Overview of Position
Assurant has an exciting opportunity for a Tax Manager! This job is responsible for management of tax compliance and planning in the area of sales tax, premium tax and corporate income in the Toronto tax department. This is a hybrid virtual role and we offer flexible working arrangements.
What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?
30% Management and preparation of monthly and quarterly tax provision
Prepare monthly, quarterly and year-end income tax provisions on Canadian GAAP purposes and related schedules
Prepare tax provisions on US GAAP purposes and complete the schedules/reporting package required by the US Tax Department
Prepare premium tax provisions for insurance entities
Review and document uncertain tax positions for the purposes of financial reporting under IFRS
10% Supervision of monthly and quarterly tax installment payments and premium tax returns filing
Oversee and manage monthly and quarterly tax installments and ensure the payments are accurate and on time
Manage monthly sales tax payable account reconciliation and resolve discrepancies with premium processing team
Review the premium tax returns prepared by the tax analyst
Coach and train staff
40% Management of annual Corporate Income Tax returns and GST returns
Prepare annual corporate income tax returns for the Canadian branches and Canadian companies and coordinate with tax consultants
Manage the process of preparing and filing of Special Attribution Method GST/HST annual returns for the insurance entities
Prepare the Annual GST Information returns for the insurance entities
20% Tax Audits and Projects
Research and analyze tax issues, prepare, and review responses to tax audit queries for sales tax and corporate income tax returns.
Liaise with Federal and provincial tax authorities to resolve tax issues
Support with M&A activity and other tax projects as required
Conduct Tax research and provide ad-hoc reports and analysis to various sales tax issues
Responsibility for the work of others
Responsibility for managing project resources.
What are the requirements needed for this position?
This position requires a Bachelor degree in accounting/business and/or taxation.
Completion of CPA designation with a minimum of 3 years of experience in Canadian insurance taxation.
US Insurance tax experience is an asset.
Ability to work independently and in a team.
Proficiency in Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
Knowledge of TaxPrep.
Strong supervisory and analytical skill are required.
Pay Range:$86,100.00 - $142,300.00
Any posted pay range considers a wide range of compensation factors, including candidate background, experience and work location, while also allowing for salary growth within the position.
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Our unique culture is a big reason why talented people choose Assurant. Named a Best/Great Place to Work in 13 countries and awarded the Fortune America’s Most Innovative Companies recognition in 2023, we bring together top talent around the world. Although we have a wide variety of skills and experiences, we share common characteristics that are uniquely Assurant. A passion for service. An ability to innovate in practical ways. And a willingness to take chances. We call our culture The Assurant Way.
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