Compliance Specialist (Tax Preparer)

by PwC

Reference #: 11205
Position Type: Contract
Location: London, Waterloo, Windsor, Ontario
Date Posted: Oct 14, 2017

Job Description

Position ID11205BR
TitleTax Preparer Specialist
Line of ServiceTax
Job TypeFull Time Contract
ON - London
ON - Waterloo
ON - Windsor

Job Description

The best opportunities to let your knowledge, talent and skills flourish.

PwC Service Delivery Center (SDC):

The SDC in London, Ontario provides tax return preparation, financial statement preparation, notice to readers and other compliance services in support of our Canadian national practice. Using technology, standardized processes, and best practices, we deliver the highest quality services to our clients. Joining this growing part of our business will provide you with the opportunity to play an important role in how our practice delivers client service.

The Opportunity: Compliance Specialist (Tax Preparer)

Based in London, as a Compliance Specialist your primary role will be to prepare tax returns, financial statements and other supporting documentation for personal and corporate clients.


As the SDC services all Canadian time zones, we are looking for individuals who are open and available for work between the hours of 8:00am EST and 8:00pm EST. 

In the role as a Tax Compliance Specialist you will primarily:

·Prepare personal and corporate tax returns

·Prepare notice to reader files and relating financial statements

·Collect and organize additional supporting documentation or responses to tax authority notices and decisions

·Identify outstanding information on files and reach out to clients and practice staff as required

·Work with client engagement team as necessary to complete work assignments

·File Canadian and U.S. Tax returns




·Bilingual French/English would be an asset but is not a requirement.

·Graduate or current student in relevant undergraduate degree or diploma program in business, accounting or other related field, and/or;

·1 - 2 years’ work experience in the accounting or financial services field (such as: tax preparation services, bookkeeping, owner/operating clients, banking/insurance or financial service centers, accounts payable/receivable, and billing centers)



·Prior tax preparation and/or bookkeeping or other related accounting functions would be an asset

·Detail oriented and well organized; proven ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment

·Experience with accounting and/or Tax software such as Quickbooks, SAGE, Caseware or Prep would be beneficial but not required

·Comfortable working with many sources of technology including MS office (Excel) and learns quickly when introduced to a new tool, database and internal process

·Ability to work independently to meet deadlines, prioritizing work, and multitasking

·Demonstrated ability to follow documented processes and guidelines

·Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build relationships with clients and colleagues

·Open to feedback, committed to continuous improvement and development

·Adaptable to change and enjoy learning new things (tasks, processes, technology…)

·Flexibility to meet coverage requirements; extended business hours and overtime will be required during peak periods

Opportunities Available:

Full Time Contract (varied contract lengths)

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Why Work for PwC


Our employees make an impact with their dedication to client service, creativity, and high performance.  Whatever your passion is, be part of a dynamic, inclusive workplace environment, where you are valued for the unique contribution you bring.

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 ethnicity, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.

We thank you for your interest; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted for follow-up.


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