EY Tax Manager, Transaction Tax (M&A Tax) in Calgary, Alberta

Tax Manager, Transaction Tax (M&A Tax)


Requisition # CAL000XO

Post Date Jun 28, 2017

EY has people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.

EY’s Transaction Tax (M&A) practice offers companies professional transaction experience. We help clients determine the right deal to do, and then assist them in doing the deal right. Transaction Tax services encompass the strategic development and execution of a transaction structure from a tax perspective, including executing tax due diligence, challenging assumptions about future tax performance, and assisting with the tax aspect of purchase agreements, post-closing, and other transaction tax matters.

We currently have a career opportunity for an experienced Manager, who can deliver outstanding client service as a project manager on due diligence projects for both strategic and private equity buyers and sellers, as well as be involved in analyzing and structuring transactions.


  • Manage due diligence projects and determine potential tax liabilities and exposures in both strategic and private equity transactions. Review and analyze merger agreements and provide opinion letters

  • Structure transactions for both strategic and financial owners, as well as corporate transactions related to acquisitions and divestitures

  • Effectively manage engagement teams that may consist of attorneys, CFOs, corporate directors, accountants, and tax professionals

  • Establish relationships with portfolio companies to show planning opportunities

  • Develop internal relationships with other members of TT and other EY tax and financial professionals

Identify and capitalize on opportunities for providing tax approaches to clients and targets

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • a bachelor's degree or equivalent,

  • a professional designation

  • minimum of 5 years of Canadian tax experience (M&A tax experience would be an asset)

  • proven project management skills

  • proven success in leading and managing teams

  • excellent ""go to market"" and presentation/selling abilities

  • strong writing, research and analytical skills

  • the ability to work in dynamic environment with changing demands

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.