Accountant – Commodity Tax

Category:
Finance/Accounting
Industry:
Oil & Gas
Type:
Contract
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Job ID:
#161944
Recruiter:
Neema Shetty

Our client, a market leading integrated oil company is looking for an experienced Account to join their Commodity Tax team. This is a 12-month contract located in their head office in Calgary.

What you will be doing…

  • Prepare, file, and pay assigned Commodity Tax Returns, including analyze returns, code and reconcile appropriate accounts, maintain records and documentation, and manage internal and external inquiries and audit requests.
  • Review and analyze internal systems, processes, records, and accounts to ensure compliance and effectiveness, recover over-payments, and reduce assessment risks.
  • Maintain relevant systems and software including SMS (Structured Management System), SAP, MS Excel, and jurisdictional on-line reporting and payment systems.
  • Set-up and maintain Fuel and Sales Tax rates within the client’s in-house SMS system.
  • Review of customer tax set-up and ensure exemption documentation for fuel and sales tax is appropriately managed.
  • Assist with all internal and external compliance, communication, and reporting requirements including SOX compliance, Joint Venture audit queries, Business Continuity Plans, and Risk Management reporting.

What you will need to succeed…

Must Haves

  • Minimum 5 years related accounting experience.
  • Minimum 5 years experience with reconciliation.
  • 3-5 years experience with SAP Financial.
  • Advanced MS Excel capabilities: Macros, Pivot Tables, and working with large volumes of data.

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with Downstream Oil & Gas.
  • Understanding of Fuel Tax, PST and GST legislation, including being able to read, interpret, and apply.
  • Experience using MS Access or other data analytics tools.

 

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