Henderson Partners, LLP is a mid-sized Chartered Accountant firm in Oakville, Ontario offering a broad range of services, including Canadian and US Tax, Business Advisory, Estate Planning, Wealth Stewardship, Assurance and Accounting Services.

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


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

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:

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


Thank you very much for your interest in this position. We are pleased to advise that this position has been filled.

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