Tax Specialist

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Tax Specialist is responsible for all corporate tax functions including tax compliance and advisory services. The Financial and Tax Analyst leads all tax activities including tax related procedures, monitoring and control of tax reporting process, tax audits and key business partnering on all tax matters.


This role will be perfect for you if:

  • You want to work with a local organization that has global ambitions (and a plan to make it happen)
  • You are seeking a role where your input and recommendations will be valued, heard and appreciated
  • You are equally interested in maintaining what has been created as you are in developing new approaches and strategies to support company growth




  • Prepare working papers to support the Canadian income tax returns (including SR&ED tax credit claim), tax forms and related documents for Canadian entity
  • Support preparation of US and federal and state tax return for the Canadian and US entity
  • Assist in the preparation of tax returns for international subsidiaries
  • Prepare local transfer pricing documentation and support their entry in books
  • Prepare year-end tax provision calculations (current and deferred), including reconciliation of all tax general ledger accounts and reporting package for Canadian Affiliates,
  • Assist with various government tax audits (domestic, international and sales tax)
  • Respond to ad hoc requests from tax authorities and business units
  • Assist with tax research and communicate effectively to relevant stakeholders
  • Monitor tax legislative changes and analyze the impact to the business, including changes to processes and ERP systems
  • Conduct tax research on various topics related to Canadian and international income tax, indirect taxes and taxable benefits
  • Perform month end close and other financial analysis that doesn’t directly belong to tax





  • Bachelor’s degree and Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation required.



  • Minimum 5 years of experience relevant Canadian corporate tax experience in a firm and/or industry.


Knowledge and skills

  • Strong knowledge of tax accounting and tax compliance rules
  • Strong knowledge of SR&ED tax credit
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, dynamic and changing environment
  • Fluent in French and English (written and spoken)




The work environment

At Innovaderm, you will work with brilliant and driven colleagues. Our values are collaboration, innovation, reliability, and responsiveness. We offer a stimulating work environment and attractive advancement opportunities. 


In this position, you will be eligible for the following perks: 

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Permanent full-time position
  • Complete benefits (medical, dental, vision, RRSP, vacation, personal days, virtual medical clinic, public transportation rebates, social activities)
  • Ongoing learning and development


Work location

The successful candidate for this position is given the option to work from home anywhere in Quebec, or from our headquarters in Montreal (in accordance with company policies and public health directives).

Occasional visits to our Montreal headquarters may be required or encouraged. 


Covid-19 vaccination policy: The health and safety of all is important to us. In accordance with the applicable vaccination policy, Innovaderm requires that all employees present at its offices as well as all client and vendor sites (including clinical sites) be adequately vaccinated, under reserve of exemptions related to adaptation requirements prescribed by law.


About Innovaderm

Innovaderm is a contract research organization (CRO) specialized in dermatology. Since its beginnings in 2000, our organization has benefited from a solid reputation for the quality of its research and services exceeding the expectations of its clients. Based in Montreal, Innovaderm continues to grow and expand in North America and Europe.


Innovaderm is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Innovaderm will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

Innovaderm only accepts applicants who can legally work in Canada.

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