Front Line Supervisor (FLS) – Accounts Payable and Taxation




FLS – Accounts Payable and Taxation

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario Canada

The Company

For over a century Algoma has a proud history and strong traditions of being an industry leading manufacturer of hot and cold rolled sheet steels in carbon and high strength low-alloy grades and we are Canada’s only plate producer.  We are integral to the making of many of our modern day buildings, products and appliances.  Our steel is used in construction, mining, manufacturing, automotive, shipbuilding, energy resources including renewable energy and military applications throughout North America.  Today’s steel industry is rapidly evolving and so are we, bringing new products to market that our customers need for their success.  We are inviting everyone who has a talent and drive for superior performance, a desire to be part of a team of steel industry professionals focused on transforming our company to continue our century long tradition of delivering high quality steel products to our customers, improving the quality of life for our community, demonstrating industry-leading environmental stewardship and providing rich and rewarding careers for our employees.

Primary Accountabilities

  • Provide accurate and timely indirect tax processing to support Algoma Steel Inc. as required
  • Provide accurate and timely income tax provisions, and supporting documentation for tax return
  • Provide leadership in the area of Accounts Payable

Functional Accountabilities

     •  Provide leadership to the Accounts Payable group

  • Ensure that clerks are providing value to the Accounts Payable and finance areas
  • Provide ongoing guidance

•   Analysis and reporting for HST/ QST/ withholding tax/ municipal tax/ gas tax rebate

•   Provide monthly tax provision for Algoma Steel Inc. and related entities

•   Provide supporting documentation and assist with annual tax return

•   Be the contact for CRA in respect of indirect and income taxation

Direct Process Accountabilities

•   Timely and accurate monthly analysis and reporting for HST/ QST/ and withholding taxes

•   Yearly analysis and reporting of prior years’ withholding taxes and issuance of T4A-NR and NR4’s

•   Timely and accurate quarterly reporting of gas tax rebate

•   Provide monthly tax provision for Algoma Steel Inc.

•   Provide supporting documentation for annual tax return

•   Timely and accurate reporting for all municipal taxes including on time payments and monthly accrual determination

•   Yearly filing of demolition and vacancy rebates for municipal taxes

•   Yearly determination of properties to claim request for reconsideration for on their value and subsequent filing

•   Provide leadership to the Accounts Payable group

•   Ensure timely payment of Accounts Payable Invoices

•   Monthly preparation and filing of various accounts payable accruals

•   Work with other departments where required to assist in the development and proper functioning of all applications, processes and internal controls affecting accounts payable

•   Primary contact for CRA/RQ in respect of indirect tax and income tax matters

Qualifications / Requirements

  • An accounting designation or mininum 10 years’ related exprience is required
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in a corporate tax or public accounting corporate tax environment is preferred
  • Supervisory or managerial experience is required
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook) required
  • Experience with SAP an asset
  • Strong organizational skills are required in order to prioritize and complete multi-tasks within restrictive time frames and meet deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills and experience working in a team atmosphere are required
  • Strong communication skills are required to interact with various internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills are required along with the ability to identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement

If you meet the qualifications for this position and are committed to a challenging career with a dynamic company, in a community that offers superior quality of life, we encourage you to apply today.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage diversity in our workplace.  Accommodation is available for applicants with a disability.  We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those candidates that are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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