EY Indirect Tax Manager / Senior Manager in Vancouver, British Columbia

Indirect Tax Manager / Senior Manager


Requisition # VAN000UN

Post Date Jun 26, 2018

EY’s 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.

Our Indirect Tax team provides solutions regarding GST, PST, customs duties, employer health tax, workers' compensation and payroll taxes. Team members identify planning opportunities to help clients minimize their tax burden as well as fulfill compliance responsibilities and avoid penalties. When necessary, our team members negotiate with tax authorities on clients' behalf.

We are currently seeking a Manager or Senior Manager to manage multiple and challenging indirect tax advisory engagements and to contribute to the delivery of innovative tax planning ideas for our diverse clients. This position offers excellent opportunities for teaming, leadership, and career advancement to the right candidate.


  • Demonstrate an understanding of tax concepts and effectively apply tax knowledge to client situations

  • Manage and participate in recovery audits while maintaining effective client relationships

  • Develop and deliver responsive services and work products that meet and/or exceed client expectations

  • Identify and sell opportunities for indirect tax advisory, refund and recovery services

  • Manage the work of client service team members

  • Participate in and contribute to attaining team goals

  • Thoroughly and accurately analyze information

  • Prepare practical and creative solutions to the client's tax situation and arrive at appropriate conclusions

  • Lead in developing recommendations and implementation plans and make informed decisions in complex and judgmental areas

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • a Bachelor's degree, preferably with an emphasis in Accounting, Finance, or a related field

  • a minimum of 5 years of relevant indirect tax experience or equivalent experience in business or industry

  • broad exposure to indirect taxes

  • previous experience in the Oil & Gas sector would be an asset

  • excellent managerial, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills

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