Senior Tax Manager or Income Partner (Tax)

Ward & Uptigrove Chartered Professional Accountants - Listowel, ON (14 months ago)

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We are the premier professional services firm, in the heart of rural Ontario. We bring small town values and downtown expertise with over 60 years of caring for each other and clients so we all succeed.

We are seeking a progressively minded and well-rounded seasoned Tax Professional to provide expertise to our firm and our clients via a full range of tax compliance services, identifying and mitigating tax risks as well as tax planning and consulting. We will work with you to qualify and quantify your career path.

Be Part of a Firm Where You Can Expect:

Momentum: We grow through word of mouth and the diverse needs of our clients are growing too. You won’t have business development requirements, we want you to focus on providing progressive tax strategies that solve the broad and complex issues of our clients. You will have well rounded exposure in a wide variety of industries.

Opportunity: Your goals aren’t too big for us and we are dedicated to helping you develop and reach your full potential. As a senior member, you will be involved in the management and strategy of a growing independent accounting firm.

Flexibility: Our firm values balance and personal time, we work with our staff to accommodate their needs. We have a reasonably steady flow of quality work throughout the year. We want you to focus on contributing your expertise and seek mutually beneficial work arrangements.

Compensation: We value your expertise and offer a highly competitive compensation package, including benefits, time off and a bonus plan.

Culture: Our environment is relaxed, Partners, Managers and Staff talk and listen, trust and respect are fundamental.

Social: We believe in working hard but playing hard too. Our friendly team enjoys several company social events throughout the year, team dinners and treats

Be a Part of a Community Where You Can Expect:

Convenient Location: You can enjoy small town living or an easy 35 minute drive from Waterloo - no traffic, just the odd horse and buggy.

Residential Life: Family friendly housing options are affordable, yet our market values have been increasing with good returns.

Access to Amenities: Our community offers quality English Public and Catholic school options, a new recreational complex and state of the art medical facilities.

Small Town Characteristics: North Perth focuses on 11 character traits to help build a strong, vibrant community and these traits are also recognized in local schools.

Visit to learn more about our thriving community.

About Ward & Uptigrove’s Tax Department:

Our team of Tax Experts are sought to:

  • Offer expertise and training to Accounting Partners and Managers
  • Provide and identify opportunities for tax planning for personal and corporate clients
  • Consult on the planning and implementation of reorganizations, incorporations, purchases and sales of businesses
  • Review complex tax compliance documents
  • Keep the firm’s tax knowledge and resources current.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Diploma or Degree in Accounting or Business Administration,
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation,
  • Completion or enrollment in CPA Canada In-Depth Tax Course 1-2 and/or 5+ years’ senior level tax experience,
  • Supervisory or leadership experience considered an asset.

If you are interested in learning more or have a question about our firm, reach out to have a no obligation, private conversation with: Deborah Good, Human Resources Manager.


We are dedicated to maintaining a respectful, fair and equitable work environment, and welcome submissions from all qualified applicants. If accommodation is required during the selection or interview process it will be available upon request. This job posting is available in an accessible format upon request.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • senior level tax: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)


  • CPA (Required)