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Manager, Canadian Tax

Job Number:  62459
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna International Corporate Office
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Aurora, ONTARIO, CA, L4G 0G9

Work Style:  Hybrid

About us 

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary 

Magna is more than one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive space. We are a mobility technology company built to innovate, with a global, entrepreneurial-minded team. With 65+ years of expertise, our ecosystem of interconnected products combined with our complete vehicle expertise uniquely positions us to advance mobility in an expanded transportation landscape.


About the Role


The Manager, Canadian Tax’s primary responsibility will be managing the Canadian tax compliance and tax reporting for at least two Canadian operating groups. In addition, this role will assist with tax research and analysis, the development and implementation of tax planning opportunities, and other projects as required.


The Manager, Canadian Tax will report to the Director, Canadian Tax, and will work closely with other members of the Canadian and global tax team. The successful candidate will contribute as a positive role model and strong team player, and mentor, develop and motivate other members of the tax team

Your Responsibilities



  • Manage the Canadian tax compliance and quarterly reporting for at least two main Canadian operating entities, including reviewing working papers and T2s, documenting tax issues, preparing files, calculating tax payments, and assisting with CRA audits.
  • Prepare and/or review annual ACB, PUC and safe income calculations.
  • Perform technical research and provide informed recommendations on tax matters and special projects.
  • Support the development and implementation of tax strategies and process improvements.
  • Liaise with global tax team members and business units, and build effective working relationships.
  • Supervise, train, and support the development of other members of the Canadian tax team.

Who we are looking for


  • CPA/CA designation with completed In-Depth Tax Program, or Master of Taxation.
  • Minimum 5 years of corporate tax experience in a national accounting firm and/or the tax department of a Canadian multi-national corporation.
  • Experience in tax provision preparation; US GAAP experience an asset.
  • Advanced Excel skills for data analysis, modeling, and reporting.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to lead and collaborate within the tax team and cross-functionally.
  • Detail-oriented, analytical, and organized team player with excellent written and oral communication skills.


Your preferred qualifications


Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

What we offer


At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits


  • Hybrid work policy 
  • Wellness programs and events 
  • On-site cafeteria
  • Parking for electric vehicles
  • Access to private park for employees & their families

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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