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Analyst - Income Tax - Temporary - 35773

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Jun 6, 2024
Posting End Date: Jun 16, 2024


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.

The Income Tax Analyst will be reporting into the Manager, Income Tax Optimization. The Analyst will be supporting the development, testing and deployment of business & system solutions that relates to Canadian income taxes and withholding taxes. 

This position is temporary.

Key Functions and Responsibilities

  • Assist Manager in analyzing current Income Tax procedures and practices in regard to compliance and reporting, identify potential opportunities, and recommend, design and implement changes to improve tax management and overall efficiency. This can take the form of:
    • Control implementation;
    • Automation;
    • Redesign of end-to-end process
    • Dashboard

  • Assist Manager with the configuration, testing and implementation phases of the project, in collaboration with other Finance employees and unifier tax Managers, more specifically as it relates to the following elements, but not limited to:
    • Canadian and International withholding tax solution and process in the procurement environment (Ariba, SmartDOC, S4HANA) including ensuring data set elements at Vendor and Supplier Master level are complete and the routing process and the reporting is meeting requirements;
    • Canadian Income Tax compliance tool (including provision, forecast and cash tax planning) as well as automated analysis of accounts;
    • Various accounting, financial and tax reporting.

  • Assist Manager in identify Canadian income tax related risk items during the project, raise the risk to the appropriate stakeholder and propose a plan to mitigate those risks.
  • Assist Manager in documenting tax position and process as well as elaborate new procedures, tools and training sessions for the department to disseminate these and offer training during the deployment phase.
  • Proactively communicate and work with all tax Manager dedicated to UNIFIER project team regarding financial effects of key transactions, operations and change of process.


  • Bachelor degree in Accounting is a must;
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in accounting and relevant income tax experience is an asset;
  • Professional accounting designation CPA is an asset; 
  • Good knowledge of the accounting cycle and IFRS accounting standards related to taxes is an asset; 
  • Experience with Income Tax Provision 
  • Experience with integration of third-party income tax provision software; an asset
  • Experience in multiple SAP S4 HANA functional areas such as SAP Finance
  • Experience in Data Migration and S/4 Hana Testing 
  • Experience using project management tool such as JIRA;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with others;
  • Excellent communication skills / oral and written;
  • Demonstrated record of initiative and work ethics;
  • Ability to work on multiple files simultaneously using a rigorous approach.

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.