The Manager is primarily responsible for managing the Income Tax Reporting function for Canada Life Assurance Company and its Canadian subsidiaries. The Manager Taxation is responsible for the review and analysis of quarterly and year-end income tax provisions under IFRS basis as well as the related Canadian income tax compliance matters. The Manager, Taxation, is responsible for coaching and training staff members in respect of the same.
The Manager may assist in investigating, researching, and analyzing income tax issues for the purpose of tax accounting, tax audits, special transactions and/or tax planning.
Review and analyze quarterly and year-end income tax provisions, and annual budget for Canadian financial and management reporting purposes
Manage Canadian income tax compliance in respect of these entities, including preparing and reviewing corporate income tax returns
Analyze, research and document tax considerations that arose from the preparation and review of the above provisions and returns
Development, coaching and training of staff members
Assist in analysis of new or changing accounting standards, special transactions and tax planning opportunities
Assist in responding to tax audit queries including investigating, researching and analyzing the tax issues and information required
Qualifications and Competencies:
Completion of a professional accounting designation (or equivalent)
Completion or currently enrolled in completion of the CPA In-Depth Tax Course
4-6 years of experience in Canadian taxation (Canadian insurance taxation experience is advantageous)
Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills
Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple demands and competing priorities to achieve required results
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
- Ability to work independently and also work collaboratively in a team environment
Passion for developing others and developing a high performance culture
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency in Excel; experience in SAP and/or Longview Tax is an asset
Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations: Toronto, Winnipeg.
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Great-West Lifeco Inc. is a leading international financial services holding company headquartered in Canada with interests in life insurance, health insurance, retirement and investment services, asset management, and reinsurance businesses. It operates in Canada, the United States, and Europe under the brands: Canada Life, Canada Life Germany, Canada Life UK, Canada Life Reinsurance, Empower Retirement, Putnam Investments and Irish Life.
In Canada, Great-West Lifeco operates under the Canada Life brand, offering a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions and serves the financial security needs of more than 12 million customers. Globally our combined companies have approximately 24,500 employees, 205,000 advisor relationships, and thousands of distribution partners – all serving more than 30 million customer relationships across these regions.
Being a part of our organization means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.
You can be your best here. You are part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.
We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.
We would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted