Senior Tax Specialist

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    negotiable / monthly
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  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Accounting / Banking

About BDO BDO. Because relationships matter.There are many world-class accounting firms. 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 cents, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.Overview We are expanding the Tax team inour Peterborough office and invite Chartered Accountants to submit their CV for consideration. The Senior Tax Accountant is responsible for preparation and/or review of tax files, assisting with corporate reorganizations, researching compliance and planning issues, training more junior members of the Tax team, and training other BDO business lines on tax return preparation and current tax developments. Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:Reviews tax returns (personal, corporate, trust, and partnership for both residents and non-residents of Canada)Prepares complex tax returns (personal, corporate, trust, and partnership for both residents and non-residents of Canada)Reviews assessments (personal, corporate, and trust for both residents and non-residents of Canada) and determines necessary actions to rectify (objections, adjustment requests, etc.)Deals with Canada Revenue Agency and relevant provincial ministries on client issuesCorresponds with audit staff and/or clients in answer to clients’ specific personal or corporate tax queries or about matters that arise from compliance or planning workAssists audit staff with compliance matters for corporate tax returns (how/where to report certain accounting income/expenses on corporate returns, reconciling tax assessments/reassessments to client’s GL accounts, booking tax provisions, etc.)Prepares and/or reviews T4/T4A/T5 slips and summariesPrepares and/or reviews NR4/NR6 slips and summariesPrepares and/or reviews other tax forms and/or reporting slipsPrepares and/or reviews notices of objectionPrepares election forms required in corporate reorganizations or other transactionsPrepares Notice to Reader financial statement files and corporate tax returns for tax clients (as required)Assists the tax managers or partners with calculations, memos and/or other tasks required in the completion of corporate reorganizations, planning, or compliance memosResearches client issues that arise from compliance or planning work using a variety of on-line and hard-copy sourcesDevelops and presents professional development courses for staff in other BDO divisions on tax return preparation or other current tax mattersEducation and Professional Skills/KnowledgeProfessional Accounting Designation requiredRecently completed the CPA in-depth tax course or currently enrolledWorking knowledge of Caseware/Caseview, MS Office, MS OutlookProficient in TaxprepKnowledgeable in current accounting pronouncements including IFRS and ASPEGood written and verbal communication skillsAbility to work as part of a teamOrganization and time management skills3-5 years’ work experience in a public accounting firmWhy 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 environmentWe 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 Way#LI-ES1