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Mergers and Acquisitions, Senior Associate

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Job Description

A career in our Merger and Acquisition 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 cross-border tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis and M&A tax solutions.Our team helps our clients with various aspects of merger and acquisition transactions such as transaction structuring, tax due diligence, internal reorganizations, and post acquisition integration. As part of our team, you'll have opportunities to assist with assessing historical tax risks of potential targets, analyzing proposed transactions for unusual tax risks or undetermined tax benefits, advising clients on tax-efficient restructurings, and performing financial analysis / modeling to assess the tax consequences of specific transactions.
Meaningful work you'll be part of

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

• Contribute to transactions from the proposal stage through to closing, working closely with a large team including PwC professionals, other advisors such as lawyers and investment bankers, and our clients' senior management team.
• Experience the reward of adding real value to transactions - whether by raising material tax issues during the tax due diligence stage, or by proposing efficient tax structures to help secure financing during the closing stage.
• Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
• Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
• Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
• Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
• Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
• Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Experience and skills you'll use to solve
• Experience in corporate tax research, consulting and compliance in a professional services firm, industry, government agency or law firm is an asset
• A technical tax background as a result of 2+ years of experience in the Canadian corporate income tax field
• Qualified Canadian CPA or equivalent reciprocal/recognized designation, or commitment to completing the Canadian CPA and eligible to enrol in the CPA Professional Education Program
• Superior communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills that allow you to thrive in a team environment. Deliverables are mainly issued in English but French reading and communication skills are preferred
• Ability to work in a multitasked, fast-paced and changing environment
• Ability to think creatively, solve complex problems, determine innovative solutions and communicate with impact
• A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives
• A commitment to providing excellent client service and pride in delivering top quality w ork.
• The successful candidate requires fluency in English, in addition to French as they will be required to support or collaborate with English-speaking clients, colleagues and/or stakeholders during the course of their employment with PwC Canada

Why you'll love PwC

We're inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you'll be a part of diverse teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This meaningful work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about our Application Process and Total Rewards Package at:

The most connected firm through activity based working

PwC Canada is committed to cultivating an inclusive, hybrid work environment - one that is collaborative, supportive and productive. We work in-person and virtually, as is best suited for our clients, teams and people. We want you to be intentional with your work, how you do it and where it's done. PwC offices are hubs of connectivity and learning. We strongly encourage our people to prioritise in-person work, whether it's in the office or at a client site. This means we expect you to be in-person (either with clients or in the office) at least half of your time. We know that hybrid work is all about balance, and capturing the benefits of in-person work is essential to your growth at the firm. Exact expectations for your team can be discussed with your interviewer.

The successful candidate requires fluency in English, in addition to French as they will be required to support or collaborate with English-speaking clients, colleagues and/or stakeholders during the course of their employment with PwC Canada
At PwC Canada, our most valuable asset is our people and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We're committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community of solvers where everyone feels that they truly belong. We understand that experience comes in many forms and building trust in society and solving important problems is only possible if we reflect the mosaic of the society we live in.
We're committed to providing accommodations throughout the application, interview, and employment process. If you require an accommodation to be at your best, please let us know during the application process.

About PwC

Welcome to PwC Canada Our purpose, to build trust in society and solve important problems, is brought to life by more than 6,700 partners and staff in locations from St. John's, Newfoundland to Victoria, British Columbia. With more than 100 years of excellence in Canada, we provide industry focused assurance, advisory and tax services for public, private and government clients in four areas: 1. Corporate accountability 2. Risk management 3. Structuring and mergers and acquisitions 4. Performance and process improvement As part of a larger network of over 223,000 people in 157 countries, we work to provide clients with the best of our collective thinking, experience and solutions to build public trust and enhance value for our clients and their stakeholders.


Management and Consulting

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-05

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