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Calgary - US Corporate Tax - Manager

Location:  Calgary
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  May 24, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1474759
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.

In EY Tax, you’ll have the opportunity to help the world’s leading multinational organizations meet complex tax obligations around the world. You’ll get a unique glimpse deep inside a company’s business and become a trusted advisor, working collaboratively on a team that influences major business decisions in diverse industries. 


The opportunity

As a U.S. Tax Manager, you will join a team of experienced and knowledgeable U.S. tax professionals providing corporate and partnership tax compliance and tax provisioning services for our clients in various industries. You will also have opportunities to work on organizational structuring, tax planning and provide on call advice. 


Your key responsibilities

Managers in our U.S. Tax practice participate in and supervise multiple and challenging tax engagements as part of a team delivering high quality compliance services and innovative tax planning ideas for our clients.


Core elements of the role include

  • Demonstrating a thorough understanding of U.S. tax concepts as it relates to U.S. Corporate Federal and state income tax compliance and U.S. income tax provision review / U.S. income tax provision preparation
  • Leading preparation and reviews of U.S. corporate and partnership tax returns for multinational clients and U.S. income tax provisions for both public and private companies.
  • Conducting federal and state tax research, thoroughly analyzing U.S. cross-border tax issues and drafting technical memos related to specific client matters
  • Developing and delivering innovative tax planning ideas with timely and responsive services and work product that meets or exceeds client expectations.
  • Analyzing the client's tax situation effectively to arrive at appropriate conclusions with practical and creative solutions.
  • Leading in the development of tax recommendations and implementation plans.
  • Making informed decisions in complex and judgmental areas.
  • Establishing and maintaining long-term working relationships with clients.
  • Pursuing and sharing knowledge to develop professionally and enhance service delivery.
  • Identifying and selling opportunities for tax planning and other special services.
  • Leveraging technology to continually maximize productivity.
  • Participating in national initiatives.
  • Communicating effectively, encouraging open communication and effectively supervising team members.
  • Participating in recruiting efforts when necessary.
  • Contributing to a flexible, stable, and team-oriented working culture that fosters personal professional development.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • An undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Law or a related field with a minimum of 5 years of experience in U.S. Tax
  • A U.S. CPA designation or be a member in good standing of a state bar, or an IRS Enrolled Agent
  • A background in tax compliance and accounting for corporate income tax as well as a broad understanding of U.S. federal, state and local income or franchise tax
  • A commitment to continuous learning and sharing the knowledge with junior staff members
  • Strong software skills, including but not limited to proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with tax applications and research tools such as GoSystems, OneSource, CCH, and Checkpoint.
  • The ability to analyze complex data from multiple sources and a high attention to detail
  • The ability to prioritize when working on multiple projects and manage client relationships by ensuring data quality, teaming, and timely deliverables 
  • Experience with REIT taxation and partnership allocations in the private equity or real estate industry is an asset. 

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, professional services environment
  • A high level of motivation and drive along with maturity and a proactive, team-based approach

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.


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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