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Ottawa: Tax Accountant

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Welcome to Baker Tilly Ottawa!  We are proud to be an independent member of Baker Tilly Canada! Our member firms have 50 offices and 1,500 employees from coast to coast, and we are one of the country’s largest associations of chartered professional accounting firms. As an all-Canadian network, we have a longstanding reputation for value-added audit, tax, advisory, legal and people solutions. We are a member firm of Baker Tilly Global; a $3.6 billion USD company in 145 countries with over 36,000 employees working out of 746 offices worldwide.

Locally, Baker Tilly Ottawa LLP has been a quality provider of financial advisory, accounting, assurance, tax and business advisory services in the Ottawa region since 1962. For over 50 years, we have built our reputation on a solid foundation of core values - integrity, excellence and respect.

Baker Tilly Ottawa LLP is looking for an experienced, motivated, and client driven individual to join our tax services team. We are seeking a candidate to assist us in providing excellent client service, ensuring all aspects of our client’s tax compliance needs are met, providing clients with tax planning opportunities and researching and resolving complex tax related issues.   Our tax group offers an outstanding environment to continue to develop your tax career by providing exciting opportunities while working in a collaborative and supportive group.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with the preparation and review of various Canadian income tax returns (T1, T2, T3 and T5013 returns) and tax election forms.
  • Providing assistance to Partners and Managers on tax planning assignments.
  • Participate in special engagements.
  • Research tax issues and prepare memoranda.
  • Liaising with tax authorities on audits and requests for information.
  • Preparing and presenting technical sessions for staff.

A successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in a public accounting firm.
  • A professional designation.
  • A commitment to learning in a tax environment.
  • Research, analytical and problem identification skills
  • Good technical knowledge of GAAP requirements for tax provisions.
  • Computer skills including Caseware and Taxprep.
  • Strong understanding of a client-focused environment including organizational skills to handle multiple projects with conflicting time lines and the ability to work to meet those deadlines.
  • Sound judgment regarding confidential and sensitive matters.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work independently and as part of a team

Application Information:

We offer a competitive remuneration package based on experience and qualifications. Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume to

Baker Tilly Ottawa LLP is a diverse and equal opportunity employer.  We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.  Upon request, we will accommodate accessibility needs throughout the recruitment and selection process, and for our staff, as applicable.

All resume information is received in confidence.  While we appreciate all applications received, we can only contact directly those candidates selected for an interview.

Current Opportunities