K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) is part of the K+S Group Company, with headquarters in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; a solution potash mine and production facility located near Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan; and a world-class potash handling and storage facility operated in partnership with Pacific Coast Terminals in Port Moody, British Columbia. Bethune mine, formerly known as the Legacy Project, is the first new potash mine in Saskatchewan in nearly fifty years. KSPC celebrated the Grand Opening of Bethune in May 2017 and projects it will reach a production capacity of 2 million tonnes by the end of 2017. The Bethune mine has created new job opportunities for Saskatchewan workers and new business opportunities for Saskatchewan companies supplying goods and services to this major economic development. All sales and distribution of the potash produced at the Bethune mine will be carried out through the K+S Group’s experienced and well-established global distribution structures. For more information visit www.ks-potashcanada.com.
K+S Potash Canada has been recognized as one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for 2017.
The Tax Accountant provides a leading role in the administration and management of Canadian taxes.
The successful candidate will:
•Complete compliance reporting of various Canadian Federal and Provincial tax returns and supplementary forms and slips including T5013, T2, T106, T4A NR, NR4, T661, GST, PST
•Complete the IFRS obligations relating to the accounting for income taxes
•Prepare and manage related documents including supporting and contemporaneous documentation
•Stay current with changes to tax legislation and provide executive summaries of changes to management
•Ensure timely tax filings and payment remittances
•Promote a paperless working paper environment with advanced computer skills in MS Office, and SAP
•Advise management regarding tax planning projects, tax risks and uncertain tax positions
•Create and maintain: process control, and contemporaneous documentation for tax related functions
•Create and maintain data collection systems and processes.
•Provide assistance on matters relating to tax audits and other compliance initiatives, including communications and responses with tax authorities and others where required.
K+S Potash Canada recognizes the diversity of the workforce and encourages individuals with the equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Qualifying requirements for this role:
•5+ years’ progressive financial accounting experience
•Strong knowledge of the FI and CO modules of SAP is a significant asset
•Demonstrated 5 - 8+ years of experience working with Canadian Corporate tax legislation and accounting for income taxes
•Chartered Professional Accountant designation
•Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
•Strong negotiation and communication skills
•Familiarity working within Vertex is an asset
•Strong research skills and the ability to analyze, interpret and apply findings
•Efficient planning and organizational skills
•Team player who interacts in a professional manner
•Analytical thinker and detail oriented
•Ability to prioritize and self-manage tasks and deadlines
•Must be authorized to legally work in Canada.
•Successful candidates must be eligible to travel outside of Canada as travel may be required
Employment is subject to successfully completing KSPC’s pre-employment checks which may include criminal record check, education verification and drug & alcohol testing.
To ensure consideration for this role, please apply by February 9, 2018.
Amazing Opportunities at K+S Potash Canada while building your career.
Good People and Great Culture
•Have the opportunity to be part of a team committed to building a new and diverse culture. At KSPC we are growing our Legacy operations, delivering exciting new opportunities, and investing heavily in the communities where we live and work.
Challenge and Growth
•We support your growth potential (support of professional development) and recognition of performance.
•Our total target compensation is competitive and benchmarked to the market. We have a Pay for Performance philosophy that includes two components, fixed (base) pay and short term incentive (bonus) that rewards employees for their contributions towards corporate, team and individual successes.
•A comprehensive, employer paid, benefits program which includes Life, Disability, Health and Dental as well as competitive Retirement benefits PLUS great extras such as:
•Paid work time to help out in your Community (volunteer with a sports team or a charity of your choice) and company money to allocate to your favourite charity!
•A Health Spending Account for extras, like more expensive glasses, and the Wellness Account covers recreational items, like your park camping fees, hunting or fishing license, and can help pay for your gym membership.
•Employee and Family Assistance Program: supporting health at work, home and in life through counselling and various online services.
•We have a competitive time off program including:
•PLUS days – five days (40 hours) to use as needed (take care of the unexpected, enjoy a long weekend or have a “me” day.)
•Two extra days at two years of service and an additional three days at five years with our competitive vacation policy.
See yourself here, join the Saskatoon team!