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Calgary - Indirect Tax - Manager or Senior Tax Staff

Location:  Calgary
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jul 4, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1503871
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.

The opportunity


Join EY Tax, where you'll have the unique opportunity to help some of the world's leading multinational corporations navigate intricate tax obligations on national and global scales. You'll gain an insider's glimpse into their business operations and complexities, laying the foundation to become a trusted guide in their decision-making process.


Working with EY gives you the chance to be part of a collaborative team, playing a pivotal role in shaping important business decisions across an array of industries. Immerse yourself in diverse projects and strategically influence outcomes, all while broadening your expertise in tax advisory.


Your key responsibilities


As Indirect Tax, Manager or Senior Tax Staff, you’ll primarily be responsible for working on indirect tax advisory engagements.  You will be using cutting-edge technology and work with team-oriented colleagues.


Core elements of the role include;

  • Demonstrating an advanced understanding of indirect tax concepts and effectively applying this indirect tax knowledge to client situations
  • Carrying out tax technical research, drafting memos, letters of opinion and various reports as part of a client’s detailed indirect tax review
  • Developing and delivering timely services and work products that meet or exceed client expectations
  • Preparing practical and creative solutions applicable to the client’s tax situation and arriving at appropriate conclusions
  • Independently managing multiple engagements
  • Identifying future opportunities for indirect tax engagements

To qualify for the role you must have;

  • A bachelor’s degree, preferably with an emphasis on law, accounting or finance
    • Managers - 5 or more years of relevant, progressive indirect tax experience
    • Senior Tax Staff – 3 or more years of relevant, progressive indirect tax experience
  • Completion of one of the CPA, CPA In-depth Tax Course, MTax, LLM or LLB
  • Strong project management and organizational skills with a proven ability to consistently meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving abilities
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication abilities
  • A high level of drive and motivation along with a commitment to learning in a tax technology environment
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office tools

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


About EY


As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


Diversity and Inclusion at EY


Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. We embrace diversity and are committed to combating systemic racism, advocating for the 2SLGBT+ community, promoting our Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, and are dedicated to amplifying the voices of Indigenous people (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis) nationally as we strive towards reconciliation. Our diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds, and perspectives make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world. 

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