BDO Tax Manager in Guelph, Ontario

BDO. Because relationships matter.

There are many world-class accounting firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

Position Summary:

The BDO office in Guelph has a fantastic opportunity for the right person as a Tax Manager to support the local office, and the tax needs of offices in the nearby area. We are seeking a Tax Specialist with in-depth knowledge of tax related matters (compliance, planning, reorganizations, etc), and has prior exposure to a variety of industries. The successful candidate must lead by example, and have a combination of technical, analytical and organizational skills. This will be a progressive position with opportunities for professional development and advancement (including the opportunity for partnership in the future).

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Applies specialized knowledge to anticipate, identify and address tax issues relevant to the client’s business

  • Domestic Tax assignments which may include providing clients with advice on policy and tax changes, and developing proactive tax strategies

  • Assignments also include complex tax return preparation, compliance work and review of corporate and personal tax returns

  • Provides both technical and project management leadership to team members for Domestic Tax projects or assignments, and has responsibility for maintaining quality control standards

  • Develops and/or maintains positive client relationships

  • Effective communication with our clients and with our partners and staff on tax matters

  • Provides coaching and training to other staff members

  • Completes formal project/team performance reviews or give input to reviewers on team members

  • Occasional travel to various BDO offices and client sites can be expected in this role

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge:

  • CPA Designated

  • Minimum 3 years of tax experience

  • Experience and expertise in Domestic Tax

  • Successful completion (or nearing the end of completion) of the CPA Canada In-Depth Tax Courses, or equivalent

  • Accountable to act as a leader in the Firm, continually focused on employee engagement

  • Business development acumen

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Developed oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

Why Work for BDO?

  • BDO is the 5th largest accounting firm in the world

  • At BDO we consider our people to be our most valuable asset; we offer competitive salaries, a flexible benefits package and a matching RRSP option

  • BDO offers flexible work arrangements

  • Opportunity to work with like-minded individuals to support career development

  • On-going training and educational opportunities (Internal and external courses are available both at a National and Local office level)

  • CPA recognized Professional Development opportunities (we host annual manager conferences, WebEx’s, regular conference calls, tax updates, etc)

  • BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives, FCC’s “Drive Away Hunger”, Children’s Miracle Network and United Way

Our Vision:

One Firm engaged to make a difference through valued relationships with our people, clients and communities.

System ID: 2016-4020

Job Type (EN): Full Time

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries) (EN): Accounting and Auditing Services