Indirect Tax Analyst

Date Posted February 19, 2021
  • Department Finance
  • Location Toronto Ontario
  • Job ID 91341

YM Inc. was founded on the strength of a single retail store in the heart of downtown Toronto in 1975, under the name Stitches. Today we are one of North America’s leading apparel retailers operating over 700 stores across Canada and the United States under the following banners: Stitches, Urban Planet, Urban Behavior, Sirens, Urban Kids, Suzy Shier, Bluenotes, West 49, Mandee and Charlotte Russe.

Position Overview:

The Indirect Tax Analyst performs a critical role in the Group’s Finance Shared Services team. In this newly created role, you will be responsible for tax compliance across our North American stores and businesses along with the associated tax return preparation. The company’s recent growth in the US means that the complexity of our indirect tax obligations has increased and warrants a dedicated resource with subject matter expertise.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage requirements for State, County and Provincial registrations
  • Prepare and file all US State, County and District Sales and Use Tax returns
  • Prepare and file all Canadian HST, QST and Provincial Sales Tax returns
  • Manage and remit royalty withholding tax requirements
  • Work with POS teams to ensure correct tax classifications of products
  • Work is Accounts Payable to identify Use Tax requirements
  • Participate in any Government audits related to Indirect Tax
  • Respond to Indirect Tax inquiries from colleagues
  • Manage the company 1099 reporting in conjunction with Accounts Payable
  • Participate in projects as a subject matter expert, where applicable
  • Provide backup for other members of the senior finance team if necessary
  • Adhere to corporate health and safety policy requirements that contribute to a safe work place
  • Any other related duties as assigned


· University degree or similar in Accounting/Business Administration

· Minimum of 1 to 3 years experience of Indirect Taxation

· Completion of relevant Indirect Tax courses or training

· Base knowledge of applicable tax laws and regulations in various jurisdictions with a preference for US requirements

· Previous experience in Indirect Taxation audits

· Experience with relevant accounting packages and Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word)

Related Work Skills

· Highly detail oriented and organized in work

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Exceptional organization and time management skills

· Ability to meet assigned deadlines

· Ongoing ability to make tactical decisions positively affecting day-to-day operations

· Self-starter, ability to work independently and perform at optimum levels

· Sense of urgency

· Exercise good judgment

YM Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request. We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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