Senior Tax Accountant

  • 3-5 Year
  • Barrie
  •   Posted On: September 29, 2018
  •   Skills:  Accounting, Communication, MS Office, Taxation

Job Overview

Roles & Responsibilities

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

Reviews tax returns (personal, corporate, trust, and partnership for both residents and non-residents of Canada) 

Prepares complex tax returns (personal, corporate, trust, and partnership for both residents and non-residents of Canada)

Reviews assessments (personal, corporate, and trust for both residents and non-residents of Canada) and determines necessary actions to rectify (objections, adjustment requests, etc.)

Deals with Canada Revenue Agency and relevant provincial ministries on client issues

Corresponds with audit staff and/or clients in answer to clients’ specific personal or corporate tax queries or about matters that arise from compliance or planning work

Assists audit staff with compliance matters for corporate tax returns (how/where to report certain accounting income/expenses on corporate returns, reconciling tax assessments/reassessments to client’s GL accounts, booking tax provisions, etc.)

Prepares and/or reviews T4/T4A/T5 slips and summaries

Prepares and/or reviews NR4/NR6 slips and summaries

Prepares and/or reviews other tax forms and/or reporting slips

Prepares and/or reviews notices of objection

Prepares election forms required in corporate reorganizations or other transactions

Prepares Notice to Reader financial statement files and corporate tax returns for tax clients (as required)

Assists the tax managers or partners with calculations, memos and/or other tasks required in the completion of corporate reorganizations, planning, or compliance memos

Researches client issues that arise from compliance or planning work using a variety of on-line and hard-copy sources

Develops and presents professional development courses for staff in other BDO divisions on tax return preparation or other current tax matters

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

Professional Accounting Designation required 

Recently completed the CPA in-depth tax course or currently enrolled

Working knowledge of Caseware/Caseview, MS Office, MS Outlook

Proficient in Taxprep

Knowledgeable in current accounting pronouncements including IFRS and ASPE

Good written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work as part of a team

Organization and time management skills

3-5 years’ work experience in a public accounting firm

About BDO Canada

What began with a small office in Winnipeg over 90 years ago has grown to more than 100 locations across Canada… and thousands more around the world. BDO Canada has come a long way since founder Colonel James M. Dunwoody left Belfast for Canada, joining a firm of chartered accountants. National and international alliances were formed through a series of partnerships that resulted in the BDO name. Today, we offer 3,000 professionals in offices from Vancouver to St. John’s, serving more than 50,000 clients. Locations and strategies may have changed, but our focus has not. We remain committed to fostering strong relationships through hands-on partner involvement and exceptional service tailored to our clients’ needs. And as our clients grow, our network grows with them, always in pursuit of providing the highest levels of strategic insight and technical skill.

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