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SENIOR CANADIAN TAX MANAGER

Henderson Partners LLP is a leading firm of chartered accountants and professional advisors serving entrepreneurial people and organizations. We offer a broad range of professional services all designed to accomplish one goal: to help our clients pursue opportunities, navigate challenges, create value and leave a legacy.

We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone’s contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development.

We are currently seeking a seasoned Senior Canadian Tax Manager to lead our busy tax group.  The Senior Canadian Tax Manager will be responsible for managing the tax practice of the firm.  This would include responsibility for implementing tax planning opportunities and tax compliance reviews, concentrating on domestic tax for a variety of clients including individuals, partnerships, trusts and small and medium sized corporate clients.   The role would also involve collaborating with our US tax group on cross border tax planning.

In addition, the incumbent will be responsible to develop the tax team’s capabilities, and manage the day to day activities of the group.  The tax team will report directly to this role.  For the right person, this role would be a partner track opportunity.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The primary focus of this position will be to:

Offer tax compliance services and work closely with Partners and Principals to provide innovative tax planning ideas to a variety of clients

Tax lead on small and medium sized client engagements

Pro-actively co-ordinate with the US Tax Team when US tax filings are required

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

The firm will provide training both in-house and externally to assist in skill development

Education and Professional Skills Requirements:

  • Over ten years’ 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
  • Demonstrate an understanding of increasingly complex tax concepts and effectively apply tax knowledge to client situations
  • Professional Accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA)
  • Completion of CICA Tax In Depth courses
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in public accounting at the manager level specializing in domestic tax compliance and planning
  • Proficient in the use of Taxprep, CCH (tax research), Caseware and Caseware Time, MS Office
  • Knowledge or experience with US Tax compliance is an asset
  • Demonstrate excellence in oral and written communication skills
  • Be highly responsive to client needs, and ability to develop and maintain effective client working relationships
  • Proven ability to collaborate with firm client services teams
  • Demonstrate and encourage enthusiasm for work
  • Proven strong project management and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to work with and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume to:

JCawse@hendersonpartnersllp.ca

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

JUNIOR STAFF ACCOUNTANT

Henderson Partners LLP is a leading firm of chartered accountants and professional advisors serving entrepreneurial people and organizations. We offer a broad range of professional services all designed to accomplish one goal: to help our clients pursue opportunities, navigate challenges, create value and leave a legacy.

We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone’s contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development.

We are currently seeking highly motivated junior staff accountants with zero to one year’s experience in an accounting/audit role to join our Oakville practice. This role is an excellent fit for those wanting to pursue a career in public accounting.

Roles and Responsibilities under direct supervision of mentors:

    • Assist in the planning and execution of audit and review engagements
    • Understand accounting concepts and apply them to client situations
    • Prepare compilation (notice to reader) files
    • Prepare and complete working papers for review and audit engagements
    • Prepare personal (T1), trust (T3) and corporate (T2) income tax returns
    • Prepare T4 (payroll) and T5 (dividend) returns
    • Provide client accounting
    • Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery
    • Perform any other related duties

Education and Professional Skills Requirements:

  • University degree with an excellent GPA
  • Committed to pursuing the CPA, CA designation and successful completion of CPA pre-requisites (PEP)
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple demands e.g. member of university teams or clubs, part time jobs while studying etc.
  • Co-op at a public accounting firm a definite asset
  • Familiarity with accounting software such as Quickbooks, Xero, Caseware, Taxprep would be an asset
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Self-starter with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to deliver in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • A desire to provide outstanding client service
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to liaise with clients, team members and outside parties

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume to:

JCawse@hendersonpartnersllp.ca

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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