Transfer Pricing Manager in Puma Energy Johannesburg,Gauteng,SouthAfrica

Website Puma Energy

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About the job

Main Purpose:

The Puma Energy Group global tax strategy is based on the following key points:

  • Setting policies, standards and culture;
  • Ensure accurate, predictable (i.e. no surprises) and transparent movements in the Group’s tax obligations

supported by appropriate documentation and strong technical positions;

  • Being compliant with tax laws, regulations, obligations and international (tax) accounting standards;
  • Being transparent and co-operative towards tax authorities;
  • Mitigate (i.e. reduce) cash tax outflows and optimize tax receivables/payables;
  • Optimising the Group’s tax position seeking to obtain a competitive tax level in a fair and responsible way whilst

ensuring compliance with applicable local and international tax legislation taking into account a low to medium

tax risk profile; and

  • Actively managing and reporting of tax risks and opportunities through design and implementation of the Tax

Governance Framework.

  • Active and close support/ training and management of the Tax Audit process and /or tax litigation cases.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Apply and maintain the appropriate transfer pricing approach and related documentation;
  • Develop the Group’s Transfer Pricing Policy further;
  • Develop and maintain the Group’s Masterfile;
  • Prepare and maintain local Country Files;
  • Prepare, review and assess benchmark studies & comparable analysis;
  • Prepare annual Country-by-Country-Reporting file for submission;
  • Document the Related Party Transactions in accordance with the Transfer Pricing Documentation Policy;
  • Calculate certain intercompany transactions (e.g. Overhead Recharges, Licences) and ensure these are accurately reflected in accounting systems;
  • Maintain the necessary accounting records, calculating, recording, gathering and summarizing the information for Related Party Transactions as required by the Transfer Pricing Rules;
  • Ensure reconciliation and transparency of the flow of information from source documents to the accounting entries and ultimately to the financial statements and the information provided to Taxation for tax reporting purposes;
  • Support on any transfer pricing related tax audit query and advise on the local strategy to be followed in order to comply on time with the Tax requirements.


  • Experience: +5 years of relevant work experience, including experience in transfer pricing and/or international corporate tax environment:
  • Experience of global documentation projects and how documentation requirements vary by country;
  • Strong understanding of current developments in the transfer pricing world to include latest BEPS initiatives and related impact and consequence;
  • Proven transfer pricing experience, ideally from a big 4 accountancy firm;
  • Knowledge of OECD Transfer Pricing guidelines;
  • Strong data analysis and communication skills;
  • Ability to present information / data in a comprehensive manner to key stakeholders. Skills / Qualifications:
  • ACA/CA/CPA/CFA/CTA (or other equivalent qualifications) preferred
  • Fluent in English is a must, but a value added if fluent in French, Spanish or Portuguese.


  • Ability and motivation to work both strategically as well as “hand-on”
  • Self-driven and autonomous working style
  • Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent intercultural skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Partnership and Teamwork
  • Innovation
  • Organizational Skills
  • Numeric and Analytical Skill

Key Relationships and Department Overview:

Key Relationships:

  • Internal – Group Tax Team, Regional Tax Teams, Country Finance Teams,
  • External – Tax Authorities, Auditors, TP Advisors, Shareholders, JV Partners

Company: Puma Energy

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: Johannesburg,Gauteng,SouthAfrica

Application Deadline: N/A

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