We are seeking a Senior Tax Accountant to join our growing organization. The preferred location for this position in on our Waterloo, ON head office, however flexibility anywhere within North America is available.
You have the opportunity to work with the North America Tax Manager to support the tax compliance needs of the Canadian and US entities, including but not limited to income tax and sales tax.
You have a strong interest and ability to develop your knowledge of taxation in these tax areas by conducting research and pursuing external professional development. Responsibilities include :
Investigate, research and analyze tax issues with minimal guidance
Prepare and analyze information for periodic income tax and sales tax filings
Assist in developing processes and methodologies to ensure accuracy of filings
Collaborate with CRA, IRS and other tax agencies’ personnel to address assessment discrepancies and to provide accurate information for audits
Provide tax support to accounts payable and billing teams as needed Skills, Competencies and Qualifications :
3+ years’ experience in at least one of the following areas : Canadian income tax, Canadian sales tax, US income tax, US sales tax.
CPA Designation (Canadian or US)
Undergraduate degree in accounting (Canadian or US)
Masters’ degree in accounting or taxation (Canadian or US) and / or Canadian CPA In-Depth Tax course is an advantage but is not required
Interest in developing knowledge in all of the following areas : US income tax, US sales tax, Canadian income tax, Canadian sales tax.
Strong excel skills (or initiative and ability to develop excel skills) to promote automation, accuracy and efficiency of data analysis
Ability to work independently and manage remotelyWe offer a professional working environment and culture and believe that work / life balance is critical to the success and happiness of our people.
We also offer competitive salary packages based on qualifications, skills and experience.As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce.
GHD is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, GHD will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.