Tax

Our Winchesters team has extensive experience recruiting for Tax roles across Ontario. Whether you are seeking a role as a Tax Specialist, Senior Tax Manager, Tax Partner, VP Taxation, Director Taxation, or Senior Tax Analyst, our team can help you find your next career opportunity!

The Winchesters Team will help you find your next opportunity, whether you are looking to fill permanent, short-term, or project-based positions.

Below are current tax opportunities available through Winchesters. We also have exciting career opportunities related to finance, procurement, and audit, so please check our website regularly for new opportunities! To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn.

Senior Tax & Compliance Officer
North York, Ontario
$120,000 – $145,000 + Bonus

Our client is a national, family-owned, construction and building supply company. They operate on the pillars of quality, integrity, and trustworthiness that have defined the success of their business.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to join an established tax function within a large company in a leadership position providing a variety of tax compliance services and mentorship to staff. This position is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious tax professional looking to make the next step in their career and move to the industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and examining accounting records and financial reports including corporations, partnerships, and high-net-worth individuals.
  •  Preparing and reviewing various tax compliance files.
  •  Managing and leading correspondences with tax authorities.
  •  Providing assistance with audits.
  •  Conducting tax research and analysis.
  •  Working closely with the CFO on various tax planning and liability engagements.
  •  Providing mentorship and guidance to junior members of the tax team.

As an ideal candidate you will have the following:

  •  4-6 years of prior tax experience within a public accounting firm.
  •  CPA designation. Tax In-Depth is considered an asset.
  •  Previous managerial or leadership experience.
  •  Knowledge of a broad range of Canadian corporate income tax matters.
  •  Comfortable handling multiple tasks and engagements simultaneously.
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

Junior Tax & Compliance Officer
North York, Ontario
$100,000 – $125,000 + Bonus

Our client is a national, family-owned, construction and building supply company. They operate on the pillars of quality, integrity, and trustworthiness that have defined the success of their business.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to join an established tax function within a large company providing a variety of tax compliance and tax planning services. This position is a great opportunity for an ambitious tax professional looking to make a move to industry and join a large national company.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and examining accounting records and financial reports including corporations, partnerships, and high-net-worth individuals.
  •  Preparing various tax compliance files.
  •  Assisting with correspondences with tax authorities.
  •  Providing assistance with audits.
  •  Conducting tax research and analysis.
  •  Working closely with the CFO and senior tax team on various tax planning and liability engagements.
  •  Assisting professional service providers in the preparation of various US tax files.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 2-4 years of prior tax experience within a public accounting firm.
  • CPA designation is considered an asset.
  •  Knowledge of a broad range of Canadian corporate income tax matters.
  •  Comfortable handling multiple tasks and engagements simultaneously.
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

Senior Tax Specialist – SR&ED

Mississauga, Ontario 

$75,000-$90,000 + Bonus

Posted on December 4, 2022.

Our client is a Mississauga-based public accounting and advisory firm.  They are known throughout the industry for the tenacity, passion, and creativity they bring to their client advisory practice.  They value independent thinkers, creative problem solvers, and attention to detail.  

They are looking for an SR&ED tax specialist to work closely with clients and assist in the development of a new strategy.  They offer competitive salaries and a flexible hybrid work environment.  If you are an ambitious tax professional looking to make the next step in your career in a fast-paced and innovative tax field, this could be an exciting opportunity for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Assessing projects in client firms, determining whether they qualify for tax credits or other incentives under federal and provincial Business Tax Incentives programs. 
  • Meeting with clients and identifying opportunities for SR&ED claims.
  • Researching client projects to determine which qualify for SR&ED incentives.
  • Preparing and reviewing detailed project descriptions. 
  • Assisting and leading reviews with the CRA. 
  • Managing client expectations and strict deadlines.
  • Handling multiple projects.

As the ideal candidate you will have the following:

  • 2-4 years of previous public accounting experience.
  • 1-2 years of prior experience in a similar position would be considered an asset.
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer / Electrical Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Strong skills in Excel. 
  • Strong understanding of web technologies, cloud computing, programming languages, and telecommunication technologies. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to work in teams. 
  • Strong interviewing skills, with the ability to probe for information. 
  • Organizational skills, analytical ability, and detail focused.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

Indirect Tax Recovery Specialist

Toronto, Ontario 

$70,000-$85,000 + Bonus

Posted on December 4, 2022.

Our client is a prominent downtown public accounting and advisory firm.  They are looking for a collaborative team member who supports their colleagues to reach your goals and theirs.  They offer competitive compensation packages, reward programs and mentorship opportunities. 

In this role you will have an opportunity to join a specialized team in an established firm that supports flexibility, recognition, and collaboration.  This position is a great opportunity for an ambitious tax professional looking to make the next step in their career.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing indirect tax recovery client savings reports. 
  • Conducting detailed reviews of client data to identify and validate potential indirect tax savings. 
  • Ensuring follow-up on Notice of Assessments. 
  • Communicating with the CRA on various tax matters. 
  • Performing tax research and analysis. 
  • Working with the senior team on client engagements to develop and assist with tax planning strategies for clients. 
  • Maintaining client files to ensure accurate and timely completion of returns and schedules.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 2-4 years of prior public accounting experience.
  • CPA designated or working towards your designation.
  • A Bachelor’s degree or a diploma with an emphasis on accounting, finance or a related field.
  • Experience in indirect tax preferred but not required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, particularly Excel and Access. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving abilities. 
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

Tax Specialist – Real Estate

North York, Ontario 

$70,000-$80,000 + Bonus

Posted on December 4, 2022.

Our client is a prominent public accounting and advisory firm driven by a core belief of turning market insight into opportunity.  They have developed an industry leading team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers.

They are looking for a tax specialist to work closely with clients and assist in the development of new strategy.  They offer competitive salaries and a flexible hybrid work environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Determining real estate values using various appraisal methods.
  • Liaising with municipalities, real estate brokers, developers, landlords and tenants.
  • Ensuring follow-up on Notice of Assessments. 
  • Communicating with the CRA on various tax matters. 
  • Performing tax research and analysis on a variety of topics. 
  • Working with the senior team on client engagements to develop and assist with tax planning strategies for our clients. 
  • Presenting assessment and market information with internal and external clients/assessors.
  • Maintaining client files to ensure accurate and timely completion of returns and schedules.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 2-4 years of previous public accounting experience.
  • CPA designated or working towards designation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated leadership and team building skills. 
  • Strong time-management abilities and self-motivation. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to handle multiple priorities.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

Tax Manager – SR&ED

Toronto, Ontario 

$105,000-$115,000 + Bonus

Posted on December 4, 2022.

Our client is a notable downtown public accounting and advisory firm.  They pride themselves on building enduring relationships with clients and staff through understanding, honestly, and collaboration.  

In this role you will work with a team of professionals to help the firm’s clients with the preparation of their tax incentive claims.  You’ll help them identify federal and state tax credits and incentives for their industry, quantify and qualify the potential tax opportunities, and increase eligible tax credits and economic incentives based on a payroll data analysis.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and supporting IT or software-based SR&ED claims. 
  • Maintaining up-to-date SR&ED knowledge including legislation, application policies, case law and CRA administrative practices. 
  • Asking the right questions to elicit relevant information from technical people. 
  • Developing skills and strategy to network with and market SR&ED services to existing and prospective clients. 
  • Understanding different technologies in your interactions with clients. 
  • Working both independently and as part of a collaborative team. 
  • Using creative problem-solving skills to apply the SR&ED rules to client opportunities.
  • Leading claim preparation and review engagements.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 4-6 years of prior experience in a similar role.
  • Bachelors or Masters of Applied Science / Engineering degree in Software Engineer, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related discipline.
  • An understanding of networking, mobile platforms, and hardware development.
  • Knowledge of current development technologies and other related technologies. 
  • Prior SR&ED experience including writing and supporting SR&ED claims.
  • Previous leadership experience.
  • Strong client-service orientation focused on achieving high-quality, timely and profitable results 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

Manager of Sales Tax Recovery

Mississauga, Ontario 

$100,000-$115,000 + Bonus

Posted on December 4, 2022.

Our client is a Mississauga based public accounting and advisory firm.  They are known throughout the industry for the tenacity, passion, and creativity they bring to their client advisory practice.  They value independent thinkers, creative problem solvers, and attention to detail.  

This is a great opportunity for someone who likes to think outside the box, work closely with Partners on client facing projects, and manage a team of tax specialists.  If you are looking to take the next step in your career and move into a leadership position, this could be an exciting opportunity for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing client sales tax payments.
  • Inputting tax credits and sales tax accounts to identify sales tax recovery opportunities. 
  • Preparing refund claims, including supporting schedules providing full details of refunds. 
  • Preparing comprehensive client reports.
  • Assisting clients with sales tax issues as required. 
  • Identifying and advising clients in areas of sales tax exposure. 
  • Maintaining updated knowledge in all areas of GST/HST/PST/QST.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 6-10 years of indirect tax experience within a public accounting firm.
  • Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma in Accounting and/or Finance. 
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA).
  • Basic working knowledge of GST and PST administration.
  • Knowledge of GST and PST legislation and policies.
  • Superior organizational skills and ability to meet project deadlines. 
  • Highly personable and strong communication skills (written and verbal).

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca (more…)

Property Tax Manager

Oakville, Ontario 

$105,000-$120,000 + Bonus

Posted on December 4, 2022.

Our client is a large, Oakville based, public accounting and advisory firm.  They combine passion with purpose to deliver innovative, customized tax strategies within a complex and dynamic regulatory framework.   

They are looking for a dedicated tax professional who values an honest and entrepreneurial work environment.  As a trusted advisor, you’ll monitor markets and legislative changes to ensure that clients are utilizing all available programs and incentives to maximize tax recovery potential on real estate.

Responsibilities:

  • Determining real estate values using various appraisal methods.
  • Preparing tax and assessment forecasts.
  • Presenting assessment and market information with internal and external clients/assessors.
  • Liaising with municipalities, real estate brokers, developers, landlords and tenants.
  • Executing audit procedures to determine if clients are being fairly assessed.
  • Managing engagement planning and scheduling as well as project financials.
  • Reviewing, designing and developing high-quality deliverables including reports, presentations and other correspondence.
  • Networking to create new business development opportunities and leading the preparation and delivery of competitive proposals to meet client needs.
  • Mentoring and coaching team members towards professional and personal development, providing feedback and conducting performance reviews.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5-7 years of prior public accounting experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce, real estate, economics or law.
  • Real Property Assessment Certificate is considered an asset.
  • Strong research skills and understanding of standard valuation methodologies and/or taxation principles.
  • Strong understanding of business, accounting, management, and practice development principles.
  • Proven people management, relationship building and leadership skills.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

Senior Tax Analyst, Canadian Tax (Contract – 8 Months)

Mississauga, Ontario (Hybrid)

$75,000 – $95,000

Posted on October 13, 2022.

Our client is a large, multinational company within the renewable energy space.  They boast an exciting, dynamic, and fast paced environment catering to those who like a balance of independent and collaborative work.  This is a great opportunity for someone looking for an exciting addition to their tax consulting profile or for someone who is keen to make the move to the industry and the flexibility it offers.

They are looking for someone who is eager to take on multiple projects, work closely with the senior tax team, and focus on tax provision.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing corporate and partnership tax returns including provision to return analysis, tax account reconciliations, and other supporting working papers.
  • Completing quarterly Canadian tax provisions under US GAAP, including preparation of quarterly tax expense forecasts and budgets.
  • Preparing additional Information returns including T106, T1134 & T1135.
  • Researching Canadian tax issues – providing supporting documentation and working papers as required.
  • Monitoring and attending to ongoing tax correspondence received and communicating with third-party service providers as needed.
  • Providing assistance to other departments as required. 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years of prior Canadian tax experience within a public accounting firm.
  • CPA designation is an asset.
  • Strong provision experience is a must-have.
  • Knowledge of Canadian corporate income tax matters.
  • Comfortable handling multiple tasks and engagements simultaneously.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

Senior Tax Manager

North York, Ontario

$140,000 – $165,000 + Bonus

Posted on September 29, 2022.

Our client is a notable downtown public accounting and advisory firm. They pride themselves on building enduring relationships with clients and staff through understanding, honesty, and collaboration. In this role you will have the opportunity to join a growing tax function in a senior leadership position providing client advisory services and mentorship to staff. This
position is a great opportunity for an ambitious tax professional looking to make the next step in their career and take on more direct leadership responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Advising clients on tax controversy matters, including tax audit and/or appeals process and strategy
  • Lead as a part of a growing tax practice supporting both the firm personnel and clients
  • Identify and develop high value tax opportunities for their clients
  • Develop, train, and mentor junior team members
  • Draft and review tax opinion memorandums
  • Work with other specialty groups on technical matters such as corporate taxation, partnerships, international tax, mergers and acquisitions
  • Planning, managing and executing on advice engagements

 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5-8 years of prior tax experience within a public accounting firm
  • CPA designation. Tax In-Depth is an asset
  • Prior managerial or leadership experience
  • Knowledge of a broad range of Canadian corporate income tax matters in various industries
  • Comfortable to handle multiple tasks and engagements simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca