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Tax Staff - People Advisory Services Mobility - Waterloo

Location:  Waterloo
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 22, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1501667
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.


The opportunity

We currently have an excellent career opportunity for 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. 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.


Your key responsibilities

  • Collect/convert tax compliance data into an electronic format
  • Interface with clients and team members to secure tax data
  • Formulate a plan to gather/communicate information to the client and complete accurate compliance products
  • Analyze data and prepare work papers based on professional standards
  • Determine the accuracy/completeness of the compliance product, perform quality assurance procedures, and prepare the product for delivery
  • Assist professionals in using technological tools
  • Establish/maintain long-term working relationships with clients
  • Share knowledge to develop professionally and enhance service delivery
  • Leverage technology to maximize productivity
  • Contribute to a flexible, stable, and team-oriented working culture that fosters personal development and a positive attitude

Skills and attributes for success

  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving ability
  • Commitment to learning in a tax technology environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and a minimum of 1 year of Canadian and/or US personal tax experience or other relevant experience
  • Knowledge of current automated tax processing systems and tax laws within an area of technical specialization
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools
  • Commitment to learning in a tax technology environment
  • CPA license is not a requirement

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 including reduced hours, hybrid work locations.

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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