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Executive Director, Canadian Corporate Tax (Remote Opportunity)

Toronto, ON
Full Time
6 days ago

*Although this role supports our Greater Toronto Area Tax Practice, we will consider candidates across Canada as the successful candidate will be working virtually. Please note that travel to the GTA will be required in the future*

You've got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we're committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do.

When you join KPMG you'll be one of over 219,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 147 countries.

With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally and bring your whole self to work, there's no limit to the impact you can make. Let's do this.

The opportunity:

As Executive Director in the Canadian Corporate Tax practice, specifically in the Asset Management group, you will be part of the KPMG Leadership team working on tax planning, advisory initiative s, tax reporting and tax compliance preparation. You set the standard for staff, by providing ongoing support and opportunities for professional development.

What you will do

  • Lead small, medium and large sized client engagements
  • Review work of Managers and staff to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Provide ongoing support and mentoring for the professional development of Managers and staff
  • Interact with our clients directly and form part of their extended team as you work closely with them
  • Engagement planning, organizing teams to deliver on investment fund tax engagement mandates which span the investment fund's tax life cycle including: tax planning, tax accounting, tax compliance and tax controversy
  • Lead engagements that include tax planning and controversy management
  • Work on engagements that cover domestic, international and M&A tax

What you bring to the role

  • 10+ years tax experience working in a public accounting firm and/or asset management industry experience
  • Professional accounting designation required
  • Completed CPA In-Depth Tax Course or Masters of Tax
  • Excellent people management skills, providing staff with opportunities to take on new challenges and responsibilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to research utilizing electronic tax tools
  • Ability to manage conflicting demands and priorities
  • Ability to implement or enhance processes to help create efficiencies while keeping in mind practicalities and costs
  • Negotiates effectively by identifying common ground and potential solutions that are beneficial to all parties
  • Excellent client service skills with the ability to understand the clients' businesses

Keys to your success:

Individuals who take deep personal accountability for their work, have a passion for excellence, driven to achieve their full potential and understand the value of building relationships with clients, future clients, their communities, the global firm and each other. A KPMG professional should have all the following characteristics:
  • Strong work ethic
  • Thrive on challenges
  • Dedicated to providing outstanding client service

Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you.

Our Values, The KPMG Way

Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. KPMG encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants' disability-related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any assessment and selection materials or processes used during the recruitment process will be available in an accessible format to applicants with disabilities, upon request. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact KPMG's Employee Relations Service team for support at email: or phone: 416-777-8002 or toll free 1-888-466-4778 Option 3. KPMG will consult with all applicants with disabilities who request accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure that the accommodation provided takes into account the applicant's individual accessibility needs.

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