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Manager, Tax Compliance

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Date: Dec 6, 2017

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

Reporting to the director, tax compliance, you will provide tax compliance advice and ensure completion of consolidated financial statements and the legal entity income tax return filings for Suncor Energy Inc. (SEI) and its subsidiaries.

Key Accountabilities

  • Accountable for the accurate completion and timely reporting of the quarterly tax provision of  applicable business unit
  • Responsible for the completion and filing of the corporation’s subsidiary legal entity tax returns and partnership tax information returns by the legislated filing deadlines
  • Initiate allocation of work among analysts ensuring efficiency, timeliness and effectiveness of the overall corporate tax function
  • Manage the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) program to ensure claims are completed on time to be claimed on the annual tax return
  •  Manage the external consultants who assist with the scoping of potential SR&ED projects, review supporting documentation for the claim, draft project descriptions and provide presentations to new technology projects
  • Provide mentorship, guidance and support to tax analysts within the team, providing timely performance updates and effective feedback

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive business experience, in the area of income tax compliance, preferably in the tax department of a major international company or a public accounting firm within a Canadian Upstream / Downstream and related business
  • Progressive experience within and demonstration across broad commercial, operational and financial experience
  • Bachelor degree in finance or accounting
  • Completed the CPA’s in-depth tax courses and the Oil & Gas Taxation courses.
  • Professional designation preferred (i.e. CFA, MBA, P.Eng, Economics, Accounting)

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Ability to grasp key commercial considerations that may impact operations, financial results or which present a potential risk to the business/function
  • Thorough understanding of IFRS accounting and reporting rules and Canadian Income Tax Act  with a deep understanding of the Canadian SR&ED program
  • Deep understanding of SAP
  • Basic understanding of T2 Taxprep software
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, particularly in the areas of influencing senior management and change management with a proven ability to prepare, engage and deliver materials
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Able to develop relationships, gain credibility and collaborate effectively with finance and business stakeholders to drive business performance and manage risk

Why Suncor
Go ahead. Expect growth. We want you to have a job you're genuinely excited about - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor Energy offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:

  • Competitive base salary and compensation programs
  • Attractive annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

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Business Overview
Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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