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Golder Associates Regional Tax Manager - LATAM in MISSISSAUGA, Ontario

At Golder, wethrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, itis a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate,innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in astrong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for a Regional TaxManager – LATAM to join our GlobalTax team on a full-time basis based in Mississauga.

This role will report directly to the Global Head of Tax, based in Canada, and will work closely with the Regional Financial Controller, based in Chile. The job holder will be primarily responsible for the management and execution of international tax matters in the Latin America region including tax planning, tax compliance, tax accounting, indirect tax issues as well as business operational related tax activities globally. The job holder will work closely with the Global Tax Team that is based in Canada.

An overview of yourrole will include:

Taxprovision (25%):

  • Preparationof the quarterly tax provision including the current and deferred taxcalculations for all entities in the Latin American region

  • Assistwith the preparation of the tax packages for LATAM tax entities as well as theconsolidated tax provision, including the preparation and analysis of theeffective tax rate reconciliation.

  • Preparationof reconciliation and adjustment of tax provision to filings and assessments

  • Bethe subject matter expert on tax accounting standards applicable to all LATAMentities (i.e. IAS 12)

  • Supportthe financial statement audits of international entities by tailoring thequarterly international tax provisions to the requirements of the financial statementaudit and responding to all queries with respect to tax accounting for thoseentities

  • Ensureall permanent and temporary differences are accurately reported and identified

  • CalculateReturn-to-Provision true up and provide requisite journal entries

Taxcompliance (25%):

  • Managethe preparation of the corporate income tax returns and other compliancereporting requirements (including Foreign Affiliate Reporting and Informationreturns) under the guidance of the Global Tax Director for LATAM region

  • Managethe preparation of tax installments calculations, ensuring that installmentsare made on a timely basis

  • Assistwith tax audits, reassessments and objections

  • Manageexternal consultants to ensure that all returns are submitted on time

  • Identifyand mitigate tax risk

IndirectTaxes (25%):

Assist the Global Head of Tax with developing a well-defined and streamlined process to prepare and manage indirect tax issues. Specifically:

  • Managethe preparation of monthly sales tax returns and general-ledger reconciliationfor all entities within LATAM region

  • Develop,maintain and monitor processes to ensure sales taxes are properly charged

  • Determineif sales and commodity taxes are properly assessed and paid on invoices

  • Manageand assist indirect tax audits. Ensure that all indirect tax authority queriesare tracked and responded to in an accurate and timely manner and that allindirect tax authority relationships are properly monitored and managed

  • Proactivelyseek out opportunities to enhance or streamline indirect tax complianceprocesses

  • Workclosely with the Golder IT team department to ensure that the system is able tocorrectly account for indirect tax issues and ensuring that reports areproperly configured, monitored and updated for changing tax legislation

InternationalTax, Transfer Pricing, Global Mobility and Other matters (25%):

  • Workwith external advisors to further simplify the operational transfer pricingmodels ensuring that the models are easy to use and maintain

  • Developa control framework governing the key transfer pricing flows as well as a planfor managing the annual transfer pricing compliance workflow for LATAM region

  • Participatefully in all monthly meetings with the external advisors and provide input toensure that external advisors are fully conversant with business issues

  • Workwith Global Head of Taxation and Global Tax Director to review intercompanyprofitability to ensure that these are within target ranges as outlined in thetransfer pricing reports

  • Monitorthe BEPS discussions and ensure that the Golder group is ready for expandeddisclosure such as country by country reporting

  • AssistGlobal Head of Taxation and Global Tax Director to assess current transferpricing models and streamline model inputs and allocation keys where possibleto make model more efficient and build in flexibility for future growth

  • Assistteam as required in relation to customer queries relating to withholding taxdocumentation

  • AssistGlobal Head of Taxation and Global Tax Director to assess corporate tax mattersassociated with globally mobile workforce

  • Assistancein tax planning matters as they arise

  • Assistingthe Global Head of Tax on financing and treasury matters as required

You will have abackground in:

  • Aprofessional accounting designation such as CA or CPA

  • Afour-year university education or equivalent in accounting, plus applicable TaxCourses (preferable)

  • Aminimum of 5 years of progressive income tax and relevant experience in theLATAM region specifically Mexico, Chile, Peru, and Brazil

  • Strongknowledge of IFRS including corporate tax accounting knowledge

  • Corporatetax return preparation experience

  • Strongresearch skills

  • Someexperience of working on indirect tax issues

  • Internationaltax planning experience preferred; candidates willing to learn and get involvedwith tax planning will be considered

  • Strongverbal and written communication skills

  • Superiorclient focus with a positive “can-do” attitude

  • Superbteam player able to excel in a deadline-driven environment

  • Comfortableworking and interacting at all levels in a multidisciplinary environment

Your benefits at Golderwill include:

  • Competitivebenefits and remuneration packages

  • Optionto purchase shares in Golder

  • Employeeowned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepenyour expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovativeand collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • Onthe job training, mentoring and coaching

  • Globalprojects and travel opportunities

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Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Golder is committedto providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. Assuch, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment andselection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

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Title: Regional Tax Manager - LATAM


Requisition ID: 19001820