Senior Accountant

TAX
Overview

About the Role

The Senior Accountant – Tax is in-charge of leading tax engagements, including planning on-site client meetings and proactively coordinating the communications between the teams, clients, consultants, and managers/partners.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to grow your skills and mentor those who are learning. You will also have the support of your team, your direct leader, and the Firm partners.

Our team’s development is crucial for our success, and everyone has a mentor to encourage that. The desire to develop yourself and others is a way of life for us at NVS Professional Corporation, continually evolving to be better at what we do and being humble in the process.

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Responsibilities

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Acts as an in-charge of leading tax engagements, including planning on-site client meetings and proactively coordinating the communications between the teams, clients, consultants, and managers/partners.

Identifies tax technical issues, researches and develops a plan, provides a solution, implements the plan, and prepares a memo, a client memo.

Identifies, develops and implements strategies for clients to capitalize on business and tax opportunities. This includes preparing & reviewing tax reorganizations and reviewing corporate, trust and estate tax returns.

Prepares detailed budgets for tax engagements and ensures that the budgets are adhered to accordingly; Any deviations from budgets are to be discussed with managers and partners accordingly.

Reviews tax sections of Assurance and Enterprise files and provides coaching and training for less experienced staff.

Participates in the planning of the tax sections for review and audit engagements.

Promptly identifies significant tax opportunities for discussion with the Manager, Senior Manager and/or Partner.

Prepares election forms for corporate re-organization and implement working papers along with instruction memo.

Reviews tax sections and related tax disclosures of assurance files.

Assists with CRA audits. Independently reviews T1s, T3s, T4s, and T5s and prepares the most complex filings.

Conducts a self-review of own working papers and instruction memos prior to submitting to Manager.

Conducts review of the team’s working papers prior to submitting them to the Manager.

Key Skills to Accelerate your Career

  • Displays problem-solving skills and effective, insightful, and timely communication skills
  • Is a good team player with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn; displays initiative to take on new work outside of comfort zone
  • Consistently produces a high-quality result
  • Proactively and willingly acts upon feedback provided to themselves
  • Services high-level and complex clients

Coach and Mentor

  • Invests in the team’s professional development by providing hands-on learning opportunities through delegation of work based on a team member’s knowledge, experience and capabilities, coaching and effective supervision during the completion of each tax engagement, along with participation in performance evaluations.

Client Engagement

  • Build positive working relationships with clients and provide effective support for engagements.
  • Correspond with clients and various government agencies to address client tax compliance issues.

Skillset and Education Requirements

  • Completed CPA
  • Ready to enroll in the In-Depth Tax Program
  • Knowledge and application of general accounting principles (GAAP), IFRS, ASPE, Income Tax Act
  • Ability to identify and resolve technical tax accounting issues
  • Has 3-5 of public accounting experience, preferably in a tax role
  • Proficient with MS Office, specifically Excel and Word
  • Excel ability to create complex formulas, VLOOKUP, pivot tables, data analytics
  • Knowledge of CaseWare, CaseView, Jazzit, Taxprep, Taxnet Pro or other tax research platforms
  • Ability to independently travel to client sites


We have terrific career rewards with our compensation, benefits, work-life, career development and recognition.

If you have the experience and desire to work at NVS Professional Corporation, we are excited to receive your resume. 

We are committed to providing equal opportunities for persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available at all stages of the recruitment process, at the candidate’s request.

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If you have the experience and desire to work at NVS Professional Corporation, we are excited to receive your resume. Please send along with a cover letter to lotte@nvsca.ca or complete this form.