Career Opportunities

Current Career Opportunities

Below are current career opportunities available through Winchesters. We are always posting new positions so please check back on a regular basis for new career opportunities.

Property Accountant
Toronto, Ontario
$65,000-$75,000 annual salary

Our client is a stable property management company in Toronto with a family environment and great work/life balance.

This company has had steady growth over the past couple years and remains a company where people find their “career” and don’t leave. This property accounting job is available because the company has acquired new properties. The role reports to a controller within a small team.

While the business doesn’t offer a bonus for this position, they offer great work/life balance and a very competitive salary. If you’re looking for just a lovely place to work with great people, apply now!

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the full cycle accounting duties for revenue generating properties within the office portfolio
  • Update and maintain recovery schedules on a monthly basis
  • Review variances and supporting schedules for timely reporting; review summary of NOI variances and provide explanations for the portfolio of properties
  • Perform monthly account analysis and reconciliation
  • Accurately prepare and process final year end-billings to tenants
  • Assist Property Managers with the resolution of tenant’s CAM and Tax Inquiries
  • Prepare and review year-end files to comply with company standards
  • Timely and accurate preparation of the annual property level budgets
  • Special ad-hoc projects

Responsibilities:

  • University degree in accounting, finance, or another related field
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in Property Accounting for office or retail portfolios
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced MS EXCEL

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Chief Financial Officer – CFO
Toronto, Ontario
$200,000-$250,000 base plus bonus

Reporting to the CEO, the CFO will be an integral part of the senior management team contributing to the strategic growth plans for the business. The owner is looking for a strong CFO to be responsible for risk, governance, and compliance related to overall portfolio risk and investor risk, input into raising capital in the capital markets and oversight of: finance and accounting; loan administration; systems and technology; and legal agreements.

The business is in growth mode, looking to quadruple its assets under management (AUM) within the next 5 years. As CFO of the group, you will be given the opportunity to act as a true financial adviser to the owner and senior management team. Reporting directly to the owner, this new role has a wide mandate which requires an adaptable individual with a desire to create positive change, build and mentor teams, and grow the business in accordance with the company’s growth strategy. We are looking for a strategic future-focused CFO who is able to understand the business and engage in the strategic planning of the organization. Critical to this is forecasting and projecting the future financials.

If you are a strong leader who can build and reposition an accounting team then this role will be perfect for you. You will need to be able to bring in strong staff, develop them, and create value and efficiencies for the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as Chief Financial Officer and strategic business partner to senior executive leadership team
  • Provide insight and recommendations to both short-term and long-term growth plan of organization
  • Communicate, engage and interact with Board of Directors, CEO, and Executive Leadership Team
  • Oversee the firm’s strategic financial objectives and fulfill all financial-related matters; including reporting, modelling, cash management, budgeting, and tax
  • Review internal processes to ensure risk exposure is consistent with risk appetite and to ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements
  • Identify, acquire and implement systems and software to provide critical financial and operational information. Evaluate departments and make suggestions for automating processes and increasing working efficiency
  • Prepare and present monthly financial budgeting reports including monthly profit and loss by division, forecast vs. budget by division and weekly cash flow by division
  • Financial Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Oversee Accounting, General Ledger, Administration and Operations
  • Engage finance committee and/or board of directors to develop short term and long terms plans, projections and budgets
  • Represent company to banks, financial partners, institutions, investors, public auditors and officials
  • Recruit, interview, hire, and manage finance, accounting, and systems as required
  • Oversee the insurance and risk management practices
  • Responsible to review all financial reporting under IFRS and ASPE

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration
  • CPA designation is required and MBA or CFA is preferred
  • Expertise with mortgages and loans will be a key asset
  • Minimum of 15 years of progressive accounting and finance experience
  • Outstanding knowledge and understanding of GAAP, FSCO, OSC reporting and compliance.
  • Background coordinating with I.T. staff to manage and/or upgrade accounting system.
  • Able to create and promote a positive and supportive working environment
  • Proactive, hands-on strategic thinker
  • Experience in real estate finance
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
North York, ON
$250,000-$300,000 base plus bonus and stock options

Due to the growth of the business internationally and in Canada, our client is currently looking for its first C-suite leader – Chief Financial Officer – to join the Finance team in Toronto. Reporting directly to the President, this new role has a wide mandate which requires an adaptable individual with a desire to create positive change, build and mentor teams, and grow the business in accordance with the company’s growth strategy. We are looking for a passionate leader to plan an IPO in the US with a three to five-year timescale for one of the companies in this group.

The CFO will have primary responsibility for functions including corporate finance, accounting, treasury and FP&A as well as implementing and managing an internal control framework in line with the company’s strategic growth aspirations. We are looking or an innovative leader who can provide financial insights to the President and work as a true strategic partner with the business. Preference will be given to individuals who have capital structuring experience. This will include direct responsibility for: complex accounting, valuation and regulatory issues, cash flow management, planning, risk management, tax, controls and compliance, etc.

Responsibilities:

  • Advise the President around capital, strategic funding programs, interest rate and liquidity risk management
  • Work with the President to develop and implement a financial strategy and overall strategic plan for the company creating and implementing a five-year financial plan to reduce the company’s expense efficiency ratio
  • Maintain good standing with key regulators
  • Create and manage sophisticated financial and multifaceted equity configurations
  • Serve as a leader in the organization (Supervisor, Motivator and Mentor)
  • Review all required reporting for Senior Management while liaising with external auditors
  • Oversee monthly, quarterly and annual management, financial and tax reporting
  • Monitor key performance indicators and recommend and implement improvements
  • Oversee and collaborate with the financial operations of subsidiary companies and foreign operations
  • Work closely with legal to support the documentation and review of legal documents, including contracts, agreements, due diligence documents, acquisition documents, and other documents
  • Review the maintenance of budgets and financial forecasting models
  • Maintain and review tax strategy, internal controls and compliance functions
  • Develop and maintain relationships with relevant external service providers (Banks, External Auditors, CRA and Consultants)

Requirements:

  • 8+ years of experience in CFO or senior/executive finance management roles working in organizations either in financial services, investment banking, real estate development or asset management
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field along with either CFA, CPA or MBA
  • Proven track record of creating/improving accounting functions and building accounting systems and processes
  • Previous IPO experience in the US
  • Strategic thinker capable of coming up with financial solutions that are supportive of the company’s strategy
  • Ability to build, motivate and supervise teams locally and in other parts of the world
  • Demonstrated success in establishing cooperative working relationships both internally and externally
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Our client is motivated to hire a successful candidate within the next 10 weeks. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Location: Waterloo, ON

Salary: Based on experience

Role: Senior Accountant

 

Our great client in Waterloo is looking for a Senior Accountant to join the Assurance & Accounting team and own the following responsibilities:

  • Efficiently prepare year-end engagements and tax returns for your clients in a variety of industries
  • Perform audits, prepare working papers and financial statements per regulatory standards
  • Build positive working relationships with clients and effectively respond to request and suggestions
  • Participate in business development initiatives and identify new business opportunities with existing clients
  • Effectively communicate with team members regarding progress updates and issues on an ongoing basis
  • Engage in training staff and invest in the professional development of your team
  • You will understand the industries services and contribute to the group’s advancement.
  • You will ensure work is complete, accurate and appropriately reviewed by maintaining the necessary technical knowledge and professional development.
  • You will recommend and implement quality or efficiency improvements to our engagements.
  • You will actively engage in communication with people leaders to ensure understanding of performance and development, while identifying and attracting top talent.
  • You will support our firm’s revenue growth by referring clients to other services lines and new clients to the firm.

Your experience and education

  • You have completed your CPA designation or close to it
  • You have 2 years of assurance and audit experience in the public accounting industry.
  • You value teamwork, client service, and quality in detailed work.
  • You display strong problem solving, analytical, and communication skills.

 

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume to casey@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Location: Brantford, ON

Role: Manager, Audit & Assurance

Salary: Based on experience

 

Our amazing client in Brantford is looking for a Manager to join the Assurance & Accounting team and champion the following responsibilities:

  • Advise clients on accounting and tax issues in various industries
  • Assist in the development and delivery of practical business advice for clients
  • Preparation on a timely basis of financial statements and tax returns in accordance with Firm standards for clients in a variety of businesses and non-profit enterprises
  • Effective communication with our clients and with our partners and staff
  • Detailed review of assurance and non-assurance engagements to ensure professional standards are met
  • Provide coaching and training to other staff members
  • Develop and build on new business opportunities with existing clients, as well as prospecting new business opportunities

How do we define success for your role?

  • You demonstrate the core values through all aspect of your work: Integrity, Respect & Collaboration
  • You understand your client’s industry, challenges, and opportunities; client describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high-quality work
  • You identify, recommend, & are focused on effective service delivery to your clients
  • You share in an inclusive & engaging work environment that develops, retains & attracts talent
  • You actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplace
  • You grow your expertise through learning & professional development.

Your experience and education

  • You hold a professional designation (CPA, CA, CGA, CMA)
  • You have a minimum of five years of public accounting experience including the preparation and review of assurance engagements, non-assurance engagements, personal tax returns and corporate tax returns
  • You have a business development acumen, strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • You have a proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • You are highly proficient with MS Office; experience with Caseware and TaxPrep would be valuable assets
  • You have strong leadership abilities; experience managing a team is considered an asset

 

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume to casey@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Property Accountant
Toronto, Ontario
$60,000-$75,000 base plus 10% bonus, excellent benefits

Our client is one of the top Real Estate Investment Trusts in Canada, looking for an accountant to join the group in the role of Property Accountant. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to fill an immediate opening as a full-time Property Accountant in the Toronto office. The successful applicant will be a self-starter, responsible and confident individual who possesses high energy, excellent time management and organizational skills, who can rise to and meet challenges, and adhere to strict deadlines. They will be a strong team player, have an eye for detail and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Huge growth potential with this real estate company, so don’t wait any longer to apply!

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the full cycle day-to-day accounting which includes: recording transactions, accruals, reviewing accounts payable, completion of bank reconciliations, HST returns, and reconciliations of inter-company transactions and balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepare CAM and Tax recoveries and reconciliations for properties.
  • Prepare monthly cash flow projections and cash distributions.
  • Review and generate monthly billings for tenants.
  • Liaise with property management, leasing and other departments pertaining to daily operations.
  • Oversee lease setup and create recovery models for newly acquired properties.
  • Month-end close procedures, including the preparation of monthly financial statements and financial reports, as well as monthly variance analysis and discussion to support budget overages and margin erosions for assigned properties.
  • Work with property management and other parties to prepare annual budgets and reforecasts.
  • Assist with year-end audit processes and quarterly reviews through the preparation of audit working papers.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements or efficiencies.
  • Other ad-hoc projects.

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of related accounting experience minimum
  • Experience with accounting software (Yardi preferred)
  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

The successful applicant will be a self-starter, responsible and confident individual who possesses high energy, excellent time management and organization skills. They will be a strong team player and welcome the opportunities to “roll up their sleeves” and “think outside the box”. Superior verbal and written communication skills are essential in this position.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Senior Project Accountant
North York, Ontario
$85,000 – $95,000 annual salary, 3-4 weeks of vacation, pension, health/dental benefits

Our client is a growing real estate development company looking for a Senior Project Accountant to join the team in the North York office. This is a great opportunity for either a senior staff accountant / manager coming from a small to mid-sized public accounting firm. Or we would look at a project accountant or senior project accountant coming from another real estate developer. If you’re looking to get into the hottest industry in the Greater Toronto Area – real estate development – apply now!

Our well-known client in Toronto develops real estate primarily in the GTA and is looking to add a strong self-motivated senior to the team. This individual will work on a varied array of interesting responsibilities like monthly draw work and preparing project pro forma statements, to name a few.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly financial draw package, effectively communicating with construction team and third-party cost consulting firm to ensure timely delivery of package and receipts of funding
  • Monthly/year end financial statements
  • Preparation of monthly cash flows, reviewing all job costs, account reconciliations
  • Review and prepare annual corporate, trust, partnership tax returns and joint venture tax schedules, and other tax filing requirements including HST/HST returns and T5 slips to ensure compliance with the Income Tax Act
  • Calculate estimated tax provisions and complete income tax accounts analysis
  • Assist with income tax forecasting and budgeting
  • Customization and upgrades verification & reconciliations
  • Commissions verification and reconciliations
  • Review budget and costs on monthly basis, identifying and discussing potential cost savings with management and construction team
  • Prepare proforma reports, evaluating and discussing financial performance and cash-flow issues of ongoing project, recommending actions to meet project completion date
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations and financial reporting
  • Release all cheques, ensuring project funding is available
  • Support team members and other departments as required

Requirements:

  • Degree or diploma and CPA designation completed
  • Experience working at a small to mid-sized public accounting firm or experience working with a construction/development company as a senior accountant
  • Knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices, and the analysis and reporting of financial-related reports
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Manager, Development Reporting
North York, Ontario
$100,000-$110,000 annual salary, 3-4 weeks of vacation, pension, health/dental benefits

Excellent real estate company looking for a Manager of Development Reporting. This is a great opportunity for a CPA-designated accountant coming from public accounting or a Sr. Project Accountant / Finance Manager working for a real estate developer or home builder. The key requirement for this position is financial reporting experience within real estate development.

Our well-known client in Toronto develops real estate primarily in the GTA and is looking to add this person to the team as a newly created role. The Manager of Development Reporting will work on a varied array of interesting responsibilities like monthly draw work and preparing project pro forma statements, to name a few.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly financial draw package, effectively communicating with construction team and third-party cost consulting firm to ensure timely delivery of package and receipts of funding
  • Monthly/year end financial statements
  • Preparation of monthly cash flows, reviewing all job costs, account reconciliations
  • HST remittances submission to CRA
  • Customization and upgrades verification & reconciliations
  • Commissions verification and reconciliations
  • Review budget and costs on monthly basis, identifying and discussing potential cost savings with management and construction team
  • Prepare proforma reports, evaluating and discussing financial performance and cash-flow issues of ongoing project, recommending actions to meet project completion date
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations and financial reporting
  • Release all cheques, ensuring project funding is available
  • Support team members and other departments as required

Requirements:

  • Degree or diploma and CPA designation completed
  • Experience working at a small to mid-sized public accounting firm or experience working with a residential property developer
  • Knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices, and the analysis and reporting of financial-related reports.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Title: Supply Chain Coordinator

Salary: $50,000 – $57,000 + Benefits

Location: Mississauga

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Our client is a growing business within the hospitality space who are seeking to add a Supply Chain Coordinator to the team. The vacancy has arisen due to a promotion within the team and they are seeking a dynamic candidate with excellent communication skills to join the team.

This business has a number of locations across Canada including Quebec and need the successful candidate to speak French.

Your role will focus on providing Procurement support and guidance to the business, managing issues and finding solutions to issues that arise. In addition to you will need to help manage supplier relationships and contracts whilst creating reports to ensure no rogue spend across the business.

This is fantastic opportunity for a Procurement professional looking to learn and grow their career in a successful team and business. If you are interested in becoming the new Supply Chain Coordinator, then apply today!

An ideal candidate will have:

  • 1-2 years Purchasing experience
  • Can speak French
  • A positive and friendly communications style

Title: Senior Supply Chain Manager

Location: Toronto

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Our client is an innovative CPG business that has been growing rapidly for the last several years. They have established themselves with a strong brand in their market and are seeking to push on to the next level and bring on professional talent. They are looking to add a Senior Manager to the team to focus on all aspects of Supply Chain.

As the Senior Manager you will take responsibility for a small team covering Strategy, Procurement, Planning, Logistics and more. They need you to take complete ownership of the whole Supply Chain within the business while moving at an extremely fast pace – not only in their day to day business but also their pace of growth.

We are looking for someone ideally from a Consulting background who has strong data analytics skills in addition to the ability to foster long term relationships with vendors and manufacturing partners. This business hasn’t implemented an ERP yet and so being able to dive into the data yourself is essential.

Ideally you will have:

  • Experience within a Consulting environment
  • Experience of CPG ideally from a Food/Beverage environment
  • Very strong data analytic skills

If you feel like you could be the new Senior Manager for Supply Chain then apply today!

Title: Procurement Specialist – Mining

Salary: $70,000 – $80,000

Location: Ottawa, Kingston or Montreal

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Our client is a multinational mining business who are seeking to add a Procurement Specialist to the team here in Canada. This is a growing business with over 5000 employees and 350 sites across Canada. The procurement team is evolving, and this is an opportunity for someone who wants to be part of an exciting transformation.

They are seeking an experienced Procurement Specialist to join the team and play a key role in driving the business forwards. It is a fast-paced environment and you will be managing a diverse group of categories including: Mining, Energy, Equipment & Consumables & Logistics.

This role needs a candidate with experience of either mining or construction so that there is direct experience of the industry and products being produced.

An ideal candidate will have:

  • 5+ years procurement experience within a similar industry
  • A team player who enjoys working in cross functional teams
  • Highly self motivated
  • Great communication and negotiation skills

Title: Buyer

Salary: $55,000 – $60,000

Location: Toronto

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Our client is a young and dynamic business who have expanded significantly over the last 2 ½ years. They are growing rapidly and have developed a well know brand across the food industry here in Canada. They are looking to add a new position to the Procurement team as a Buyer, this is a brand-new role.

As the Buyer you will take responsibility for the procurement of commodities including Dairy, Grains & Nuts. This will be a fast-moving environment where they are seeking someone who can thrive in a role with limited structure and where you will be able (and required) to take ownership for your work and drive it forwards.

They are looking for someone who ideally has experience within food whilst also excelling at data analytics to drive decision making. They are a smaller, growing business and the successful candidate must have the right attitude to essentially roll up their sleeves and get involved in anything necessary to help the business succeed.

This is going to be a fun and fast paced environment working with a group of like-minded individuals who have a genuine desire to grow a business and play a key role in that growth.

If you feel you could be the new Buyer and have Procurement experience in the food industry, then apply today!

Title: Buyer – MRO

Salary: Up to $70,000 + Benefits

Location: North Toronto

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Our client is a large Canadian manufacturer who have grown rapidly over the last few years. During this period of sustained growth, they are looking to modernise their Procurement function and are adding this brand-new role. This role will focus on MRO Purchasing for multiple sites across the GTA.

You will be responsible for supporting plant operations and production whilst implementing standards to ensure consistent levels of service. They are seeking someone who comes from a Manufacturing background and has experience of MRO. If you have experience of managing multiple sites that would also be an advantage.

The MRO Category hasn’t been well managed up until this point and so this role will also need someone who can work collaboratively with internal stakeholders.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 4+ years procurement experience within manufacturing combined with experience of MRO sourcing
  • Ideally an understanding of LEAN and Kaizen principles
  • The demonstrable ability to develop long term and positive supplier relationships
  • Assist in the development of a strategic supply chain

Category Manager
Toronto

A unique opportunity for this large, dynamic Public Sector organisation.  This is an Individual Contributor role for a vital client group.  You will need to have exceptional communication skills and be able to offer a first class Procurement service to business and non-business stakeholders.  You will need to have a strong services Strategic Sourcing background and strong contracts management skills.  This role will be more suitable to someone coming from a Strategic Indirect Procurement background, versus someone coming from operational Direct Procurement.  A Public Sector background would be beneficial, but not vital.  This organisation is more focused the “right fit”, not the industry background.

This this organisation is so big and is consistently evolving, this role offers opportunity for growth and career development.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 7+ years Procurement experience
  • A strong Stakeholder Management background (Consulting, Project background)
  • Indirect Strategic Sourcing, Vendor Management and Contract skills
  • Excellent communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6769.

Procurement Director – Real Estate
Toronto

This massive company is seeking a Director of Procurement to lead their Real Estate, Construction and Facilities Procurement.  The spend is around $500m with a team of 5 Category Managers.  To be considered for this role you will need to have led the Real Estate spend for a large company previously, be a strong people manager and have the ability to develop a strategic procurement department.  This company offers a great salary and benefits package for the right, motivated individual.  An exciting opportunity

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 10+ years Procurement experience
  • Extensive Real Estate, Facilities and Construction category experience
  • Experience leading a procurement team
  • Excellent communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6769.

Procurement Director – Indirect
Toronto

This mid-sized Canadian company is seeking a Director to lead their indirect spend.  Currently the spend is around $100m, the majority being IT (Software), but also includes other key categories – Facilities, Marketing, Professional Services.  This role also leads a small team of 2.  The focus of the role is to lead the Procurement function, but also to develop it and its procedures to maximise savings, risk and efficiency.

This is a growing organisation, so responsibility within this role will grow as the company grows with the expectation of the spend and the team to significantly increase in the coming years.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 8+ years Procurement experience
  • Proven Procurement leadership experience
  • A strength in the indirect categories, especially IT
  • Excellent communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6769.

Category Manager – Facilities
Toronto

A new opportunity has come up for an experienced procurement professional with experience in the facilities category to join this large Canadian organisation.  This large spend includes managing all areas of the facilities category management including – maintenance, janitorial, landscaping, snow clearance, out-sourced shared services.  You will be responsible for strategic sourcing, vendor management and contract management.  A key part of this role is to effectively manage internal stakeholders, so strong communication skills are key.

This role offers opportunity for growth and career development.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years Procurement experience
  • Strong experience in the Facilities category
  • Sourcing, Vendor Management and Contract skills
  • Excellent communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6769.

Senior Category Manager – IT
Downtown Toronto

This massive Canadian Financial Services organisation is seeking an expert in Strategic IT Procurement.  They are seeking someone with a strength in Vendor and Contracts Management.  As a large organisation they currently have contracts with the largest IT vendors, they are seeking someone who can strategically manage these contracts, to leverage better terms or more business with the best performing vendors and manage the poor performers.  Some with a strength in Risk and Governance would also be beneficial.

This is a stable role, with a company with an enviable reputation.  A great salary and even better benefits package.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years IT Procurement experience
  • Demonstrable experience in Vendor Management, Category Management, Risk and Governance
  • A progressive career
  • Exceptional communications skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6769.

Category Manager – Software
Downtown Toronto

This global company is seeking an experienced Software Procurement professional who can manage all of their Licence agreements, including complex cloud agreements.  This procurement team is growing and developing and this client needs someone who they rely on to manage their most complex deals.  This company is centrally located and is very open to flexible working and working from home.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years IT Procurement experience
  • Proven experience in complex software deals
  • Experience with cloud agreements
  • Advanced communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6769.

Category Manager – Software
North Toronto

This global Financial Services organisation is seeking a seasoned procurement expert in software.  This is a mature procurement team with established processes and procedures.  Ideally you will have experience working on complex software deals with large vendors like Microsoft, Adobe, SAP, SAS.  This role is within a forward thinking company who embraces mature HR approaches like flexible work hours and working from home.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years IT Procurement experience
  • Proven experience in complex software deals
  • A strategic Procurement approach
  • Advanced communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6769.

Category Manager – Construction and Real Estate
Downtown Toronto

A strategic role working on a massive Real Estate spend.  Ideally you will have experience in Construction and/or Engineering procurement.  Knowledge of CCDC contracts would give you a distinct advantage in this role.  This is an opportunity to work for a thriving company who embraces change and strategic development.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years Procurement experience
  • Category experience in Construction and/or Engineering
  • A consultative/advisory approach with vendors and stakeholders
  • A positive and proactive approach to change and transformation

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6769.

Procurement Specialist – Healthcare
Downtown Toronto  

This healthcare organisation is seeking a strong Procurement Specialist ideally with a background in the same industry. A key focus with this role is to work with and advise various stakeholders on the procurement of medical and non-medical supplies and services.  The company is seeking a confident, motivated candidate with excellent communication skills and a can-do, problem solving attitude.  A rewarding opportunity for someone who is interested in really making a difference in what they do.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years Procurement experience
  • Ideally some experience within the healthcare industry
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Excellent communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6769.

Strategic Sourcing Manager
Downtown Toronto  

A management opportunity for a bright, ambitious Procurement professional ready to take the next step in their career.  Managing a diverse indirect category list including: Professional Services, IT and Facilities.  This is also an opportunity to enter the busy Financial Services industry which usually demands industry experience at this level.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 4+ years Indirect Procurement experience
  • Strong Sourcing, Vendor Management and Contract Management skills.
  • Extremely strong stakeholder management skills
  • Exceptional communication skills.

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6769.

Tax Specialist
Toronto

To $75,000

Leading professional accounting company looking for an experienced tax specialist.

Our client, located in Toronto, is looking for a Tax specialist to join their specific tax team. Due to growth a role is being created in this leading firm which has a great reputation and scope for career development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare tax returns and maintain relationships with authorities.
  • Research into tax issues and provide guidance on tax internally.
  • Assist in implementation of tax planning strategies.
  • Develop technical skills by remaining up to date on trends, new developments and tax authority decisions, and apply them to complex situations

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with corporate and individual tax returns
  • Studying or completed CPA designation and ideally enrolled in CICA In-depth tax program.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Previous experience working with TaxPrep and Caseware/Caseview.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please apply now. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Tax Manager (VAT)

Toronto

Competitive Salary

Winchesters Taxation are working on behalf of a industry client who are a large corporate business with a global spread of activities to appoint a Tax Manager with VAT experience.

You will have a background in Value Added Tax (VAT) gained either with a Canadian business operating overseas or in those markets and will be used to liaising with company operations overseas working under VAT, communicating with the relevant tax authorities, and gathering information required in Canada. Ideally you will have experience of UK and EU VAT and filing those returns.

You will a relevant accounting designation and experience of Canadian tax systems.

If you would be interested in finding out more about this role, please reach out in confidence at adrian@winchesters.ca

Senior Manager – Indirect/Sales Taxes

Toronto Area

Highly Competitive Salary & Package

We are working with a public accounting firm based in North York to appoint a Tax Senior Manager with a specialism in sales, indirect, or commodity taxes.

This organisation has undergone significant growth over recent years and is looking to broaden and add further to the services they offer their clients. The aim to recruit a specialist in sales tax with a highly enterprising approach who will approach existing clients to develop this business area. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a mark and develop a new function then please get in touch.

You will:

  • Identify opportunities for advisory or recovery work and undertake the services required.
  • You will liaise with clients (existing and new), and conduct client presentations to secure business.
  • Manage the projects (plans, schedules, and required deliverables).
  • Gather data on returns, tax invoices, purchase orders, review and reconcile data and assess issues.

Experience:

  • Degree level in Accounting and Finance or equivalent, and a detailed knowledge of and experience in Canadian sales tax (GST/HST/QST).
  • Experienced in dealing and negotiating with the Canada Revenue Agency and other relevant government agencies.

This role offers a demanding and highly rewarding role for specialists in sales tax.

For more details please contact Adrian Harrison in confidence adrian@winchesters.ca

Tax Managers or Senior Tax Accountants

Waterloo/Kitchener/London

To $110,000

We are working with a large national accounting firm to recruit Tax Managers or Senior Tax Accountants for their Waterloo and Kitchener offices. They have well-established tax and advisory teams and are growing at a rapid rate across the Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and London areas.

You will be responsible for overseeing tax returns/filings, review, resolving tax issues, managing relationships with the CRA, researching new tax legislation, advice and planning and client projects. You will be involved in client business development, and working to identify opportunities for providing additional services to clients.

The growth in this business means there are fantastic opportunities for progression, development, and training within this business and this could be that next move to propel your career forward.

This firm is looking for a customer focused and energetic candidate looking for progression, coupled with a strong technical tax knowledge.

  • CPA designation, and ideally be working through your In-depth tax courses (although they will provide this for candidates who have not had the opportunity).
  • Excellent client and colleague relationship management skills.
  • Canadian or US corporate and personal tax knowledge.

If you would be interested in getting more information please apply in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca

Tax Manager – Real Estate (Industry)

Toronto

$110,000 – $120,000

Winchesters Taxation are working with one of the large real estate organisations in Toronto to recruit a Tax Manager.

This is a new and exciting role and aimed at bringing tax internal to the business. As such the successful candidate will be responsible for initiating the role, implementing processes, and molding the function. This role offers the opportunity to create your own department and progress with the development of the team.

You will be involved in compliance, provisioning, and filing taxes. You will coordinate operations internationally, and liaise with 3rd party accounting firms and tax authorities.

They are looking at candidates with 3 years post designation experience, and ideally In-depth Tax Course or MTax qualification. A strong background in Canadian corporate tax is essential, and real estate or international tax experience would be of benefit.

If you would like to find out more about the role please reach out in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca

Tax Manager – US Tax – Burlington (c.$100,000)

Winchesters Taxation are recruiting for an experienced US Tax specialist on behalf of a multi-office public accounting firm.

You will join the successful and expanding US tax practice of a firm that also provides audit, assurance, and Canadian tax services.

You will be responsible for preparing and reviewing US corporate and personal taxes, providing planning and advice on cross border structures and compliance, and researching and interpreting new legislation.

You will have involvement in client business development, and be key in relationship management, leading assignments and projects.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Canadian or US CPA designation.
  • 5 years post qualification experience in US tax and ideally in a public accounting practice.
  • Experience of managing teams of tax professionals.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, motivated and ambitious.
  • Excellent customer service/client relationship management skills.

This is a growing US tax team and offers opportunities for development. The role presents a great chance to grow your skills and career.

 

If you would like to find out more about the role email adrian@winchesters.ca in confidence

Tax Senior Manager or Tax Partner
Toronto, ON
Competitive Compensation based on experience

We are assisting in the appointment of a Senior Tax Manager or potentially Partner for a large Toronto public accounting firm as part of their continuing growth of the tax practice.

You will be responsible for tax planning, compliance reviews, and team management, contributing heavily to the strategy of tax for the firm. You will concentrate on domestic tax for a variety of clients including individuals, partnerships, trusts and small and medium sized corporate.

Located in Toronto, the firm is in an excellent location for anyone living in the Greater Toronto Area or commuting in with the GO.

Responsibilities:

  • Tax lead on small and medium sized client engagements.
  • Develop an understanding of the client’s business as it relates to a particular area or assignment
  • Plan and organize the tax team as required for preparation of tax returns, and conduct, document and present tax research
  • Research tax issues and present conclusions to the shareholder or manager
  • Provide daily guidance and coaching, and develop the tax knowledge of more junior tax team members
  • Be a member of the full-service team to meet the operational tax needs of our clients
  • Provide timely, high quality, exceptional service to our clients

Requirements:

  • Over 7 years of experience in public accounting practice with a specialization in tax, preparing and reviewing personal, corporate and trust returns, estate tax planning, corporate reorganizations and dispute resolution
  • Management of teams of tax professionals, setting objectives and planning projects.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of increasingly complex tax concepts and effectively apply tax knowledge to client situations
  • Professional Accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to collaborate with firm client services teams
  • Proven strong project management and organizational skills

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca

Tax Manager

c.$100,000

London, Ontario

We are working with a large public accounting firm to appoint a Tax Manager for their London offices. They have a great local reputation for their work and their employee environment. They are looking to expand the team and offer great development potential.

You will be responsible for review, overseeing large tax returns, resolving tax issues, communication internally and with tax authorities, researching and client projects. You will manage client relationships, business development, and identify opportunities for additional client services. You will also look to promote the firm through likes of seminars, and online media articles.

You will mentor, train, and support members of the tax team, managing the workflow, and optimising resources.

This firm values client focused individuals, with strong relationship building skills, adaptability, accountability, and a collaborative approach, coupled obviously with strong technical skills in the area of tax.

You will have a CPA designation, be working through your In-depth tax courses, and have in excess of 3 years tax experience.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca.

Tax Specialist (Public Accounting)

Mid town Toronto

c.$70,000-$80,000

Winchesters Taxation are working with a mid-size accounting firm to recruit and experienced tax professional. The organisation works mainly with private and owner managed businesses and their tax division conducts corporate, private tax work across a broad range of sectors.

You will be responsible for:

  • Review of corporate and personal tax returns, including T2, HST returns and claims, T4, T5, NR4, T3 trust returns.
  • Client liaison to obtain information required to prepare and finalize tax returns.
  • Preparation of objections, voluntary disclosures, and managing queries with CRA.
  • Tax analysis, research and summaries required for tax planning and advisory projects.

Requirements:

  • CPA designation preferably, and 2-3 years experience of tax within an accounting firm.
  • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills.

For a confidential conversation email adrian@winchesters.ca

Manager/Senior Manager – SR&ED Tax

Our client is an International firm with a specialism in providing tax advice around SR&ED. They are looking to recruit a Manager or Senior Manager as part of their expansion in Ontario.

You will be responsible for working with large corporate organisation to understand and assess their projects, and manage the preparation and liaison with the CRA over their SR&ED claims.

You will have a technical background coupled with experience of SR&ED tax, enabling you to identify opportunities for claiming SR&ED. This will be backed by strong client relationship and project management skills.

It is intended that this will be part of a build up of the clients activities in Ontario and as such you will have opportunity of molding the role, and gaining promotion with the growth of the team. You will however need to be self sufficient and have a very solid understanding of this tax specialism.

  • Technical and tax experience.
  • Background in SR&ED
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, along with business development experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: c.$135,000 dependent on experience

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please get in touch adrian@winchesters.ca

Manager – Canadian Taxes – Oakville – (c.$120,000)

We are working with an Oakville based accounting firm to recruit a Tax Manager for their Canadian tax team. They have growing tax, audit and assurance teams, and a reputation for a great working environment.

You will be responsible for overseeing and reviewing tax returns/filings, resolving tax issues, communication internally and with CRA, researching tax legislation and managing client relationships.

You will lead, mentor, train, and support members of the tax team, managing the workflow, and optimising department resources. You will also present on new tax matters to the broader business.

This firm values client focused individuals, with strong relationship building skills, adaptability, accountability, and a collaborative approach, coupled obviously with strong technical skills in the area of tax.

You will have a CPA designation, be working through your In-depth tax courses, and have in excess of 3-5  years tax experience.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca.

Tax Manager – Hamilton (c.$110,000)

We are working with a established accounting firm to recruit a Tax Manager for their Hamilton office. They have well-established tax and advisory teams and a strong presence in the West GTA and Niagara regions.

You will be responsible for overseeing tax returns/filings, review, resolving tax issues, managing relationships with the CRA, researching new tax legislation, advice and planning and client projects. You will be involved in client business development, and working to identify opportunities for providing additional services to clients.

This role will be part of succession planning for the tax team and as such rapid progression to Partner is expected.

This firm is looking for a customer focused and energetic candidate looking for progression, coupled with a strong technical tax knowledge.

  • CPA designation, and ideally be working through your In-depth tax courses (although they will provide this for candidates who have not had the opportunity).
  • Excellent client and colleague relationship management skills.
  • Strong Canadian corporate and personal tax knowledge.

If you would be interested in getting more information please apply in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca

Senior Manager – US Tax

Based in Oakville

Salary: $120,000 to $140,000

 

Our client is a mid-sized public accounting firm in the Oakville area offering audit, advisory and tax services. The firm is looking for a Senior Manager to join their US tax business and as part of a broader tax function. The role will be a key in the growth of the division and future succession plans. This firm has an excellent reputation with much of the work coming from referrals, and prides itself on engaging its staff and offering a good working culture.

 

You will be responsible for implementing US tax planning activities, advisory, and tax compliance, leading and managing a team of staff in their duties and completion of client work. This role offers diverse broad ranging assignments. Much of the work is on US personal taxes and as such requires an excellent technical knowledge of this area.  You will take responsibility for the daily management of the function and there are clear opportunities for progression in the firm.

Responsibilities:

  • Tax lead on client engagements, planning and organizing the tax team as required for preparation of tax returns. Providing hands on guidance and coaching, developing the tax knowledge of team members.
  • Provide knowledge on compliance, cross border planning, estate & gift and treaty work.
  • Research tax issues and present conclusions.

Requirements:

  • Over 10 years of experience in public accounting practice, preparing and reviewing US personal, corporate and trust returns, estate tax planning, and dispute resolution.
  • Excellent client facing skills and offer timely, high quality, exceptional service to clients
  • Demonstrate an understanding of complex US tax concepts and application of this knowledge.
  • Professional Accounting designation (CPA (US or Canadian) or EA
  • Flexible and adaptable to meet entrepreneurial culture
  • Proven ability to collaborate with firm client services teams
  • Proven strong project management and organizational skills

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $120,000.00 to $140,000.00 /year

 

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email adrian@winchesters.ca in confidence.

Senior Tax Analyst (Industry) – Toronto Based (c.$90,000-$95,000)

 

Winchesters Taxation are working with a large international organisation to recruit a Senior Tax Analyst for their head office function in Downtown Toronto.

 

You will be responsible for preparation of complex Canadian and international corporate tax returns, quarterly and annual tax reporting, provisioning, compliance, research on tax issues and legislation, assisting in tax audits and interaction with tax authorities.

You will ideally have a knowledge of international tax, however Canadian corporate tax is key.

  • Graduate with CPA designation and ideally pursuing In-depth Tax
  • Experience in complex corporate tax activities backed by experience in a large public accounting tax function.
  • Highly analytical with strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail orientated

This role offers an excellent opportunity to move across to industry and broaden existing taxation skills and experience, in a large central function.

Apply in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca

Tax Manager – Midtown Toronto (c.$100,000)

We are working with a large GTA accounting firm to recruit a Tax Manager for their Midtown Toronto site. They have well-established tax and advisory teams and the scale to offer complex work and career development.

You will be responsible for tax planning, review, overseeing large tax returns/filings, resolving tax issues, communication internally and with CRA, researching new tax legislation, and client projects. You will manage client relationships, business development, and identify opportunities for additional client services.

You will mentor, train, and support members of the tax team, managing the workflow, and optimising resources.

This firm values client focused individuals, with strong relationship building skills, adaptability, accountability, and a collaborative approach, coupled obviously with strong technical skills in the area of tax.

  • CPA designation, be working through your In-depth tax courses, and have in excess of 3 years tax experience.
  • Excellent client and colleague relationship management skills.
  • Strong Canadian corporate and personal tax knowledge.

If you would be interested in getting more information please apply in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca

Job Type: Full-time

Tax Senior – US Tax – West GTA (c.$80,000)

Winchesters Taxation are recruiting for an experienced US Tax specialist on behalf of a multi-office public accounting firm.

 

You will join the successful and expanding US tax practice of a firm that also provides audit, assurance, and Canadian tax services.

You will be responsible for preparing and reviewing US corporate and personal taxes, providing planning and advice on cross border structures and compliance, and researching and interpreting new legislation.

You will have involvement in client business development, and be key in relationship management, leading assignments and projects.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Canadian or US CPA designation.
  • 5 years post qualification experience in US tax and ideally in a public accounting practice.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, motivated and ambitious.
  • Excellent customer service/client relationship management skills..

This is a growing US tax team and offers opportunities for development. The role presents a great chance to grow your skills and career.

 

If you would like to find out more about the role email adrian@winchesters.ca in confidence

Tax Manager – Mississauga (c.$100,000)

Winchesters are recruiting for an experienced Tax Manager on behalf of a large multi office accounting firm in the Mississauga area.

As Tax Manager you will work on varying tax assignments with a client base of public and private businesses that cut across a broad set of sectors. You will work on corporate tax with some involvement in personal, and may be involved in some international tax work.

You will be responsible for managing multiple engagements at any one time, leading and coaching less experienced team members, and taking a hands-on role in assignments.

You will advise clients on suitable tax strategies, reviewing returns and auditing work, conducting research, identifying and advising on improvements for clients, and assessing additional business opportunities within clients.

  • CPA designation and at least studying In-Depth Tax or MTax.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, motivated and ambitious.
  • Team management and development skills.
  • Excellent customer service/client relationship management skills.
  • Experience of working with larger private of public company clients.

This is a growing tax team and offers opportunities for development. The role presents a great chance to grow your skills and career.

 

If you would like to find out more, please apply in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca

Senior Manager – Tax – Midtown Toronto – (Excellent package)

Our client is a large and growing public accounting firm in midtown with audit, advisory and tax services. The firm is looking for a Senior Manager to join the business as part of the growth. This firm’s tax group has an excellent reputation for implementing tax planning opportunities, advisory, and tax compliance reviews, and this role will work on broad ranging assignments with large private and small corporate clients.

This firm is one where individuals join and don’t leave because of the great working environment, progression potential, and the positive culture that they promote. Located in midtown Toronto, the firm is in an excellent location for anyone living in the Greater Toronto Area.

Responsibilities:

  • Tax lead on client engagements
  • Develop an understanding of the client’s business as it relates to a particular area or assignment
  • Plan and organize the tax team as required for preparation of tax returns, and conduct, document and present tax research
  • Offer tax compliance services and work closely with Partners to provide innovative tax planning ideas to a variety of clients
  • Research tax issues and present conclusions to the shareholder or manager.
  • Provide daily guidance and coaching, and develop the tax knowledge of more junior tax team members
  • Be a member of the full-service team to meet the operational tax needs of our clients
  • Provide timely, high quality, exceptional service to our clients

Requirements:

  • Over 7 years of experience in public accounting practice, preparing and reviewing personal, corporate and trust returns, estate tax planning, corporate reorganizations and dispute resolution.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of increasingly complex tax concepts and effectively apply tax knowledge to client situations
  • Professional Accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to collaborate with firm client services teams
  • Proven strong project management and organizational skills

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $120,000.00 to $180,000.00 /year

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email adrian@winchesters.ca in confidence.

 

Corporate Tax Analyst – Toronto Based (c.$80-85,000)

Winchesters Taxation are working with a prestigious Canadian corporate to recruit a Tax Analyst. This hire is part of a further development of tax in this growing business.

You will have a background in the tax function of a large organisation, ideally with international subsidiaries, and will have been responsible for preparation of complex Canadian and international corporate tax returns, and quarterly and annual tax reporting.

You will have been involved in tax provisioning, compliance, research on tax issues, assisting in tax audits and interaction with tax authorities. You will ideally have a knowledge of international tax, transfer pricing, and indirect tax.

This role offers an experienced tax professional an ideal opportunity to develop and prove their knowledge in a highly successful, fast paced, and growing business.

  • Graduate with CPA designation and ideally pursuing In-depth Tax
  • IFRS knowledge
  • Highly analytical with strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail orientated

Apply in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca

Senior Manager – Tax (with Progression to Partner)

Location: Toronto

Salary: $150,000 – $200,000

 

I am working with a Toronto based mid-sized accounting firm to recruit a Senior Manager who they aim will quickly move to the role Partner. This new role will allow them to increase the senior level support required for their growing taxation practice.

This organisation is part of a large group of companies with national and global coverage and they are growing with increased inbound business.

They intend to further develop their tax function in Toronto and are looking for an experienced Senior Manager looking for progression to Partner. This will be a key hire in this development and the role offers both progression and an exciting opportunity to grow a business.

Working with mainly private and owner managed clients, you will undertake tax engagements and implement tax planning strategies for their clients. Given the increased focus on developing the function, you will need to be highly client/customer service focused.

  • Review client corporate and personal tax returns and identify planning opportunities.
  • Research tax matters and develop tax planning strategy.
  • Preparation of tax memorandums, and tax due diligence.
  • Understanding of interpretation and application of tax legislation.
  • Leading projects and being a manager and mentor the team.
  • Highlighting business development opportunities with clients.

You will possess the following experience:

  • CPA, and In-Depth Tax Course/ Master of Tax (MTax)
  • Experience at senior level in the tax practice of an accounting firm.
  • IT literacy and experience of Excel, tax software such as TaxPrep & tax research software.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and presentation skills, analytical, with strong attention to detail.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send your resume to adrian@winchesters.ca in confidence.

 

Manager of Taxation

(Downtown Toronto)

$110,000 – $135,000

 

Our client is a large successful consumer products business with global coverage. They are looking to recruit a Manager of Taxation to coordinate company corporate tax and manage their international tax activities.

You will be involved in tax compliance (domestic and international), tax planning, advisory, transfer pricing, and managing the relationship with Canadian and international tax authorities, and with external accounting firms.

 

You will be responsible for reporting activities and tax compliance in the business, research on tax policy and regulations, and be the tax “go-to” within the business.

 

The role would suit a candidate with a broad tax background and who has the level of experience to work self sufficiently. The breadth and level of the role offers a challenging, interesting, and rewarding opportunity and the chance of using a wide range of technical knowledge.

  • Degree qualified and CPA designation.
  • CICA In-depth qualified or MTax.
  • You will have excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Background in international corporate organisation would be an asset.

 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $110,000 to $135,000 /year

 

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please get in touch adrian@winchesters.ca

Senior Manager – Tax
Oakville/Burlington, ON
$130,000-$160,000 base plus bonus

Our client is a well known mid-sized firm with an established tax practice.

The firm is looking for a Senior Manager – Tax to concentrate on managing the existing team, ensuring service is provided and signing off on work. The firm’s tax group has an excellent reputation and works mainly with private organizations. They have a friendly family atmosphere, whilst professional and offering the career opportunities required.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to review corporate tax returns and identify planning opportunities.
  • Tax research and develop tax planning strategies.
  • Assist with client’s corporate reorganizations, transactions and other tax planning.
  • Preparation of tax memorandums & due diligence reports;
  • Interpreting and applying tax legislation.
  • Ability to manage and coach team members.
  • Identify and deliver business development opportunities.

Requirements:

  • CPA, and CICA In-Depth Tax Course or a Master of Tax (MTax)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a Canadian tax role.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to organize, prepare and clearly present information to our clients and team.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send your resume in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca

Tax Manager

Hamilton Area

(c.$100,000)

 

Winchesters are recruiting for an experienced Tax Manager on behalf of an accounting firm in the Hamilton area.

 

As Tax Manager you will work within an established team to service a client base of mainly private and owner managed companies across a broad section of industries and tax activities.

You will be responsible for managing multiple engagements at any one time, leading and coaching team members through the process, and taking a hands-on role in activities. You will advise clients on suitable tax strategies, reviewing returns and working papers, conduct research, advise on opportunities, and identify additional business within clients.

  • CPA, In-Depth Tax/MTax designation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Team management and development skills.
  • Excellent customer service/client relationship management skills.
  • Experience of working with private company clients.

This is a growing tax team and offers opportunities for development. The company prides itself on offering a good work life balance and very competitive packages. The role presents a great chance to grow your career whilst maintaining quality of life.

 

Sales Tax Recovery Consultant

Toronto Area

Excellent Package

 

We are recruiting for specialists in sales, indirect, commodity taxes to join a sales tax advisory and recovery business located in the Toronto area.

 

You will:

 

  • Undertake engagements to identify recoveries for clients, managing the projects (plans, schedules, and required deliverables).
  • You will liaise with clients, identify opportunities, and conduct client presentations.
  • Gather data on returns, tax invoices, purchase orders, review and reconcile data and assess issues.

 

Experience:

 

  • Degree level in Accounting and Finance or equivalent, and a detailed knowledge of and experience in Canadian sales tax.
  • Experienced in dealing and negotiating with the Canada Revenue Agency and other relevant government agencies.

 

This role offers a demanding and highly rewarding role for specialists in sales tax.

Manager of Taxation

(Toronto)

Our client is a financial services business with a global footprint, who are growing as an organisation. They are looking to recruit a Manager of Taxation to concentrate on corporate tax but with involvement in projects as broad as international and process automation.

You will be responsible for reporting activities and tax compliance, research and updating on tax policy and regulations, involvement in planning, and communicating within the business internally and externally to the tax authorities. The role would suit a candidate looking for a business where they can development and have progression opportunities.

Candidates should be:

  • Degree qualified.
  • In-depth 1/2 and ideally 3 taxation qualified or MTax.
  • You will have excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Background in financial services would be an asset.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $90,000.00 to $100,000.00 /year

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please get in touch adrian@winchesters.ca

Tax Senior Manager (International)

Toronto, ON

Our client is a reputable and growing public accounting firm in Toronto with audit, advisory and tax services available. The firm is looking for a Senior Manager to join the business focused on international clients tax requirements. This firm’s tax group has an excellent reputation for implementing tax planning opportunities, advisory, and tax compliance reviews, concentrating on Canadian Tax for international clients. This area is very buoyant for them and they are eager to identify specialists who can help manage and capitalise on the volume of business.

This firm is one where individuals join and don’t leave because of the great working environment and positive culture that they promote. I addition, opportunity to progress to Partner is available given the structure of the team. Located in Toronto, the firm is in an excellent location for anyone living in the Greater Toronto Area.

Responsibilities:

  • Tax lead on client engagements
  • Develop an understanding of the client’s business as it relates to a particular area or assignment
  • Plan and organize the tax team as required for preparation of tax returns, and conduct, document and present tax research
  • Offer tax compliance services and work closely with Partners to provide innovative tax planning ideas to a variety of clients
  • Research tax issues and present conclusions to the shareholder or manager
  • Provide daily guidance and coaching, and develop the tax knowledge of more junior tax team members
  • Be a member of the full-service team to meet the operational tax needs of our clients
  • Provide timely, high quality, exceptional service to our clients

Requirements:

  • Over 7 years of experience in public accounting practice with a specialization in inbound international tax, preparing and reviewing personal, corporate and trust returns, estate tax planning, corporate reorganizations and dispute resolution
  • Demonstrate an understanding of increasingly complex tax concepts and effectively apply tax knowledge to client situations
  • Professional Accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to collaborate with firm client services teams
  • Proven strong project management and organizational skills

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $120,000.00 to $180,000.00 /year

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact me at adrian@winchesters.ca

 

Senior Manager, Tax
North York, ON
$130,000-$170,000 base plus bonus and other incentives, 4 weeks of vacation

Our client is a reputable mid-sized public accounting firm in North York with audit, advisory and tax services. The firm is looking for a senior manager or manager of Canadian Corporate Tax to join the business and hopefully grow with the firm to become partner. The firm’s tax group has an excellent reputation working primarily with private organizations and this individual will be reviewing personal and corporate tax work within his/her team along with, trust and estate planning work and some M&A work.

This firm is one where individuals join and don’t leave because of the great working environment and positive culture that they promote. Located in North York near highway 401, the firm is in an excellent location for anyone living in the GTA or commuting in. Don’t wait any longer and apply now!

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to review large corporate tax returns and identify planning opportunities;
  • Research Canadian tax matters and develop tax planning strategies;
  • Developing international tax planning initiatives and strategies;
  • Assist with corporate reorganizations, transactions and other tax planning;
  • Preparation of tax memorandums;
  • Preparation of tax due diligence reports;
  • Expertise in interpreting and applying tax legislation;
  • Ability to train and manage junior team members;
  • Identify business development opportunities;

Requirements:

  • CPA, CA, CGA, or CMA, lawyer, CICA In-Depth Tax Course or a Master of Tax completed;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a tax role with Canadian Core and International Tax experience;
  • Computer proficient; knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, TaxPrep, TaxnetPro/CCH or similar tax research software;
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to organize, prepare and clearly present information to our clients and team;
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send your resume in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Tax Senior Manager / Tax Partner
Toronto, ON
Compensation to be discussed

Our client is a reputable and growing public accounting firm in Toronto with audit, advisory and tax services available. The firm is looking for a Senior Manager or Tax Partner to join the business and hopefully continue to grow the tax practice in the firm. This firm’s tax group has an excellent reputation for implementing tax planning opportunities and tax compliance reviews, concentrating on domestic tax for a variety of clients including individuals, partnerships, trusts and small and medium sized corporate clients. The role will also involve collaborating with the US tax group on cross border tax planning.

This firm is one where individuals join and don’t leave because of the great working environment and positive culture that they promote. Located in Toronto, the firm is in an excellent location for anyone living in the Greater Toronto Area or commuting in with the GO. Don’t wait any longer and apply now!

Responsibilities:

 

  • Tax lead on small and medium sized client engagements
  • Pro-actively co-ordinate with the US Tax Team when US tax filings are required
  • Develop an understanding of the client’s business as it relates to a particular area or assignment
  • Plan and organize the tax team as required for preparation of tax returns, and conduct, document and present tax research
  • Offer tax compliance services and work closely with Partners to provide innovative tax planning ideas to a variety of clients
  • Research tax issues and present conclusions to the shareholder or manager
  • Provide daily guidance and coaching, and develop the tax knowledge of more junior tax team members
  • Be a member of the full-service team to meet the operational tax needs of our clients
  • Provide timely, high quality, exceptional service to our clients

Requirements:

  • Over 7 years of experience in public accounting practice with a specialization in tax, preparing and reviewing personal, corporate and trust returns, estate tax planning, corporate reorganizations and dispute resolution
  • Demonstrate an understanding of increasingly complex tax concepts and effectively apply tax knowledge to client situations
  • Professional Accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to collaborate with firm client services teams
  • Proven strong project management and organizational skills

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.