Tax Manager



Closing: January 29, 2021

Posted: December 21, 2020


Winnipeg, MB, Canada

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About AGI

AGI is a global food-based infrastructure company publicly traded in Canada. With over 3,800 employees and over 30 global manufacturing brands, AGI is a leading provider of equipment and technology solutions for agricultural commodities including seed, fertilizer, grain and feed systems and an expanding platform for food processing facilities.

Today, AGI’s product portfolio also includes cutting edge solutions that leverage IoT enabled devices, sensor technology and cloud computing.  The AGI SureTrack product is an independent hardware and software platform that brings together data across the farm, in real time, and provides customers with the ability to manage their crop production, manage their overall business, and market their grain based on content and robust traceability.  With a customer base that includes Growers, Ag Retail, Grain Buyers and Food Processors, AGI SureTrack is an independent farm operating platform, with supply chain visibility and complete crop management.

The Opportunity

The Tax Manager is responsible to oversee all Canadian income tax reporting, tax planning, tax modeling, tax compliance, corporate tax accounting, commodity taxes and tax audits.  The role participates in all tax issues impacting the company’s operations. The Tax Manager also has the primary responsibility for managing external tax relationships with external auditors, advisors and taxation authorities.

The Team

Reporting to the Tax Director, the Tax Manager will join a team of 3 tax professionals who work closely with the AGI Finance team in Winnipeg and various Controllers throughout the organization.


  • Oversight of operations Accounting for Income Taxes for financial reporting purposes (quarterly and annual reporting of tax provision) including research, and computations, deferred tax analysis, disclosures etc. to ensure compliance with IFRS
  • Oversee the Canadian tax compliance function including managing information gathering process and preparation of separate company returns
  • Oversee and assist with indirect tax returns preparation as needed
  • Manage information flow for all direct and indirect tax audits and quantify exposures.
  • Preparing estimated tax payment calculations
  • Responsible for staying current with tax law and regulations and assist in monitoring tax law changes impacting operations
  • Manage information for the compilation of annual transfer pricing documentation
  • Perform research on various tax issues as needed.
  • Timely respond to and resolve correspondence and notices from tax authorities
  • Prepare supporting documentation for current and deferred tax balances for quarterly and year-end financial statement audits
  • Assist other departments as it relates to taxes as needed.  
  • Identify tax issues and trends that may impact business activities and proactively work to reduce company risk, compliance, and implement process improvements to better leverage department resources


Education: A professional accounting designation CPA (CA, CGA) and completed the In-Depth Tax Course

Experience: 5-7 years in a tax compliance role

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent knowledge of tax accounting under IFRS
  • Strong technical knowledge in corporate income tax
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to keep information very confidential
  • Leadership – takes initiative and ownership for customer service and is a self-starter who is motivated internally to set high standards of performance
  • Interpersonal and teamwork – works well in a collaborative environment with demonstrated success building and maintaining positive relationships with stakeholders and colleagues
  • Communication – excellent oral and written communicator as well as a visual eye for presentation
  • Planning and organization – very structured approach to prioritizing and ensuring that multiple priorities and customer needs are met in a timely manner
  • Sound judgement – adept at exercising discretion, maintaining confidentiality and building trust

Software Application and Technical Knowledge:

  • Exceptional proficiency with Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, TaxPrep
  • Knowledge of Longview would be an asset


How To Apply

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We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue in the interview process will be contacted.

AGI is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.