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Tax Manager


Loyalist, CA

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About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Powering the cars of the future. Giving new life to used metals. We are the leading circular materials technology company fulfilling its mission to create materials for a better life. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?

About Rechargeable Battery Materials in Canada

Umicore is preparing to build a battery materials production plant in Loyalist Township, Ontario - the first of its kind in North America. The cutting-edge facility will be a critical part of Canada’s electric vehicle (EV) supply chain. Throughout the design, construction, and operation of the plant, Umicore will be seeking a variety of professionals who share our passion for innovation and sustainability.

What you will be doing

We are currently looking for a Tax Manager for our new site in Canada who will oversee Umicore’s Canadian federal and provincial tax compliance. Taxes to be included: income tax, HST (VAT), property tax. This position will also assist the Senior Tax Manager in responding to and handling any audits of the above taxes.

  • Gather and review data for preparation of the annual federal and provincial corporate income tax returns.
  • Gather data, analyze and submit reports to comply with SIF/Ontario grants.
  • Prepare or oversee third-party tax provision calculations and estimated income tax payments.
  • Stay abreast of all federal and state proposed and enacted law changes and model potential impacts to Umicore.
  • Oversee remote locations’ monthly and quarterly sales and use tax and gross receipts tax returns, including assisting in resolving nexus and preparing registrations as needed.
  • Gather data and prepare annual tax depreciation calculations.
  • Oversee annual property tax return compliance and audits.
  • Gather data and prepare annual federal information returns.
  • Prepare responses to federal and provincial notices and audit requests.
  • Identify and implement process improvement and automation projects.
  • Monitor federal and provincial tax legislation.


Who we are looking for

  • 4 Year degree in Accounting (or Finance/Economics related field) required, Master’s degree in Taxation preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in accounting and corporate taxation; preferred 2 to 4 years’ experience at a national CPA firm.
  • CPA strongly preferred.
  • Strong computer skills, with deep Excel experience, and preferably experience with SAP.
  • Excellent communicator with both internal and external partners.
  • Exceptional attention to detail demonstrating the ability to “get it right the first time.”
  • Excellent time management and organization skills with a consistent record of meeting multiple simultaneous deadlines.
  • Solid understanding of Canadian corporate tax laws and regulations, with the ability to use professional software to research a variety of issues.
  • Focus on process improvement for both efficiency and accuracy.


What we offer

We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

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