Tax Accountant (12 Month Contract)

  • 2-4 Year
  • Toronto
  •   Posted On: October 8, 2018
  •   Skills:  Excel, Interpersonal, Organisational, Taxation, Time Management

Job Overview

Roles & Responsibilities

Principle Accountabilities:

Assist with the transition of Canadian Tax accounting functions to Centre of Excellence including monthly, quarterly and yearly US GAAP provisions

Assist in preparation of IFRS tax accounting provision and notes to financial statements for 2018 year-end financial statements

Review uncertain tax positions, analysis of taxes payable accounts as well as other SOX related reporting requirements

Assist in the coordination of Canadian Tax Return Compliance with external tax provider

Reconciliation of Income Tax, Deferred Tax, Capital Tax and other tax account reconciliations and roll-forwards by entity on a monthly basis.

Assist with tax audits when appropriate and liaise with external auditors.

Assist in review of tax impact of accounting pronouncements and/or business transactions

Assist with transfer pricing compliance

Assist/prepare SOX-related documentation

Assist/prepare forecast of effective tax rate and deferred tax balances

Assist in other ad-hoc tax projects as required

Required Skills and Qualifications: 

University degree in a related field

US GAAP/IFRS knowledge

2–4 years Canadian tax accounting experience

Knowledge of legislation and statutory requirements – i.e. IFRS, Income Tax Act

Experience in preparing or reviewing Canadian Corporate tax returns (Tax prep software)

Excellent organizational, multi –tasking, time management, interpersonal skills and problem solving skills

Proven verbal and written communication skills

Has initiative and a positive attitude

Reliable to meet deadlines and commitments

Research and information gathering skills

Strong Computer skills including Excel

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