Manager, Taxation

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Capital Power (TSX: CPX) is dedicated to delivering Responsible Energy for Tomorrow. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, we’re a growth-oriented North American power producer that creates dependable, cost-effective and innovative electricity solutions to power a sustainable future.

As a group of experts and innovators in our field, we’re taking a leadership role in developing renewables, improving thermal generation efficiency and supporting the development of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) solutions to support a low-carbon energy system.

Join us in powering a clean energy future!

Key accountabilities include:

  • Prepares and reviews complex Canadian tax compliance.
  • Prepares and reviews complex tax provisions and tax note disclosures using tax provision software
  • Manages overall compliance with tax deadlines, installments, payments, elections, etc.  
  • Prepares and reviews research on tax issues and provides well supported conclusions.
  • Proactive on issue identification, analysis and provides recommendations.
  • Assist with and manages tax reorganizations and related research.
  • Assists with and manages taxation audits where necessary.
  • Assists with and manages intercompany transactions, management fees, etc.
  • Assists with and manages the analysis of business development opportunities for tax implications.
  • Can handle non-routine and complex tasks without issues by providing recommendations to the Senior Manager Taxation and/or to the VP Taxation.
  • Fully engaged in tax technical work and demonstrates ability to exercise judgement in completing tasks.
  • Helps coordinate the functionality of tax compliance and reporting and looks for continuous improvement to the design and maintenance of our systems. Recommends and implements changes.
  • Performs work independently in accordance with clearly established expectations.
  • Maintains and develops relationships within the Taxation group and with other groups in order to obtain information required to complete work and provides recommendations outside of the Taxation group.
  • Completes professional CPE requirements to maintain knowledge within expertise area.
  • Coaches direct reports and other taxation staff; provides input into performance reviews and development needs of direct reports and other taxation staff.


  • Degree or Diploma in business, finance or accounting.
  • Professional Accounting Designation.
  • Completion of the In-Depth Tax Program.


  • 5+ years tax experience in a professional service or industry tax position post completion of the In-Depth Tax Program and 5+ years accounting experience.
  • 5+ years management experience with respect to managing work, processes, staff, etc.

Technical Skills:

  • Effective business partner providing tax advice necessary to make reliable and timely business decisions.
  • Interpretive, analytical skills required to identify favourable tenable positions in conjunction with related risks and defend positions taken.
  • Engage other areas of expertise to work as an effective team and resolve issues.
  • Ability to explain concepts to a variety of audiences.
  • Exercises influential strategies as a leader to influence decision making.
  • Coaching and providing timely feedback to team members and direct reports and appropriately delegating responsibility.
  • Fully engaged in tax technical work and making recommendations for change as necessary.
  • Proactive business partner and leader in Finance and cross-functional areas.

Working Conditions:

  • Office Position. Minimal travel required.

TO APPLY ON THIS JOB, PLEASE GO TO and look for posting IRC9517.