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Tax Manager

Date: Nov 27, 2018

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: TransCanada

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Tax Manager

Reference Code: 55221

Location: Canada (CA)  - Calgary, AB  
Job Category: Accounting/Finance
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program


General Information

TransCanada is seeking a Tax Manager to join our Taxation department and report to the Director, Canadian Tax. To be our successful candidate you need an interest in, or career aspirations related to, Corporate Tax and must bring initiative and commitment to the Corporate tax
team. Your focus in this role will be Canadian Tax, including Tax Provisioning and will involve working closely with various CFO, Legal and Business Units within the organization to ensure tax compliance.



• Support TransCanada's overall tax strategy through developing and implementing tax planning opportunities and tax minimization strategies;
• Supervise a small team of tax professionals;
• Collaborate with, and provide indirect supervisor and guidance to, other team members;
• Review, research and provide guidance on compliance issues;
• Review Tax provisions and research tax accounting issues;
• Involvement in special projects including acquisitions and greenfield developments;
• Coordinate with Corporate Accounting, Legal, Treasury and Finance departments to provide tax guidance for TransCanada's business units as necessary;
• Review the work of and assist with the development of junior tax staff members;
• Represent TransCanada on industry tax committees;
• Other tasks as required.



• Excellent communication skill and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with senior management as well as external parties;
• Strong team player willing to collaborate and committed to team goals, as well as leadership capabilities;
• Strong project management skills, able to manage multiple and competing priorities, accountable for commitments while consistently delivering results within tight deadlines;
• Thrives under pressure having strong organizational skills and the ability to make important decisions in a dynamic environment;
• Passionate about identifying and initiating continuous improvement opportunities and managing change to better the organization;
• Strategic mindset with experience in managing many initiatives with a result-orientated focus and strong execution and implementation skills
• Demonstrated initiative and sound judgement when resolving complex issues;
• Proven systems thinker with strong analytical, process and problem resolution skills;
• Ability to handle confidential information and materials.




• Professional accountant with a minimum 10 years of related experience;
• Completion of the CICA In-Depth Tax Course is preferred;
• Strong technical tax knowledge;
• Canadian Regulatory tax accounting experience would be considered an asset.


This position requires candidates to successfully complete a security clearance/criminal record check.


*Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions.

TransCanada is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to provide employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or disability. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available on request during the recruitment process. Applicants with disabilities can request accessible formats or communication supports by contacting

All positions require background screening. Some include criminal and/or credit checks in order to comply with regulations.

Please apply to this posting by 10/21/2018. To apply, go to and enter reference code 55221. Only applications submitted through the TransCanada Careers website will be acknowledged.

TransCanada is an equal opportunity employer.

Make what you do matter.

At TransCanada we dream big, think big and do big things. For over 65 years, we've had the vision and scale to deliver big things that matter to the world. From supplying reliable and efficient energy to millions of North Americans with our pipelines, gas storage and power generation facilities, we believe in making big things possible.

TransCanada is looking for people who are willing to think about the future...and think big. We're looking for people who are ready to take on the most significant challenges of their careers and define energy infrastructure in North America.

Thank you for choosing TransCanada in your career search.

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