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.

Accounting Manager
Downtown Toronto, ON
$85,000-$90,000 base plus bonus, 4 weeks’ vacation and excellent benefits

Our client is a large company with operations around the world. The business is expanding and the Controller needs a strong Senior Accountant or Accounting Manager with at least 5 years of experience to join the Accounting team. The position is pivotal for the month-end close activities and you will gain experience with project accounting, consolidated financial reporting, and multiple currency ledgers.

The position is a permanent position and managers are CPA-designated, so preference will be given to candidates with their CPA designation completed.

Responsibilities

  • Day to day management of accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivable, project accounting and general ledger
  • Monthly close, preparation of financial reports for senior management; Ad hoc analysis as needed
  • Ensure performance of accounting database, systems upgrades, and improvements
  • Ensure that financial statements are in accordance with GAAP
  • Participate, manage, and assist with the integration of international office operations into a central database
  • Manage the annual audit with outside CPA firm
  • Responsible for internal audit work of domestic and international operations and management of government overhead audit
  • Act as mentor by coaching and motivating teams and individuals; fostering an environment of mutual respect and trust among members of the group as it grows and develops
  • Support diversity programs and develop continuing education opportunities
  • Educate and/or guide non-financial staff on accounting procedures
  • Take personal responsibility for fostering a green workplace through sustainable work practices

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and 5 plus years’ related accounting experience; or an equivalent of education and experience required
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Accounting experience in a professional services firm and/or project accounting experience preferred
  • 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 at all management levels
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently needed
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment

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.

Junior Accountant
Toronto, ON
$50,000-$55,000 base plus 5-10% bonus, and excellent benefits

Our client is a Toronto-based private equity investment management firm that is focused in the real estate sector. The company has grown steadily and this is a newly created role to help the Controller who reports to the CFO.

The ideal candidate for the Junior Accountant position is a person with a positive, can-do attitude, who is excited to roll up their sleeves and work on various unique and exciting projects. In this role, you will support the Controller on both day-to-day tasks as well as long-term projects. We are looking for someone with at least 1 full year of accounting experience.

The Junior Accountant will be responsible for the general accounting function including preparing journal entries, performing the day-to-day processing of accounts payable, general ledger transactions, bank account reconciliations, assisting with the compilation and analysis of month end financial reporting, quarterly and year-end external financial reporting and annual budgeting.

This is the type of role where after a year you will probably be given FP&A responsibilities.

Responsibilities:        

  • Accounts Payable, including processing invoices, following up with vendors and resolving discrepancies in a timely manner;
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations and inter-company accounts reconciliations;
  • Ensure proper accounting procedures, adequate internal controls, documentation and complete audit trails are adhered to;
  • Day-to-day, you will support the Controller and CFO to ensure accurate and timely reporting to our internal and external stakeholders including but not limited to processing of AP and HST returns;
  • Identify opportunities to improve processes and procedures, including daily tasks, to optimize the company’s processes;
  • Assist in the monthly close process for all entities;
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly and year end financial statements;
  • General administrative tasks to support the Controller; and
  • Ad hoc analyses or other tasks.

Requirements:

  • A completed bachelor’s degree in Commerce or BBA
  • Minimum one year of accounting experience
  • Solid computer skills, specifically Excel
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks/projects on similar timelines to successful completion
  • Exceptional attention to detail, self-motivated, professional, able to work independently and as part of a team

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.

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.

Project Accountant
Burlington, Ontario
$60,000-$65,000 base plus bonus

Real estate development company in Burlington is looking for a Project Accountant, reporting directly to the Controller.

Our established and excellent residential client in Burlington is in major growth mode and therefore is looking for a project accountant to join the business coming from the real estate sector. The company has gone through several exciting changes over the past couple years and this is a great time for someone to join and continue your career in real estate development accounting. This position will report up to the Controller and will be instrumental with the day-to-day accounting and financial reporting for the group of companies.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day accounting processes and ensuring that all transactions are recorded and reported accurately, completely, on a timely basis and in accordance with the company’s approved accounting policies and procedures.
  • Preparation of the operating and financial results of the Projects/Divisions/Companies.
  • Research, track history, and forecast the accounts payables for monthly cash forecasting and annual budgeting processes.
  • Provide support in administering internal controls and assist in identifying risks and opportunities to improve the control environment
  • Provide accurate reports making sure the validity of data entry, timely reporting, and effective general support in all areas related to accounting, finance and operations.
  • Special projects as assigned, include contributing to process improvement initiatives, participating in software enhancements, historical project analysis, and supporting co-worker duties related to budgeting and accounting software inputs during periods of high volume or transition.
  • Perform monthly accounting cycles including adjusting entries, reconciliations of inter company loans, cash flow management, construction project financing draws, HST and Payroll taxes fillings.
  • Provide on going support to Chief Financial Officer in creating and maintaining project variance reports, reconcile monthly draws with funding guidelines.
  • Be attentive and pro active in taking on additional responsibilities with the growth of the group of companies.

Requirements:

  • Degree or diploma in business or accounting
  • At least 2-3 years of experience working in the real estate development and/or construction industry
  • Knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices, and the analysis and reporting of financial-related reports
  • An ambitious and can-do attitude with an ability to work with little supervision
  • 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.

Senior Financial Analyst – Acquisitions, Development
$80,000-$100,000 base plus bonus
Burlington, Ontario

With this company being one of the fastest growing real estate companies in the GTA/Toronto you will get experience and insight into the multifaceted operations and execution of high profile real estate development projects. You will be responsible for the day to day duties of managing real estate models, acquisitions, feasibility studies, monitoring project performance, planning and analyzing budgets. You will also have the opportunity to manage one junior analyst. If this new challenge sounds like a fit for you, do not hesitate to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct due diligence and feasibility studies to analyze acquisitions
  • Technical analysis and ensure proper accounting for acquisitions and deal disposition
  • Underwrite new development deals and create intricate proforma budgets
  • Conduct project budget review with focus on actual vs budget proformas monthly to meet company and project objectives
  • Analyze project cash flows and prepare sensitivity analysis to study impacts on overall project
  • Prepare equity and investment IRR waterfall analysis to ensure KPI’s are met
  • Continuously Monitor and update all project proformas, cashflows and IRR models in conjunction with project accountants, controller, and CFO
  • Create monthly project financial reports to present to LP partners, CEO, CFO and COO.
  • Participate, collaborate and give recommendations on projects and identify efficiencies for continuous improvements
  • Assist with execution of development portfolio strategy related to investments and supporting executive team on execution of transactional activity

Requirements:

  • Must have at least three (3) or more years’ experience in financial reporting/analysis in real estate development or similar
  • Completed a university degree and obtained professional accounting or financial analyst designation with exposure to real estate development (CPA or CFA)
  • Have a thorough understanding of both high rise and low-rise, mixed use and commercial development
  • Are analytical and have ability to produce analysis in appropriate language and style
  • Possess excellent communication (both written and verbal) and presentation skills
  • Have strong process management/improvement skills with a mindset for continuous improvement
  • Have ability to manage your time, with strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks within a demanding environment
  • Are proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Argus Developer or other similar modeling software (Word, Excel, Project, Outlook)

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.

Senior Property Accountant
Kitchener, Ontario
Competitive salary plus bonus and great benefits

Our client is a stable and established organization in Ontario with a huge portfolio of properties across many different asset types.

The property accounting team is looking for a property accountant or senior accountant / auditor with at least 3 years of experience in a similar environment or audit firm.  This position is in charge of the full-cycle accounting for a portfolio of retail properties in Kitchener, giving the successful candidate unique property accounting experience and unmatched growth potential.

This company has a great reputation and is growing so it’s a great time to join.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing reporting and analysis on an individual property basis for reporting to partners, lenders and Corporate Accounting group.
  • Working proactively with property management to identify issues regarding the monthly financial results, tenant escalation / tax questions, and provide guidance on proper accounting policies.
  • All aspects of general ledger accounting including preparing monthly journal entries, bank reconciliations, etc.
  • Preparing real estate tax, operating expense and other CAM (escalation billings) for tenants.
  • Working with property management and other interested parties to coordinate the creation and flow of financial data, budgets and reforecasts.
  • Working with independent auditors and create work papers to be used in conjunction with audits.
  • Reviewing and analyzing tenant leases.

Responsibilities:

  • University degree or college diploma in a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Property Accounting or a senior accounting role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced MS EXCEL skills and proficient with MS Word and Outlook
  • Preference will be given to individuals coming with working experience using real estate accounting software

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.

Financial Controller
Toronto, Ontario
$100,000-$110,000 base plus bonus, excellent benefits and vacation

Our client is a growing Real Estate company in mid-town Toronto. They are looking for an experienced Controller or Accounting Manager to join the small and growing team. Previous real estate development accounting experience is a mandatory requirement.

The Controller will report directly to the President and will direct all finance, accounting and reporting for all projects by working with the executive and project team, joint ventures, financiers, consultants, government agencies and other stakeholders. This position is a very unique role giving the successful candidate the opportunity to have full autonomy as the finance department head. Apply now.

Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with the President in the design of the initial ownership structuring of projects and partnerships
  • Produce and continuously analyze cash flow projections for projects from conception to closing
  • Manage equity draws for project ownership entities, partnerships and joint ventures consistent with their respective legal structuring
  • Provide monthly financial analysis of projects and operations to the internal executive team with a goal to seek improvements and compliance with project/partnership goals and continuously seek financial improvement and efficiency for all project and operations
  • Prepare quarterly reports on projects with financial statements to be distributed to investors and partners and financiers
  • Direct, monitor and manage invoice payables of projects while reconciling with the contracts to ensure accurate and consistent procedure and payment
  • Manage the monthly construction draw process with the project cost consultant and construction lender
  • Conduct reconciliation of all project accounts and report to external accounting/auditing firms for month end, quarterly and year end filings
  • File monthly HST input tax credits on projects

Requirements:

  • University degree
  • CPA Designation
  • 5+ years experience in finance/accounting in real estate development
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Working knowledge of EXCEL
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Positive and professional demeanor

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.

Project Accountant

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Salary: $50,000-$55,000 with a discretionary bonus

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Posting all journal entries for projects
  • Reconciliation of all bank and other balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis
  • Produce and analyze cash-flow projections for all projects
  • Preparation of monthly and annual HST filings
  • Manage the AP process from start to finish
  • Reconcile all vendor invoices to contracts to ensure accuracy in billings
  • Procure payment in a timely fashion
  • Preparation of internal and external financial reporting
  • Preparing loan draw package monthly for submission to our cost consultant
  • Assist with preparation of year -end financial reports and other documentation for external accountants for project financial statements and corporate tax filings
  • Continuously seek improvement and efficiency in all projects and operations
  • Ad-hoc reporting and support for the development and construction teams as necessary
  • Assist with special projects as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-Secondary education in University or College in accounting or business
  • At least 3 or more years experience in a project accounting setting
  • Working towards a CPA designation an asset
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Experience with Quickbooks or a similar accounting system
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with emphasis on communication; both verbal and written
  • Ability to follow directions, learn quickly and work independently
  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to multitask
  • Attention to detail and accuracy

 

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.

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.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
North York, ON
The salary is to be negotiated with consideration of base salary and bonus

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 with a three to five-year timescale for this group of companies.

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. 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 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
  • 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

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.

Title: Procurement Manager

Salary: Up to $110,000

Location: Georgetown

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Our client, a large construction business with an international presence are expanding their procurement team. They are moving forwards with a transformation to ensure procurement is a more strategic function than present and can properly support the Project Managers and teams.

As a result, they are seeking a Procurement Manager who can manage 6 reports spread geographically around the country. You will ensure compliance to procurement processes within the team whilst managing supplier sourcing, negotiation and management.

Previous experience of the construction industry will be paramount in this role as you will be expected to provide expert guidance to the business and the wider procurement team.

An ideal candidate will have:

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

If you feel you could be the next Procurement Manager then please apply today!

Title: Procurement Specialist

Salary: Up to $65,000

Location: Halifax

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Our client, a large Canadian owned business who focus on construction and facilities management are in the early stages of a Procurement transformation. This is a really exciting time for the team where they are challenging the previous norms and establishing a more strategic department. This will lead to far greater emphasis on stakeholder engagement and supplier management.

They are seeking an experienced Procurement Specialist to join the team and play a key role in this transformation in Nova Scotia. It will suit someone who enjoys a fast paced environment where significant change is planned. You would ideally have experience within Construction, Oil & Gas or Technical Facilities Management.

This is a role where you can play a significant part within the Nova Scotia region with the potential to step into a larger role in the future.

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

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 (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

Winchesters Taxation are recruiting for an experienced Tax Specialist on behalf of a well-established real estate organization to assist with partnership compliance during their tax busy season. The contract is expected to run from the end of February to early April.

The ideal candidate will be a tax professional with experience in Canadian tax compliance, specifically partnership tax returns (T5013). Personal tax preparation is considered an asset. The candidate should be a self-motivated individual who will assist in the preparation and completion of Canadian tax returns and related tax working papers. The individual will work closely with the VP of Taxation and have some interaction with the CFO.

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of experience in Canadian tax preparation (T5013) at a public accounting firm or similar environment, Big 4 experience is preferred
  • Experienced with tax preparation software (Taxprep or Cantax)
  • Solid organizational, prioritization and multi-tasking skills.
  • Self sufficient and confident working in a fast-paced environment.

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

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

Tax Manager

London, Ontario

Excellent package

We are working with a large Ontario accounting firm to recruit a Tax Manager for their London site. They have a well-established tax and advisory team, and a reputation for a great working environment, and ambitious and positive culture.

You will be responsible for review, overseeing large tax returns/filings, resolving tax issues, communication internally and with CRA, research 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.

 

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.