Senior Associate, Indirect Tax - Recovery

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Senior Associate, Indirect Tax - Recovery
Toronto, Ontario
Job Description
Req ID: req27723
Senior Associate, Indirect Tax - Recovery Summary:
RSM's growing national Indirect Tax practice is seeking a Senior Tax Associate to join their team in Toronto. We assist clients with various consulting, planning and compliance services in GST/HST, PST and other excise, fuel and carbon taxes. You will be part of a national team of dedicated specialists encompassing expertise from the private and public sectors including the Canada Revenue Agency and private industry.
This is an exciting opportunity with a growing firm that hosts a broad cross-section of clients and experiences, with this role leading to manager and beyond if you're up for the challenge. In our Indirect Tax practice, we work with clients to manage their indirect tax opportunities and risks. Our Canadian and US indirect tax practices are integrated, which means clients look to us for expert advice and guidance across borders. We're a top choice in the middle market when it comes to strategies on reducing indirect taxes, innovative indirect tax planning, and the effective management of reporting burdens as well as indirect tax controversy support. We are seeking a candidate who has an entrepreneurial spirit, an unwavering client service mindset, and strong ability to work effectively in a team environment.
As a Senior Associate within the RSM Canada Indirect Tax practice you will be responsible for the following which are focused around two core concepts (Technical and Quality Expertise, and Client Service):
The primary focus of this role will be Canadian indirect tax issues ranging from GST/HST, PST, fuels, carbon and excise taxes, amongst other indirect taxes;
Provide excellent client service to our clients and the RSM tax team through responsive and professional interactions that foster the RSM experience for our clients that exceeds their expectations with timely and proactive indirect tax advice and consulting that enable clients to increase stakeholder value;
Provide indirect tax consulting, via tax research including nexus and registration analysis, indirect tax compliance, voluntary disclosures, indirect tax audit defense, indirect tax recovery projects, data and analytics using technologies such as Alteryx, Tableau, PowerBI, as well as indirect tax planning related to new client ventures in or outside Canada, reorganizations/M&A and due diligence reviews;
Draft written technical advice in the form of technical memos or other technical forms, elections, analysis and indirect tax treatment of various transactions, ranging from the impact of reorganizations to new product lines or jurisdictions in which our clients operate;
Interacting with government officials as you help our clients through indirect tax audits;
Identify opportunities to bring in other indirect tax or direct tax colleagues to provide our clients with a full suite of services to best serve their business needs;
Ability to integrate with clients and the overall tax team to help solve our clients' tax issues;
Excellent interpersonal relations and demonstrated ability to work with others effectively in teams.
Strong commitment to professional client service excellence.
Develop strong client relationships and networking with existing and prospective clients;
Ability to develop and present new ideas and conceptualize new approaches and solutions; and
Work on multiple files and issues while communicating in a non-technical manner to facilitate communication between the client and the RSM service team while managing risk for the client and firm.
Basic Qualifications:
2+ years of recent experience in public accounting, professional services firm or corporate tax department.
Familiarity with researching indirect tax laws and regulations.
Strong oral communication and writing skills and experience in teaching or presenting to clients or staff
You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.
Experience RSM. Experience the power of being understood.
RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Location Street Address: 11 King Street W #700, Toronto, ON M5H 4C7 CAN
Region: Canada Region
Position Type: Experienced
Job Type: Full Time
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel Required: No
Sponsor candidates who are not eligible to work in US: No
Requisition ID: req27723

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