At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.
In EY Tax, you’ll have the opportunity to help the world’s leading multinational organizations meet complex tax obligations around the world. You’ll get a unique glimpse deep inside a company’s business and become a trusted advisor, working collaboratively on a team that influences major business decisions. Demand has made this a rapidly growing area, and the relationships we build here translate into big business in other areas, making this a true priority.
As a Senior Tax Staff, you will be a part of our Private Client Services (PCS) practice. You will be part of a team that are subject matter specialists who provide advice to high net worth business owners and individuals on domestic and cross-border tax planning, estate, wealth transfer and post mortem planning, asset protection strategies and philanthropic planning. Our PCS team works closely with our family office services practice acting as the tax advisor to family offices. This opportunity is ideal for someone who is a dynamic and entrepreneurially motivated individual who wishes to grow a long-term career in advising high net worth business owners and individuals.
Your key responsibilities
As a Senior Tax Staff, you'll be responsible for recommending and implementing tax strategies that align with the client's objectives, corresponding with legal counsel and tax authorities on client issues, assisting with reorganizations, researching compliance and planning issues and reviewing personal, corporate and trust tax returns.
Skills and attributes for success
Identify planning opportunities and prepare correspondence describing the income tax implications of implementing transactions
Research client issues that arise from planning or compliance work using a variety of on-line sources
Liaise with the client’s legal counsel
Review personal, trust and corporate tax returns
Liaise with Canada Revenue Agency and relevant provincial ministries on client issues
Correspond with audit managers, staff and/or clients in answering clients’ specific personal, trust or corporate tax queries or about matters that arise from compliance or planning work
Prepare tax election forms
Assist and manage the administration of personal and trust tax compliance seasons
To qualify for the role you must have
An undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting and / or other appropriate academic major
3 – 5 years of relevant tax experience or equivalent experience in business or industry
A Canadian CPA or CA designation, or a reciprocal designation recognized with the CICA
Completed or be working towards the In-Depth Tax Course (or equivalent)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
Excellent organization and time management skills
Ideally, you’ll also have
A proactive approach, a high level of commitment, and a be a motivated, driven team player
What we look for
We’re interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and development. We’re looking for people with a genuine passion for tax, and the future of tax, and are inspired to help the world’s leading multinational organizations meet complex tax obligations around the world. If you have the confidence to speak up and influence a team that affects big businesses worldwide, this role is for you.
What we offer
At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
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