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Senior Tax Staff - Private Client Services - Québec City

Location:  Québec City
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 22, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1327782

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 a wide range of organizations in tax matters. 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. We build privileged relationships with our clients that translate into significant business opportunities. You won’t find a culture like this anywhere else so if you’re looking for a long-term role in tax, EY is a great place to be.


The opportunity


As Senior Tax Professional, you will be a part of our Private Client Services (PCS) group. A team of talented and dedicated professionals who provide a range of tax services to companies, business owners and high net worth individuals. Our professionals provide quality tax compliance and provision services in many industries and offer advice on tax planning in Canada and abroad, wealth transfer, estate planning and asset protection strategies. Our PCS team works closely with the shareholders and management of family businesses, acting as tax advisor. This opportunity is ideal for someone who is dynamic and entrepreneurial and who wishes to grow a long-term career in advising companies, business owners and high net worth individuals.


Your key responsibilities


Your role as Senior Tax Staff will give you the opportunity to combine tax work for companies, business owners and high net worth individuals with structured and virtual learning. Our curriculum will build your career in Canadian Corporate tax including work experience in tax compliance, tax accrual reviews, tax provision preparation and review and tax planning. Our people work on key client issues in domestic corporate income taxation, with a focus on implementing tax strategies that align with clients’ business objectives.


Skills and attributes for success


  • The ability to contribute to client satisfaction by providing clients with quality, timely and responsive services and deliverables.
  • A demonstrated understanding of increasingly complex tax concepts.
  • The ability to discuss moderately complex tax issues with the engagement team and client management.
  • A desire to stay informed of current tax developments, effectively apply tax knowledge to client situations and thoroughly, accurately analyze information.
  • Critical thinking skills that enable you to prepare practical and effective approaches to the client's tax situation and arrive at appropriate conclusions.
  • Experience preparing corporate tax returns. auditing tax provisions and sharing tax planning ideas
  • A keen interest in working collaboratively and contributing to achieving team goals.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Either:
    • Bachelor's degree, preferably with an emphasis in accounting or a related field
    • A diploma in accounting with a minimum of 2 years of relevant tax/accounting experience; or
    • Equivalent experience in business or industry
  • A passionate interest in developing Canadian income tax knowledge
  • A desire to work in a learning environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work alongside team members to ensure the timely completion of exceptional client service
  • Bilingual (French/English)

What we look for


We are 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 a variety of organizations in tax matters.


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, strategy and transactions and consulting 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. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that 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.


EY | Building a better working world 


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

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