Advisor, Transfer Pricing (Tax)

What Tax contributes to Cardinal Health

Tax is responsible for the design, implementation and defense of tax strategies and positions. Records and reports tax expense in accordance with GAAP and SEC reporting requirements. Accountable for the tax due diligence of corporate transactions and preparation of tax compliance returns and reports.

  • Demonstrates knowledge in broad area of tax principles, planning strategies and concepts.
  • Develops and implements tax controversy strategies to address impact on all open years and impact on planned transactions.
  • Analyzes transactions for areas of tax risk and opportunities.
  • Demonstrates tax accounting knowledge of GAAP and SEC tax recording and reporting requirements.
  • Performs detailed tax research and analysis.
  • Develops approaches to detect, resolve and properly report issues and transactions on tax returns.
  • Partners with the business to improve tax efficiency of business planning and operations as well as tax compliance and reporting.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
  • May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
  • Works on complex projects of large scope
  • Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
  • Completes work independently receives general guidance on new projects
  • Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives
  • May act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

Advisor – Tax Technical (International Tax & Transfer Pricing)

  • Transfer pricing (“TP”) has become one of the most critical issues facing multinational corporations. It involves the pricing of cross-border intercompany transactions for goods, services, and intangibles. The enforcement of TP by tax authorities and increasing globalization has forced companies to turn their attention to their global TP policies. You will take a role in addressing the TP requirements for Cardinal, including TP planning initiatives, compliance, and controversy support.
  • This Individual should posses a deep personal accountability for their work, have a passion for excellence, driven to achieve their full potential and understand the value of building relationships with the business.
  • The Advisor will provide quantitative support to analyzing intercompany transactions to ensure compliance with U.S. and foreign tax rules. In addition, the Advisor will provide quantitative support and modeling to international tax planning projects and tax audits.  


  • Assist the transfer pricing manager in the timely and accurate completion of U.S. Section 6662 transfer pricing documentation for all Cardinal Health intercompany transactions in accordance with IRS regulations, including development of the “Best Method” rule and comparables;
  • the timely and accurate completion of transfer pricing documentation as required by other jurisdictions outside of the U.S., in accordance with local tax rules and regulations;
  • provide assistance during transfer pricing audits by gathering supporting documentation from internal and external sources, and preparing audit responses utilizing work paper references and source documentation;
  • ensure expense allocations are complete and accurate by legal entity; and
  • support the tax managers on other international tax matters, as requested.


  • Bachelors degree in business related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years experience in related field


  • Excellent organization and communication skills;
  • ability to analyze and model data;
  • strong attention to detail
  • the ability to work as a team player in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.


  • knowledge of software systems - HFM, SAP, and Microsoft Excel;
  • corporate income tax experience, especially IRC § 482 rules.