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Senior Tax Staff - People Advisory Services - Mobility - Waterloo

Location:  Waterloo
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 7, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  500503

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.

 

Managing global workforces is increasingly complex. Our People Advisory Services practice provides high-quality compliance and advisory solutions to help our clients drive organization success through human capital. Our practice is one of the world's largest and has talented and innovative professionals dedicated to teamwork and exceptional client service. People Advisory Services encompasses Mobility, Global Employment Tax Services, Total Rewards, HR Performance Improvement and Immigration services. Mobility services include Canadian and US personal income and social security tax compliance and advisory services; mobility policy design; executive compensation advice; employer tax advice; and global coordination. You’ll be part of a team with a wide variety of experiences and a supportive environment. 

 

The opportunity

 

We currently have an excellent career opportunity for Senior Tax Staff candidates. Using cutting-edge technology and working with team-oriented colleagues, the successful candidate will be responsible for securing and analyzing client tax data used in the preparation and/or review of tax compliance products.

 

Your key responsibilities


As a Tax Senior staff, you'll be working with team-oriented colleagues and you'll be responsible for the following:

  • Contribute to client satisfaction by providing clients with exceptional quality, timely and responsive services and work products
  • Analyze client tax data to determine appropriate and optimal Canadian and US filing positions
  • Prepare complex personal income tax returns
  • Review personal income tax returns
  • Advise clients on the tax implications of working in another tax jurisdiction
  • Tax technical research to support both compliance and advisory deliverables
  • Contribute to the national education program by preparing and/or delivering tax technical material
  • Leverage technology to maximize productivity.

 

Skills and attributes for success

  • Contribute to a flexible, stable, and team-oriented working culture that fosters personal development and a positive attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving ability
  • Commitment to learning in a tax technology environment
  • Ability to work in a high pressured and time sensitive environment
  • Excellent managerial, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills

 

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably with an emphasis in accounting, finance, or a related field; or
  • A diploma in accounting with a minimum of 1 years of relevant tax/accounting experience; or
  • equivalent experience in business or industry
  • Knowledge of current automated tax processing systems and tax laws within an area of technical specialization
  • Exceptional PC proficiency including Microsoft Excel, Word, and Powerpoint


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • The ability to manage time spent against budget and work alongside team members to ensure the timely completion of deliverables while providing exceptional client service
  • Commitment to learning in a tax technology environment


What we look for


Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads. 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

 

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

 

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 Way of Work and your health and safety

 

EY Way of Work recognizes flexibility in the way we collaborate, innovate and deliver with the ability to work in-person and remotely. To support a healthy and safe in-person working environment, EY has implemented various layers of health and safety controls while working in the office or at client or other locations. A critical component of EY’s workplace safety program includes our COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an accommodation based on a reason protected by human rights legislation is provided. 

 

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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