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Senior Tax Specialist/Financial Services

Toronto, ON

Job ID: 14438 A Type: AF - Accounting & Finance
Senior Tax Specialist/Financial Services
Our Financial Services client located midtown Toronto is searching for  an experienced subject matter expert in the area of Canadian Fund Taxation.
Reporting to the Supervisor, Fund Tax, you will be  responsible for 
providing support to the Fund Tax department, assisting in the review of investment 

tax compliance and the review of distributions and regulatory reports for the mutual, 

pooled, segregated and exchange traded funds.
General Responsibilities ;

• Review fund distribution calculations, tax provisions, tax returns and 

related working papers and underlying files 

• Recommend tax treatments to the product teams pertaining to tax 

treatment of financial instruments 

• Provide tax support for the organization by researching, analyzing and 

implementing investment tax planning ideas 

• Analyze impact of new tax legislation and implement processes and 

procedures to address changes 

• Collaborate with management to research and resolve complex distribution 

or tax related issues 

• Provide oversight on withholding tax reclaims processing 

• Support corporate action tax analysis and review appropriate elections 

Length of term: 1 year. Hourly rate 50-55 per hour.
• University degree required, preferably in a relevant field (or equivalent 
work experience) 

• Completion of an accounting designation preferred 

• Minimum five years of professional experience within the investment funds 

industry coupled with

• Completion or enrollment in the CICA In-Depth Tax Course an asset 

• Advanced computer skills, including expert proficiency in Excel and other 

Microsoft Office products required; knowledge of VBA an asset 

• Knowledge of fund accounting and fund reporting required 

• Experience with T2/T3 TaxPrep software preferred 

• Practical knowledge of Income Tax Act (Canada), NI-81-102 and OSC 

regulations preferred 
Interested candidates may forward a resume to Shelley Hogan

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