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Senior Manager, Taxation

Division: Finance
Job location: Anywhere in Canada  
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday  - Friday
Employment type: Full-time permanent employment in a remote work setting


About Us
We’re a global cannabis company with operations across Europe and North and South America. We’re driven by our passion to help people improve their lives and have a diverse team who bring their best every day, so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers.  We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71, Greybeard and Whistler.

Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”. We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.

Job summary
Are you an experienced tax professional looking for a remote work opportunity? Does the idea of working for a leading global cannabis company sound exciting? If so, we have the perfect position for you!

We’re searching for a strategic professional to join our Finance Division in the role of Senior Manager, Taxation. In this role you will report into the VP, Finance, and provide strategic tax management and advice for the organization to ensure compliance and best possible outcomes for tax implications. You will work with stakeholders throughout the organization to support the success of business objectives through tax advisory, audits, corporate acquisitions, divestitures, and corporate reorganizations. Sound interesting? Here is a little more…


As the Senior Manager, Taxation you will…

  • Act as a trusted advisor to influence and negotiate business objectives
  • Recommend and implement solutions based on analysis of issues and implications for the business
  • Lead the preparation and review of tax provision and compliance activities
  • Identify emerging issues and trends to inform decision-making
  • Support development and execution of strategic initiatives in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
  • Perform research based on current and proposed tax legislation, regulations, and guidelines and communicate to key stakeholders
  • Break down strategic problems and analyze data and information to provide tax-related insights and recommendations
  • Build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Liaise with stakeholders to align agendas and ensure a clear understanding of the business context
  • Participate and lead in the design, implementation, and management of changes to core business processes, systems, information reporting and products to ensure compliance with relevant legislations and standards
  • Monitor compliance with tax policies, procedures, and controls to ensure completeness and accuracy of financial information
  • Review business-initiated transactions, including withholding tax and changes to tax requirements, to ensure tax risks are assessed, mitigated, and communicated to stakeholders in collaboration with team members
  • Provide specialized consulting, analytical and technical support
  • Oversee the training, performance management, coaching, support, and development of new and existing staff members


As an experienced professional you will have…

  • 5 - 7 years of relevant experience and or certification in a related field (we would also welcome an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience)
  • A relevant professional designation (CPA/CA)
  • Previous experience or consulting for publicly traded companies in the CPG, Pharma, or controlled substance space
  • Deep knowledge and technical proficiency gained through extensive education and business experience

You will be setup for success if you are…

  • An analytical professional who can think outside the box to resolve problems
  • A multitasker who thrives in a fast-paced environment where they can balance multiple projects at once  
  • A strategist who can transform complex theories into simple practices to drive value for businesses
  • A relationship builder who can nurture strategic partnerships and influence others to satisfy agendas  
  • A communicator who can convey technical information in engaging format for various audiences


Why you’ll love working at Aurora
Our people are at the heart of everything we do here at Aurora, and we take pride in fostering an inclusive space that inspires our team to love where they work! From rewarding career opportunities to flexible work environments to team activities, we go above and beyond to prioritize your success and here’s how we do it… 


  • Flexibility: you will enjoy a flexible work environment that is the perfect blend of work and fun! You will be empowered to achieve work-life balance with flexible hours, remote work options, vacation time, meeting-free-Friday-afternoons and more
  • Total rewards: we will motivate you to go above and beyond with a competitive salary, stock options, an RRSP program, annual bonuses, and a health and personal care spending account for you to use for gym memberships, ski passes or staycations.
  • Benefits: we will foster your health and wellness (and your dependents) with our employee benefits package including, employer-paid health and dentalcare premiums, life insurance and LTD policies and a medical cannabis coverage program, designed exclusively for our A-Team, that will provide you with $3,000 of coverage each year (because we truly believe cannabis is the best medicine). 
  • Life-long learning: we’re lifelong learners here at Aurora and will invest in your professional development throughout all aspects of your career! You will have access to a tuition assistance program, virtual learning activities and annual performance reviews, to ensure you are provided with the toolkit and support you need to succeed.
  • Perks: we love to celebrate our people by providing corporate perks including employee discounts, perkopolis memberships, company SWAG, paid volunteer time, modern technology and snacks and beverages at all our office locations.


  • Team: we are a diverse and global team of cannabis enthusiasts, energetic innovators, fitness gurus, caring parents, foodies and more, with a collective passion to nurture an inclusive environment that helps you grow and provide people better days with cannabis.


Next steps
Think you have what it takes to join our team? So do we! Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by a human recruiter (not a robot) shortly after you apply, and our team will contact you via email if we see a fit.

Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways. We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity. 
Not the role for you? Share this posting with a friend or colleague that you think may be interested while subscribing to our Talent Community to learn more about upcoming opportunities through our Aurora Careers Page (hot tip: if you are already an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by referring this position to a friend! If they are successful, you will receive a bonus!).


Diversity and inclusion
At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.

Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic.

If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know!


Health and safety

Our mission at Aurora has always been to improve the health and wellness of our core community. We strive to create a safe, healthy, and inclusive environment for our team and strongly believe introducing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy will help us achieve this.

As of February 2022, Aurora has introduced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees and as a condition of employment, all candidates must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical or human rights accommodation prior to commencing employment with Aurora. If proof of vaccination is not provided or a request for accommodation is not approved, the offer of employment will be rescinded.

If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.






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