Taxation Specialist II

Industry

Insurance

Advert ID

CAN_594835

Location

Waterloo

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

Up to CAD20.05/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Manpower Canada - (CAN) 2 Sheppard Avenue East 20th floor ON North York , ON M2N 5Y7

ContactNumber

877-876-7331

Job Description

Manpower is hiring Taxation Specialist II (Entry/Junior level) for a top Insurance client in Waterloo.



What's in for you?

* 1 year contract to start on 1 November 2021 until 29 April 2022

* Pay Rate: $ 20.05 per hour

* Monday to Friday: Office hours

* Work location: Remote (chance to return to office - King Street North, Waterloo)



RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

* Responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of periodic filings related to policyholder/customer tax.

* Provide analytical and technical expertise for the control of the tax accounting and tax filings

* Developing and preparing tax account reconciliations and working papers in support of various filings and returns

* Documenting procedures where required

* Coordinating receipt and filing of policyholder/customer tax slips for all Canadian Division, and updating/maintaining the Tax Slips Database to ensure filing deadlines are met

* Participate in business unit year end project meetings and monitor progress of tax slip production

* Responsible for quality assurance/validation on filing

* Recommending improvements to team and business units

* Investigating and responding to questions from various business units, government tax authorities and government auditors

* Acting as liaison between government authorities and business units.



MUST HAVE SKILLS:

* Strong data gathering, interviewing and analytical skills

* Exceptional problem-solving skills

* Strong attention to detail

* Outstanding organizational skills

* Proficient mathematical skills

* Ability to meet tight deadlines and multiple priorities with accuracy and consistency

* Excellent written and oral communication skills

* Strong interpersonal skills

* Proficiency with MS Office, particularly Excel

* 1-3 years of related work experience



NICE TO HAVE:

* Bilingual (English and French)

* Knowledge of Canadian Armed Forces/insurance terminology/concepts would be an asset

* Previous Life Insurance experience/knowledge would be an asset

* Experience in tax or a similar role, or academic tax training

* Experience with Taxprep, Cantax or other tax-related software

* Familiarity with Microsoft Access

* Familiarity with life insurance and investment products, financial industry background