Intermediate Accountant to manage & support Income Tax returns for a large complex Financial Systems transition . 48319

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Oct 16, 2023
Job End Date: Feb 16, 2024
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 132626
Location: Vancouver, Victoria

Our Financial Services Client is looking for an Intermediate Accountant to manage & support Income Tax returns for a large complex Financial Systems transition . 48319

This job is located in Vancouver. Hybrid setup: 2-3 days in the office.

Contract is until Feb 2024 with high chances of extension

Must Have:

  • Experience working as an Accountant within an enterprise environment
  • Canadian accounting designation (CA, CPA, CGA, CMA)
  • 5+ years' accounting skills and financial systems knowledge on income tax, Canadian tax slips, Preparation of Trust tax returns (for non qualifying investments and deceased taxpayers)



  • Validate financial information for the test runs of data migration to purchaser; ensure that the test balances for tax accounts migrate correctly (but scope not known yet)
  • Compile tax working papers for the preparation of the FY2023 and sub-period income tax returns
  • Compile information to address queries from the company re. our income tax processes and returns
  • Checking that all historical income tax records for open tax audit years are complete before transferring to the company

Tax Reporting

  • Assurance testing for 2023 tax slips (would need to complete testing earlier in 2024 than past years to reduce dependency on the TSA)
  • Deceased 2023 T3 for HIFC (to complete the excel calculations for these 2023 T3 earlier – estimated 90T3s)
  • NQI and deceased 2023 T3 for HIDC (to complete these 2023 T3 as soon as possible in 2024 – estimate 300 T3s)
  • To comply data for NQI, deceased T3s for the 2024 stub period for the company
  • 2024 stub period tax slips : approach to be determined but this would require Tax’s involvement