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Senior Manager - Indirect Tax Compliance

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Date Posted: Sep 1, 2019

Reference Code: 45197-en_US

Job Type: Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Burlington; Toronto 

Be encouraged to deepen your technical skills…whatever those may be.
Build your leadership skills at Deloitte University.
Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems

External Posting Description

A career in Tax will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Work in a fast growing and challenging environment that will combine sales tax compliance solutions and innovative technology that align the Canadian Indirect tax function with business objectives
  • Work with like-minded people who are eminent in their respective technical field
  • Develop solutions through debate and discussion, in our teams and with clients
  • Continue your professional development to reinforce and expand your chosen career path
  • Work with high profile Clients on a variety of Canadian and international engagements

As an Indirect Tax Senior Manager within the Canadian Indirect Tax Compliance group, you will be a valuable member on tax outsourcing engagements and provide Canadian indirect tax compliance services to a diverse client base in various industry sectors. You will continue to grow your technical knowledge in Canadian Indirect taxation by working on large, complex Indirect Tax compliance projects, have access to exceptional resources, and continue to develop your supervisory/leadership skills.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and leading indirect tax compliance / outsourcing engagements for clients in a variety of industries
  • Maintaining and developing strong client relationships on Canadian indirect tax compliance engagements and be seen as a trusted business advisor
  • Proactively take relevant and valuable indirect tax opportunities to our clients and grow the practice
  • Perform a quality level technical review and approval of indirect tax returns on engagements
  • Leading and managing the transition of new Clients, including developing and monitoring workplans/timelines, defining data requirements, and overseeing the setup of the tax preparation software and other compliance/technology tools
  • Identifying opportunities to improve operational efficiency and streamline work flow
  • Coordinating with in-house tax consulting teams within Deloitte and with the Client’s tax department
  • Assisting with drafting and presenting new proposals to new and existing clients
  • Providing leadership, counseling, and career guidance for the development and motivation of the engagement team

Leadership Capabilities

  • Inspire others to embrace and live our purpose and values
  • Actively contribute to building the talent pipeline; create a talent experience that attracts, develops and retains top-talent and high-performing teams
  • Create opportunities to drive impact: anticipate client needs and deliver superior results by leveraging each person’s strengths
  • Build deep relationships across a diverse network, and use a flexible influencing style to gain buy-in and drive impact
  • Translate broader strategies into a compelling team visions and goals; align team priorities to achieve business/firm objectives
  • Apply deep knowledge of disruptive trends and competitor activity to drive continuous improvement
  • Establish a strong leadership brand and inspire followership through passion, integrity, and appreciation of others

External Posting Qualifications

  • Completed undergraduate degree 
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in the area of Canadian indirect tax
  • A completed accounting designation or Masters degree would be an asset
  • Strong commitment to professional and client service excellence
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to deliver the full cycle of project management accountabilities
  • Experienced with project problem diagnosis, solution development, Client communications, facilitation of decision making, documentation, managing Client expectations, project profitability and team leadership
  • Experience in business development and building a practice would be considered an asset 
  • Ability to anticipate the long term impact of all decisions and take a broad approach to problem solving
  • Execute a Client service plan on complex engagements and work closely with the Partners in exceeding our Clients’ expectations while identifying and mitigating business risks associated with projects
  • Canadian travel required and potential for occasional international travel 

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make an impact that matters in a way that you never thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and develop our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, connect, and lead. We do this by making three commitments to you:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to be flexible in how you need and want to work, and we have innovative spaces, arrangements and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

The next step is yours

Sound like The One Firm. For You?

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