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Golder has a new opportunity for a Regional Tax Manager – LATAM to join our Global Tax team on a full-time basis based in Mississauga.
This role will report directly to the Global Head of Tax, based in Canada, and will work closely with the Regional Financial Controller, based in Chile. The job holder will be primarily responsible for the management and execution of international tax matters in the Latin America region including tax planning, tax compliance, tax accounting, indirect tax issues as well as business operational related tax activities globally. The job holder will work closely with the Global Tax Team that is based in Canada.
An overview of your role will include:
Tax provision (25%):
Preparation of the quarterly tax provision including the current and deferred tax calculations for all entities in the Latin American region
Assist with the preparation of the tax packages for LATAM tax entities as well as the consolidated tax provision, including the preparation and analysis of the effective tax rate reconciliation.
Preparation of reconciliation and adjustment of tax provision to filings and assessments
Be the subject matter expert on tax accounting standards applicable to all LATAM entities (i.e. IAS 12)
Support the financial statement audits of international entities by tailoring the quarterly international tax provisions to the requirements of the financial statement audit and responding to all queries with respect to tax accounting for those entities
Ensure all permanent and temporary differences are accurately reported and identified
Calculate Return-to-Provision true up and provide requisite journal entries
Tax compliance (25%):
Manage the preparation of the corporate income tax returns and other compliance reporting requirements (including Foreign Affiliate Reporting and Information returns) under the guidance of the Global Tax Director for LATAM region
Manage the preparation of tax installments calculations, ensuring that installments are made on a timely basis
Assist with tax audits, reassessments and objections
Manage external consultants to ensure that all returns are submitted on time
Identify and mitigate tax risk
Indirect Taxes (25%):
Assist the Global Head of Tax with developing a well-defined and streamlined process to prepare and manage indirect tax issues. Specifically:
Manage the preparation of monthly sales tax returns and general-ledger reconciliation for all entities within LATAM region
Develop, maintain and monitor processes to ensure sales taxes are properly charged
Determine if sales and commodity taxes are properly assessed and paid on invoices
Manage and assist indirect tax audits. Ensure that all indirect tax authority queries are tracked and responded to in an accurate and timely manner and that all indirect tax authority relationships are properly monitored and managed
Proactively seek out opportunities to enhance or streamline indirect tax compliance processes
Work closely with the Golder IT team department to ensure that the system is able to correctly account for indirect tax issues and ensuring that reports are properly configured, monitored and updated for changing tax legislation
International Tax, Transfer Pricing, Global Mobility and Other matters (25%):
Work with external advisors to further simplify the operational transfer pricing models ensuring that the models are easy to use and maintain
Develop a control framework governing the key transfer pricing flows as well as a plan for managing the annual transfer pricing compliance workflow for LATAM region
Participate fully in all monthly meetings with the external advisors and provide input to ensure that external advisors are fully conversant with business issues
Work with Global Head of Taxation and Global Tax Director to review intercompany profitability to ensure that these are within target ranges as outlined in the transfer pricing reports
Monitor the BEPS discussions and ensure that the Golder group is ready for expanded disclosure such as country by country reporting
Assist Global Head of Taxation and Global Tax Director to assess current transfer pricing models and streamline model inputs and allocation keys where possible to make model more efficient and build in flexibility for future growth
Assist team as required in relation to customer queries relating to withholding tax documentation
Assist Global Head of Taxation and Global Tax Director to assess corporate tax matters associated with globally mobile workforce
Assistance in tax planning matters as they arise
Assisting the Global Head of Tax on financing and treasury matters as required
You will have a background in:
A professional accounting designation such as CA or CPA
A four-year university education or equivalent in accounting, plus applicable Tax Courses (preferable)
A minimum of 5 years of progressive income tax and relevant experience in the LATAM region specifically Mexico, Chile, Peru, and Brazil
Strong knowledge of IFRS including corporate tax accounting knowledge
Corporate tax return preparation experience
Strong research skills
Some experience of working on indirect tax issues
International tax planning experience preferred; candidates willing to learn and get involved with tax planning will be considered
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Superior client focus with a positive “can-do” attitude
Superb team player able to excel in a deadline-driven environment
Comfortable working and interacting at all levels in a multidisciplinary environment
Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
Option to purchase shares in Golder
Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result
Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
On the job training, mentoring and coaching
Global projects and travel opportunities
One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 11 consecutive years
Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.
Golder is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.
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Primary Location CA-ON-MISSISSAUGA
Employee Status Regular
Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Posting Aug 1, 2019, 3:49:18 PM