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Tax Manager

Toronto, ON

Reporting to the Senior Manager –Tax Planning and Research, the Canada Tax Manager will be responsible for driving feasibility analysis and implementation in support of business initiatives and transactions by liaising with external tax advisers and leaders within HBC, modeling expected tax outcomes, ensuring proper financial and tax reporting, and monitoring legislative and regulatory changes

In addition, the Canada Tax Manager will be responsible for researching Canadian and international tax issues in support of the Tax Compliance team for purposes of quarterly tax provisions, tax return filings, and Canadian corporate income tax audits.

The Canada Tax Manager will also be responsible for supporting the Senior Manager with US research and analysis through internal teams or professional services providers.


What You Will Do:

  • Manage tax transactions to support day-to-day business initiatives and  transactions.
  • Perform modeling in support of transactions and business initiatives.
  • Liaise with  internal and external parties to complete feasibility analysis, support tax research and analysis and drive implementation.
  • Update transfer pricing reports and preparation of any transfer pricing journal entries.
  • Work with Finance to support and document intercompany settlements.
  • Involvement in preparing conceptual journal entries related to executed transactions.
  • Responsible for research to support the Tax Compliance Team in their provision and tax return preparation as well as audit defense and dispute resolution.
  • Provide  support for complex compliance, including partnership returns, tax elections and T1134/5s.
  • Support the Canadian Tax Compliance team by being involved in the review of various information returns such as T106s to ensure consistency and completeness with the transfer pricing documentation and cross-border transactions.
  • Provide reviewer assistance as required in regards to CbC reporting and T1134s.
  • Support with cross border tax audits and audits in foreign jurisdictions such as preparing and/or reviewing responses to audit queries/notices.
  • Monitor and summarizing/modeling impact of changing tax laws and ensuring compliance thereof.
  • Assist with special projects, as needed


What You Will Need:

  • The Canada Tax Manager is results driven and has the ability to connect with various internal and external parties in various disciplines to get things done.
  • They have strong problem solving and analytical skills, exceptional written and verbal communication skills and are capable of effective decision making.
  • They have demonstrated initiative, customer orientation and teamwork competencies. 
  • Demonstrated adaptability, flexibility and ability to work as part of a team or in an individual capacity.
  • Passion for tax and stays current with changes to tax laws in Canada and the United States. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree and has an accounting designation such as CPA, CA
  • Masters of Tax or completion of CPA In-depth Tax Course
  • A minimum of 5 years in a tax role and experience working in Canadian international tax with preference to experience working in a Big 4 environment.
  • Strong analytical skills to review and interpret financial information.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Capable of completing duties within set deadlines while still ensuring that the deliverables produced are accurate.
  • Results oriented, must be willing to take ownership of all assigned responsibilities.


What You Can Expect:

  • A fast-moving environment where you will embrace change to ensure the company is competitive and future forward
  • A People-Focused Culture of belonging where Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are embedded in everything we do.
  • An opportunity to work with highly supportive teams to help you build the career you want
  • A Competitive benefits package including Flexible paid time off, medical, dental, vision, retirement savings and more
  • An agile work environment that facilitates collaboration across teams.
  • An amazing Associate discount of up to 40% off of top brands at all of our retail locations


HBC is a holding company of investments and businesses at the intersection of technology, retail operations and real estate. It is the majority owner of iconic ecommerce companies: Saks, a leading online destination for luxury fashion; The Bay, a Canadian ecommerce marketplace; and Saks OFF 5TH, a premier luxury off-price ecommerce company offering top brands at the best prices. These businesses were established as separate operating companies in 2021. HBC also wholly owns Hudson’s Bay, the operating company for Hudson’s Bay’s brick-and-mortar stores, as well as SFA, the entity that operates Saks Fifth Avenue’s physical locations, and O5, the operating company for Saks OFF 5TH stores. 

With assets spanning top markets and prime locations across North America, HBC owns or controls—either entirely or with joint venture partners—approximately 40 million square feet of gross leasable area. HBC Properties and Investments, the company’s real estate and investments portfolio business, manages these assets along with additional real estate offerings, including Streetworks Development, its property development division. 

Founded in 1670, HBC is North America’s longest continually operating company and is headquartered in New York and Toronto.

NOTE: Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

HBC welcomes all applicants for this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Thank you for your interest In HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.   

HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.

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