Weatherford Tax Analyst - Calgary, AB in CALGARY, Alberta


Weatherford is among the largest global oil and gas service providers, delivering innovative technologies and services for formation evaluation, well construction, completion, stimulation, and production. Our global network spans more than 100 countries and includes 680 service locations and 13 research, development, and training facilities.


Weatherford is actively searching for a Tax Analyst to support the Canadian corporate income tax compliance and reporting function. This position reports to the Region Tax Manager. The position will involve dealing with various government auditors and their queries, as well as various operations and business units. This position is based out of our downtown Calgary office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaboration with various groups within the company to collect, analyze and prepare documentation to support annual corporate tax return filings

  • Preparation of monthly current and deferred tax provisions, annual return to accrual and tax basis balance sheet, and related analysis for timely and accurate US GAAP reporting

  • Completion and filing of corporate income tax returns, and information returns

  • Preparation of accounting entries and maintenance of supporting documents relating to income taxes

  • Managing cash forecasts and organizing the appropriate remittances to the government authorities

  • Research into current tax developments, communicating and applying new developments to the business.

  • Liaise with government tax authorities in relation to tax audits and ongoing tax administration

  • Assist with international tax matters: FAPI, withholding taxes, information reporting, transfer pricing.

  • Assist with ad hoc tax projects.


  • Professional designation and completion of the CICA In-Depth Tax Course is preferred

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a corporate income tax environment, including income tax provisions, tax compliance and corporate tax research

  • Experience with JDE accounting system and knowledge of Sharepoint, Hyperion and CorpTax would be an asset

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with other business units and tax authorities in relation to tax matters

  • Strong team player with a desire to learn new skills

  • Detail oriented and strong technical, and analytical skills

  • Ability to effectively prioritize, multi-task and maintain a positive and professional attitude

  • Proactive self-starter with the ability to work independently and a strong work ethic

  • Ability to identify potential tax problems, research and develop creative solutions, and make recommendations to resolve tax issues

  • High level of integrity, confidentiality, and accountability.