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Private Company Services, Tax, Senior Manager

Halifax, NS
Full Time
A month ago

Line of Service



Not Applicable


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.


As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Directors and above
  • Be involved in the financial management of clients
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
  • Develop project strategies to solve complex technical challenges for our clients
  • Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team
  • Shape and deliver projects to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients and our own quality criteria
  • Train, coach, and supervise team members
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and developing your PwC brand

  • 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

  • Education
    (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)
    Degrees/Field of Study required:

    Degrees/Field of Study preferred: Bachelor Degree - Accounting

    (if blank, certifications not specified)
    0. Global: Chartered Accountant (CA) - Chartered Accountants (preferred), 0. Global: Certified Public Accountant - Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (preferred)

    Desired Languages
    (If blank, desired languages not specified)

    Travel Requirements

    Not Specified

    Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


    Government Clearance Required?


    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.