BASF Junior Taxation Specialist (6 month contract) in Mississauga, Ontario

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work.

BASF Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2018, as well as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2018.

Where the Chemistry Happens... We are seeking an enthusiastic professional and/or student, with a Bachelor’s degree (or in-process of obtaining one) in finance, business or economics, to support our Regional Taxation Team. This is a temporary assignment opportunity, requiring full forty hours per week for a period of three to 4-5 months. This position is based in Mississauga, Ontario and will support various taxation activities, including but not limited to:

  • Reviewing the appropriateness of sales and withholding tax audit assessments.

  • Assist in the preparation of Corporate tax returns and Corporate tax provisions.

  • Contact with customers and vendors regarding the tax audits including billings of tax where required.

  • Internal in-depth review of sales transactions and vendor payments for correct tax applications. Assist in correction of sales tax errors on BASF invoices/purchase orders

  • Provide assistance in responses to sales tax and withholding tax audit queries from tax authorities.

  • Provision of educational sessions and information on sales and withholding tax issues to internal staff.

  • Assist in the preparation of Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax incentive claims

  • Prepare working papers to analyze intercompany cross-border transactions and lead preparation of T106 tax filing

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

· Bachelor’s degree in finance, business or economics (or in-process of obtaining one).

· Authorization to work in Canada without restrictions or need for future sponsorship.

· Excellent written and oral communication skills.

· Outstanding work ethic.

· Proficiency in MS Excel, particularly with disseminating large volumes of data

Desired Characteristics

· Previous internship/co-op experience a plus.

· Ability to work on multiple projects.

· Attention to detail.

We welcome and encourage applications from all persons. BASF has a robust policy of accommodating employees who are able to perform the essential duties of the job upon accommodation. In particular, applicants with disabilities are entitled to a recruitment

process and accessible materials.

Job: TAFI - Tax & Finance

Organization: G-FLT/ON-Tax Canada-63018776

Title: Junior Taxation Specialist (6 month contract)

Location: CAN-ON-Mississauga

Requisition ID: 1805636