Current Opportunities >> Senior Manager, Corporate Tax
Senior Manager, Corporate Tax
Title:Senior Manager, Corporate Tax
Subsidiary:Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp
Department:Accounting & Finance & Audit
Location:Oakville, ON
Zip/Postal Code:L6J 2X1

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.

The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.

The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as Algonquin Power) owns a portfolio of regulated and long term contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.5+ GW of installed capacity.

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.


Reporting to the Director, International Tax, the Senior Manager, Corporate Tax has primary responsibility over income tax reporting, short and long term tax planning and tax modeling, tax compliance, corporate tax accounting, commodity taxes and tax audits. Together with Director, International Tax, the Senior Manager, Corporate Tax will support the management of international tax issues impacting the business, including mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations, regulatory matters and all strategic cross border tax planning issues.

Job Functions:

  • Support preparation and review U.S. GAAP quarterly and annual income tax provisions and effective tax rate reconciliations for the consolidated group to support public reporting and stand-alone financial statement requirements.
  • Support preparation and review of both Canadian and certain U.S. income tax and information returns.
  • Maintain calculation of basis, surplus, safe income, and FAPI of the Company's international investments.
  • Review cash tax and effective rate forecasts to support the Company's budgeting and long term modeling requirements.
  • Manage Canadian income tax audits, prepare and review responses to queries, and review assessments.
  • Support Director, International Tax with tax due diligence, tax modelling and tax structuring advice. Engage and manage external advisors as needed.
  • Assist with tax planning and reorganization projects, including research and coordination with advisors and internal stakeholders.
  • Coach and develop direct reports with regular performance reviews related to SMART goal setting and achievement.
  • Develop and maintain high levels of employee engagement and teamwork where employees are disciplined in processes and work collaboratively towards the achievement of personal, departmental and business goals and initiatives.
  • Actively participate in the identification and execution of process improvement/best practice initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • University - Bachelor degree or equivalent is mandatory
  • Must have a Professional Accounting designation ( CPA, CA) and a Masters in Tax is an asset
  • Must have past experience to include one of the big 4 Accounting firms
  • 7 +years of experience in the field
  • Extensive experience in preparing/reviewing complex tax provisions in a US GAAP environment
  • Prior experience with M&A related tax structuring
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and effective oral and written communication skills
  • Self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic, entrepreneurial environment

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honour this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition consultant.

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