Senior US Indirect Tax Manager
Toronto, ON, CA
6d ago
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Join our team

The TELUS Tax team provides critical expertise, consultation and counsel to the various entities and business groups, domestic and international, within TELUS.

As trusted advisors, we help support complex business transactions with insights and recommendations that influence decisions made by stakeholder and senior leaders.

We are practical and creative, providing innovative solutions in our quest to be the leading in-house Taxation team, globally.

Our team takes pride in driving operational excellence, best practices, and optimum results which contribute to business growth and exceptional customer and team member experiences.

Here's the impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together

As a Senior US Indirect Tax Manager, you will leverage your in-depth knowledge of Canadian indirect taxation (and where applicable, any prior experience with US indirect taxation).

You will provide US indirect tax advice and ensure initiatives are tax compliant and, as appropriate, develop and implement strategies to minimize the overall tax burden and risk to TELUS.

You will participate in various projects, review TELUS draft contracts and will also be key in analyzing internal systems and processes for the purposes of identifying sales tax related opportunities and recoveries.

As well, you will be an integral part of the team supporting TELUS with respect to US indirect tax audits, assessments and appeals.

In addition, and because we support each other as a team, you will have an opportunity, from time to time, to support the broader TELUS Tax team on Canadian indirect tax matters.

Here's how

  • Reviewing agreements and contracts to drive preferential indirect tax outcomes for TELUS
  • Actively supporting systems implementation and other projects with a view to optimizing taxation outcomes
  • Pro-actively supporting broad range of internal initiatives as they relate to indirect taxation including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, formation of partnerships or alliances including any supply chain related proposed changes
  • Working closely with product managers and marketing teams to ensure that new products and services are introduced into the US market in a tax compliant manner
  • Pro-actively reviewing internal systems, business processes and documentation to identify opportunities to achieve indirect tax savings and to mitigate tax risks and exposures
  • Pro-actively liaising with government authorities in relation to audit or other issues or queries
  • Qualifications :

    You're the missing piece of the puzzle

  • Valued for your 7+ years of Canadian and / or US indirect tax experience, in-depth indirect tax knowledge and strong technical competence
  • Talented at analyzing and researching complex issues and developing creative solutions to optimize commodity indirect tax positions
  • Commended for your ability to take initiative and ownership of challenges and opportunities and see them through to resolution
  • Recognized for your business and financial acumen
  • Known for your ability to foster strong relationships with and influence a diverse range of stakeholders at all levels
  • Recognized as a strong communicator who conveys insights, concepts and ideas in a clear, simple and concise manner
  • Respected as a collaborative partner who cultivates positive relationships and influences others, including senior leaders
  • Appreciated for your curiosity and learning mindset, initiative, creativity and drive for continuous process improvement, and adaptability when faced with change and / or ambiguity
  • Great-to-haves

  • Knowledge of Telecommunications industry
  • Completion of in depth indirect tax training in Canada and / or USA (e.g., COST)
  • Skilled in SAP, Excel, PowerPoint and other common software applications
  • A Bachelor Degree in Commerce, Accounting and / or Tax (or similar)
  • Who is TELUS?

    We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada.

  • Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses;
  • and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

    Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected.

    Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

    Do you share our passion?

    At TELUS, you create future friendly ® possibilities.

    At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

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