Michael Page CA
* Assist with managing investment fund year-end tax process including planning for year-end fund distribution work, review of distribution calculation, investor tax reporting and tax return preparation, ensuring timely completion and filing as well as managing mock and ad hoc distribution process. * Manage fund financial statement audit process as it relates to preparation or review of tax notes to financial statements and review of distribution of income and capital gains calculation and tax factor breakdown. * Assist with monitoring, identifying and minimizing tax risks and issues related to investment products and funds and investors, proactively work with internal business partners in designing policies, controls and procedures under guidance to mitigate tax risks and improve compliance and process. Document and maintain records of tax policies and procedures. * Review and manage timely filing of investment fund GST/HST tax returns and computation of annual blended GST/HST rates and respond to GST/HST inquiries from internal business partners, co-ordinate with internal business partners in making tax remittance. * Liaison with tax authorities including applying for Tax IDs and certain tax status, dealing with notice of assessments and audit related matters. * Assist with review of tax-related disclosures in fund prospectuses, offering documents, and marketing materials and related legal documents. * Provide tax advice and support to business partners on tax related matters including proposed product changes and initiatives, mergers and liquidations, tax efficiency of funds, proper treatment of complex corporate actions, portfolio management, transaction taxes and Canadian foreign withholding tax. Document tax technical analysis and write up tax memos. * Assist with compliance with corporate tax matters and enhance internal processes. * Participate in local or global projects to provide tax inputs as required and special projects as arise from time to time.MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, or based on an individual’s status in any group or class otherwise protected under applicable human rights legislation. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled and all other qualified applicants* Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Canadian tax in a public accounting and/or asset management firm with strong tax compliance experience and solid experience with analyzing complex corporate actions. * Self-motivated person who takes initiative and ownership to improve tax related processes and procedures with minimum supervision but in line with team objectives. * Strong project planning and management skills as well as prioritization skills, respect timelines. * Excellent written and oral communication with transparency and integrity, teamwork and relationship-building skills. * Advanced knowledge and application skills in Microsoft Excel. * Must be able to work effectively in a demanding, fast-paced and complex environment, handling multiple tasks and projects concurrently and resolving issues that cut across the organization, while maintaining highest standards and attention to detail.Leading $10 Trillion dollar investment management corporationContract position that can lead to permanent, attractive compensation package with a leading investment company!Great exposure to US tax.