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Sr. Tax Analyst

Req id:  12899

Richmond Hill, ON, CA Waterloo, ON, CA



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 




Sr. Analyst, US Taxation

Reporting to the Manager, US Taxation, the Sr. Analyst, US Taxation will become a member of a global tax department responsible for corporate income tax compliance, planning, and accounting for income taxes for the United States.


The Open Text Tax Department is charged with the responsibility to create value by;
• Deferring cash or reducing cash taxes
• Ensuring timely and accurate tax compliance and accounting
• Manage and balance tax risks

• US corporate tax compliance – this will include preparation of US income tax returns/extensions/quarterly tax installments for separate entities and consolidated groups (or coordinating with third party tax advisors to get returns completed), coordinating with US controllers and other internal departments to gather the necessary information required to prepare the returns

• Preparation of other required tax forms (Annual reports, business license, W-8/W-9 forms)
• Assisting tax managers with preparation of the ASC 740 (FAS109) tax provision calculation for the US Companies
• Assisting tax managers with reconciliation of income tax accounts

• Collaborating with tax team on file planning and completion within time constraints

• Assist with research and documentation of income tax accounting methods, tax positions and processes

• Support and ensure SOX compliance
• Assist tax team with preparation of responses to notices received from governmental agencies to resolve any disputed issues

• Keep up to date on tax law changes and their organizational impact
• Assist Tax team with IRS and state income tax audits
• Assist with any other special projects assigned



Position Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree required

• CPA designation – enrollment in or completion of CPA designation is considered an asset

• Big four accounting firm experience is a plus

• Minimum of 1-3 years US tax experience

• Experience in the following technical areas:

  • Consolidated tax return process for a large multinational company
  • ASC 740 (FAS 109)

• Experience in dealing with tax agencies and outside auditors (both in tax jurisdictions & financial statement auditors) is a plus
• Must be able to multi-task and have the ability to work in a fast past environment and strong organizational skills.

• Self-motivation with an ability to work both independently and in a team environment

Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner

•A proactive, can-do, work ethic; a demonstrated strong desire to work hard to identify issues and opportunities
• Ability to work cooperatively with internal tax, finance, and accounting services teams

• Knowledge of GO Systems/One Source for tax return preparation

• Knowledge of Longview for tax provision preparation is a plus




At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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