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Accountant - Commodity Tax

Job title: Accountant - Commodity Tax
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Industry:
Salary: CAD27 - CAD35 per hour
Reference: BH-117108
Contact Name: Paola Castillo
Phone Number: +1 403 984 0912
Job Published: 8 days ago

Job Description

Accountant – Commodity Tax

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry. Our client is currently seeking an experienced Accountant with strong attention to detail to join their Commodity Tax team on a 12-month contract in their Calgary office. The shift is Monday to Friday, 8 hours per day. This role seeking

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare, file, and pay assigned Commodity Tax Returns: 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 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
MUST HAVE Qualifications:

  • 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 have Qualifications:

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

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