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Analyst, Tax (18 Month Contract)

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Date: Jul 14, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M6K3H7

Company: Softchoice

Why you’ll love Softchoice: 


We are a technology company that equips organizations to be agile and innovative, and for their people to be productive, creative and happier at work. That means moving them to the cloud, helping them build the workplace of tomorrow, and enabling them to make smarter decisions about their technology portfolio. By doing these things, we create success faster and in circumstances otherwise not possible. 


We stand proudly for our people and support their success through career development and advancement. We are recognized and respected for our culture of inclusion and belonging, continuously striving to do what’s good for our people and communities. 


The impact you will have: 


As the Tax Analyst, reporting into our Manager, Tax you will be responsible for accurate collection, reporting and remittance of sales and business taxes in accordance with filing requirements and deadlines. You will also assist Financial Reporting group with month-end tasks as required and assist in preparation of financial information for corporate tax filings and corporate tax audits.


What you’ll do:  


  • Assist in preparation and remittance of Canadian sales tax and U.S. sales and use tax returns.
  • Preparation of estimated tax payment calculations.
  • Reconciliation of tax accounts.
  • Research and respond to internal sales tax related questions.
  • Draft response letters to sales tax notices and other correspondence.
  • Preparation and development of tax processes.
  • Maintain business license registration; report and remit business license, property tax and recycling fees.
  • Assist with Canadian and U.S. sales tax audits.
  • Assist Financial Reporting group with month-end and quarter-end reporting responsibilities.
  • Prepare variance analysis on assigned SG&A accounts.
  • Amend tax returns/prepare sales tax refund claims.
  • Ad hoc projects as required.


What you’ll bring to the table: 


  • Post-secondary degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 1-3 years' experience with tax reconciliation/indirect tax compliance.
  • CPA designation preferred or final stages.
  • Knowledge of Canadian corporate tax an asset.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Able to multi-task and work in fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated focus on process improvement and attention to details.
  • Experience with Oracle ERP, Onesource Indirect Tax Determination (Sabrix), and Onesource Compliance an asset.
  • Able to work extended hours during month-end, quarter-end, and year-end.


Why people love working here: 


  • Softchoice has been recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute for 16 consecutive years. 
  • Softchoice has been certified as a Great Place to Work in the United States for several years. 
  • We offer meaningful work and opportunities for career growth. 
  • Our team members have 2 paid volunteer days per year to give back to a cause of their choice. 
  • We offer an opportunity to build a career in the technology industry. 
  • We have raised over $3 million through Softchoice Cares, our grassroots fundraising organization. 

Inclusion & equal opportunity employment: 


We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion & belonging. People seeking employment at Softchoice are considered without regard to any protected category including but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. 
Require an accommodation? We are ready to help: 
We are proud to provide interview and employment accommodation during the recruitment and hiring process. If you require any accommodation to apply or interview for a position, please reach out directly to asktalentacquisition@softchoice.com. We are committed to work with you to best meet your needs. 
Our commitment to your experience: 


We are committed to the safety of all candidates and team members. With that in mind, we have implemented virtual interviewing for everyone. We understand that you may need to interview with distractions around you (such as children or furry friends) and we will most likely be doing the same. 


Before you start with us, we will conduct a criminal record check, verify your education and check your references.: 


When you join Softchoice, we will onboard you remotely. Don’t worry. It’s quick, simple and you’ll be connected with your new team in no time.