Senior Manager, Tax [Privately Held Business]
Grant Thornton LLP
Edmonton, AB
2d ago

Who we are

You know those big cities that still feel like small towns? Where everyone’s friendly and helps each other out? That’s like Grant Thornton.

Except here we’re all professionals and there isn’t a mayor or a general store. What we’re trying to say is that we’re a very different kind of professional services firm where culture is at the heart of who we are and what we do.

We employ about 2000 people across Canada, and we truly care about helping our clients, colleagues, and communities thrive.

That’s what’s most important to us. We’re building a special organization that’s purpose driven and as we grow we always want to remember what your favourite milkshake flavour is.

As a Senior Manager, Tax, in the Privately Held Business areas of tax, you will have the opportunity to :

  • Advance your career more quickly than with other firms.
  • Work with our Edmonton team and be supported by a National network of talented professionals.
  • Assist businesses and individuals with a wide range of tax, financial and succession planning services.
  • Be part of a unique work culture that challenges you to further your professional development and enrich your chosen career path.
  • Be a well-respected professional, part of a team building a very successful business delivering highly valued solutions to clients.
  • Develop solutions with clients and co-workers through collaborative effort and creative discussion.
  • Be closely engaged with and serve clients on a wide variety of local, national and international projects.
  • As a Senior Manager in the Privately Held Business area of Tax your responsibilities will include :

  • Work closely with clients and the engagement team to develop exceptional tax planning ideas and solutions to achieve our client’s business objectives.
  • Be a leader in the management and development of our growing tax practice.
  • Assist clients manage their income tax planning, implementation and compliance requirements including complex PHB corporate, personal, and trust matters.
  • Identify, develop and pursue new opportunities for assisting clients with value added-on tax services.
  • Provide exceptional client service.
  • Stay attuned and respond to new legislation, interpretations and market factors that impact our clients.
  • Coach and mentor professional staff.
  • Prepare and present information to clients, colleagues and other professionals.
  • Be Grant Thornton

    If you’re a bit like us, you’re driven to connect with how others are feeling and thinking. Here we walk in others shoes before taking action.

    Just imagine being part of a team that puts we before me, where flexibility is a mindset, and where you trust your colleagues have your back.

    At Grant Thornton, you’ll work with inspiring leaders who support your development, both personally and professionally. This is a place where your insatiable curiosity enables you to think, see and hear from a variety of perspectives, a place where every day is different and having the courage to grow is part of who you are.

    And when all this comes together, well that’s when the magic happens.

    Think you’ve got what it takes to be a Senior Manager, Tax? Like the colour purple? Great. Here's a few more boxes we’re also hoping you can tick :

  • A recognized professional accounting designation, LLB or other appropriate combination of work experience and academic credentials (i.e. master’s degree in tax).
  • Completion of CICA In-depth levels 1 and 2 tax courses or commensurate experience.
  • Substantive expertise with the tax-related aspects of succession, trust and estate matters gained as one element of providing corporate and personal tax planning and compliance services to privately held businesses.
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing exceptional client service.
  • Ability to develop, present and apply new ideas, creative approaches and innovative solutions.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong interest in coaching and development, with a commitment to personal growth
  • Commitment to excellence in product quality and attention to detail.
  • A team player able to rally resources and work with others to meet the needs of the client.
  • At Grant Thornton we’re focused on making a difference in the lives of our clients, our colleagues and our communities. That’s our purpose.

    Or, as we like to say, living our purple.

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