Tax Staff - Diversified Staff Group

September 12 2022
Industries Consulting services
Categories Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Taxes
Ottawa, ON

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

As a Tax Staff, you will be a part of our Diversified Staff Group. Our Diversified Staff Group model is all about providing our people with the skills, information and knowledge to take on some of the biggest challenges in taxation. The vision of EY’s Diversified Staff Group (DSG) is to grow today’s tax professionals to be tomorrow’s leaders. You can expect a unique insight into our business, where you’ll build a network of relationships in an area that influences major business decisions every day. As the team continues to grow, so will you, and over time, you will become a well-rounded tax professional with broad experience in multiple areas of tax.

Your key responsibilities


Your role as a Tax Staff will give you the opportunity to combine corporate tax work with structured and virtual learning. Our curriculum will build your career in Canadian Corporate tax; includes work experience in tax compliance, tax accrual reviews, tax provisions and tax planning. Our people work on key client issues in domestic corporate income taxation, with a focus on implementing tax strategies that align with the client's business objectives.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Contribute to client satisfaction by providing clients with quality, timely and responsive services and work products.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of increasingly complex tax concepts.
  • Discuss moderately complex tax issues with the engagement team and client management.
  • Keep informed of current tax developments and effectively apply tax knowledge to client situations. Thoroughly and accurately analyze information.
  • Prepare practical and effective approaches to the client's tax situation and arrive at appropriate conclusions.
  • Preparing corporate tax returns
  • Auditing tax provisions
  • Share tax planning ideas with others.
  • Participate in and contribute to achieving team goals.
  • Assist in the development of recommendations and implementation plans and assist in making quality decisions in complex areas.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Either:
    • A bachelor's degree, preferably with an emphasis in accounting, finance, or a related field; or
    • a diploma in accounting with a minimum of 2 years of relevant tax/ accounting experience; or
    • equivalent experience in business or industry
  • A passionate interest in developing their Canadian income tax knowledge
  • A desire to work in an environment with learning opportunities on a daily basis
  • Exceptional PC proficiency including Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent managerial, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills
  • The ability to manage time spent against budget and work alongside team members to ensure the timely completion of exceptional client service

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A desire to work in an environment with learning opportunities on a daily basis

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. We’re looking for people with a genuine passion for tax, and the future of tax, and are inspired to help the world’s leading multinational organizations meet complex tax obligations around the world. If you have the confidence to speak up and influence a team that affects big businesses worldwide, this role is for you.

What we offer

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

EY | Building a better working world

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

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