Leader, Specialty Tax



  • Accounting & Finance
  • Job Code: 9P67746118
  • Posted: January 08, 2019
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Leader, Specialty Tax.

Our client is looking for a Lead, Specialty Tax to be part of their Learning and Development Team.  This is an ideal position for the CPA and Tax Professional who is interested in making a career shift. 

The Role:

  • Oversee learning needs as it relates to Corporate Income Tax (T2), US, Bookkeeping, and small business.
  • Identify the learning requirements of associates who prepare corporate income tax returns and provide bookkeeping and small business services.
  • Work closely with Managers to support multi year initiatives, including SRP and LRP strategies to increase client and associate experience through programming.
  • Work closely with the business and relevant internal councils to conduct needs analyses for new and existing products.
  • Work with multiple stakeholders, evaluate/design/revamp program content to determine best practice for a variety of audiences.
  • Stay current on tax legislation to ensure adherence to all internal controls, CRA and IRS requirements, policies and audit requirements to minimize the risk to associates, the company, and clients.
  • Mentor content developers who are working on course development.
  • Ensure that learning materials, programs, and practices are consistent with other learning programs.
  • Deliver learning programs, including using virtual classrooms and collaborative platforms.  
  • Mentor leaders to assist with delivery of virtual and in person instruction.
  • Assist with other Learning team initiatives, as required.
  • Work closely with other Learning Specialists to create a consistent client experience.
  • Effectively communicate or present to wider team on policies, programs, and services.
The Ideal Candidate:

  • Related university degree and or completion of a recognized accounting program, CPA preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in similar industry, ideally, corporate income tax return preparation.
  • Completion of courses in adult education and/or workplace learning.   
  • Experience with designing, developing and/or delivering training programs with related subject matter.

  • Salary of $90,000 - $100,000.
  • Vacation and flex days.
  • Benefits.
  • Bonus target.
  • RRSP program.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Peter LeGeyt - MBA, Aplin Accounting & Finance (plegeyt@aplin.com). We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  #LI-CAL


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Peter LeGeyt

Accounting & Finance


Partner & Managing Consultant

  • 403.351.2449
  • plegeyt@aplin.com

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