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Requisition Number: 2080
Job Title: Senior Tax Manager
Area of Interest: Finance
Region: Americas
Country: Canada
State/Province: Ontario
City: Toronto
Job Description:

Celestica's team of Finance professionals drive business results through sustainable approaches and leading edge thinking.  Working with various business areas located at our sites around the world, the Finance team works to ensure that accounting practices and policies comply with international and local reporting standards.  The team oversees accounting and planning, manages corporate treasury and taxation, implements and monitors business controls, conducts financial analysis, and supports cost engineering.

Celestica's Finance team offers a wide range of opportunities and a solid long-term career path. In addition, the company's flat hierarchy ensures that all employee participation is valued and encouraged.

If you are looking to join a forward thinking team in a dynamic working environment, we have an opportunity on the Global Tax team for a Senior Tax Manager reporting directly to the Director, International Tax and indirectly to the VP Global Taxation in North America.  Those in this position will take a lead role in tax planning and compliance. The incumbent will be involved in projects or programs on a multi-national or global basis, and will assist in developing and/or carrying out new strategies, policies, practices, methods, programs or techniques and utilizing them to analyze and interpret difficult problems or situations and/or establishing new strategic direction that is site or multi-site specific. 


Maintains responsibility and accountability for global tax planning and compliance matters.

Supports the development and implementation of an integrated global tax plan, as well as other Global Taxation group initiatives.

Excellent knowledge of the marketplace conditions for taxation and finance

Knowledge of Celestica's finance organization including strategic policies and objectives

In-depth knowledge of accounting for income taxes under IFRS and understanding of local GAAP in various jurisdictions for income tax balance sheet position and income statement tax provision

Ensure reasonability of permanent and temporary differences

Ensure other non-income based taxes are provided for

Deferred income tax asset analysis to justify balance sheet position

Review reserves for reasonability

Unrealized foreign exchange gain/loss analysis for purposes of deferred income tax position analysis

Ensure appropriateness of quarterly and year end note disclosure related to income taxes

Knowledge of accounting for tax impact of the following:

IFRS/local GAAP differences

Foreign exchange fluctuations

Knowledge of transfer pricing rules

Prepare and/or review transfer pricing studies, reports, income tax returns, foreign reporting, tax authority communication; manage on-going audits

Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of internal and external customers

Ability to interface with many international sites to establish strong working relationships and cooperation


Eight to ten years of applicable experience working in (or with) a large, complex, Canadian multi-national. 

In depth knowledge in the area of taxation is required.


Bachelor's degree and CPA, CA designation

Completion of CICA In-Depth


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