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Senior Manager – Tax Reporting (17 Month Contract)

Scotiabank

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted April 1, 2021.

 

 

 

Requisition ID: 96128

Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.

 

 

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director, Tax Reporting & Planning, the primary responsibility is to manage the administration of tax distributions and reporting to ensure that the investment funds comply with all aspects of the tax regulations. In addition, the position will provide tax related support to other operational areas including, product development, sales, client administration, financial reporting, fund accounting, and others (both internally and externally) as assigned by the Director. 

 

Responsibilities:

 

This job description has been prepared as a guide to ensure better communication and understanding.  However all responsibilities have not been (nor could they be) included.  This description may be revised to meet current business needs.

  • Coordinate and review  of  monthly/quarterly/mock/year-end distributions for the investment funds;
  • Manage compliance in all tax areas including, investor tax slips reconciliation and reporting, FATCA/CRS, annual tax returns for the investment funds (trusts, corporate funds, and limited partnerships), GST/HST filings, and other tax filings as required;
  • Review and provide guidance concerning fund specific transactions (i.e. daily corporate actions, fund mergers, etc) to various internal groups;
  • Liaise with internal clients such as Sales and Marketing on various initiatives and advising Product Development on tax matters related fund reorganizations and new investment product launches as required;
  • Act as a subject matter expert for tax related queries from Customer Relations Centre;
  • Liaise with the internal, financial, and CRA auditors during audits;
  • Liaise with and oversight of work performed by service providers;
  • Act as a contact person with tax authorities including dealing with notice of assessments and other tax inquires; Coordinate and review of work performed by foreign tax agents with respect to foreign tax calculations and reporting required for the investment funds;
  • Other related duties include managing tax vs. GAAP differences, and working closely with the preparation of financial statements to ensure all tax vs. GAAP differences are captured and planned for in advance of the financial statements;
  • Keep up to date on new developments within the company and industry through networking and industry seminars; and
  • Special projects as assigned by the Director from time to time.

 

Requirements:

Personal Effectiveness

  • Strong interpersonal skills allowing effective interaction with other internal groups and team members;
  • Highly self-motivated with strong time-management abilities;
  • Strong analytical and problem resolution skills;
  • Self starter (initiative, ability to work productively without supervision);
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Accurate & detail oriented;

Leadership

  • Ability to lead high volume, time sensitive projects;
  • Demonstrated leadership and team management skills;

 

Qualifications:

  • CA, CGA, CMA;
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in the tax practice of a public accounting firm or equivalent industry experience;
  • Completion of the CICA In-Depth Part I and II is an asset;
  • Previous exposure to a full range of tax issues affecting investment funds including, GST/HST and registered products an asset;
  • Experience with tax reporting for trusts, corporations and limited partnerships an asset;
  • Advance in MS Office applications (i.e., Excel, Words, etc)

 

 

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada’s International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.