Scott Smaistrla, CPA, CMA

Scott Smaistrla, CPA, CMA

Senior Members of WTP's Transfer Pricing and Valuation Practice

Director, Transfer Pricing Services
+1 (214) 612-9951

Scott is a solutions oriented Director with extensive expertise in international transfer pricing and tax, corporate finance, operations and compliance with a world class track record for leadership and innovation. His transfer pricing career has encompassed guidance to executive level decision makers in the areas of transfer pricing planning & contemporaneous documentation, operational transfer pricing, audit defense, analytics, compliance, process improvement, international tax structuring, product development/management, and risk mitigation.

Scott brings over twenty cumulative years of experience including tenures with global accounting firms PricewaterhouseCoopers and Grant Thornton. Scott has also served in influential corporate financial/operational leadership roles with multinational industry segment leaders Schlumberger, Baker Hughes, Motorola, Siemens and Thomson Reuters.

Scott also believes in giving back to the community. He has served on the Campaign Cabinet for the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (2011-2014). Scott currently serves on the Board of the Directors for Housing Crisis Center (Dallas) and Financial Executives International - Dallas Chapter where he is also a member.


 Skill Set/Experience Summay

  • International Transfer Pricing - Planning, Documentation, Operational Transfer Pricing, Intangible Property Migrations, Permanent Establishment, Competent Authority, Team/Project Management, Royalty Calculations, Audit Defense, Global Headquarter/Region Management/Shared Services Cross Charge Methods, BEPS, APAs, Intercompany Contract Database Development and Maintenance, and International Tax Structuring and Research
  • Global Experience with "In Country" projects in North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia
  • Forecasting, Budgeting, Variance Analysis, and Close Accounting
  • Business Analytics and Mergers & Acquisitions due diligence



  • Master of Business Administration Kelley School of Business at Indiana University (Bloomington)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Certified Public Accountant, Texas State Board of Public Accountancy
  • Certified Management Accountant, Institute of Management Accountants