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Senior AssociateJob Description & Summary
A career in our Accounting and Tax Reporting practice, within Private Company Services, will provide you with the opportunity to help private companies with a range of business advisory services to resolve their day-to-day business issues and to help them achieve long-term success. You will advise clients on their local tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant, and will help them manage their tax obligations across unique but ever changing tax specialties. Our team helps our clients with accounting and complex tax reporting. You will focus on planning and executing notice to reader and review engagements; drafting and filing local financial statements; reviewing personal trust and corporate income tax returns, and other tax reporting forms; and will assist with year-end planning and bookkeeping.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include:Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities and coach to help deliver results.Develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems.Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from from current trends in business area.Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.Share relevant thought leadership.Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others.Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality, diverse relationships.Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Responsibilities:Compilation of client information and working paper file preparation, including preparing reconciliations and continuity schedulesPreparation of personal income tax returns (T1s) which would include terminal returns Preparation of trust income tax returns (T3s) Following-up on Notices of (Re) Assessments Updating of tracking spreadsheet consisting of client files and corresponding deadlines Communication with clients to obtain outstanding information required to complete personal and trust income tax returns
Requirements: An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work. Accounting diploma or degree from a College or University is desired, but not required (transcripts will be requested if applicable) Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise with clients and their advisors (brokers, lawyers) on a professional level Solid accounting skills (familiarity with accounting for investments and stock portfolios is an asset) Good organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and multi task Ability to work in a consistently fast-paced environment; learn quickly and to meet tight deadlines Excellent attention to detail and accuracy of work Ability to manage client deliverables (personal and trust tax returns) Computer software knowledge and experience (Excel, Quickbooks, Sage, Caseware and Taxprep knowledge is an asset)Proactive and takes ownership for self-development Can work independently and critically think through and resolve issues Team Player Willing to work overtime when necessary
Why you'll love working for PwC
We want you to love every (if not, almost every) minute of your career, having said this, we get it. Each life stage we go through comes with a new set of priorities and demands. This is why we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits, so regardless of your situation, there's something for everyone.
Leading benefits for our permanent staff include: A competitive compensation package
Sponsored investments, pensions and saving plans with matching firm contributions
PwC FlexBenefits, for personalised medical & dental coverage, including enhanced mental health benefit
Every day recognition and real time appreciation through our rewards and recognition program
Dress for your day with our flexible dress environment
Health, wellness and fitness perks
Family-friendly benefits, including maternity and parental leave policies and support networks to help you prepare for your successful return to work
Back-up child and elder care support
Career defining project work and international experience
Development opportunities including learning on the job, formal learning, learning from others and access to "Vantage" our digital learning system
Award winning programs including "Women in Leadership" and "Enhanced Pursuit Program"
A coach to help develop skills, diversify experiences and achieve career aspirations
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PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.