Private Company Services, Tax, Manager
Halifax, NS
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Line of Service


Not Applicable

Entrepreneurial & Private Business (EPB) - General
Management Level

Job Description & Summary

A career within Private Company services, will provide the opportunity to help private companies with a range of business advisory needs such as audit, tax compliance, and planning to help improve their operational efficiency and to free up time that can be spent focusing on business strategy. You’ll have the opportunity to experience the entire business life cycle of a private company from inception to growth, maturity and transition.

Our team helps our clients design and implement personal and customised service plans that are unique to privately owned entities, entrepreneurs, and high net worth individuals. You’ll be assisting the team focus on key issues like wealth management, compliance, cash flow management, equity expansion, divestiture and exit strategies.

As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above
Be involved in the financial management of clients
Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen
Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
Assist in the management and delivering of large projects
Train, coach, and supervise staff
Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

As a Manager you will assist with:
Estate, Trust and Shareholder planning for Canadian private business families
Canadian tax planning strategies for Canadian privately-owned business, including trust, estate and CCPC compensation and distribution planning
Review and prepare Canadian compliance (T1, T2 and T3 returns) for Canadian shareholders, including working on tax provisions, financial statements and writing memos
Compilation of information relating to clients and preparation of client files
Documentation, research and follow-up on client Tax issues
Preferred skills & qualifications

CPA, CA, CGA, or CMA designation
Strong technical background and broad based tax compliance skills as a result of 3+ years of prior tax compliance experience in a professional services firm
A proven leader that possesses exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
Strong analytical capability, sound business sense and strong attention to detail that have earned you the reputation of providing excellence in client service experience
Ability to work effectively under pressure and manage multiple assignments in an organized manner
Ability to manage, develop and mentor junior tax professionals
Proficiency in using current technologies, particularly the MS Office Suite of application
This role does not support completion of the Canadian CPA designation.

Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

Degrees/Field of Study required:
Degrees/Field of Study preferred: Bachelor Degree - Accounting
Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

0. Global: Certified Management Accountants (CMA) - The Society of Management Accountants of Canada (required), 0. Global: Certified General Accountant (CGA) - CGA-Canada (required), 0. Global: Chartered Accountant (CA) - Chartered Accountants (required), 0. Global: Certified Public Accountant - Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (required)
Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)

Travel Requirements

Not Specified
Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?

Job Posting End Date

PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.