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PwC

Private Company Services, Tax, Senior Manager (Future Opportunity)

PwC
Location
Halifax, NS
Details
Full Time
6 days ago

Line of Service

Tax

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

Entrepreneurial & Private Business (EPB) - General

Management Level

Senior Manager

Job Description & Summary

A career within Private Company services, will provide the opportunity to help private companies with a range of business advisory needs such as audit, tax compliance, and planning to help improve their operational efficiency and to free up time that can be spent focusing on business strategy. You'll have the opportunity to experience the entire business life cycle of a private company from inception to growth, maturity and transition.

Our team helps our clients design and implement personal and customised service plans that are unique to privately owned entities, entrepreneurs, and high net worth individuals. You'll be assisting the team focus on key issues like wealth management, compliance, cash flow management, equity expansion, divestiture and exit strategies.

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 Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include:

  • Take action to ensure everyone has a voice, inviting opinion from all.
  • Establish the root causes of issues and tackle them, rather than just the symptoms.
  • Initiate open and honest coaching conversations at all levels.
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
  • Develop specialised expertise in one or more areas.
  • Advise stakeholders on relevant technical issues for their business area.
  • Navigate the complexities of global teams and engagements.
  • Build trust with teams and stakeholders through open and honest conversation.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.


  • As a Senior Manager you will:
  • Manage all day-to-day corporate tax services and tax consulting services to key clients
  • Plan, organize and deliver tax planning engagements for Canadian corporations  
  • Work with multi-disciplinary tax teams on various projects including tax planning and compliance, international tax matters, tax provisions, and tax modelling
  • Ability to identify opportunities with clients and propose solutions that meet the client's needs
  • Lead the development of proposals and proposal teams
  • Establish a broad network of relationships, including the opportunity to work with industry associations
  • Support the development and coaching of tax professionals and other junior tax staff members
  • Participate in, and contribute to, market and business activities, including opportunities for contributing to publications and journals


  • Preferred skills & qualifications
  • CPA, CA or other accounting designation
  • Completion of Levels I, II and II of the CPA In-depth Tax Course
  • A proven leader with strong business development and entrepreneurial skills  
  • Possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and manage multiple assignments in an organized manner
  • Superior problem solving skills, excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical capability, sound business sense and creative mind that have earned you a reputation of providing excellence in client service
  • Ability to manage, develop, retain and mentor junior tax professionals


  • Minimum years experience required
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in Corporate Tax, preferably specializing in private corporations, with at least 3 years in a management capacity


  • 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
  • Flexible working
  • 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
  • Adoption/surrogacy benefits
  • 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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    Travel Requirements

    Up to 20%

    Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

    No

    Government Clearance Required?

    No

    Job Posting End Date

    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.
    Category
    Accounting