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Transfer Pricing Manager Job in Avon Lake, Ohio US

Transfer Pricing Manager

Avient Corporation - Avon Lake, OH

Posted: 8/28/2020 - Expires: 11/26/2020

Job ID: 219821951

Job Description


Avient Corporation (formerly PolyOne Corporation), with 2019 revenues of $2.9 billion, provides specialized and sustainable material solutions that transform customer challenges into opportunities, bringing new products to life for a better world. Examples include:

Barrier technologies that preserve the shelf-life and quality of food, beverages, medicine and other perishable goods through high-performance materials that require less plastic

Light- weighting solutions that replace heavier traditional materials like metal, glass and wood, which can improve fuel efficiency in all modes of transportation

Breakthrough technologies that minimize wastewater and improve the recyclability of materials and packaging across a spectrum of end uses

Avient employs approximately 9,100 associates and is certified ACC Responsible Care and a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste.  For more information, visit .



At Avient, we strive for a culture of trust and engagement. Our associates are leading company initiatives such as Lead by Women, HYPE and Pride to advance diversity in professional and personal development. We also provide our associates with robust development programs such as Avient Academy, Lean Six Sigma, and various leadership workshops to allow for career growth in a variety of ways. With workplace flexibility, health and wellness programs, casual dress days, and paid time off for community service, we are committed to building upon our positive momentum.


At Avient, we believe diversity of ideas and backgrounds gives us the creativity to be successful in a rapidly changing world.  In support of this, we stress equality of opportunity for all qualified individuals in accordance with applicable laws. Decisions on hiring, promotion, development, compensation or advancement are based solely on a person's qualifications, abilities, experience and performance.


Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Global Tax, the Transfer Pricing Manager is a key role responsible for holistically managing transfer pricing matters and operational business model relating to strategic and operational transactions.


Essential Functions

Manage all aspects of the company's transfer pricing compliance obligations including country-by-country report, masterfile, local files, IRC Section 482 and OECD-compliant documentation and all related notifications globally with the assistance of a Big Four public accounting firm

Support Avient's intercompany transfer pricing policies, including intercompany tangible pricing software, R&D reimbursement, royalties, HQ and regional management services, financing, secondments, and cost-sharing agreements

Manage or assist with audit defense related to transfer pricing

Manage or assist with internal valuations and review of third-party valuations

Complete pre-acquisition due diligence and post-acquisition integration for transfer pricing and operational business models

Assist with legal entity rationalization and operating model simplification

Draft and maintain step plans and associated documentation including the preparation of transfer pricing analysis and auditing associated journal entries and P&L line items to ensure they reflect the intended transaction

Manage external advisors and engagements related to the above

Independently gather relevant data from HFM and SAP and design and maintain complex Excel-based models

Provide tax support to Avient finance and business leaders globally and work with the business and corporate departments to make decisions and drive value for the Company

Other duties as assigned *LI-CB1



Education, Experience and Skills

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Economics, Advanced degree in related field

5+ years of Transfer Pricing experience at a public multinational or in consulting for same

Knowledge and experience in applying US and OECD transfer pricing laws and regulations

General understanding of US international tax law related to US multinationals making outbound investments

Advanced analytical and IT systems skills, experience with SAP and HFM a plus

Advanced written and verbal communication skills in English

Critical thinking and the ability to "own" responsibilities in a fast-paced environment focused on results

Team player with proven ability to lead and manage projects

Able to work in a dynamic, fast paced, informal, often ambiguous and rapidly changing business environment


Each position at Avient focuses on eight Core Competencies as a Leader of Self.  Additionally, management positions focus on Leadership Competencies as a Leader of Others and/or a Leader of the Business.  These competencies are designed to drive behavior that will ultimately help our associates excel at their current roles, while supporting individual and career development.


Physical Demands

The characteristics listed below are representative of the physical and environmental demands required by an individual to successfully perform the essential duties of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Requires standing and sitting for prolonged periods of time, talking and listening

Must be able to walk and use hands

Typically work is in an office environment where the noise level is low to moderate

Avient Corporation is a drug free workplace.  Avient is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran's status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law.

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

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Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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