Tax Specialist

Category:  Finance

Mississauga, Ontario, CA


Tax Specialist


Are you passionate about taxes and seek a dynamic environment to enhance your expertise? Do you have experience leading tax compliance initiatives and supporting global tax responsibilities? Do you want to be part of Novo Nordisk Corporate Tax Strategy – to take a sustainable approach to taxes which is commercially driven, responsible and transparent? If yes, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity and take the next step in your career as our new Tax Specialist.


Key Responsibilities:


Reporting to the Associate Tax Director at Novo Nordisk Canada, you will play a crucial role in ensuring our tax responsibilities are met both locally and globally.


Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:


  • Prepare income tax returns, manage tax provisions and forecasts, and maintain the tax ledger in SAP.
  • Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships both internally and externally.
  • Review VAT returns for timely refunds and prepare reconciliation controls.
  • Support digital tax projects.
  • Prepare and manage SR&ED claims and filings and collaborate with the NNI Scientific Alliance Group
  • Support Advanced Pricing Arrangements (APA) application and renewals with tax authorities, including Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
  • Assist on Transfer Pricing requirements such as transfer pricing audits, compile reporting requirements, and prepare transfer pricing calculation.




  • Post-secondary degree in Business, Accounting or Finance
  • Accounting designation and SAP knowledge are preferred.
  • Requires a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in Canadian tax, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong technical knowledge covering a broad range of complex tax issues.
  • Current Canadian Sales Tax experience and Corporate Tax Return preparation experience
  • Demonstrates keen attention to detail, ability to self-check work, and the ability to work independently.
  • Proactive and collaborative approach to problem-solving, demonstrating a self-starting nature.
  • Knowledge in Power BI and Alteryx will be considered as differentials.




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