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Senior Manager, Tax

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Hybrid – Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on October 5, 2022
Seeking a well-rounded Tax Leader with at least 6 years (preferably 8+ years) progressive work experience within accounting and tax, deep proficiency within Canadian tax, and ideally US tax skills.  Excellent opportunity for someone who is eager to work for a reputable, well-established Vancouver company with growing operations in the US.  Great corporate culture and inspiring leadership team. Newly created role- chance to build out the tax function and tax team!  Read Full Description

Seeking a well-rounded Tax Leader with at least 6 years (preferably 8+ years) progressive work experience within accounting and tax, deep proficiency within Canadian tax, and ideally US tax skills.  Excellent opportunity for someone who is eager to work for a reputable, well-established Vancouver company with growing operations in the US.  Great corporate culture and inspiring leadership team. Newly created role- chance to build out the tax function and tax team! 

Who- the Company:

Our client is a growing, very reputable, and highly successful company with an impressive history and a bright future. This Company is considered a top employer and their business is well-diversified. Great corporate culture, with fun social events and a tightknit team-oriented environment. 

What- the Role:

On behalf of our client, SWIM is seeking a new Senior Manager, Tax- reporting directly into the Vice President, Accounting & Finance. This is a newly created role and a fantastic opportunity for a senior tax professional to build out a tax function and team! Initially the Senior Manager, Tax will be leveraging the work of external tax consultants as well as the internal corporate accounting team. Longer term the Senior Manager will likely hire a Tax Accountant as a direct report. There are well over 30 people on the overall Accounting & Finance team. This team is tightknit- they have each other’s back, support each other, and celebrate wins together. This is a well-rounded tax role that will involve tax planning & strategy, tax compliance & provisions (overseeing work of external consultants), review of applicability of new tax laws, tax audits, etc. The Senior Manager, Tax will oversee both Canadian and US Tax, as the company has exciting new projects on the go in a couple American states.  SWIM will provide interested candidates with a more detailed job description.  

Who- the Candidate:  

Qualified candidates will enjoy working on a collaborative team in a dynamic and results-oriented environment. Business savvy and an eye of long-term tax strategies is important in this new leadership role. 

  • At least 7 years’ of progressive tax experience. 
  • CPA designation
  • Completion of all 3 levels of the CICA In-depth Tax Course (or perhaps actively pursuing at the 2nd or 3rd level) 
  • Experience working in a multi-national public practice accounting firm is highly preferred, ideally at Senior Manager level. 
  • Canadian tax expertise is required. US tax experience is very beneficial. 
  • Ability to manage both tax strategy/tax planning AND tax compliance. 
  • Strategic yet hands-on. Ability to build out the long-term plan for the Company’s tax function and team. 
  • Experience working for a complex multi-entity organization (this Company has over 250 entities). 
  • Excellent communication skills– both verbal and written. Excellent mentorship and people management skills.  

Why: 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to develop their tax and finance career long-term with an exciting and successful company. A high-performance Senior Manager, Tax will have the chance to move up over the years. Great corporate culture and inspiring leadership team.

How Much:

Base salary commensurate with level of relevant work experience, education, and skills.  The Company will financially support PD (CPA, In-depth tax courses, etc.) and there are perks such as an RRSP match, a performance-based bonus, business networking events and conferences, social events, etc. Please discuss further with SWIM. 

Where: 

The Company is headquartered in the heart of downtown Vancouver, beautiful corporate office, close to many rapid transit options. Hybrid work schedule (mix of work in office and work from home)– SWIM can provide more insight.  

When & How to Apply:

If you are interested in and excited about this great senior tax leadership opportunity, please do not hesitate to apply as this search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out to that individual directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “Apply Now” to send us your resume. Thank you! 

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