Tax Manager/Senior Manager



You’re an experienced tax manager/senior manager with a knack for the numbers and excellent communication skills. You’re looking for a challenging role, where you can oversee multiple areas under tax, while maintaining relationships with internal and external advisors. If this sounds like you, we may have the perfect opportunity for you.  We’re Hold It All Inc ( ., the holding company for the personal business interests of Chip and Shannon Wilson (founders and largest individual shareholders of Lululemon Athletica). These interests fall under the five pillars of apparel, real estate, philanthropy, private equity and passive investments. We’re a proud West Coast company, with a vision to create possibilities for people to live longer, healthier, more fun lives. Low Tide Properties is the largest operating company of Hold It All Inc. with 56 commercial and multi-family properties in Vancouver and Seattle. We’re looking for a new Tax Manager/Senior Manager, and we hope that search ends with you. Tax Manager/Senior Manager: In this role, you’ll be responsible for the compliance needs of the Wilson Group and its associated corporate entities. Working closely with the internal and external tax teams, you’ll support multiple distinct corporate entities and family members, each with varying tax compliance and planning needs.Practically speaking, you’ll be responsible for the following 3 areas:Tax Compliance* Prepare and complete all tax filings (e.g., Personal T1, Corporate T2, T106, T1134, Partnership T1135,Trust T3, Charity T3010 returns, Statement of Investment Income T5, US Partnership compliance, USCorporate compliance, etc.) and other forms, elections, and filings as required* Work with external tax advisors on all tax-related audits Tax Planning* Work with external tax advisors to provide tax-related planning for corporations, trusts, individuals andprivate foundations, as well as tax-related domestic and cross-border planning and complianceassistance to the Family’s Real Estate business (US and Canada)* Work with external tax advisors to review complex investment structures proposed by fund managers and determine tax risks, issues, and impact, as well as provide tax planning for various corporatereorganizations (wind-ups, amalgamations etc.) and share restructure* Work with legal teams (in-house and external) to ensure all tax planning is appropriately documented and implementedTax Research* Research tax issues for individuals, trusts, corporations and private foundations* Ensure up-to-date information on all tax legislationTo excel in this role, you’ll need to be an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills as you maintain relationships with external advisors and communicate issues clearly. You’ll need to have excellent attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and strong accounting and analytical skills so you can advise the Family on options. You’ll also need to be eager to learn, entrepreneurial, a self-starter, and able to work independently. You are someone with a high level of integrity who can be direct, truthful, and discrete. You’ll have plenty of opportunity to learn and grow if you’re the type of person who’s willing to roll up their sleeves and get things done. If this sounds like you, we want to meet you.Working with Hold It All Inc. and Low Tide Properties: This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday to Friday based out of our Gastown office. We are currently working under a hybrid model with the option to work from home, although once safe to do so, this position will be full time in office. Our office is a casual working environment, with amenities including a full kitchen and rooftop terrace.You’ll earn a competitive salary plus annual bonus, commensurate with experience, and will have access to our health benefits package, paid vacation time, and annual fitness allowance. We’re a team of outdoors-loving and health-conscious people, who take great pride in the open and inclusive work culture we have built. We encourage people to speak up and we hear all voices equally. We’re driven to maximize the potential of the people we work with, so we invest in our employees and empower them to develop personally and professionally. We value learning, integrity, and fun, and are passionate about working with people who share these values. Qualifications: * 4 + years of experience working as a tax manager or senior manager* CPA designation completed* Experience with Canadian personal tax compliance* Strong computer proficiency and experience with Microsoft Office suite including Excel, and TaxPrep software* Bachelor’s degree in business, commerce, accounting, finance, or related field* Experience working in a large accounting firm (e.g., Deloitte, KPMG, PwC, Ernst & Young) is strongly preferred* Experience with Canadian private companies, and private company investments (an asset)* Familiarity with CCPC’s and tax integration (an asset)How to Apply:Our online application will give you the option to apply to this role as a complete person – not just a resume. The application will assess your qualifications, personality traits and workplace preferences, and should take 10 to 15 minutes to complete. After submitting, you’ll receive an email inviting you to log in and view your assessment results.We strive to build a team that reflects the diversity of the community we work in and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups such as women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people identifying as LGBTQ2SI, veterans, and people with disabilities.We will review applications, with priority given to those who have completed the assessment and look forward to hearing from you.
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