Manager or Senior Manager, Private Equity Tax

Full Time


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BDO is a firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. Each day, our professionals provide exceptional service, helping clients with advice and insight they can trust. In turn, we offer an award-winning environment that fosters a with a high priority on your personal and professional growth.

Your Opportunity

We are currently looking to hire a Manager or Senior Manager to be part of our growing Tax team which can be based out of any of our locations across Canada. You will be involved in assisting clients with transaction tax issues including completing tax due diligence (both buy-side and sell-side), tax structuring, tax modelling, pre-sale planning, assisting with the tax aspect of sale purchase agreements, post-closing items and other transaction tax matters.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Lead sell-side and buy-side tax due diligence engagements to identify, evaluate and quantify potential tax liabilities and exposures and work with vendors to mitigate these exposures prior to commencing a sale process and/or with legal counsel in reviewing purchase and sale and ancillary agreements
  • Work with Partners & clients to mitigate tax exposures prior to commencing a sale process
  • Analyze complex tax issues to help design tax-efficient structures for strategic and private equity acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations
  • Collaborate with team members on the design of Canadian and international private equity funds and related management structures
  • Analyze complex tax issues and prepare technical deliverables to outline the tax analysis and implications to clients
  • Manage and mentor engagement team members and work closely with team members located across the country
  • Maintain relationships with clients at the highest level, build positive working relationships and provide effective support for engagements
  • Contribute to the successful recruitment of new talent
  • Develop the capabilities of less experienced staff through coaching, knowledge transfer, internal training delivery, assignment of challenging work opportunities
  • Support business development initiatives, primarily in the private equity space and identify new opportunities with existing clients
  • How do we define success for your role?

  • You demonstrate BDO’s core values through all aspects of your work: Integrity, Respect and Collaboration
  • You understand your clients’ industry, challenges, and opportunities; clients describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high quality work
  • You identify, recommend, and are focused on effective service delivery to your clients
  • You share in an inclusive and engaging work environment that develops, retains and attracts talent
  • You actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplace
  • You grow your expertise through learning and professional development
  • Your experience and education

  • You have completed your CPA designation or LLB
  • Completion of Master of Taxation or CPA Canada In-depth Tax program
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in the professional services industry, with a period specializing in Tax
  • You enjoy working within M&A transactions and are keen to develop further knowledge in this area 
  • Experienced with identifying issues and developing solutions, managing client expectations and engagement economics and team leadership
  • You value teamwork, client service, and quality in detailed work
  • You display strong problem solving, analytical, and communication skills
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