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Canadian Senior Income Tax Manager, #hybrid (anywhere in Canada)


Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Calgary, AB, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA Toronto, ON, CA Edmonton, AB, CA

Req ID:  30560
Jobs by Category:  People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs
Job Function:  Finance
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular




Join our team


The TELUS Taxation team provides critical expertise, consultation and counsel to the various entities and business groups, domestic and international, within TELUS. As trusted advisors, we help support complex business transactions with insights and recommendations that influence decisions made by stakeholders and senior leaders. We are practical and creative, providing innovative solutions in our quest to be the leading in-house global Taxation team. Our team takes pride in driving operational excellence, best practices, and optimum results, which contribute, to business growth and exceptional customer and team member experiences.


Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together


As a Canadian Senior Income Tax Manager, you will participate in the development of Canadian operating strategies to improve operational efficiencies, ensure compliance with tax laws, and manage Canadian tax audits. You will monitor Canadian income tax developments and implement changes to ensure timely compliance with new legislation.


Reporting to the Director, Taxation, the Canadian Senior Income Tax Manager will support all aspects of Canadian income tax planning and compliance within the broader Canadian Income Tax team.


Here’s how


  • Assist in managing TELUS’ tax risk while complying with our Tax Strategy the tax laws and working with internal and external stakeholders
  • Reviewing and analyzing corporate financial records, researching and determining proper tax treatment for a wide variety of transactions, preparing and/or reviewing Canadian Federal and Provincial income tax returns, and reviewing assessments, appeals and tax payments
  • Supporting and reviewing Canadian Federal and Provincial tax incentive programs such as Scientific Research and Experimental Development, Tax credit for the Development of E-business and Tax Credit for Investment and Innovation
  • Research and proactively support a broad range of internal initiatives as they relate to Canadian income taxation including mergers and acquisitions, integration, divestitures, corporate reorganizations, process and efficiency initiatives, treasury financing activities, and employee benefits
  • Support the management of audits conducted by tax authorities with respect to Canadian income tax including proactively liaising with government authorities in relation to audit or other issues or queries, reviewing reassessment proposals, researching legislation, preparing position papers, filing objections, negotiating resolutions and supporting litigation
  • Actively supporting systems implementation and other projects with a view to optimizing tax outcomes




You’re the missing piece of the puzzle


  • Valued for your minimum 7 years of Canadian income tax experience, in-depth income tax knowledge and strong technical competence
  • Ability to analyze complex issues and transactions including reviewing and researching technical tax materials and legislation, identifying various alternatives. assessing their strengths and weaknesses and making practical recommendations aligned with corporate goals and initiatives while managing tax risk
  • Engaging communicator with strong verbal and written communications skills and excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact confidently with senior management, business stakeholders, tax authorities, peers and service providers
  • Proactive planner with the ability to scope out difficult tasks, set objectives and goals, develop schedules, prioritize multiple activities, anticipate roadblocks and manage multiple deliverables to meet deadlines and goals in a fast-paced, complex and ever-changing environment
  • Collaborative team member able to lead teams on moderately complex projects, work well in a cross-functional team environment, creating and maintaining strong working relationships across the TELUS team with members from different functional areas and willingness to work toward required outcomes even when circumstances are challenging (e.g. tight deadlines, limited information or resources, etc.)
  • Unquestionable professionalism, integrity and ethics with a desire to learn and become a value-add team member, hands-on approach to problem-solving in a proactive and collaborative manner




  • University degree and CPA designation
  • Completion of CPA Canada’s In-depth Tax program
  • Bi-lingual (English and French language)
  • Strong financial accounting knowledge
  • Skilled in income tax preparation and research software, SAP, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other common software applications


Note: location can be anywhere in Canada


A bit about us

We’re a people-focused, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. 

You’ll find our engaging, high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging, and financially rewarding. We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability. Your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.





People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs

Across People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs, we are the diverse and talented team responsible for making sure TELUS is managed as a world-leading organization. ​

We are honoured to be recognized

2021 engagement score

Team members worldwide

# of years voted One of Canada’s Best Corporate Citizens


TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.