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Senior Tax Staff, Private client services

Montreal, QC
Full Time

In EY Private, our clients are the owners, founders, CEOs and entrep ​ reneurs that lead private companies and family enterprises. You will have the opportunity to work with these dynamic owners, founders, CEOs and entrep ​ reneurs . You'll provide strategic advice, solutions and services that create market growth, build value and solve their most pressing challenges. You'll get a unique glimpse deep inside a company's business and become a trusted advisor, working collaboratively on a team that influences major business decisions.

The opportunity

As a Senior Tax Staff, you will be a part of our EY Private tax practice. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team that provides advice on domestic corporate income tax, business tax and other local tax advisory matters, including advice to high net worth business owners and individuals on domestic and cross-border tax planning, estate, wealth transfer and post mortem planning, asset protection strategies and philanthropic planning. Our EY Private team works closely with our family office services practice acting as the tax advisor to family offices. This opportunity is ideal for someone who is a dynamic and entrepreneurially motivated individual who wishes to grow a long-term career in advising high net worth business owners and individuals.

Your key responsibilities

As a Senior Tax Staff, you will be part of a team that is responsible for recommending and implementing tax strategies that align with the client's objectives, corresponding with legal counsel and tax authorities on client issues, assisting with reorganizations, researching compliance and planning issues and reviewing personal, corporate and trust tax returns.

Skills and attributes for success
    • Identify planning opportunities and prepare correspondence describing the income tax implications of implementing transactions
    • Research client issues that arise from planning or compliance work using a variety of on-line sources
    • Liaise with the client's legal counsel
    • Review personal, trust and corporate tax returns
    • Liaise with Canada Revenue Agency and relevant provincial ministries on client issues
    • Correspond with audit managers, staff and/or clients in answering clients' specific personal, trust or corporate tax queries or about matters that arise from compliance or planning work
    • Prepare tax election forms
    • Assist and manage the administration of personal and trust tax compliance seasons

To qualify for the role you must have
    • An undergraduate degree in accounting and/or other appropriate academic major
    • 2-3 years of relevant experience in business or industry
    • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills in French and English
    • Demonstrate ability to work as part of a team
    • Possess organization and time management skills

Ideally, you'll also have
    • Proactive attitude, commitment, and a highly motivated and driven team player

What we look for

We're interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and development. We're looking for people with a genuine passion for tax, and the future of tax, and are inspired. If you have the confidence to speak up and influence a team that affects businesses worldwide, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
    • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
    • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
    • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today .

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.