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Trican Well Service

Senior Tax Analyst (Contract)



Company Information

TRICAN is Canada’s largest well service company built upon a foundation of solid corporate values and a culture of innovation. At Trican, we believe success begins with our people, as our name and reputation are reflected in the excellence demonstrated by our employees.

If you are a motivated, service-oriented team player with excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills, we invite you to explore this opportunity at Trican.

Job Description

Senior Tax Analyst (Contract) - Calgary

Reporting to the Manager Taxation, the Senior Tax Analyst will be responsible for the successful planning, execution and reporting of income tax compliance and tax accounting matters. 

This is a one year term position commencing November 2017 through to October 2018. 


  • Ensure that Trican’s core value, “We won’t put anyone in harm’s way” is the priority in all activities
  • Coordinate the tax compliance process, including preparation and review of Canadian tax returns, elections, NR4 and foreign affiliate reporting
  • Prepare and review quarterly and year-end Canadian tax provision including required note disclosure
  • Participate in tax research and planning projects as required
  • Monitor potential and actual changes to the prevailing accounting standards and assess the impact of these changes on Trican’s financial statements in a timely fashion
  • Coordinate and support various service provider engagements such as SRED claims, sales tax reviews and transfer pricing
  • Responsible for the administration and review of all monthly commodity tax return filings and payments and monthly income tax instalments
  • Coordinate company-wide federal and provincial tax authority income and commodity tax         audits
  • Maintain professional and technical expertise through workshops, classes, professional    publications, and professional associations
  • Mentor and train individuals within the Tax group and students within the CPA Rotation Program 

Experience & Skills:

  • A minimum of 5 years Canadian corporate tax experience, specifically in compliance and tax provisions, is required
  • A post-secondary degree with a major in Accounting
  • A professional accounting designation is preferred (CA, CGA, CMA)
  • US tax knowledge is a strong asset, but not required
  • Comprehensive technical and practical knowledge of operations, products, company policies and government regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills when interacting with employees, management and customers
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage projects with changing and tight timelines
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly with a high attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, especially Microsoft Excel is required 

What Makes Us Attractive:

  • Values-driven organization
  • Full coverage benefits program
  • Global technical leader within our industry
  • Focus on safety, training and development
  • Career advancement opportunities  

Working Conditions:

  • Regular office hours, Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm 

How To Apply:

  • Applicants should apply prior to Monday, October 23, 2017, to: 

Online:  www.TricanWellService.com

Contact Information

Trican Well Service
Oil & Gas/Mining – Services
Posting Date: 13-Oct-2017Oil & Gas/Mining – ServicesAccounting and Finance Contract (includes summer), Full-Time 12 months Open 1 ASAP
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