EY Senior Tax Staff – Grants & Incentives in Toronto, Ontario

Senior Tax Staff – Grants & Incentives


Requisition # TOR003BX

Post Date Jul 24, 2018

In EY Tax, you’ll have the opportunity to help the world’s leading multinational organizations meet complex tax obligations around the world. You’ll get a unique glimpse deep inside a company’s business and become a trusted advisor, working collaboratively on a team that influences major business decisions. Demand has made this a rapidly growing area, and the relationships we build here translate into big business in other areas, making this a true priority.

The opportunity

As a Senior Tax Staff, you will be a part of our Business Tax Incentives (BTI) practice. is seeking a candidate with experience delivering Canadian federal and provincial government Grants, Incentives, and Tax Credits to provide advisory services to our clients in Toronto and across Canada. We offer an excellent opportunity for talented people to play a key role in EY’s rapidly growing and dynamic Incentives practice. You will be interacting regularly with clients at the forefront of their industries and technologies.

Your key responsibilities

As a BTI Grants and Incentives specialist you will be working with clients across numerous industries, from entrepreneurs to public corporations, to review their business strategy and develop custom roadmaps for their incentive needs. This involves meeting with C suite executives, to assess the client’s eligibility to receive funding for the numerous grants and incentives available in Canada and assist companies to obtain funding. You will discuss and map out the growth strategy of the client in order to determine and evaluate the best combination of incentives to meet their needs. As an experienced grants and incentives specialists you are familiar with the incentives landscape in Ontario and across Canada, if you want to apply your knowledge to firms leading their industries and growing rapidly, this role is for you.

Skills and attributes for success

• Meet with clients and leverage your broad knowledge of current Grants and Incentive programs to identify opportunities across all industries and company types

• Prepare detailed reporting on eligibility criteria

• Assist in the preparation and filing of grants and incentive applications

• Assist in reviews with program administrators

• Manage client expectations and strict deadlines

To qualify for the role you must have

• Bachelors or Master’s degree

• Experience with current Federal and Provincial Grants and Incentives program a requirement

• Strong understanding of various industries operational standards

• Creative thinker - ability to innovate solutions to client problems on the spot.

• Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and listening).

• Outgoing personality

• Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.

Ideally, you’ll also have

• Fluent in French and English would also be considered an asset.

What we look for

We are looking for a candidate with outstanding verbal and written communication skills to join our team. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has several years of government grants and incentives experience and wants to apply their knowledge with some of Canada’s leading public and private companies. If you are inquisitive and expressive, you will find this position both stimulating and rewarding.

What working at EY offers

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

• Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

• Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

• The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work and with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today.

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