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Tax, Senior Manager - Indirect Tax, Vancouver

Location:  Vancouver
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Apr 29, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  143349

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.  

The opportunity

As an Indirect Tax Senior Manager, you will be a part of our British Columbia Indirect Tax Practice.  You will be part of a team who identifies planning opportunities to help clients minimize their tax burden as well as fulfill compliance responsibilities and avoid penalties. This position offers excellent opportunities for teaming, leadership, and career advancement to the right candidate

Your key responsibilities

As a senior manager, you will advise on multiple and challenging indirect tax advisory engagements and to contribute to the delivery of innovative tax planning ideas for our diverse clients.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Effectively applying indirect tax knowledge to situations affecting clients.
  • Suggesting practical and innovative solutions to clients and reaching relevant conclusions.
  • Leading development of recommendations and solution implementation plans and using professional judgment in making informed decisions on complex issues.
  • Identifying opportunities and sell advisory, compliance,  and recovery services.
  • Managing audits while maintaining effective client relationships.
  • Participating and assisting in reaching Client Service Teams’ goals.
  • Collaborating on business development initiatives in specific industries targeting practice growth. 
  • Drafting tax alerts about changes to legislation and regulations or following policy statements or judgements


To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor’s degree, accounting or law
  • Professional accounting (CPA) or legal designation
  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in tax or equivalent experience in business 
  • or industry 
  • Extensive experience with GST/PST/QST
  • Excellent managerial, organizational and written communication skills


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, professional services environment 
  • Mature, proactive, committed, highly motivated and driven team player


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


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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