Tax Compliance Specialist

Tax Compliance Specialist

As a member of our Tax Group,  you will be responsible for supporting both the the tax and accounting teams with compliance matters.  This will include preparation of corporate, personal, trust and partnership tax returns.  It will also include preparation of COVID subsidy forms (CEWS/CERS), rollover forms and capital dividend elections.  

Key Success Factors

  • Completes assignments and projects on time and on budget.
  • Consistently applies relevant technical knowledge and skills.
  • Develops effective relationships with team and clients.
  • Highly organized, and capable of managing multiple projects at the same time

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation and/or review of complex personal tax returns.
  • Assists in tax compliance files for corporate clients including the preparation of quarterly or annual tax provision calculations, corporate income tax returns and treaty-based returns.
  • Preparation and review of sales tax returns
  • Respond to CRA inquiries including written responses to audit requests, filing Notice of Objections, Fairness Requests and Voluntary Disclosures.
  • Review preparation of tax correspondence as required.
  • Prepare T4 & T5, T1, T2, T3, T5013, T2057, T2054 and COVID Subsidy submissions
  • Effectively respond to client requests and to engagement-related problems requiring immediate attention.
  • Manages one or more client assignments simultaneously meeting required deadlines.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Ability to deal effectively with Partners, Clients, Team
  • Ability to prepare complete and accurate tax filings

Qualifications/Skills and Experience and Personal Attributes

  • Experience in the preparation of the various tax filings noted above; willingness to learn how to complete new tax filings.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience) from an accredited institution in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field. CPA or tax designation is an asset.
  • Excellent understanding of basic tax concepts and files.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Developing strong project management skills.
  • Team player with a positive ‘can do’ approach.
  • Creative problem solving ability. Experience in delivery of quality client service.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

To submit your resume for this position, please contact us by email here.

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