Manager, Indirect Tax

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    negotiable / monthly
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
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    Accounting / Banking

BDO. Because relationships matter.There are many world-class accounting & advisoryfirms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.SummaryWe are currently looking for a dynamic, entrepreneurial person to join our team in the position ofIndirect Tax Managerin our Ottawa Office Tax department. Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume.Acting as a business advisor, the successful applicant will become a contact person for the firm”s clients and his colleagues in regards to indirect tax. In this role, the candidate will be required to provide advice on indirect taxes (asset acquisition/disposition, new products/services, imports, etc.) as well as develop practical and innovative solutions. The successful applicant will also represent clients with indirect tax audits and objections.Key Accountabilities and ResponsibilitiesAdvise the firm’s clients on the application of indirect taxes in a business context and ensuring appropriate compliance proceduresAct as resource person for colleagues in other departmentsProvide indirect tax advice in various firm mandates, such as business acquisition/disposition or restructuringParticipate actively in developing indirect tax mandatesSupport clients during tax auditsAnalyze assessment projects, or assessments, and represent clients in disputes with government authoritiesPerform research on indirect tax issues; write tax memorandumsProvide assistance with respect to voluntary disclosuresParticipate in internal and external client training, and training of junior indirect tax staffParticipate in the BDO National Indirect Tax practiceEducation and Professional Skills/KnowledgeHold a CPA designation, be a lawyer or a notaryHold, or in the process of obtaining, a Masters degree in Tax, Advanced Graduate Diploma in Tax, or completedCPA Canada”s ”GST In-Depth Tax Course” is an assetAt least four years’ experience in indirect taxesStrong technical knowledge of indirect tax mattersStrong analytical skillsDemonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit and proven ability with practical and innovative solutionsAbility to work as part of a teamManage engagements independentlyStrong will to improve technical knowledge in indirect taxExcellent verbal and written communication skills in French and in EnglishGood knowledge of MS Office and tax research softwareWhy Work for BDO?BDO is the 5th largest accounting and advisory firm in the worldAt BDO, we consider our people to be our most valuable asset; we offer the opportunity to grow and develop in an innovative and collaborative environment.We offer an unmatched degree of flexibility to help you professionally and personally succeedWe provide competitive salaries, a flexible benefits package and a matching RRSP optionOpportunity to work with like-minded individuals to support career developmentBDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives, FCC’s “Drive Away Hunger”, Children’s Miracle Network and United WayOur VisionThe best professional services firm in the mid-market.#LI-PM1