Personal Tax Preparer, U.S. Tax (Seasonal)


We are a mid-sized firm, located in downtown Victoria and recognized for our expertise in estates and trusts, corporate tax and accounting and U.S. personal tax. Our team is committed to excellence, built upon years of advanced training and technical experience.

The Role: we are looking for a U.S. Personal Tax Preparer to join our growing team for this upcoming 2022 tax season.  The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience in a tax preparation role. There is the potential for this position to be a reoccurring, seasonal role.

 If you're the one we're looking for, you have lots of experience in:

  • Preparation of intermediate US and Canadian personal tax returns and related filings;
  • Communication with clients and their professionals;
  • Gathering and summarizing relevant information, documentation;
  • Related research on US and Canadian tax legislation, policies and practices.

Bonus Experience:

  • Preparation of complex US and Canadian tax returns including related filings such as Form 5471, Form 8621, Form 8858 , Form 3520 and Form 8854 for US Citizens who have relinquished their citizenship;
  • Experience handling cross-border tax issues including Canadians emigrating from Canada and Americans immigrating to Canada;
  • Preparation of Trust tax returns

We're sure to really like you if you:

  • Are a problem solver at heart – you love reconciling and balancing!
  • Use your time efficiently – you know when to push through to solve a problem on your own or when it’s time to stop and ask questions
  • Prepare easy to follow and well-organized working paper files
  • Think logically and have an analytical mindset
  • Are a keen team player who can work effectively with other staff at various levels
  • Are adaptable to new technologies
  • Can keep a brave face in the midst of tax season

If this sounds like you, and you'd love the opportunity to work with a group of surprisingly fun people, considering they're all accountants, please submit a resume and cover letter, with attention to Toby .

Compensation is based on experience, and while we love the attention, only qualified candidates will be contacted.  

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