Tax Manager

Our Recruitment Division client, a CA firm located in Markham, is looking for a Tax Manager.

As a Tax Manager you will:
-       Have a deep understanding of the relevant tax laws and apply this to the particular client's facts and circumstances;
-       Plan and lead engagements including structuring shareholder planning, succession planning, estate planning, executive compensation, developing acquisition and divestiture strategies and tax compliance;
-       Proactively understand the needs of the client and work with them to develop relevant and valuable tax solutions and planning strategies;
-       Build relationships at a senior level while being seen as a trusted business advisor;
-       Be exposed to a variety of work, and a primary focus of this role will be on tax planning and transactional work. As such strong research, analytical and writing skills would be required;
-       Participate in the development and delivery of training programs;
-       Actively mentor and coach team members to their highest potential;
-       Create a learning environment through leadership.

Performance Expectations include, but are not limited to:
-       Working on engagements of all sizes
-       Working closely with other members of the team as a trusted advisor on tax planning work for clients
-       Organizing teams for the preparation of tax returns
-       Conducting and presenting tax research
-       Advising on planning opportunities, tax minimization strategies, and compliance issues
-       Having a deep understanding of the relevant tax laws and being able to apply this to the particular client’s facts and circumstances
-       Reviewing the work of junior staff for accuracy and completeness
-       Providing ongoing support and mentoring for the professional development of staff

-       Master's degree in Tax or an accounting designation an asset;
-       Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in a big firm or national tax practice;
-       Completion of the In-depth Tax Course or the Mtax is a requirement;
-       Experience with owner manager/private company clients;
-       Cross border/international tax experience and working knowledge;
-       Strong commitment to professional and client service excellence;
-       Superior verbal and written communication skills;
-       Proven ability to deliver the full cycle of project management accountabilities;
-       Experienced with project problem diagnosis, solution development, client communications, facilitation of decision making, documentation, managing client expectations, project profitability and team leadership;
-       Ability to anticipate the long term impact of all decisions and take a broad approach to problem solving.

If you are interested in this position AND have the necessary requirements please contact Marc Belaiche, CPA, CA or 905-566-5627x2873.