Director, Global Tax Advisory


Website Sun Life Financial

Director, Global Tax Advisory page is loaded Director, Global Tax Advisory Apply locations Toronto, Ontario time type Full time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago job requisition id JR

You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you’ll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You’ll work with dynamic colleagues – experts in their fields – who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you’ll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients – who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world.

Job Description:

Sun Life is a leading international financial services organization providing a wide range of wealth, health and retirement products to individuals and corporate customers. As a Canadian based multinational organization, Sun Life is subject to tax laws in multiple jurisdictions.

The Global Tax Advisory group is responsible for the management of Sun Life’s corporate tax expense. The Director, Global Tax Advisory supports this objective through the delivery of tax advice, the development and implementation of tax planning strategies and tax research and analysis with a focus on insurance taxation and outbound international taxation.

The role will also interact with other areas of the Corporate Tax Group and Sun Life businesses.

What will you do?

  • Research tax issues, perform analysis, assist with the implementation of tax projects and provision of tax advice

  • Provide support as needed to Assistant Vice-Presidents in Global Tax Advisory and other team members

  • Manage delivery of Canadian tax analysis

  • Manage and develop tax resources (Analysts and Managers) supporting Global Tax Advisory activities

  • Contribute to knowledge sharing through group Lunch and Learns

  • Participate in process improvement projects and initiatives

  • Maintain and build tax knowledge by attending educational events and webinars

What do you need to succeed?

  • CPA or Masters of Taxation (MTax)

  • 7+ years’ experience working in the tax department of a large accounting firm, law firm or large Canadian organization

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong technical tax research skills

  • People skills to mobilize key internal and external tax resources necessary to ensure the successful completion of key tasks, initiatives and projects

What do you need to succeed?

  • Time off giving you the flexibility to focus on the moments that matter including 20 vacation days per year

  • Flexible Benefits from the day you join to meet the needs of you and your family

  • Pension Plan participation starts immediately, and you are automatically enrolled. We help you save more with Sun Life automatic and matching contributions and by including both your salary and bonus when making

  • contributions.

  • The opportunity to move along a variety of career paths with amazing networking potential

  • Flexible hybrid work model

  • Work and professional development that is united by our Purpose: to help Clients and Employees achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives

  • A friendly, collaborative, and inclusive culture

  • We’re honoured to be recognized as a 2023 Best Workplaces in Ontario by Great Place to Work Canada

  • Sun Life ranked one of the 2023 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World on the Corporate Knights ‘ 2023

The Base Pay range is for the primary location for which the job is posted. It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors. In addition to Base Pay, eligible Sun Life employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance. Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results.

Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to .

At Sun Life we strive to create a flexible work environment where our employees are empowered to do their best work. Several flexible work options are available and can be discussed throughout the selection process depending on the role requirements and individual needs.

We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Salary Range:

110,000/ – 180,000/

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