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Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defence and space agencies worldwide. At Magellan we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value.

Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual and invest in our employees.

When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Corporate has an exciting opportunity for a Tax Specialist Reporting to our Controller, the successful candidate will be responsible for technical analysis in all areas of tax, with a focus on domestic and global tax consequences to Magellan. As a key member of the Corporate Finance team, the individual will also oversee the company’s insurance plans and international tax audits.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Prepare and review complex, Canadian and multi-state corporate tax returns
  • Review tax filings prepared by an outside service provider to ensure the accurate reporting of income taxes
  • Obtain and manage forms and ordinances from various jurisdictions
  • Preparing quarterly estimated tax payment requirements and filings
  • Process extensions, tax returns and tax payment requisitions
  • Apply knowledge to understand potential tax issues and recognize and communicate potential risks and potential changes in the tax policy
  • Research complicated tax law and accounting principles and draft and/or review technical memos or outlines
  • Support in preparing year end and quarterly IAS 12, analysis and reviewing to ensure consolidated tax provision is timely and accurately forecasted and reported in accordance with IFRS, including deferred tax roll forwards
  • Establish strong working relations with Legal entity controllers and Business Unit finance areas in order to understand the mechanics of the general ledger, sub-systems and other data sources
  • Work with financial reporting group on financial statement tax disclosures, including tax rate reconciliation and deferred tax detail
  • Support with necessary tax research to understand domestic and international positions and the impact those positions have on global effective tax rate
  • Assist Business Units in resolving tax and tax compliance issues as they arise
  • Manage and assist in all domestic and International tax audits, performing critical analysis of all proposed positions
  • Review of prospective business to ascertain potential new reporting requirements and issues
  • Work with Brokers and the Business Units to gather & review renewal information for corporate insurance arrangements
  • Working with the CFO to report to the organization on cover arrangements, premiums and recoveries
  • Review and negotiate contractual insurance obligations placed on the organization
  • Instruct Broker to arrange and place appropriate insurance programs to protect the organization
  • Manage the liability claims notification process to insurers so that the insurers have sufficient information to investigate claims and monitor the effectiveness of the insurer’s claims handling service
  • You may also take on other roles or responsibilities which contribute to the efficient running of the team, financial management

Position Requirements

  • 5+ years of Corporate income tax compliance and provision experience in Public Accounting or a corporate tax department
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and apply accounting rules, tax laws, regulations, rulings and court decisions
  • Experience with including Microsoft Office Suite, advanced proficiency with Excel, Word, and other tax software applications and research tools
  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting, Tax and/or Finance
  • Master of Law and/or CPA specialized in Tax

Why Magellan?

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive benefits package (fully Company paid)
  • Generous Company pension plan
  • Positive work-life balance
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On-site gym
  • Free parking


Magellan Aerospace respects the privacy and confidentiality of personal information provided by candidates and shall not disclose to any external parties unless legislated.

Magellan Aerospace is committed to an inclusive working environment and equal opportunities for all. We welcome all applications without regard to social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or religious belief, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law)

To apply for this job please visit careers.magellan.aero.