22 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4T 2S7
The decision to join a company is a big one. We have opportunities for hard working, energetic and reliable people just like you.
Reporting to the Director, Taxation, the successful candidate will serve a critical role, aiding in the execution of key corporate initiatives for the George Weston group of companies including Loblaws, Choice Properties, Weston Foods, and the corporate centre. The Manager, Taxation will be joining a dynamic and collaborative corporate tax department, focused on talent development through engaging and industry-leading projects, peer-to-peer training, and a commitment to excellence.
Assist in strategic corporate initiatives such as public company capital allocation, acquisitions, divestitures and corporate reorganizations
Oversee the corporate organizational structure, identifying strategic tax initiatives and legal entity optimization opportunities
Lead the execution of legal entity intercompany transactions with business partners, including Legal, Treasury, and Financial Reporting
Determine and maintain key tax attributes, including adjusted cost base, paid up capital, safe income and foreign surplus balances
Manage the execution of cross-border intercompany transactions, including implementing intercompany agreements and related charges, and overseeing the preparation of contemporaneous documentation
Assist Director in providing value-added U.S. and foreign tax advice, including coordination of U.S. and foreign tax compliance requirements
Designated CPA or equivalent, with a minimum of 3 years of tax experience, focusing on large corporations
Completed, or working towards, CICA In-Depth Tax Course or equivalent
Exposure to transfer pricing and US corporate tax matters a plus
Organized, detailed oriented individual with proven analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to liaise with various levels of management
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with peers and colleagues to deliver results
Ability to multi-task and see projects to completion
Advanced Excel, Powerpoint, tax research and data management skills
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.
Please Note: If you have Employee Self Service (ESS) on Workday, apply to this job via the Workday application