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Transfer Pricing Tax Internship

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted: Apr 3, 2024

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Job title: Intern

Duration: 3 months

Location: Dubai, UAE

Business unit: Tax Transfer Pricing

We have an exciting internship opportunity for someone looking to kickstart their career in tax focusing on Transfer Pricing.

For four decades, Alvarez & Marsal A&M has set the standard for working with organizations globally to solve complex problems, boost performance and maximize value for stakeholders. A&M has over 9,000 professionals globally who specialize in delivering tax, turnaround & interim management, performance improvement and consulting services to a range of investors, law firms, corporate clients and private equity firms across the world.

Since inception, the global tax team at A&M has enjoyed exponential growth. Our team has grown to over 800 professionals across the globe and we are now looking to further continue this growth in the Middle East (Dubai) where we have a fully fledged Tax team covering areas of transactions / M&A tax, indirect tax, corporate tax and transfer pricing.

What does the role involve?

If you are a fresh graduate and a self-starter with a degree in accounting, finance, law or economics, then we are looking for you. You will be an active part of the team supporting on a variety of projects for our Middle East operations. This internship is for someone who is looking to gain experience in all aspects of transfer pricing.

As part of the transfer pricing team, you will work with senior leaders on all aspects of transfer pricing for multinational clients. This includes the following:

  • Preparing economic analyses to appropriately price intercompany transactions

  • Assist with post-merger integration following a life event for a company

  • Assist with debt capacity and intercompany interest rate analyses

  • Preparation of planning and compliance transfer pricing documentation

  • Prepare thought leadership materials and new business development

  • Assisting in conducting industry and SWOT analyses to support transfer pricing documentation workstreams

  • Assist with preparation of proposals, go-to market, and training material.

  • Any other reasonable and related tax and transfer pricing task.

As part of the role, you will be trained in the core principles of tax and transfer pricing and will look to apply that knowledge in the day to day work.

Please note that we pay a stipend of AED5,000 per month for the internship and work-related expenses will be covered. A&M will not provide accommodation in Dubai.


The central building block of our success is our people. Their enthusiasm, willingness to perform and flexibility to adapt to a constantly changing environment matter to us. The ideal candidate will be a high performing self-starter and creative problem solver with the ambition and desire to succeed in an entrepreneurial culture. In addition, you will:

  • hold a valid UAE residency, under family or university sponsorship

  • be a fresh graduate with a bachelors degree in accounting, finance, economics, business, or a similar discipline from an accredited top-tier university

  • have strong analytical skills combined with well-developed financial modelling capabilities

  • have excellent oral and written English and Arabic communication skills

  • have good organisational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to multi-task, prioritise and manage time effectively

  • be flexible & adaptable to juggle range of different tasks

  • have discretion and an understanding of confidentiality issues

  • have the ability to research, analyse & present material clearly

  • be proficient in Microsoft office tools (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

  • be based in the office at least 4 days a week in Dubai (DIFC).

Application and Assessment Process

Ideally, we would like the intern to start as soon as possible but we can be flexible with the timing of the internship. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two weeks from their application and they will be invited to attend a review process consisting of a combination of interviews and a recruitment test.

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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