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Tax Manager, Asset Management Practice

KPMG Canada
Company Info:

Our Financial Services practice is one of KPMG's largest industry groups. It is the largest and most established of our firm's five global lines of business. KPMG has an active presence in the banking, finance, insurance and asset management industry through our Financial Services lines of business.


Toronto, Ontario
Job Duration:
Full time
Posting Closing Date:
June 5, 2019
Employment Type:
Contract Type:
Job Description:

As a lead team member in the Financial Services-Asset Management practice, you will work closely with the KPMG Leadership team on tax reporting, tax compliance preparation, and tax planning and advisory initiatives. Your organizational skills will enable you to direct the work of junior staff, including reviewing their work for accuracy and completeness.

Job Responsibilities:
  • An opportunity to lead small, medium and large sized client engagements 
  • Reviewing work for junior staff to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Providing ongoing support and mentoring for the professional development of staff
  • As a key member of our team you will have considerable opportunities to interact with our clients directly and form part of their extended team as you work closely with them
  • Engagement planning, organizing teams to deliver on investment fund tax engagement mandates which span the investment fund’s tax life cycle, tax planning, tax accounting, tax compliance and tax controversy. 
  • Learn and participate in engagements that include tax planning and controversy management
  • Opportunities to work on engagements that cover US, International and Indirect Tax
  • Minimum of 4 years tax experience from a public accounting firm or 5 to 6 years of tax experience from industry
  • Experience with asset management/investment fund related work; preparation and/or review of Canadian tax distribution analysis
  • Completion of the CPA In-Depth Part I and II is an asset
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to research and write utilizing electronic tax tools
  • Provide others with opportunities to take on new challenges and responsibilities
  • Ability to manage conflicting demands and priorities
  • Knowledge and ability to implements processes and procedures to help create efficiencies  
  • The ability to forecast and avoid future challenges and conflict from repeating, while keeping in mind practicalities and costs
  • Negotiates effectively by identifying common ground and potential solutions that are beneficial to all parties
  • Excellent client service skills with the ability to understand the clients' businesses
  • Dedication and motivation to achieve high standards of client service and professionalism in the performance of duties
Additional Information:

To apply please contact Nora Jarjees at