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Commodity Taxes Analyst - 31472

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Nov 28, 2022
Posting End Date: Dec 9, 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.

Air Canada Taxation team is embarking on a tax transformation journey and looking for crew to help us elevate to the next altitude.  The successful candidate is someone who can navigate large datasets to deliver Tax compliant solutions using existing and emerging technologies.  This person will help us drive efficiencies and promote reports on autopilot.  

Reporting to the Director, Tax Technology, Data and Reporting, you will be part of an agile team based in Montreal or Mississauga office.  

  • Understand enterprise data sources, their dependencies, and its impact on tax compliance.
  • Perform data analytics on large volumes of data and ensure integrity of data extracts.
  • Ensure tax compliance throughout the reporting life cycle. 
  • Responsible to deliver meaningful analytics through the creation of interactive dashboards and/or other data visualizations to support tax decision making.
  • Responsible to transform tax datasets into actionable insights and/or recoveries.
  • Acquire and maintain a solid understanding of data assets to provide optimal tax reporting solutions.
  • Develop and/or update reports to support the implementation of new and/or changes to Ticket Taxes, Fees, and Charges.
  • Monitor data outputs for accuracy and tax compliance.
  • Support tax audits by ensuring supporting data extracts are provided in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Design guidelines, training materials, job aids for the Tax Department or other business units as required.
  • Support continuous optimization by promoting manual recurrent reports into automated power reports and innovate using leading analytic techniques.
  • Support the implementation of new tax legislation and verify corporate compliance with the changes in tax rates and relevant changes in legislation.
  • Collaborate with Finance, Human Resources, Corporate Accounting, Internal Audit, Maintenance, Marketing, and other departments as required on tax issues. 
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to support end-to-end testing of any new system implementation and/or modifications to ensure compliant tax reporting requirements.
  • Assist Director, Tax Technology, Data and Reporting with related duties.


  • Undergraduate Degree in Business or Finance
  • CPA designation is an asset
  • Related work experience in commodity tax (GST/HST, QST, PST, Excise Tax and Fuel Tax) field is an asset.
  • Advanced MS Office (i.e., Excel, Word & PowerPoint) and MS Power Platform (i.e., Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, etc.)
  • Experience performing data analysis using data analytical tools such as SQL, ACL or IDEA is an asset.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work with large and complex technical data with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Comfortable working in an agile team environment that requires solving complex, open-ended problems with minimal guidance. 
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.