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Join our team

The TELUS Tax team provides critical expertise, consultation and counsel to the various entities and business groups, domestic and international, within TELUS. As trusted advisors, we help support complex business transactions with insights and recommendations that influence decisions made by stakeholder and senior leaders. We are practical and creative, providing innovative solutions in our quest to be the leading in-house Taxation team, globally. Our team takes pride in driving operational excellence, best practices, and optimum results which contribute to business growth and exceptional customer and team member experiences.

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together 

As a Senior Canadian Indirect Tax Manager, you will leverage your business acumen, pro-active leadership approach and in-depth knowledge of Canadian indirect taxation to actively lead the TELUS business teams to be successful in planning for and achieving tax compliance.   You will drive the creative solutioning process, with a particular focus on health care to ensure we meet our tax obligations and simplify TELUS’ overall business around a broad range of challenges including audit, appeals, acquisitions, systems implementations, new product roll introductions and business process changes.  As a strong team player, you will build relationships and actively collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders both within and outside of TELUS to quickly solve complex tax problems.   Given your creative problem solving capabilities you will be comfortable identifying and comparing various competing resolution options and selecting the option which best optimizes tax and business outcomes.  As a technical tax practitioner, you will be comfortable with complex contracts and with the interpretation of tax legislation, case law and government issued policies to lead the business to achieving tax compliance.   In addition, and because we support each other as a team, you will have an opportunity, from time to time, to support the broader TELUS Tax team on US indirect tax matters.

Here’s how

  • Build relationships with business stakeholders to fully understand the business priorities and challenges 
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Canadian indirect tax legislation focused on GST/HST and QST, jurisprudence and policies which impact on our business in order to optimize outcomes
  • Pro-actively liaise with government authorities to fully understand leading government imperatives and incorporate that knowledge into our planning processes
  • Pro-actively support broad range of internal initiatives as they relate to indirect taxation including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, formation of partnerships or alliances including any supply chain related proposed changes
  • Critically evaluate current and/or proposed systems and business processes for tax related weaknesses and/or opportunities for improvement and support initiatives to change those systems and processes
  • Actively support systems implementations, business process changes and other projects with a view to optimizing taxation outcomes

You’re the missing piece of the puzzle 

  • Recognized as a strong communicator who conveys, both orally and in writing, insights, concepts and ideas in a clear, simple and concise manner
  • Keen understanding of the indirect taxation issues around health care and able to navigate effectively in this sensitive area
  • Respected as a collaborative partner who cultivates positive relationships and influences others, including senior leaders
  • Valued for your 7+ years of Canadian indirect tax experience, in-depth indirect tax knowledge and strong technical competence
  • Talented at analyzing and researching complex issues and developing creative solutions to optimize indirect tax positions
  • A leader with the ability to take initiative and ownership of challenges and opportunities and see them through to resolution 
  • Appreciated for your curiosity and learning mindset, initiative, creativity and drive for continuous process improvement, and adaptability when faced with change and/or ambiguity
  • Recognized for your business and financial leadership


  • Knowledge of technology and/or telecommunications industry
  • Completion of CPA In-Depth GST/HST Course (or equivalent)
  • Capable in Microsoft Suite, Google Workspace, SAP and other common software applications 
  • A Bachelor Degree in Commerce, Accounting and/or a professional designation – Canadian CPA or equivalent

Who is TELUS?

We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada.  Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™.  We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.
Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.
Do you share our passion?

At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities.
At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.


       TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment             practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

       We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.

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