Leaders Recruiting Inc. | Director, Tax
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Director, Tax


Location: Toronto (Downtown)



Our Financial Services client is looking for a Director, Tax to join their organization, and lead a strong, growing team.



  • Develop, maintain and optimize the income tax structure for the Canadian operations.
  • Identify and implement new tax opportunities to maximize business results.
  • Calculate the tax effect of various corporate acquisitions, dispositions and proposed tax planning strategies in order to evaluate the most tax efficient avenue of accomplishing such transactions.
  • Provide advice on the Canadian tax implications of transactions undertaken by offshore affiliates.
  • Assist with information reporting on Canadian activities to ensure compliance with CFC reporting requirements and BEPS initiatives for all offshore affiliates.
  • Review the Canadian federal and provincial tax returns with responsibility for all foreign affiliate, BEPS, and transfer pricing tax compliance activities.  This requires review of the accumulated of data from field personnel for return presentation, in association with the tax provision reported in the financial statements as well as defending filing positions taken on audit.
  • The review of all tax provisions for quarterly and year-end financial reporting and forecasts.
  • Manage and coordinate external advice on Canadian tax planning matters.



  • Must have a professional designation, completion of CICA, and at least 10 years of tax experience; with minimum 3 years of international tax experience, and the ability to travel internationally.
  • Must excel at research and analysis with advanced knowledge of IFRS and Canadian tax law including the Canadian reporting regimes for transfer pricing and foreign affiliates.
  • Must be able to translate complex tax requirements and effectively communicate them to non-tax personnel.
  • Must be able to work with SAP/ERP software, tax research tools and tax preparation software.
  • Keen understanding of business in order to provide best tax results in planning, tax return preparation, and audits.