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Manager, Treasury and Tax - 1 year contract

Company Description

Porter Airlines has revolutionized short-haul flying with a warm and effortless approach to hospitality, restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. Porter is an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating® and also rated as Best Regional Airline in North America by Skytrax.

The airline currently offers flights to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Moncton, Halifax, St. John’s, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, North Bay, Windsor, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway), Boston, Washington (Dulles) and Pittsburgh, and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant, Que., Stephenville, N.L., Myrtle Beach, S.C., Burlington, Vt., and Orlando-Melbourne, Fla.

Job Details

FUNCTION: Reporting to the Director, Finance, this contract role will be responsible for various treasury, tax and accounts payable functions. This role will have a strong focus on the administration of the treasury and tax department as well as the accounts payable group. Specific responsibilities within each area include:


  • Work with tax authorities on various tax audits

  • Complete tax returns for all entities, both Canadian and the US and liaise with public accounting firms that assist with the various tax filings

  • Complete quarterly and annual tax provisions for the financial reporting group and external auditors

  • Review intercompany structures to ensure efficiency

  • Oversee remittance of monthly HST returns


  • Administer the daily banking functions which includes but is not limited to daily reporting, letter of credit administration, uploading payment files for processing, etc.

  • Liaise with various business partners to support treasury initiatives such as setting up new locations, ordering processing hardware from our merchants and ensuring the correct reporting features are available to perform analytics

  • Analyze various merchant hold back calculations and identifying opportunities

  • Ensure we meet all covenant reporting requirements and deadlines

  • Support the Director and Manager of Financial Reporting with various month end tasks

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Lead and manage a team of 4+ team members, provide coaching and guidance on a regular basis

  • Ensure all payments are processed accurately and timely in accordance with policies and procedures

  • Maintain and monitor control procedures to ensure accuracy and timeliness in the processing of invoices

  • Plan and organize workflows to ensure all cut-offs and deadlines are met

  • Review vendor account statuses to ensure that accounts are up to date and accurate

  • Identify areas of improvements by maximizing automation opportunities

  • Answer queries, rectify issues and process adjustments to systems as required

  • Create and develop work flow processes and task manuals in order to drive consistent and effective policies and procedures across the organization to address inconsistencies

  • Participate in month-end, quarter-end and year-end preparations and other special projects (e.g. audits)

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Actively participate in Porter’s Safety Management System (SMS) including reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations; understand, comply and promote the Company Safety Policy


  • Concern for Safety: We identify hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and take appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others.

  • Teamwork: We work collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals.

  • Passenger/Customer service: We provide service excellence to internal and/or external customers (passengers).

  • Initiative: We deal with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise.

  • Results focused: We focus our efforts on achieving high-quality results consistent with the organization’s standards.

  • Fostering Communication: We listen and communicate openly, honestly, and respectfully with different audiences, we promote dialogue and build consensus.

  • Exemplifying Integrity: We treat others fairly, honestly, and respectfully, furthering the integrity of the organization and its relationships of trust with team members and the broader community.

  • Inspiring Others: Energizing and inspiring others to strive for excellence and commit to common goals and purposes, creating a sense of self-efficacy, resilience, and persistence in followers.

  • People Leadership: We assume a leadership role in helping others achieve excellent results.

  • Leading change: We recognize the need for change, being open to new ideas and methods, and championing transformational change within the organization and beyond.


  • Post-secondary education related to Accounting

  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation

  • Canadian corporate tax experience

  • Experience with MS Dynamics (Great Plains) an asset

  • Knowledge of aviation and commodity taxes an asset

  • Highly organized, deadline-driven and delivers high-quality results

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrates a high level of quality/accuracy in work, detail-oriented and requires minimal supervision

  • Proactively seeks opportunities to gain new knowledge; investigates issues with little direction

  • Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • Experience documenting, and implementing processes and controls

  • Capable of managing multiple tasks at once and prioritizing work

  • Works collaboratively as part of a team; is flexible to get work completed


  • Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

  • July 7, 2017
  • 40-78-27


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