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Tax Advisor (12 - 16 Month Temporary)

Location: 

Vancouver, BC, CA

Closing Date:  December 23, 2018

Reporting to the Director, Tax, the Tax Advisor is accountable for contributing to minimizing corporate tax costs by effective tax compliance, including the timely preparation and filing of corporate tax returns, handling of government audits and appeal of tax assessments, management of tax installments and balances, financial reporting relating to taxes, researching tax matters and providing timely informed advice. 

Responsibilities:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Contributes to lower tax costs by completing corporate income and mining tax returns and information returns and elections, accurately and on a timely basis; ensuring tax payments and installments are made on a timely basis; evaluating and making recommendations on tax alternatives including discretionary deduction claims and tax incentives to optimize the corporate tax results.
  • Contributes to lower tax costs by managing the timing and completeness of the reporting of required financial information by the various earning centres and head office departments to satisfy the accountabilities described in the item above and by being responsive to those centres and departments when informed tax advice is requested.
  • Completes quarterly legal entity current and deferred tax provisions and reconciles balance sheet tax accounts, accurately and on a timely basis, contributes to the completion of the year-end consolidated current and deferred tax provisions, accounts and other tax related information for financial reporting. 
  • Monitors changes in Canadian tax laws, judicial interpretations, government administrative policies and accounting standards and evaluates their impact on corporate tax filings and tax provisions,
  • Manages all aspects of various government tax audits, assessments, and objections. 
  • Contributes to lower compliance costs by providing effective cash management of tax balances with government authorities, tax refunds, and payments to minimize interest cost.,
  • Develops and maintains computer models for tax provisions, tax compliance, financial reporting and forecasting purposes.
  • Takes carriage of one or more ancillary tax functional areas for the group (e.g. Sales Tax, Transfer Pricing, International Sales, HR, etc.) as designated from time to time.
  • Supervises and reviews the work of summer students or junior staff members.
  • Provides limited temporary vacation/leave coverage for another Tax Advisor. 
  • Keeps technically proficient in accounting and tax concepts and practices through attending professional training courses and seminars.
  • Assists with special assignments, which include the compilation, analysis and presentation of findings in a concise manner, as requested from time to time.

Qualifications:

  • Professional accounting designation required
  • CPA Canada In-depth Tax Course commenced
  • Working knowledge of IFRS and financial statement tax provision for external reporting
  • Minimum 2 seasons of corporate tax compliance and/or provision experience
  • Experience with large publicly traded business enterprises preferred
  • Excellent MS Excel skills
  • Experience with electronic tax research tools and return preparation software
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and contribute to team objectives
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong organizational, analytical capabilities and problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2017, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the eighth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.

Learn more about Teck at www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources

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