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Commodity Tax Manager

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 01-08-2019
Exceptional quality is at the core of what our retail client does. The greatest ingredient that goes into their products is quality which entails being authentic, being different, being functional, being beautiful and being sensibly priced.

Given the growth and expansion of their business in North America and globally, the finance department is hiring a Manager of Commodity Tax to provide subject matter expertise in this area. They work in 8 countries with multiple jurisdictions, including both retail and online sales. Sales tax is becoming more complex and mandatory in numerous regions. If you have a strong tax background, ideally solid commodity tax, you will be excited by this opportunity.

As the go-to tax expert within the team, you will work alongside the Director of Finance providing both strategic and tactical hands-on responsibilities in all commodity tax matters. The role includes 3 key mandates.
  • Ensure all relevant documentation is filed monthly and quarterly to tax authorities or tax partners in different jurisdictions; including implementing solid processes.
  • Opening new locations, going through the registration process and submitting applications, particularly across various US states with different requirements.
  • Managing sales tax audits

In addition to these responsibilities, there will be long term projects once the function has been set up including but not limited to executing their Transfer Pricing policy, advising on structuring of sales to be most tax efficient for different jurisdictions, analysis of existing processes and continuous improvements. This is a fast paced and growing business internationally therefore many related projects will evolve both specifically in tax as well as across finance which will provide additional challenges.

In order to be considered for this role, you will possess the following:
  • CPA or an international accounting designation coupled with strong corporate and commodity tax exposure ideally
  • Hands-on technical skill sets with a big picture mindset
  • Ability to work with external tax partners and tax authorities in multiple jurisdictions identifying relevant contacts globally
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills, strong problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail and deadline driven
  • Team player with an interest in going beyond the scope of responsibilities as the role requires project work in a growing, fast paced business

This is an immediate need and the client will move the hiring process quickly. Please apply immediately and in confidence to be considered.
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