Prepare, review and manage key tax processes like the Federal & Provincial Tax Returns quarterly & annual tax provisions, cash tax projections and responses to information requests from Federal & Provincial tax authorities. This would include developing and maintaining detailed work plans, communicating internal and external due dates to team and motivating team to meet established deadlines.
Implement compliance and provision process improvement initiatives including identifying opportunities to efficiently transfer tax data between financial accounting and tax applications in order to reduce provision and compliance cycle times.
Assist the CFO in maintaining current relationships with external consultants as well as the relationships with other finance teams with whom we collaborate.
Review components of the quarterly tax provision calculations and assist with preparing components of the financial statement footnote disclosures.
Coordinate federal and provincial income tax audits, prepare and review responses to audit inquiries and communicate audit progression to management.
Research tax issues and communicate conclusions and recommendations to management through written technical memos.