Job Posting: Director, Tax Compliance (CIBC)

Title: Director, Tax Complliance
Company: CIBC
City, State, Country: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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What You’ll Be Doing

The Taxation group is responsible for providing tax advisory and planning services in support of transactions, products and strategic business initiatives and tax compliance services for the CIBC group of companies worldwide. The Director, Tax Compliance is responsible for all aspects of Canadian income tax compliance including tax filings, statutory reporting and assisting with tax audits for the CIBC group of companies worldwide. The Director will report to the Senior Director, Tax Compliance.

How You’ll Succeed

Tax Compliance – As a Director, Tax Compliance, you will prepare or review federal and provincial tax returns for CIBC Canadian legal entities. You will review tax instalments and ensure payments are made on timely basis. You will perform analysis of differences between tax provisions and tax returns as well as all tax supporting documentation. You are responsible to liaise with the relevant tax authorities and assist in audits, including preparing or reviewing responses to audit queries. You will operationalize tax recommendations from the Tax Planning and Advisory Group. Further, you shall assist with special projects on an ad-hoc basis and in monitoring proposed Canadian tax legislation and accounting pronouncements that impact tax compliance and reporting.

Tax and Financial/Regulatory Reporting – You are to prepare or review monthly/quarterly income and capital tax provisions for CIBC Canadian legal entities. You will review monthly/quarterly tax continuity schedules including reconciliations of the tax statements. You will prepare or review tax-related financial statement note disclosures and work closely with the Finance team in support of the tax-related statutory reporting.

Who You Are
  • Values matter to you. You bring your real self to work and you live our values – trust, teamwork and accountability.
  • You’re a certified professional. You have current accreditations in good standing. CPA designation with at least 5 years of corporate tax experience in public practice and/or industry. Completion of the CICA In-Depth program is an asset.
  • You can demonstrate working knowledge of tax compliance, tax accounting and financial accounting. It’s an asset if you have working experience with financial institutions. You have the ability to work independently and as a team player with strong multi-tasking skills to meet tight deadlines in a fast pace environment.
  • You understand that success is in the details. You notice things that others don't. Your critical thinking skills help to inform your decision making.
  • You're digitally savvy. You seek out innovative solutions and embrace evolving technologies. You can easily adapt to new tools and trends. You have advanced Excel skills and general working knowledge of other business applications (Word, TaxPrep, PowerPoint, G/L systems).
  • You're fluent in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner.
What CIBC Offers

At CIBC, our people are our greatest asset. You’ll become part of a diverse community that acknowledges everyone’s unique talents, and empowers teams to do what’s right for the client, and to do it well. As part of our team, you will:

  • Thrive: Benefit from an open and approachable culture that provides the flexibility and support you need to integrate your life at work and at home
  • Connect: Work in a place where the right technology and infrastructure fosters innovation, collaboration and creativity
  • Develop: Grow your skills and career through our best-in-class onboarding experience, ongoing learning opportunities, individual development planning, and comprehensive product training
  • Prosper: Share in our collective success with a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, health benefits program, and employee share purchase plan
What You Need to Know
  • CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact
  • You need to be legally eligible to work in Canada at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit
  • This is a regular full time role with a schedule of 37.5 hours each week.
How to Apply

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