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Senior Manager, Corporate Tax

  • IMAX Corporation
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • 06/03/2024
Full time Accounting Finance Management

Job Description

IMAX is not your everyday entertainment experience. With over 50 years of history as a global innovator in entertainment technology, our employees and their careers have constantly gone beyond the ordinary at IMAX. We combine proprietary technology with industry-leading knowledge and relationships with top studios and filmmakers to create theatrical experiences that take audiences beyond the edge of their seats to a world they never imagined. IMAX has revolutionized the way people experience movies and continues to push the boundaries of entertainment experiences beyond blockbusters and into exciting new directions. 

Come explore IMAX – where innovation, creativity and passion come together. Get inspired, get involved, and ignite your future with IMAX!

Job Description:

About the Role

IMAX is looking for a Senior Manager to join the growing Corporate Tax team. You’ll be reporting to the SVP, Tax & Treasury and lead the financial statement tax reporting process in accordance with US GAAP and coordinate with our external auditors to manage their quarterly review and year end audit requirements.  You’ll also lead other corporate tax processes including tax rate forecasting, tax audit management and assisting with tax planning projects.  We’re looking for someone with reporting experience in a global multinational company, with SAP and reporting tools experience a plus.

What You'll Do:

  • Lead the external tax reporting process including preparing, reviewing and consolidating global legal entity tax provisions and preparing financial statement disclosures

  • Coordinate with internal teams regarding tax rate forecasting, budgeting and modelling

  • Manage tax audits coordinating team responses

  • Implement internal tax processes to manage our intercompany balances and also rationalize our corporate org structure

  • Assist with assessing and implementing transfer pricing policies for the IMAX group

  • Responsible for the review of Canadian and other corporate tax returns

  • Review and consider FAPI and surplus rules to identify and assess risks and cash repatriation strategies

  • Assist with M&A and post-acquisition integration activities including tax due diligence, structuring and review of agreements

  • Advise on the tax and tax accounting impact of unusual transactions, new business ventures and assess the impact of new proposed tax legislation

  • Work with the Tax and Finance teams on ad hoc projects


What You’ll Need:

  • 8+ years of combined corporate tax experience in industry and public accounting with a proven track record managing Canadian and international tax issues and compliance

  • Chartered Professional Accountant with completion of the CPA In depth Tax Course (or equivalent)

  • Solid knowledge of US GAAP and tax accounting

  • Excellent Excel/spreadsheet skills

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with SAP and reporting tools an asset

  • Detail-oriented with the ability to clearly document analysis and conclusions

  • Curiosity and interest in the business to proactively identify tax planning opportunities and improvements in the tax function

  • Takes ownership for the external reporting process developing and managing the process

  • Good verbal and written communication skills to distill complex tax concepts for non-tax business partners

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At IMAX, you will be part of a culture built on respect – we are committed to creating a welcoming and diverse atmosphere across our organization.

For consideration, please apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest in IMAX but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.