Income Tax Return Preparer - Work From Home
The North West Company
Winnipeg, MB
Up to 3 Month Term

In your role as Income Tax Return Preparer at The North West Company (NWC), you will work within the Financial Services department, and complete personal and small businesses tax returns for our customers located throughout Northern and Western Canada. Positions will be seasonal part-time and full-time.

Joining our team gives you the opportunity for growth and development, a competitive compensation, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out northwest.ca for more information.

Your Role:
  • Prepare Canadian personal and small businesses tax returns and related schedules;
  • Identify potential tax credits and liabilities and ensure accurate and complete returns are filed in a timely manner; and
  • Communicate with head office staff.
Desired Skills Experience:
  • Formal tax training with at least 1-2 years of experience working in tax preparation;
  • Experience in Northern Residents deduction, Northern Residents Travel deduction and experience in Quebec tax return preparation is an asset;
  • A thorough understanding of Canadas self-assessed tax system and the ability to identify possible errors and/or omissions;
  • Ability to self-manage, and work independently from home;
  • Good organizational skills;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; and
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively towards tight deadlines.
Reports To: Associate Manager, Tax Services

Starting in December 2018, a comprehensive training program will be provided in Canadian Taxation, Northern Residents deductions and computerized Tax Preparation software at our head office, Gibraltar House, located at, 77 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB.

A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.