Manager or Senior Manager, International Tax
KPMG
Vancouver, BC, CA
1d ago

Job Description

Our international tax group’s primary focus is to create flexible structures that help reduce corporate taxation while meeting the business, legal, and financing needs of our clients.

The group focuses on a wide range of inbound and outbound taxation issues affecting business operations conducted in Canada, the US, and abroad.

As a lead member of the International Corporate Tax you will work closely with KPMG Partners on international tax planning initiatives and requirements.

Your organizational skills will enable you to direct the work of junior staff, including reviewing their work for accuracy and completeness.

Additionally, you will research and prepare tax planning strategies for our clients and take the lead on the preparation of tax returns.

The ideal candidate enjoys the spotlight and sets the standard for junior staff by providing ongoing support and opportunities for professional development.

What you will do

  • Leading client engagements.
  • Working closely with other members of our team as a senior team member on various international tax advisory projects involving Canadian foreign affiliates.
  • Planning and organizing teams for the preparation of tax returns and conducting and presenting tax research.
  • Advising on planning opportunities, tax minimization strategies, and compliance issues.
  • Reviewing the work of staff for accuracy and completeness.
  • Becoming part of the tax engagement team in servicing the planning and compliance needs of clients.
  • Providing ongoing support and mentoring for the professional development of staff.
  • Working with other office members in attracting new work to the firm..
  • What you bring to the role

  • Possesses strong tax technical skills and is keen on further development.
  • Excellent people management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Dedication and strong work effort.
  • Ability to research and write utilizing electronic tax tools.
  • Mentoring skills to provide others with opportunities to take on new challenges and responsibilities.
  • Ability to manage conflicting demands and priorities.
  • Highly motivated individual with a desire for growth.
  • Excellent client service skills with the ability to understand the clients' businesses.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong client relationships.
  • Deliver quality service and value to clients.
  • Dedication and motivation to achieve high standards of client service and professionalism in the performance of duties.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to lead medium sized client engagements and interact effectively with clients.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Minimum 4 years specializing in Tax in a public accounting or law firm with strong technical skills. International tax experience is an asset, but candidates without international tax experience will be considered if candidates have experience dealing with complex technical issues and transactions.
  • Professional Accounting or Legal Designation (LLB, CPA).
  • Completion of the In depth Tax Course
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