Senior Tax Manager Job at Industrious Talent, Canada

  • Industrious Talent
  • Canada

Job Description

Job Description

Job Description

Job Highlights:

Skills - Must Have:

Canadian CPA designation Completion of the CPA In-Depth Tax course 5+ years of Canadian tax experience at another CPA firm in Canada Experience in tax planning and compliance with corporations, partnerships, trusts and individuals Some experience in cross border tax compliance Current work experience must be at a CPA firm Must be able to come into the Vancouver office full time

Ideal Companies to Recruit From:

Big 4 Firms (EY, KPMG, PwC and Deloitte) Mid-sized/ National firms (MNP, Grant Thornton, RSM, etc.)

Hiring Status:


About this Job:

Smythe LLP is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented Senior Tax Manager with solid tax planning and compliance experience to join our growing practice in our downtown Vancouver office.

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a self-starter to join the Smythe team. A s part of our Canadian Tax Group , you will work directly with clients and Partners to provide tax planning and compliance services to a diverse client base. The ideal candidate will be a Senior Tax Manager with solid public practice tax experience. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual who wants to work in a fast-paced environment with a growing firm.

This position generally requires working from our Vancouver office. Upon completing the probationary period, the successful candidate may work on a hybrid schedule. 

Your day-to-day 

You will be responsible for:

  • Manage and coordinate tax planning and compliance services for corporations, partnerships, trusts and individuals
  • Assist with tax advisory and planning engagements, including drafting written memorandums and instruction letters
  • Identify opportunities to provide tax planning and other special services
  • Adapt and prioritize to address client service needs; advise clients by delivering high quality tax service and advice
  • Identify and research technical tax issues
  • Remain up to date on new tax legislation and case law
  • Provide mentoring and technical guidance to staff


What we’re looking for

To excel in this role, you will need:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant tax planning and compliance experience
  • Completion of the In-Depth Tax Program
  • Senior Tax Manager with strong analytical skills, the ability to identify and research tax issues and the creative spark to formulate innovative solutions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with inbound and outbound cross-border tax compliance, including foreign reporting (T106, T1134 and T1135 forms), foreign accrual property income and surplus pools
  • General understanding of the Canada-US Tax Treaty
  • Strong interpersonal skills combined with a passionate client service orientation
  • Clear and above-par professional communication skills
  • Willingness to collaborate and help audiences with varied degrees of technical expertise
  • A personable and outgoing demeanor 
  • To be a self-motivated team player who is able to take initiative


In addition, you will need to:

  • Be present in person at the Vancouver office. Upon completing the probationary period, you may be able to work on a hybrid schedule (2 days from the office and 3 days from home)
  • Work additional hours during peak times (Feb - April and June)
  • Occasionally travel in-town to visit clients or attend meetings. As such, access to a vehicle is preferred
  • Work a set schedule for your work week to provide support to the practice groups


Job Function:


Reporting To:

Tax Partner

Job Type:

Full time

Team Size To Manage:


Job Location:




British Columbia



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Other Location:


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Salary From:


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About this Company:

Company Name:

Smythe LLP



Company Description:

Smythe LLP is a leading professional services firm with offices in Vancouver, Langley and Nanaimo. Since 1980, Smythe has assisted clients in BC, Canada and across the border with their accounting, assurance, taxation, insolvency and advisory needs. Smythe’s clients include private, public, family-owned and non-profit organizations across a wide range of industries. Smythe is also a member of Allinial Global, one of the largest international accounting networks.

Culture, Perks and Benefits:

What Smythe offers

At Smythe, we strive to offer a competitive salary and benefits package that accurately reflects our people’s values and ambitions. We prioritize professional development and have fostered a dynamic and progressive work culture. As a firm, our focus is on collaboration and building personal relationships with clients, mentors and peers. Learn more about what you can expect from Life at Smythe by visiting our website ( and following us on Instagram (@lifeatsmythe) and LinkedIn (@Smythe LLP).


Job Tags

Full time, Work experience placement, Immediate start, Relocation,

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