McKenzie Amsterdam employees a team of economists in order to provide its clients with a full range of advisory services. The Transfer Pricing team is part of the Tax Practice group, which is one of the largest and most international tax groups in the Netherlands.

What makes working in transfer pricing at Baker McKenzie unique, is the dynamic, entrepreneurial and international environment. We offer opportunities to work abroad in other Baker McKenzie offices and to work on cross-border projects in international teams. Furthermore, we support specific training opportunities, such as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program. As an economist within Baker McKenzie, you will have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of assignments, being the economic specialist working together often in multidisciplinary teams with attorneys and tax advisors.

About the Transfer Pricing Team

Baker McKenzie Amsterdam has a dedicated transfer pricing team comprising of tax lawyers and economists. The team often works together with various Baker McKenzie offices around Europe and around the globe, offering services to an international client base. We therefore attach great value to the multi-cultural aspect of our team, which comprises of various nationalities covering the majority of the most commonly spoken languages.
 
2. Overall purpose of this position

We are looking for a Financial Analyst with a background in economics or finance to join our growing international Transfer Pricing team.

In your new role, you will be part of a diverse and international Transfer Pricing team, working alongside tax lawyers and economists. You will support team members with preparing economic analyses, performing advanced financial modeling and valuation analyses. This role offers an opportunity to work with colleagues from other practice groups including corporate tax, banking & finance and corporate M&A departments. If you are ambitious to apply your skills and work in an international and dynamic environment, please get in touch with us.

As a Financial Analyst, you will be working on many types of economic and financial analysis that affect a multinational's tax or competition position. Such analyses can include:

  • arranging a group's internal financing policy, which would require debt pricing, performing credit rating analyses, debt capacity analysis and cash flow modelling;
  • conducting valuation analyses, based on corporate finance methodology, either for the valuation of a business or for the valuation specific types of IP;
  • benchmarking analyses to establish reliable sets of peer group companies for various industries, in order to study the financial performance and appropriate pricing levels;
  • advanced financial modelling, working with large sets of data and building scenario analyses to predict impact on outcomes;
  • research and analyses relating to competition economics cases;
  • supply chain restructurings, including the mapping of transaction flows and the development scenario analyses;
  • dispute resolution and legal procedures, which often require quantitative modelling and economic argumentation.

Since all our advisory services have to be tailored for each client, a deep understanding of your client's value chain and industry are essential. The job therefore requires highly developed analytical skills, attention to detail, ability to work collaboratively and "intellectual curiosity" at the same time.
 
3. Experience required

Antonio Russo (Partner Transfer Pricing): "Our new colleague has a pro-active attitude, is enthusiastic, and demonstrates an ability to work in and contribute to the team. He or she has the skills needed to build successful relationships and possesses the following skills and experience:

  • Relevant master degree (for example Economics, Finance or Business Administration);
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written (additional language skills are a plus);
  • Good organizational and communication skills;
  • Relevant internship experience or up to 2 years of relevant working experience is a plus
  • (Advanced) economic or financial modelling skills and databases is a plus.

4. Contact

If you think you meet these requirements we would really like to get in touch with you! Please feel free to apply directly via the button or to reach out by email to Melike Durmaz via melike.durmaz@bakermckenzie.com