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Global Tax Accountant

Kieran, St-Laurent, Quebec, Canada Req #104
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Since 1957 Joseph Ribkoff has been successfully designing collections for women around the world who lead busy lifestyles. The company and collections have been constantly evolving to meet the multidimensional needs of today's women. Joseph Ribkoff stands out as one of the leading designers in Canadian fashion industry for nearly 60 years and over 62 international markets.


We are looking for a Global Tax Accountant for Indirect taxes and Corporate taxes. The Global Tax accountant will be the principal point of contact for indirect tax questions and will be responsible for their filing.  To succeed in this role, you should show interest in following changes to tax regulations and laws. Excellent time management skills are also essential, as you’ll have to ensure our company meets tight deadlines.  Global Tax Accountant responsibilities also include organizing and maintaining records of tax payments.



  • Be the principal point of contact for indirect tax questions
  • Liaise with external auditors and tax authorities
  • Responsible of filing indirect tax (or making sure it’s been done by subsidiary)
  • Prepare income tax payments
  • Estimate and track income tax returns
  • Follow industry trends and track changes related to taxes
  • Complete quarterly and annual income tax reports
  • Organize and update the company’s income tax database
  • Prepare necessary paperwork for income tax payments and returns
  • Share financial data with the accounting department  
  • Prepare and update transfer pricing requirements


Required Qualifications:

  • BSc degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant subject; industry certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) is preferred
  • Experience and expertise in European indirect tax (VAT)
  • 5-7 years of pertinent work experience with Indirect Tax, as a Tax Accountant, Tax Analyst or Tax Preparer
  • Knowledge of cross jurisdiction transactions
  • Knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures
  • Bilingual (French and English)
  • Computer literacy (MS Excel in particular) & familiarity with accounting software
  • Excellent analytical and time management skills
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Keen attention to detail

The role is subject to travel.


Joseph Ribkoff is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Kieran, St-Laurent, Quebec, Canada