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PwC

Indirect Tax, Senior Associate

PwC
Location
Montreal, QC
Details
Full Time
6 days ago

Line of Service

Tax

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

VAT/GST

Management Level

Manager

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Indirect Tax practice, within Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet and manage their tax obligations across unique but ever changing tax specialties. You'll advise clients on their local and overseas tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing indirect taxes, dispute resolution, and global enterprise tax solutions.

Our team helps our clients optimise cash flow and reduce risk by managing challenges related to indirect taxes. You'll support our clients with all aspects of indirect taxation related to global, regional and domestic projects as well as comprehensive restructuring and reporting value added tax projects.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of comfort zone.
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.
  • Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development.
  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
  • Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Focus on building trusted relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.


  • PwC is expanding its presence in the Indirect Tax marketplace and is looking for a manager to help
    contribute to this growth.
     
    The PwC Indirect Tax team is a close knit group of professionals that works collaboratively to meet our
    clients' needs. We take a team approach to ensure all team members feel engaged and that our clients
    receive the best possible service in the most efficient and effective manner.
    The Indirect Tax Group provides GST/HST and sales tax planning and management services. As
    manager, you will participate in providing indirect tax advisory services to clients. You will be directly
    responsible for engagements and specific clients.

    Responsibilities:

  • Plan and work on indirect tax engagements with clients in various industries including public sector, retail,
  • financial services, manufacturing, and real estate 
  • Perform technical research and consult on domestic and/or cross border transactions, indirect tax
  • compliance, and mergers and acquisitions
  • Draft file memos, opinion letters, and various reports
  • Perform commodity tax analyses
  • Help prepare presentations and conferences
  • Meet the demands of clients and other PwC offices
  • Help develop business and build relationships by becoming a trusted advisor to clients


  • Requirements: 

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work.
  • At least 5-10 years of relevant experience in indirect tax 
  • Fluency in written and spoken French and English
  • Analytical and critical mind
  • Ability to explain complex concepts in clear and basic terms
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commitment to high-quality customer service
  • Ability to become integrated in and work with a team
  • Meticulousness
  • Excellent technological skills

  • Why you'll love working for PwC


    We want you to love every (if not, almost every) minute of your career, having said this, we get it. Each life stage we go through comes with a new set of priorities and demands. This is why we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits, so regardless of your situation, there's something for everyone.

    Leading benefits for our permanent staff  include:
  • A competitive compensation package
  • Sponsored investments, pensions and saving plans with matching firm contributions
  • Flexible working
  • PwC FlexBenefits, for personalised medical & dental coverage, including enhanced mental health benefit 
  • Every day recognition and real time appreciation through our rewards and recognition program 
  • Dress for your day with our flexible dress environment
  • Health, wellness and fitness perks
  • Family-friendly benefits, including maternity and parental leave policies and support networks to help you prepare for your successful return to work
  • Adoption/surrogacy benefits
  • Back-up child and elder care support
  • Career defining project work and international experience
  • Development opportunities including learning on the job, formal learning, learning from others and access to "Vantage" our digital learning system
  • Award winning programs including "Women in Leadership" and "Enhanced Pursuit Program"
  • A coach to help develop skills, diversify experiences and achieve career aspirations

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    See how you can create your future at PwC:
    https://pwc.to/2kUQFOp


     

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    Travel Requirements

    Up to 40%

    Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

    No

    Government Clearance Required?

    No

    Job Posting End Date

    PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.
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    Accounting