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Tax Manager

LocationVancouver, British Columbia
Job ID R0004864 Date posted 04/03/2023

Job Description Summary

Are you looking for a flexible work environment that respects your work life balance, and want to feel good about the company you work for and what they do? STEMCELL Technologies is the largest biotechnology company in Canada with a growing international presence.

We are looking for a Tax Manager to join our incredible Tax team! The role is critical to drive the accuracy and timeliness of the STEMCELL group of companies' tax filings and is key to identifying and managing tax risks, optimizing tax processes and maximizing tax benefits, including preparing and reviewing working papers to support Scientific Research and Experimental Development tax incentive claims.

The Tax Manager will be managing the short-term and long-term International, Canadian and US tax projects. The role is responsible for ensuring timely and accurate global tax compliance, monitoring transfer pricing risk and ensuring compliance, and identifying and implementing domestic and international tax planning opportunities. You would also be preparing tax provision working papers to support the financial reporting function, serving as a tax technical resource to all members of the business, resolving tax audits from Canadian and US tax authorities, and managing relationships with key financial service providers as required to support the taxation function.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage external and regulatory audits and examinations as required and ensure robust audit documentation is available
  • Evaluate opportunities for operational improvements and implement changes to drive efficiency and automation
  • Review US and Canadian indirect sales tax filings and payments and lead global tax planning and process improvement initiatives

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with 10+ years of relevant experience and the professional designation of CPA or Chartered Accountant

  • Completion of CPA In-Depth Taxation Course or LLM (Tax)

  • Ability to build positive relationships with partners at all levels within the organization and communicate the benefit of tax initiative

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STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore.  Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training.  We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree.  STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.

STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact. 

As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.

NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.

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