US Tax Manager – Secondment Opportunity

Kingston Ross Pasnak | Edmonton, Alberta,Canada

Our US Tax Department is growing and we are currently recruiting for an experienced fulltime US tax professional to join our Department.
The US Tax Manager will be an integral leader in the department working to deliver exceptional client service to a diverse group of clients. The US Tax Manager should be proficient in dealing with compliance issues associated with the different types of US taxpayers: US corporations, US branch of Canadian corporations, partnerships, NonResident Aliens and US citizens. Specifically, the US Tax Manager will have the necessary expertise on advising our clients with their US tax needs and providing our clients with the necessary US income tax compliance services for both US federal and state level taxes.
The US Tax Manager will also be responsible for leading and coaching junior staff within the department developing their US tax skills and knowledge.

Responsibilities include: 

Provide knowledge and expertise in various areas of US and Cross-Border taxation  Advise Canadian and US clients on their US tax compliance requirements  Prepare complex US personal, corporate and partnership income tax returns  Review and manage simpler US personal, corporate and tax returns as prepared by junior team members  Train, review and evaluate the work of junior staff for accuracy and completeness.  Provide basic US estate tax advice for Canadian and US high net worth individuals  Support the various department specific and office-wide business development initiatives with your expertise  Assist with the management of the department’s client deadlines, budgets and production goals  Perform basic US tax technical research and make appropriate recommendations  Assist our Audit and Assurance department with US tax provision matters as required

Required Competencies:

 Detail oriented with strong financial, analytical and project management skills.  Strong work ethic with the ability to work Independently under minimal supervision  Ability to manage multiple complex assignments within defined budgets and deadlines  Excellent written and verbal communication skills combined with strong interpersonal skills.  Commitment to delivering excellent client service
Education/Experience Requirements:  Professional Accounting Designation US CPA (CPA) and extensive experience (5+ years) with U.S. tax work  Enrolled in or completed the US Masters in Taxation degree  Experience with US income tax compliance services for a variety of US taxpayers including US citizens, Non-Resident Aliens, US corporations, US branch of Canadian corporations, and partnerships  Experience with the interpretation of US/Canadian cross-border tax legislation, including the US Internal Revenue Code, the Canadian Income Tax Act and the Canada-United States Income Tax Convention  Proficiency in CCH ProSystem fx, Microsoft Office Suite and Caseware

Should you have an interest in this Secondment opportunity and would like to work with a great employer, please submit your cover letter and resume directly to the attention of Jeannette Blumentrath at and or via telephone at 780-420-4767. To learn more about Kingston Ross Pasnak LLP, please click here for further details:
Only qualified candidates will be contacted and the posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.