Senior Accountant, Tax

BDO - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Putting people first, every day:
BDO is a firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. Each day, we rely on our professionals to provide exceptional service, and help our clients by providing advice and insight they can trust. In turn, we offer an environment that fosters a people-first culture with a high priority on your personal and professional growth.

Your opportunity:
Our Calgary office is looking for a Senior Accountant to join the Domestic Tax team and own the following 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 memorandums or client letters and reports
Dealing with tax authorities on tax audits and appeals
Prepare tax accrual working in accordance with applicable accounting standards

How do we define success for your role?

You will understand the industries BDO services and contribute to the group's advancement.
You will ensure work is complete, accurate and appropriately reviewed by maintaining the necessary technical knowledge and professional development.
You will recommend and implement quality or efficiency improvements to our engagements.
You will actively engage in communication with people leaders to ensure understanding of performance and development, while identifying and attracting top talent.
You will support our firm's revenue growth by referring clients to other services lines and new clients to BDO.

Your experience and education

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

Why BDO?

Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways:

Firm success - We enable you to engage with the firm's strategic plan, and be a key contributor to the success and growth of the firm.
Professional success - We help you be the best professional you can be in our services, industries and markets.
Personal success - Achieve your personal goals outside of the office and make an impact on your community.

Giving back, it adds up: Where company meets community. BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives. We support staff with local and national events where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to your community.

Total rewards that matter: We pay for performance with competitive total cash compensation that recognizes and rewards your contribution. We provide flexible benefits from day one, and flexible time off through vacation, personal, and volunteer days. We are committed to supporting your overall wellness beyond working hours, and provide reimbursement for wellness initiatives that fit your lifestyle.

Everyone counts: We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed. Through leadership by our Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, and diversity. We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation. If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us.

Ready to make your mark at BDO? Click “Apply now” to send your up-to-date resume to one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists.

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