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Tax Specialist

 
Required Experience and Competencies:

  • Has an accounting degree, and has, or is completing, either a Master’s degree in taxation or the CICPA In-Depth tax course;
  • Has a minimum of 2-3 years accounting work experience, along with demonstrated advanced tax knowledge and experience, preferably in a professional services firm
  • Has knowledge of advanced tax concepts, with an ability to respond to and deal with CRA/RQ requests, including tax audits;
  • Possesses good verbal and written communication skills in both official languages;
  • Analytical capacity to perform advanced level research and corroborate findings;
  • Strong organizational skills in order to efficiently plan and execute scheduled tax mandates for clients, sometimes within tight deadlines;
  • Expertise using various accounting and tax software such as Caseware/caseview, TaxNetPro, DT Max, etc.
  • Willingness to attend conferences, participate in client meetings, and to network with others, so as to contribute in growing the tax department of the firm.

 
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and review of Canadian individual, partnership, corporate and trust/estate income tax returns, including those of non-residents;
  • Carry-out advanced tax research using Taxnetpro and other tax databases and search engines in order to prepare short memoranda on findings;
  • Analyze Revenue Canada and Revenue Quebec’s notices of assessments and draft appropriate responses;
  • Plan, schedule, and be responsible for coordinating tax projects and tax mandates of a more complex nature, in response to tax queries from clients and tax authorities;
  • Assist in the development of establishing needed processes for automating certain tax functions;
  • Develop and carry-out training sessions on new and emerging tax topics to all firm staff.

This new position should appeal directly to those candidates seeking new opportunities to develop and expand their career challenges, through providing tax and advisory services within a medium-size professional services firm.
Please submit a CV or Resume, along with a personalized cover letter explaining how you will be an ideal “fit” for us, and why this position is perfect “fit” for you.
Salary is open and commensurate with experience within the range of $50k - $80k per yr.

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