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The Manager, Tax Aircraft Transactions is responsible for managing global income and transactional tax risks in relation to (i) aircraft transactions, including purchases/sales, leases, financings and re-financings and (ii) other ad-hoc international tax projects.
Air Canada is currently undergoing a major fleet renewal and expansion program to serve new markets. The large number of new aircraft deliveries and disposals in various jurisdictions this year and over the next few years is creating a demand for international transaction tax advice across several jurisdictions. This requires an experienced Manager, Tax Aircraft Transactions to quickly identify and assess the tax consequences with an aim to negotiating aircraft transactions that protect Air Canada from a global tax perspective. Because aircraft are mobile across jurisdictions, this can subject aircraft transactions to a multitude of indirect taxes such as Value Added Tax (VAT), customs fees, duties or other charges. The responsibilities of the Manager will also include contract review and recommending solutions to minimize Air Canada’s tax exposure related to aircraft transactions. The Manager must possess a solid understanding of complex international aircraft structures in order to identify and address Canadian and foreign tax issues. Significant number of new aircraft deliveries over the next several years will require new financings or re-financings, the tax consequences of which will also be under the responsibility of the Manager.
As this position requires the incumbent to work closely with a number of departments within Air Canada, including but not limited to, Legal, Finance, Treasury, Aircraft Program, Maintenance, etc., constant and clear communication with the Director, executives and senior management is essential.
The incumbent will be responsible for assisting Senior Management with other ad-hoc international tax projects.
Very small team onsite – will be required to work 3 days per week at the airport office, 2 days from home.
Conditions of Employment:
Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. English required, French an asset.
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.