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Senior Accountant, Global Mobility Services

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
3 days ago

At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

The opportunity

Our worldwide network of Global Mobility Services professionals provide tax compliance, planning and advisory services to individuals who work, live, invest and have family outside of their home country. In addition, we assist international corporations and their employees with their tax, payroll and consulting needs related to operating in the global business environment.

The successful candidate will provide Canadian and US personal tax services to our multinational clients. You will also be responsible for a variety of technical, administrative, and support functions with regards to the management of our client files. The ideal candidate enjoys continuous learning and working in a team to deliver exceptional client service.

What you will do

What you will do initially:
  • Become part of a tax engagement team in meeting the tax compliance and advisory needs of clients.
  • Preparing Canadian and US personal, trust, and estate income tax returns
  • Preparing US estate and gift tax returns
  • Prepare payroll calculations
  • Maintaining client files to ensure accurate and timely completion of returns and schedules.
  • Correspond with tax authorities
  • Providing support to team members in related tasks including assistance with international assignment program management.

As you gain experience with compliance, you will also be involved on tax related research projects and advice related to personal cross-border tax.

At times, business needs arise and employees are required and agree to work beyond their normal work day or work week to fulfill the accountabilities required for their job. Likewise, people need extra time to devote to personal matters, and our approach to flexibility provides for this.

What you bring to the role

What you bring to the role:
  • You have completed a post-secondary undergrad with a major or focus in Accounting/Tax, Business, Mathematics or a related field.
  • You may already have experience in an accounting or tax role.
  • You are highly motivated and enthusiastic to take on a variety of challenges and opportunities.
  • Proven track record of successfully dealing with competing priorities and deadlines under pressure.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills allowing effective interaction with clients and our team.
  • Enthusiastic with a desire to learn.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Excellent computer skills - Microsoft Excel experience is required.
  • Consistent attention to detail.

Keys to your success:

KPMG individuals Deliver Impact | Seek Growth | Inspire Trust and understand that a diverse workforce enables us to deepen relationships and strengthen our business.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best

For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here.

Our Values, The KPMG Way

Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

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