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US Tax - Private Enterprise Tax Services - Manager

Location:  Saskatoon
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 21, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1507259
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.  Demand has made this a rapidly growing area, and the relationships we build here translate into big business in other areas, making this a true priority.


Location: Any EY Office City in Canada


The opportunity

As a U.S. Private Tax Manager, you will be a part of our U.S. Private Tax Practice. You will be part of a team that are subject matter specialists who provide advice to private organizations and high net worth business owners and individuals on domestic and cross-border tax planning, estate, wealth transfer and post mortem planning, asset protection strategies and philanthropic planning.  Our PCS practice works closely with other tax teams including our transaction tax and international tax groups.


Your key responsibilities


Managers in our U.S. Private tax practice are responsible for recommending and implementing tax strategies that align with the client's objectives, corresponding with tax authorities on client issues, researching compliance & planning issues, and reviewing personal, corporate and trust tax returns.


Skills and attributes for success include the ability to

  • Demonstrating a thorough understanding of U.S. tax concepts as it relates to U.S. federal and state income tax compliance
  • Identify planning opportunities and prepare correspondence describing the income tax implications of implementing transactions
  • 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.
  • Research client issues that arise from planning or compliance work using a variety of on-line sources
  • Review personal, trust and corporate tax returns and related compliance responsibilities
  • Liaise with the Internal Revenue Service and Canada Revenue Agency and relevant U.S. state/provincial tax authorities on client issues
  • Correspond with audit managers, staff and/or clients in answering client’s specific personal, trust or corporate tax queries or about matters that arise from compliance or planning work
  • 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 or graduate degree in accounting and / or another appropriate academic major
  • 5+ years of relevant U.S. tax experience or equivalent experience in business or industry
  • An accounting designation or other related experience or certification relevant to this area of specialization i.e., completion of a US CPA and or an IRS Enrolled Agent (“EA”)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills enabling you to thrive within a fast-paced, professional services environment
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Process oriented with excellent documentation skills

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 discretionary bonus program, 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

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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