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EY Tax Accountant - Private Client Services (Contract and Permanent positions) in Toronto, Ontario

Tax Accountant - Private Client Services (Contract and Permanent positions)


Requisition # TOR0047P

Post Date Jan 29, 2020

From small businesses to some of the world’s best-known brands, our clients count on reliable financial statements, information and processes to inform their ongoing strategies. More than ever, business is about interpreting and reacting to complex data — and they look to us for advice and services they can trust every time. You’ll use your professional skills and experience to make it happen, working across a broad range of industries. You won’t find a culture like this anywhere else, so whether you’re looking for a long-term, or are interested in progressing on to other areas, this is a great place to be.

The opportunity

As an Associate in our Accounting and Tax practice, you will be a professional member of our Enterprise team. Our Enterprise practice provides specialized accounting, and review services (audit and review engagements, notices to reader (compilation), personal and corporate taxes) to small businesses and individuals.

Your key responsibilities

Together with our substantial investments in technology, knowledge, and learning resources for our professionals, these enable you to deliver quality assurance services to our clients and their stakeholders as our Staff or Senior.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Prepare review and compile (notice to reader) files

  • Prepare personal and corporate income tax returns

  • Assist managers with material for client presentations

  • Understand accounting and review concepts and apply them to client situations

  • Adapt review methodologies to a range of client types

  • Foster an efficient, innovative and team-focused environment

  • Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery

  • Perform any other related duties

To qualify for the role you must have

  • University degree

  • A minimum of one year of experience in accounting and in performing review and compilation engagements

  • Proficiency in Taxprep and Caseware preferred

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel

  • Personal initiative with strong attention to detail

  • Ability to deliver in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to liaise with clients, team members and outside parties

  • Flexibility for occasional travel within the Greater Toronto Area

  • Flexibility to work additional hours as required

  • Fluency in both official languages

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • The ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic team-oriented environment

What we look for

We’re interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and development.

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 andwith 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 .

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