Accountant, Indirect Tax – Temporary (13 Months)

Plains is seeking an ambitious, hard-working Accountant to join the Taxation team. A position is available in our Indirect Tax Department for an individual who is looking to pursue a rewarding opportunity in the oil & gas industry. While working closely with the Indirect Tax Team and reporting to the Manager, Indirect Tax, the Accountant will be part of an 9 person team responsible for addressing indirect tax issues in Canada and the US including filing various indirect tax & regulatory returns, licensing, sales tax certificates and tax research.


This is a Temporary 13-month term position.  The successful candidate will be eligible for company benefits including Medical/Dental/Vision, vacation and flex days.




  • Prepare US and Canadian indirect tax returns in accordance with tax law and appropriate deadlines;

  • Mine various computer programs to execute their tasks (Entero, AX, Right Angle);

  • Improve processes and procedures in a fast paced, dynamic work environment;

  • Reconcile general ledger tax accounts;

  • Assist indirect tax team with projects;

  • Research document and communicate various indirect tax issues;

  • Guide operations with specific tax and research issues; and

  • Support tax audits.




  • A graduate with a Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance, and working toward an accounting designation;

  • Preference is given to individuals with indirect tax experience;

  • Self-motivated, results orientated and want to learn;

  • Focus on delivery deadlines and documentation;

  • Positive attitude & driven to work as part of the team and individually;

  • Bilingual in French definite asset; and

  • Right Angle experience is an asset.


    Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume prior to March 31, 2017


    We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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