City : Vancouver
Category : Full-time
Industry : Finance
Employer : Sun Life Financial
You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you’ll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You'll work with dynamic colleagues - experts in their fields - who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world.
The role is responsible for all Canadian tax compliance, tax analysis and reporting obligations for the BGO (Canada) group of companies and certain client fund entities. The role includes responsibilities for a wide range of tax matters including: general compliance (corporate, partnerships and trusts), indirect tax, cross-border tax and specialized tax issues relating to client fund entities (e.g. tax exempt entity structures).
What will you do?
Ensure compliance with all statutory tax filing requirements including timely filing of all partnership tax returns, corporate tax returns and information reporting returns for the BGO (Canada) group of companies and certain client fund entities.
Prepare quarterly income tax provisions including current and deferred tax asset/liability reconciliation for corporate and client fund entities.
Coordinate with BGO (Canada)’s corporate parent to provide information required for corporate provision and compliance.
Liaise with accounting staff in other areas of BGO regarding information needed to ensure accurate and timely tax compliance and reporting.
Communicate with internal business units and external advisors on various questions and information requests.
Prepare formal responses to queries from tax authorities.
What do you need to succeed?
Proficiency in Excel, Word and tax preparation software programs (Taxprep)
Strong attention to detail; ability to prioritize multiple tasks and to meet tight deadlines; strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills; strong analytical skills
Accounting designation is an asset
Completion of the CICA In-depth Tax course is an asset
What's in it for you?
20 vacation days per year
Flexible Benefits from the day you join to meet the needs of you and your family
Pension, stock and savings programs to help build and enhance your future financial security
The opportunity to move along a variety of career paths with amazing networking potential
Great Place to Work® Certified in Canada and the US.
Named 2021 “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor
Canada Award for Excellence for Mental Health at Work - 2021
Flexible hybrid work model
Work and professional development that is united by our Purpose: to help Clients and Employees achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives
A friendly, collaborative, and inclusive culture
The Base Pay range is for the primary location for which the job is posted. It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors. In addition to Base Pay, eligible Sun Life employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance. Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results.
Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.
Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
At Sun Life we strive to create a flexible work environment where our employees are empowered to do their best work. Several flexible work options are available and can be discussed throughout the selection process depending on the role requirements and individual needs.
We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Salary Range:80,000/80 000 - 130,400/130 400
Posting End Date:08/06/2023