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Tax Associate - Commodity & Property Taxation

Reference ID: FIN01720-18

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The Taxation team is a high performing, national in-house tax team that is a passionate, dedicated and collaborative. We provide expertise to the various entities of TELUS, and its businesses. As trusted partners, we help support complex business transactions from a taxation perspective, work with the businesses to provide practical solutions and are responsible Canadian and International income tax, indirect/commodity tax, property/real estate tax, and related compliance.

We take pride in ensuring all tax obligations and responsibilities including compliance in all jurisdictions is maintained. Additionally, our team culture is to continuously improve processes, create new best practices and deliver innovative solutions that driver value-add and better outcomes and experiences for our client groups, partners and ourselves. We strive to be the best in-house Taxation team, globally.

Here's the impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together

As a Tax Associate, you will be the prime support for property tax filings and related compliance for a large portfolio of corporate and telecommunications infrastructure assets in Alberta (AB) & Québec (QC). You will also be a back-up for your peer who supports British Columbia (BC), Ontario (ON), The Maritimes and the United States of America (USA). Collaborating closely with external stakeholder and internal partners, you will ensure we meet our obligations on time and accurately. This is not just a great opportunity to develop or enhance your tax expertise in real estate but also support the areas of income and indirect tax as opportunities to assist the Canadian Income Tax team & Commodity Tax team members become available.

Here's how
    •Managing and processing property tax invoices •Providing reports on our telecom infrastructure assets to various provincial authorities •Preparing monthly reconciliations and journal entries •Verifying exchange-traded funds (ETFs) information with municipalities •Collaborating with municipalities, landowners and internal partners including Accounts Payable, and Real Estate team •Providing solutions to complex issues and driving continuous improvements and better outcomes and experiences •Contributing to maintaining and enhance our strong team culture by assisting, when needed, the Canadian Income Tax team with annual filings, and the Commodity Tax team with audits


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
    •3-5 years of experience in an accounting role •Understanding of accounts payable function •Proficiency with Microsoft (MS) Excel, Word, PowerPoint •Learning mindset, creativity, initiative, and flexibility when faced with change and/or ambiguity •Strong communicator and presenter with the ability to convey insights, concepts and ideas in a clear and concise manner •Attention to detail, organizational skills, and track record of delivering on multiple, concurrent deliverables/projects as promised •Business Administration degree with specialization in Accounting and/or Finance

    •Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and/or other accounting designations •SAP experience •Canadian income and/or commodity tax experience

Who is TELUS?

We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS, you create future friendly ® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

Posted: January 10, 2019
Closes: March 11, 2019
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TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with $12.3 billion of annual revenue and 13.9 million customer connections, including 8.4 million wireless ...