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Manager - Global Employment Tax Services - Payroll Advisory - Toronto

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

Job description

Requisition ID:  1501456
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.

Working at EY means being part of a diverse and inclusive community that fosters collaboration, creativity, and continuous learning. EY strongly believes in investing in the development of its employees, offering world-class training programs, mentoring, and career advancement opportunities. This focus on individual growth enables you to unlock your full potential, bringing your unique ideas and perspectives to our organization.


The opportunity


We are currently seeking an experienced Manager to join our Global Employment Tax Services (GETS) team to develop and lead multiple and challenging expatriate and domestic payroll engagements across a diverse client base. When you join us, you will gain unique experiences and valuable knowledge working across capabilities, sectors and geographies and have the opportunity to take your career in the direction you want. You will provide comprehensive advice on Canadian cross border payroll, social security and taxation matters and also payroll consulting advisory services to Canadian domestic clients as they manage their risk exposure and capitalize on tax saving opportunities.


Your key responsibilities

  • Lead, review and deliver Canadian expatriate (shadow) payroll to external clients
  • Team with our mobility tax and employment tax colleagues locally and globally to providing an integrated client solution in respect to the taxation and reporting of cross border compensation
  • Assist clients with employment tax audits
  • Respond to expatriate and domestic payroll questions
  • Assist with Canadian (domestic) payroll compliance reviews
  • Manage your client book of business by adhering to client acceptance procedures, developing budgets, determining resource requirements, timely invoicing and collection of A/R
  • Commit to the timely delivery of mandates and manage client expectations
  • Provide guidance to more junior colleagues on both tax technical, payroll advisory and performance management skills
  • Contribute to a flexible, stable, and team-oriented working culture that fosters personal development and a positive attitude

Skills and attributes for success

  • Aptitude to work in a payroll consulting environment (both expatriate and domestic employment tax)
  • Desire to work in a collaborative and professional team environment with a group of like-minded professionals
  • Ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines with a strong commitment to client service
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to facilitate client discussions and collaborate with clients to identify engagement add-on opportunities
  • Aptitude to research and resolve employment (payroll) tax questions / issues

To qualify for the role you must have  

  • Significant experience (minimum of 5 years) in payroll advisory, Canadian cross border taxation, or expatriate payroll 
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in business
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, (Word, Excel & Power-point)

What we look for


Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization. 


What we offer


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

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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