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Manager, International Tax - 31330

Location: DUBLIN, D, Ireland
Posting Start Date: Nov 24, 2022
Posting End Date: Nov 26, 2022


Job Description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.
Location: Dublin, Ireland, Montreal, Canada, London, United Kingdom or Mexico City, Mexico
Air Canada is currently undergoing (i) an exciting development plan which involves expansion into new markets, development of new products as well as establishment of a freighter business and (ii) a finance and tax transformation project. Both of which, combined with the changing international direct tax landscape, is resulting in increased demand for international tax planning and expertise. 
The Manager, International Tax will report to the Dublin based Director, International Taxes and be involved with (i) managing international direct tax risks in relation to new routes/markets and business products/projects, (ii) reviewing agreements with external suppliers, (iii) assisting with the planning and implementing of finance and tax transformation project and (iv) other ad-hoc projects.
The role will work closely with (i) commercial and operational teams, (ii) legal, finance, treasury teams and (iii) globally based international finance team. 
The role and responsibilities can be adapted to someone at either (1) recently qualified level with a desire to move into a tax manager role or (2) a tax manager looking for a new challenge.
The role will consist of:  
  • Assessing the direct tax implications of proposed transactions and proposing and implementing solutions to minimize tax implications
  • Responsible for ensuring that Air Canada meets new and changing international direct tax obligations and processes by coordinating with internal teams and external advisors
  • Proactively following international direct tax developments and keeping Director up to date on same 
  • Undertaking research on Air Canada’s direct tax risks in foreign jurisdictions including new international developments such as BEPS 2.0 
  • Acting as a subject matter expert for finance colleagues in relation to Air Canada’s international direct tax obligations 
  • Responsible for assisting international finance team with direct tax audit including providing tax technical assistance  
  • Managing foreign withholding tax obligations in relation to contracts with suppliers and customers
  • Reviewing contracts with third parties to manage Air Canada’s international tax compliance obligations
  • Assisting Director with submissions and representations on new international tax developments
  • Assisting with other ad-hoc international direct tax issues


  • Degree in Business, Finance or Tax with a strong academic record
  • CTA/AITI qualified (finalist may be considered with relevant experience)
  • Accounting designation desired
  • Experiences/Knowledge of interpreting tax treaties
  • Strong analytical skills combined with a demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Sound judgment, organizational and decision-making skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written
  • Knowledge or interest in aviation industry a distinct advantage
  • To succeed in this role, the incumbent should be curious, flexible, and perseverant
  • Second language, in particular Spanish or French is distinct advantage
  • Must have the right to work without restriction in one of the following countries Ireland, Canada, United Kingdom or Mexico
Conditions of Employment:
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.
Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. 
Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted