Indirect Tax Manager

Date: Jul 6, 2024

Location: Thornhill, ON, CA, L3T 7P7

Company: CAA Club Group

About Us

The tax team prides themselves to be trusted partners and advisors to its various departments and business groups.  As the Manager, Indirect Tax, you will leverage your business acumen and in-depth knowledge of Canadian indirect taxation to provide practical and pragmatic solutions to the various stakeholders and manage all the indirect tax processes and procedures.  You have an aptitude for learning and recognizing opportunities for improving systems and processes. 

Who we are

As Canada's largest automobile association, we are passionate about keeping our Members safe - whether they are on the road, at home, or travelling abroad. Meeting the diverse needs of our 2.4M+ Members requires high performing, forward thinking, and innovative people who work collaboratively to keep propelling our business forward.  Our diverse organization provides insurance, technology, retail, and travel solutions through its various subsidiaries

Position Details

What you will do -

  • Oversee and manage the filing of all GST/HST/QST, retail sales tax, insurance premium tax, and other periodic tax returns and remittances, along with the preparation of related provisions, and reconciliations
  • Oversee and manage the preparation and filing of the annual GST/HST & QST returns, and Annual Information returns for selected listed financial institutions
  • Oversee and manage the preparation and filing of the annual premium tax returns for insurance companies
  • Manage the design, execution, and maintenance of indirect tax policies, processes, and internal control documentation
  • Identify and lead the implementation of tax process improvements and indirect tax opportunities.
  • Research and screen new tax legislation to determine impact on the organization.
  • Review legal agreements and provide indirect tax advice and technical support to ensure compliance with federal and provincial laws and regulations and minimize tax risk
  • Manage internal and external indirect tax audits
  • Manage tax compliance & governance projects
  • Collaborate with other departments on tax related matters and other special projects as required

Who You Are

•    CPA designation.
•    5-7 years post accounting designation experience in tax.
•    Strong accounting, analytical and problem solving skills.
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills.
•    Strong proficiency with Excel, Word, Taxprep, SAP (is an asset) and aptitude to learn new technology.
•    Ability to work independently and as part of a team within tight deadlines.
•    Knowledge of the financial services industry.
•    CPA In-Depth GST/HST.
•    CPA Specialized GST/HST for Financial Institutions is an asset.

Our Commitment

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). CCG will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

As an organization we are focused on Member safety, which includes the safety and well-being of our Associates. Therefore, you must be and remain fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.