Our Calgary office is looking for a Consultant to join the SR&ED and Government Incentives team and own the following responsibilities :
Support SR&ED client engagements focusing on the manufacturing, natural resources and clean technology / environmental industries, while also collaborating with BDO SR&ED industry teams across the country
Engage and maintain relationships with clients becoming a trusted and influential advisor, providing exceptional customer service to the firm's clients, by providing timely and responsive consulting services
Examine client operations and processes through interviewing of technical and financial personnel to determine eligibility for various grants, tax credits and funding programs.
Through this process, you will develop the appropriate funding methodology to maximize tax incentives available to each client
Effectively communicate with team members regarding progress updates and issues on an ongoing basis
Provide clients with professional and timely advice related to documentation, and its compliance with SR&ED program requirements
Gather internal and external client resources utilization, and assist with costing activities that are corresponding with technical descriptions
Assist and guide clients during technical reviews with the CRA
How do we define success for your role?
You demonstrate BDO's core values through all aspect of your work : Integrity, Respect and Collaboration
You understand your client’s industry, challenges, and opportunities; clients describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high quality work
You identify, recommend, and are focused on effective service delivery to your clients
You share in an inclusive and 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 and professional development.
Y our experience and education
You have a University degree and / or strong technical expertise in a specific field of science and engineering (B.Sc., M.Sc. or PhD)
You have excellent time management skills essential in simultaneously handling multiple client assignments as well as the ability to work independently
You show willingness in developing an in-depth understanding of the SR&ED program and contributing to continually improving service delivery methods
You have excellent technical writing skills, as well as strong editorial capabilities
You value teamwork, client service, and quality in detailed work
You display strong problem solving, analytical, and communication skills
You have advanced skills in MS Office
Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways :
We enable you to engage with the firm's strategic plan, and be a key contributor to the success and growth of the firm.
We help you be the best professional you can be in our services, industries and markets.
Achieve your personal goals outside of the office and make an impact on your community.
Giving back, it adds up : Where company meets community. BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives.
We support staff with local and national events where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to your community.
Total rewards that matter : We pay for performance with competitive total cash compensation that recognizes and rewards your contribution.
We provide flexible benefits from day one, and a market leading personal time off policy. We are committed to supporting your overall wellness beyond working hours, and provide reimbursement for wellness initiatives that fit your lifestyle.
Everyone counts : We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed. Through leadership by our Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, and diversity.
We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation.
If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us.
As a hybrid workplace, all BDO personnel are expected to spend some of their time working in the office, at the client and remotely unless accommodations or alternative work arrangements are in place.
To protect the health and safety of our people, clients and communities, we require all partners and employees to be COVID-19 fully vaccinated in order to enter a BDO office.
Individuals that cannot be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada approved vaccine due to medical reasons or another protected ground under Human Rights legislation may request an accommodation.