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Tax, Acceleration Centre, Senior Compliance Specialist (Virtual - Global Mobility Services)

Full Time
5 days ago

Line of Service



Not Applicable


Global Compliance Services

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

PwC's Acceleration Centre (AC) is all about maximizing value, unlocking opportunities and creating a great experience for our people and clients. Using the latest technologies, leading processes and best practices, the AC is an important part of how we deliver high-quality tax, assurance and consulting services to our clients.

Important Points to Consider

  • Putting the safety of our people and clients first as we look to a hybrid future :
    The health, well-being and safety of our colleagues, clients, and communities is our number one priority. Vaccinations have proven to reduce the risk of COVID-19. Effective Friday, October 1, 2021, PwC Canada requires all partners, staff, contractors and visitors to be fully-vaccinated when entering a PwC location, subject to applicable legal exemptions. At PwC, the future ways of work will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual, allowing choice and flexibility to explore new ways of working and collaborating. Read this press release for further details
  • The PwC AC services all Canadian time zones, therefore business hours will vary and overtime is required
  • This role doesn't support completion of the Canadian CPA designation
  • This is a remote position, requiring the ability to work virtually

  • What you'll create and do 

    As a Senior Compliance Specialist, this position is responsible for preparation and review of US and Canadian tax returns and other tax compliance deliverables for our Global Mobility business. As a Senior Specialist you will be responsible for coaching and mentoring junior specialists ensuring quality deliverables and will play a key role in managing the relationship between the local office and AC (Acceleration Centre) team. 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 but are not limited to:
  • Preparation of complex Canadian and/or US personal income tax returns and other tax compliance deliverables
  • Review of Compliance Specialist preparation of Canadian and/or US personal income tax returns and other tax compliance deliverables to ensure quality of deliverables
  • Communication with taxpayers to gather relevant information for preparation of tax returns and other deliverables 
  • Participation in tax consultations with clients
  • Preparation and review of responses to tax authority notices 
  • Preparation and review of payroll and tax estimate calculations 
  • Coaching and mentoring the development of less experienced specialists including coop and contract staff 
  • Act as the first point of contact/manage between the client relationship team and AC (Acceleration Centre) for technical and process support related to the execution of work assigned
  • Serve as backup for additional engagements and projects as required

  • What you'll bring to this role 

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives
  • Prior Expatriate, Canadian or US tax experience
  • Mature self-starter who thrives on challenge and possesses the intellectual curiosity and analytical capability to delve beyond the surface of a particular issue
  • Effective communicator and enjoy working in a team environment
  • Good organizational skills, a positive attitude, and an ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Flexible in terms of work schedule, as overtime is required

  • Why you'll love working for PwC 

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