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We have a new permanent opportunity to join us as a Senior Tax Manager - North America. Reporting to the Director of Tax with responsibility for all tax matters in North America. Working Hybrid with 2 days a week in the amazing Toronto office and 3 days working from home.
You will be a key member of the Group Tax team with responsibility for all North America taxes including defining and implementing relevant tax policies, ensuring that tax compliance requirements are met and proactive management of Tax related risks and opportunities.
What else will I be doing?
Management of North America taxes - covering the Group’s activities in the US and Canada
Own and develop the external advisor relationships, ensuring best service and value is achieved
Responsible for the Group's US Tax Compliance and filings, ranging across all taxes, from Sales & Use tax, Corporate Income Tax, Personal Property Tax, etc. working closely with Finance colleagues teams and external advisors (where relevant)
Interpret, translate and apply tax legislative changes and provide technical notes on impacts for their area of responsibility across the relevant entities
Proactively minimize commercial risks, providing recommendations to optimize outcomes for the business. Monitor and own the North America Tax Risk Register for the Group and ensuring relevant controls are maintained and embedded
Identify and lead on projects to achieve tax efficiencies in relevant states in which we operate
Work closely with the International Solutions Finance team to provide input into financial modelling
Identify and deliver relevant commercial opportunities including establishing, quantifying and tracking of all incentives and other beneficial agreements.
Support with tax related queries and be a go-to contact
Support the definition and implementation of the Group tax strategy aligned with overall business objectives and regulatory environment
Input into the definition of tax policies across the Group and manage their implementation and adherence
Work closely with the External Reporting team to ensure that tax treatment is in line with accounting policy. Support the Group’s external reporting and audit processes
Develop and deliver training courses to support understanding and compliance of tax policies and standards
Support transformation and business change activities with tax expertise and guidance
Continuously improve processes to ensure effective and compliant tax management and accounting
Finance and Tax accreditation, 5+ years PQE (ACA, CTA or equivalent)
In depth experience in tax with a proven track record across international and M&A, ideally with engineering/technological businesses.
Significant exposure to US and ideally Canadian tax
In depth experience in a fast pace global environment, preferably with extensive experience in a large-scale plc reporting environment (FTSE 250+)