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.

Tax Manager
London, ON/Remote
$90,000 – $110,000

Posted on June 4, 2021.

Our client is a large professional services firm with an extensive clientele across Southern Ontario. They are looking for a Tax Manager for their offices located in London, Ontario. The Tax Manager will manage operations to deliver tax quality and supportive tax services, while operating as a trusted tax advisor, maximizing client engagement to achieve optimal qualitative outcomes.

Our client offers a supportive, positive work environment with great work-life balance, along with professional development training, fulfilling client service, competitive compensation packages, and much more!  

We are looking for a knowledgeable tax professional who enjoys working with a professional team and is not afraid to put their best foot forward. If this describes you, apply today!

Roles and Responsibilities

Tax Management and Compliance 

  • Collaborate with team members to tackle various projects and tax research 
  • Research tax issues and prioritize tax related responsibilities
  • Assist in identifying tax planning opportunities and preparing related correspondence
  • Deliver a full range of tax services, including preparation and review of tax related prescribed forms, preparing letters of direction, and providing practical and effective  approaches to the client’s tax situation
  • Be a resource to the firm on annual compliance work on client files and related personal/trust/corporate  tax returns as required 
  • Participate in client meetings to gain a full understanding of clients’ needs 
  • Keep actively informed of current tax developments 
  • Communicate directly with clients and/or third parties (ie investment brokers etc.)
  • Communicate directly with the CRA and relevant provincial ministries on client issues
  • Participate in weekly compliance WIP meetings and bi-weekly Tax WIP meetings
  • Use available resources (ITA,Taxnet Pro) for research and support 
  • Participate in scheduling processing 
  • Attend Tax Group meetings 

Client Relations 

  • Build trusted relationships by ensuring optimal client service and expertise in all tax and compliance transactions
  • Be seen as a competent tax advisor and sounding board for our clients and the company’s internal professionals, by answering inquiries (e.g. file preparations; specific personal, trust or corporate tax),  arising from compliance or planning work 
  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of tax concepts and provisions 
  • Identify opportunities for discussion or consultation with firm partners and be seen as a key tax  advisory resource 
  • Work with internal professionals and peers to improve processes by developing or implementing best practices 
  • Contribute to the firm’s practice and business development efforts, including attendance at client meetings, events, and other networking opportunities 
  • Provide material for social media posts to highlight the services of the firm and the Tax department 
  • Participate in firm-wide training, and create tax related training materials and/or make presentations where requested  

Qualifications

  • Completion of CPA or the CICA In-Depth course (or in progress)
  • Progressive work experience (within 5 years) as a Tax Manager 
  • Extensive background in various tax returns/accounting/compliance
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical abilities
  • Knowledge of MS Office and software related to tax 
  • Exceptional client service along with the ability to develop excellent client relationships
  • Strong leadership, people management and team collaboration skills

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in finance and taxation, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Senior Staff Accountant (Tax)
Burlington, ON/Remote
$70,000 – $80,000 (with benefits)

Posted on June 4, 2021.

Our client is a well-established public accounting firm in Western Ontario, with multiple locations across the GTHA and Eastern Ontario. The company is made up of a large team of professionals with extensive accounting experience, from handling complex M&As to supporting small businesses. They are urgently seeking a Full-Time Senior Staff Accountant to work at their Burlington offices, with flexibility to work remotely at home on a regular basis.

The Senior Staff Accountant will work for one of the top employers in the industry, working with a supportive team of professionals who value success. The Senior Staff accountant can look forward to: 

  • A Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Flexible work-life balance and summer hours
  • Support for professional development
  • A variety of community involvement activities
  • A dynamic team of employees who want everyone to succeed!

We’re looking for a confident Senior Staff Accountant, who is a dedicated, hard-working professional with great people skills. If this sounds like you, then we would love to meet you!

Roles and Responsibilities

Reporting to Partners and Managers, the Senior Staff Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Compliance review of tax returns (i.e. personal and corporate returns)
  • Implementing tax engagements as per standards
  • Provide expertise to staff who need tax support on their client files or on specific questions from their clients
  • Completing compliance reviews of income tax slips and filings
  • Researching and interpreting tax legislation
  • Preparing tax plans and compliance related reports
  • Preparing client correspondence including reports, discussion of technical issues, and recommendations
  • Assistance to other offices of the Firm, as required

Qualifications

  • Experience in Public Accounting
  • 3-5 years of work experience with Canadian Income Taxation
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Designation
  • Willingness to enroll in or enrolled in the CICA In-Depth Tax Course

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in finance and taxation, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Tax Accountant
North York, ON
$65,000

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

Winchesters Taxation are working with a mid-sized public accounting firm to recruit a Tax Accountant.

This is a new role from a business that is seeing continued strong growth and looking to expand their team.

We are looking to speak with Tax Accountants with a background and solid technical experience in Canadian tax, ideally personal and corporate, and who is studying towards the CPA designation. The role will support an established team and be involved in filing, compliance, review, and research.

They offer training (including In-depth tax Courses), personal development, and are looking for someone who can progress in the firm.

If you are open to finding out more I would welcome the chance to discuss this with you. Contact Adrian Harrison adrian@winchesters.ca for a confidential chat.

Tax Manager (Public Accounting)
Permanent Full-Time
Brantford-London Area
Excellent package

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

I am working to appoint a Tax Manager for a client who are a mid-sized public accounting firm based in the Brantford/London area. They have a successful practice servicing mainly private and owner managed businesses across the region. Despite the current economic uncertainty brought on by the crisis, they are still looking to expand their team.

They are looking to talk with experienced Tax Managers located from the West of London to Brantford area, who have a background in Canadian corporate and personal tax, and who are used to working with private and owner managed clients. They offer broad ranging and demanding tax work, supporting a well-established client base, and a friendly and relaxed working environment.

The successful candidate will be involved in developing, coaching, and mentoring the existing team, and with this comes the opportunity for promotion and to progress in the company.

  • You will lead colleagues during engagements to assign resource and review activities.
  • Manage client relationships and identify opportunities for new business.
  • Tax planning, compliance, and research experience.
  • Liaison with CRA on client’s behalf.

You will have attained CPA designation, ideally be studying the In-depth Tax Courses, and will have strong tax planning experience.

If you are considering a move or a relocation, please reach out for a confidential chat.

Please let me know if you would be interest in finding out more by emailing adrian@winchesters.ca or call 647 804 2757.

 

Tax Manager
Hamilton, ON
$110,000

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

We are working with a established accounting firm to recruit a Tax Manager for their Hamilton offices. They have a strong and established presence in the GTA and South Western Ontario.

You will be responsible for overseeing tax filings, reviewing, identifying and resolving tax issues, managing relationships with clients and the CRA, researching new tax legislation, and tax planning. You will have been involved in client business development, and working towards opportunities for providing additional services to clients.

This firm is looking for a customer focused, professional. 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 are be interested in getting more information please apply in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca.

Tax Specialist
Toronto, ON

$75,000

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

Our Toronto client is looking for an experienced Tax Specialist to join their specific tax team. Our client is a leading professional accounting company and is experiencing growth, resulting in the need for this rewarding role.

Key Responsibilities

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

Key Requirements

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

Interested applicant should apply now. We receive a large volume of applicants and as a result, only individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

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

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

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

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

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

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

The successful candidate will have:

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

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

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

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

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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

Tax Manager
London, Ontario
c.$100,000

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Manager/Senior Manager – SR&ED Tax –
Full-time
 c.$135,000 dependent on experience

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

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.

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