22 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4T 2S7
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Reporting to the Senior Director, Taxation, the Manager, Taxation will serve a critical role within the George Weston Limited tax department, which provides corporate tax services to George Weston including Weston Foods, Loblaws and Choice Properties REIT.
The successful candidate will be responsible for general Canadian tax advisory services to the Loblaw group of companies and will work with internal partners at Loblaw and its affiliated businesses including Shoppers Drug Mart, PC Financial and Joe Fresh and fellow tax professionals at George Weston in carrying out those responsibilities.
The George Weston Limited tax department is a robust tax team offering future career opportunities including all other tax aspects of the George Weston group.
Conduct tax research, summarize and communicate findings on various matters raised by the Loblaw business units
Monitor the organizational structure to identify tax planning and legal entity reduction opportunities.
Compute and monitor various tax balances and attributes, including but not limited to adjusted cost base, paid up capital and safe income
Coordinate legal entity intercompany transactions with Finance, Legal, Treasury and other departments as appropriate (e.g. payment of intercorporate dividends)
Participate in strategic initiatives such as acquisitions, divestitures and corporate reorganizations
Keep abreast of legislative and administrative changes and recommend and assist in the implementation of necessary changes
Other special projects and assignments as required that may include providing analysis to management on identified issues or assisting with presentations to the business or tax team
CPA designated with 3-6 years of tax advisory experience in general Canadian tax matters
Completion of Level 1 and 2 of the In-depth Tax Course
Completion of the In-depth Corporate Reorganizations course would be an asset
Experience with tax research databases as well as Microsoft Office Word and PowerPoint
Experience in a Canadian industry corporate tax environment would be an asset
Organized, detailed oriented individual with proven analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to handle multiple priorities and pursue projects to completion
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to liaise with various levels of management
Ability to work collaboratively with peers and colleagues to deliver results
George Weston Limited recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
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