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2024 Winter Co-Op - Income Tax

  • Location
    • Remote
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted



Work Arrangement:

Remote: The position does not require employee to be onsite full-time to perform most effectively. The employee's role enables them to work off-site on a permanent basis.

The Role:

Reporting to the Income Tax Manager, you will be an active team member involved in tax compliance, government audits, and business support!

This position offers a great opportunity to collaborate cross-functionally with teams throughout the company and develop:

  • Tax skills

  • Systems knowledge (SAP)

  • Data manipulation

  • Creative problem-solving

  • Communication skills

Tax experience is not required, but you should be willing to learn tax rules applicable to GM Canada. This role can be performed remotely, from within Canada!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with preparation of the corporate income tax return supporting documentation

  • Complete month-end close activities, including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, indirect tax returns, and calculation and remittance of tax payments

  • Establish and maintain high standards of documentation and support for journal entries, account reconciliations, and tax returns

  • Develop and apply knowledge of the Canadian Income Tax Act and related legislation

  • Support GM Canada’s government tax audits by working with internal business partners and systems to develop responses to audit queries

Additional Description

Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuit of a Bachelor's (3rd or 4th year students) or Master's degree in one of the following areas: Business/Commerce (Accounting or Finance major preferred)

  • Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week in Canada, and for 4-month term (1 semester) starting January 2024

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Self-directed, able to work with minimal supervision, with a drive for results

  • Proven teamwork skills and interest in learning about tax laws and GM Canada systems

  • Outstanding leadership, interpersonal, and relationship management skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization

  • Excellent project management skills

What will give you a Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Advanced Excel knowledge (VLOOKUP, Pivot Table, etc) is strongly preferred

  • Previous tax, or accounting related experience

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