Senior Tax Specialist

Permanent job offered at Montreal

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  • International taxation
  • Planning
  • Canadian Taxation


A large, world-renowned public company in the pharmaceutical sector is currently looking for a Senior Tax Specialist to join its team. The Senior Tax Specialist will report to a very manager who enjoys challenges, is results-oriented and is always available for his employees. We know him very well, as Cielo placed him a few years ago. This opportunity is for you to join a great team in a very large and reputable company where you will have the possibility to balance your work and personal life.



As a Senior Tax Specialist, you will be responsible to ssupport the tax compliance process, to assist the analysis of tax technical issues that impact relevant entities and effectively communicate to relevant stakeholders in writing, following appropriate review. Moreover, you will provide local country support for taxes in the execution of business transactions, support tax initiatives regarding processes/systems enhancements as well as refine process manuals developed in conjunction with indirect tax advisors and back-office finance. You will also be responsible to prepare and update tax decision trees for accounts payable purposes, support ongoing reconciliation of tax general ledger accounts and perform the coordination of enterprise tax risks and assisting with tax audits. Furthermore, you will deliver guidance on the correct treatment of taxes for financial statement purposes and offer your support to the Finance team to ensure timely payments of tax liabilities and submission of refund claims. You will also proactively monitor tax legislation/policy, including any potential required changes to processes and the ERP systems as well as maintain appropriate supporting documents for tax returns. Finally, your position will allow you to develop a great network of contacts by maintaining relationships with local tax authorities and advisors.


Bilingual CPA with 5 years of relevant experience in practice and industry, who is familiar with international and Canadian taxation as well as Excel. The candidate must be autonomous, hands on and able to put his or her foot down. We are looking for a candidate with a great attitude, who will be able to communicate at the international level and who is open-minded.

About us

CIELO is a recruitment firm specializing in finance, accounting and management in Quebec, Canada and internationally. Our head office is located in downtown Montreal. Only successful candidates will be invited to an interview. We would like to thank all the candidates for showing interest in this position. The masculine form is used to lighten the text.

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