Manager – Tax Transformation & Technology.

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If you’re as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

Our Tax practice in Calgary is currently seeking a Manager to join our Tax Transformation & Technology practice.

There are many publications in the market that discuss the ‘Tax Function of the Future’, and they typically describe, in ambitious terms, how to transform a tax function by taking advantage of technological developments in fields such as artificial intelligence, robotic process automation, blockchain, machine learning, and augmented and virtual reality.

Our Tax Transformation practice is dedicated to helping our clients transform their existing tax departments by driving efficiencies through the use of technology such as business intelligence solutions, data solutions, tax provisioning software, robotic process automation, artificial intelligence, SharePoint and cloud solutions.

What you will do

As a member of the Tax practice team, you will take a lead role in:

Data Enablement – Identify, collect, and transform data across a client’s organization into tax ready formats – eliminating non-value add hours from cycle times.

Data Analytics – Performing exploratory data analysis and applying advanced analytics techniques to identify weaknesses in business and tax processes that may require remediation or improvement.

Workflow Management – Implementing workflow management tools to provide our clients with a secure, structured environment to monitor and control tax and statutory compliance and reporting requirements and positions.

  • Integrating tax software and tools – Implementation of technologies, including integration with upstream systems.
  • Maximizing the tax functionality of existing platforms – Advising clients how to maximize the use of their existing platforms and/or technology.

The ideal candidate enjoys solving problems, interacting with KPMG partners and clients and sets the standard for junior staff by providing ongoing mentoring, support and opportunities for professional development.

What you bring to the role


  • Design and implement tax systems and data gathering solutions for tax provisions, compliance, and planning
  • Assess and improve processes and flow of data related to these systems/solutions
  • Develop tax technology roadmaps and tax system selection criteria to assist in client tax transformation initiatives
  • Maintain knowledge with respect to technical tax issues, accounting standards, and emerging technologies
  • Develop and maintain project plans and perform other project management functions including liaising with client project teams
  • Assist in business development related to these tax services
  • Build and manage client relationships


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university
  • A minimum of 5 years of a combination of corporate tax experience gained in a well-regarded audit, tax, or advisory services firm, or industry experience
  • Professional Accounting designation with knowledge of accounting and financial background is an asset
  • Knowledge and experience handling a broad range of corporate tax matters, with focus on tax reporting and compliance, including tax audits
  • Experience with tax provision and compliance solutions such as ONESOURCE Tax Provision, Longview Tax, TRCS, or Corptax is an asset
  • Experience with software development using Excel VBA, Power Query, Alteryx, SQL databases, or other reporting tools such as Power BI, Tableau, Hyperion Smart View, etc.
  • Ability to handle multiple engagements and client service teams concurrently
  • Excellent research and communication skills
  • Demonstrated track record of business development
  • Proven ability to build a team, lead projects and interact effectively with clients
  • Proven leadership skills.

Our Values, The KPMG Way

Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice.

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