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Tax Administrator

Banking Administrator November 2017This Position Has Been Filled.

Company Information

 

Farber is an independent business advisory firm that provides practical solutions to complex financial and operating problems. We have a reputation for responsiveness and a track record of helping our clients achieve their objectives and overcome challenges.

We successfully partner and work with the leadership of North American companies, their advisors, lenders and other professionals. Our diverse team of business-savvy professionals operate seamlessly to provide services across the areas of restructuring, financial, human capital, and consulting.

With offices in Toronto, across Ontario, and Vancouver, Farber is positioned to advise businesses across Canada. Our global alliance extends our reach and provides opportunities in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and beyond, reflecting the increasingly global nature of business. Established in 1979, Farber continues to grow by fostering an unparalleled collaborative approach and by actively aligning interests with our clients.

Making business work better, together.™

 

For more information, please visit: www.afarber.com

 

Position Summary

We are currently seeking a Tax Administrator to join our Sheppard office, from the beginning of February to end of April, to assist during tax season. Reporting to the Senior Tax Administrator, the successful candidate will be required to complete tasks related to the Trustee in Bankruptcy’s responsibilities, such as filing income tax and GST returns for individuals (including self-employed).

 

Major Responsibilities 

 

Operations Duties

  • Complete prior, pre and post-bankruptcy tax returns for the relevant taxation years, as well as in-trust tax returns

  • Processing of in-trust tax returns, including determination the of requirement to file a return, preparation and submission to the CCRA along with reviewing and making payment of the resulting tax liability

  • Reviewing tax files to determine completeness of relevant tax information

  • Photocopying returns for the tax file, and when necessary, for the bankrupt

  • Filing of documents in relation to the client’s taxes

  • Updating the CPA, to track the completion of tasks

  • Processing and intaking of CCRA Notices of Assessment, including sorting and filing large volumes of mail, reviewing and reconciling tax assessments against the filed returns

  • Processing quarterly GST payment cycles, including, sorting and filing high volumes of GST correspondences, coding cheques for banking and redirecting cheques to bankrupts as required

  • Managing CCRA returns/correspondence for business GST accounts for selfemployed bankrupts as required

  • Ad hoc communication with bankrupts and CCRA as required to answer questions, accommodate special requests, and troubleshoot problems with regards to incorrect tax return assessments as well as held and/or missdirected refunds

 

Education 

  • High school or equivalent

 

Qualifications/Experience

  • Overtime should be expected during tax season (mid-February to end of April)

  • Solid knowledge and experience in basic personal Canadian income tax return preparation (including self-employed taxpayers), using tax software

  • Willingness and ability to utilize excellent organizational/administrative skills to process high volumes of paperwork, correspondences and filing

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to be utilized in dealing with the CCRA, other firm staff, and bankrupts

  • Ability to use Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word for preparation of reports and correspondence

  • Working knowledge of the Insolvency Manager Software considered an asset

  • Experience with bankruptcy tax returns and Taxprep software is an asset, but not a requirement

     

Application Instructions

To apply directly for this position please e mail your resume directly to Human Resources, careers@afarber.com. Or fax to: 416-496-9651

Please be sure to:

  • Copy or type your resume into the body of the e mail message OR
  • Attach your resume via a file attachment in Word, PDF, HTML or plain text

 

We thank all candidates for submitting their resume, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Farber Financial and its entities will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.