Senior Tax Specialist

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Position Summary: The Senior Tax Specialist will work on a variety of tax files and will provide technical support to team members and clients in the areas of Canadian taxation.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare a variety of tax returns (personal, corporate and trust income tax returns, as well as sales tax returns) and information returns (including partnership returns and foreign reporting forms)
  • Perform income tax and sales tax research for internal and external client needs
  • Correspond and engage in discussions with various tax authorities
  • Participate in the analysis of new legislation and assist with implementing planning ideas for our clients
  • Compile necessary facts, analyze viable options, prepare documentation, and present conclusions in a complete, accurate, organized and professional manner for internal and external client use
  • Assist Partners and Managers with tax planning for a variety of clients that involve domestic and international income tax and sales tax issues
  • Train and assist with supervision of junior members in the Tax Department
  • Provide advice and support to other team members, including assistance with firm-wide tax training

Qualifications/Experience:

  • University Degree with a specialization in accounting
  • Experience in a tax position for a minimum of 2-3 years
  • Completion, or in the final stages of completing, the CPA designation
  • Knowledge of Caseware and TaxPrep (desirable)
  • Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Excel and Word)
  • Effective communication (verbal and written) in English
  • Excellent organizational skills and with a high level of attention to detail
  • Energetic, highly motivated, with a desire to learn
  • Solid understanding of business professionalism and the ability to work in a team environment