Senior Manager, Us Tax

  • 7-10 Year
  • Richmond Hill
  •   Posted On: October 1, 2018
  •   Skills:  Accounting, Communication, Project Management, Taxation

Job Overview

Roles & Responsibilities

The opportunity:

Reporting to the Director, US Taxation, the Senior Manager, US Taxation will become a member of a global tax department responsible for corporate income tax compliance, planning, and accounting for income taxes for the United States. The opentext Tax Department is charged with the responsibility to create value by; Deferring cash or reducing cash taxes. Ensuring timely and accurate tax compliance and accounting. Manage and balance tax risks. 


You are great at: 

US corporate tax compliance – this will include review of US income tax returns/extensions/quarterly tax installments for separate entities and consolidated groups (prepared by internal US tax team or third party tax advisors), coordinating with US controllers and other internal departments to gather the necessary information required to prepare the returns 

Review of other required tax forms (Annual reports, business license, W-8/W-9 forms)

Review of the ASC 740 (FAS109) tax provision calculation for the US Companies, including interaction with outside financial statement auditors, support and ensure SOX compliance

Managing and coordinating tax projects

Research and documentation of income tax accounting methods, tax positions and processes

Prepare/review responses to notices received from governmental agencies to resolve any disputed issues

Keep up to date on tax law changes and their organizational impact

Assist the Director, US Taxation with IRS and state income tax audits

What it takes:

Bachelor’s degree required, CPA designation 

Minimum of 7 years tax experience

Experience in the following technical areas: Consolidated tax return process for a large multinational company, ASC 740 (FAS 109), FIN 48 reserve analysis, Purchase accounting, Tax accounting related to various IP issues

Experience in dealing with taxing agencies and outside auditors (both in tax jurisdictions & financial statement auditors)

Must be able to multi-task and have the ability to work in a fast-past environment. Strong project management and organizational skills to handle multiple projects with conflicting time lines. Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straight forward manner. Self-motivation with an ability to work both independently and in a team environment

A proactive, can-do, work ethic; a demonstrated strong desire to work hard to identify issues and opportunities

Ability to manage relationships with external tax advisors in tax planning and compliance assignments. Ability to work cooperatively with internal finance and accounting services teams. Collaborate with peers and senior management on file planning and completion within time constraints

Knowledge of GO Systems/One Source for tax return preparation, Knowledge of Longview for tax provision preparation

About OpenText

OpenText enables the digital world, creating a better way for organizations to work with information, on premises or in the cloud. As a global leader in Enterprise Information Management, our products enable businesses to grow faster, lower operational costs, and reduce information governance and security risks. Mission: OpenText strives to: -enrich the way people use information -foster innovation -be trusted in our relationships -be committed to excellence in all that we do -demonstrate honesty and passion towards common goals

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