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Tax Manager

Req id:  12720

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. 



The Opportunity: 


Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Tax Consolidation and Reporting, the Tax Manager, Consolidation will become part of a growing tax department, supporting the global consolidated income tax accounting and reporting function.


What It Takes:


  • Working closely with the broader global tax team to provide direction and support on income tax reporting
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual global consolidated income tax provision reporting in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Quantify the primary drivers of the company’s effective tax rate
  • Support SOX compliance processes
  • Assist with preparation of internal and external tax-related financial information and disclosures to be included in SEC filings and related reporting to Management
  • Liaise with external tax auditors
  • Assist with research and documentation of income tax accounting methods and tax processes
  • Assist with Canadian tax compliance
  • Keep up-to-date on USGAAP accounting changes and their impact on the global tax provision and tax compliance
  • Work extensively and build relationships with other departments, specifically External Reporting
  • Assist with tax analysis and modelling required for tax planning initiatives and special projects as requested
  • Support various process improvement initiatives through use of technology and innovation


You Are Great At: 


  • Knowledge of ASC 740 and Canadian corporate income tax principles
  • Solid Knowledge of Longview, SAP, and BPC reporting tools is an asset
  • 3+ years of tax accounting experience either in practice or industry.
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong track record of building and maintaining strong cross functional relationships
  • Ability to identify issues and opportunities and call upon organizational resources to develop solutions
  • Ability to adapt to and support change  
  • CPA designation and the completion of CICA In-Depth I, II & III or international equivalent is an asset




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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