General Accountant - Tax
ARCONIC Howmet
Laval, QC

Position :

General Accountant – Tax

Job Objective :

This position should ensure good tax management to avoid any penalties and interest generating savings for the organization. In addition, this position must work to provide relevant financial information on time to anyone who need it to keep them informed and reliable decisions in respect to pension and compliance; As the financial statement is used to determine the trading price of shares of Arconic, must produce the data quickly, according to deadlines and standards. The accountant keeps track of taxes, audits, and recovery in a consistent and standard manner.

Specific Responsibilities

This position will be responsible of the following activities:

Taxes – 55%

  • Elaborate tax returns, monthly tax provision, tax payments, schedules for taxes, annual corporate tax reports, Annual Tax packages, FIN 48 for all Canadian legal entities.
  • Calculate automobile taxable benefits for Canadian legal entities.
  • Main contact with government for GST, PST and HST.
  • Make the tax returns for the following properties: International HUCK, Wheels, Howmet and RTI.
  • Elaborate and book journal entries in accordance with Arconic Financial Management Handbook.
  • Approve and Review account reconciliations.
  • Using TAX PREP software.
  • Main contact with Deloitte and with Tax corporate.

Pension Funds and Group Insurance – 35%

  • Coordinate audit financial statements for Pension Plans.
  • Manage Pension Funds, employee benefits and insurance accounting.
  • Review all pension funds accounting reconciliations.
  • Coordinate and work with Actuarial to get reports.
  • Analyse and provide FAS 158 entries and requirements.
  • Elaborate and book journal entries in accordance with Arconic Financial Management Handbook.
  • Approve and Review account reconciliations.
  • Main contact with PWC for audit financial statements.
  • Main contact with Morneau Shepell, WTW, CIBC, Manulife, Desjardins.
  • Main contact with Arconic Corporate group benefits.

Compliance – 10%

  • Coordination with Canadian locations and Mexico Shared Services for ASAT testing.
  • Perform ASAT testing for Shared Services functions related to Taxes and Pension.

Knowledge, Skills and Education

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • Having the title CPA (an Asset)

Language:

  • French
  • English

Other:

  • Master in Microsoft Office, Oracle and Hyperion
  • Good customer approach
  • Having an analytical mind
  • Good adaptability
  • Be independent
  • Be multitask
  • Communication skill & meet deadlines

Mobility:

  • Based in Laval, Qc.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • Accounting: 1 year (Preferred)