• Senior Accountant, Tax

    Job Locations CA-ON-Thunder Bay
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/27/2018 4:59 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Years of Experience
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services
  • About Us

    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.

    Job Description (EN)

    Position Summary
    BDO Canada LLP's Thunder Bay office is looking for a Senior Accountant, Tax to join our growing team.


    The successful candidate will be offered challenging opportunities and an enriching client exposure in a variety of industries. Working with tax specialists and other team members on tax consulting and compliance engagements while working closely with the assurance and audit services team. We are seeking individuals that have demonstrated abilities to work within a confidential environment, are flexible and adaptable to the multiple requirements of the role, and are comfortable working independently and in teams.

    Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities

    • Developing and implementing strategies for clients to capitalize on business opportunities
    • Identifying and documenting tax filing positions including risk analysis
    • Preparing or reviewing personal, corporate and trust income tax returns along with other tax information forms 
    • Researching tax issues and preparing memoranda or client letters and reports
    • Dealing with tax authorities on tax audits and appeals


    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

    • University degree (or an unrelated degree and the completion of the CPA PREP)
    • CPA designation (or partial completion of CPA program) 
    • Minimum two years of experience in public accounting with a strong interest in tax
    • Desire to complete the CICA In-depth Tax Course (or current enrollment in this course)
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • High values in teamwork, client/customer service and professionalism
    • Previous experience with accounting and tax software
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines

    Our Vision
    The best professional services firm in the mid-market.



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