Manager - Sales Tax

July 1 2022
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Accounting, Finance, Bank, Insurance, Financial Services, Taxation, Taxes
Toronto, ON

Requisition ID: 148547

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.

The principal purpose of this position is to provide support to the Director, Sales Tax in fulfilling the compliance and technical support functions with respect to GST/HST and Provincial Sales Taxes for the Bank and all of its Canadian Subsidiaries.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Preparation and timely completion of the Sales Tax returns for the Canadian Subsidiaries as assigned by the Director, Sales Tax.
  • Coordinate with the accounting teams and business contacts to compile the information required for the sales tax return for the Bank and Canadian Subsidiaries.
  • Support with the implementation of the Sales Tax automation for Bank and Canadian Subsidiaries.
  • Assist the Director- Sales Tax in (i) providing advice to the business units on sales tax implications of new products and services, and (ii) reviewing transactions with external suppliers to ensure the transactions are completed in a sales tax efficient manner.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of GST, HST and PST legislation, jurisprudence and government assessing practices to understand the potential impact to the Bank’s operations and to pro-actively communicate these changes.
  • Assist Director- Sales Tax in managing Sales Tax audits conducted by the tax authorities of the Canadian Subsidiaries.

Experience / Education:

  • Education – A Chartered Professional Accountant designation is desirable.
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years experience in Commodity Tax. Experience in Tax Technology transformation will be considered an asset.
  • A combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Strong accounting, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks with overlapping deadlines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Power BI

Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Toronto

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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