Job title: Rewards, Senior Associate
Location: Montreal, QC
Rewards, Senior Associate Job Details:
Line of Service Tax
Industry/Sector Private Equity
Specialism Entrepreneurial & Private Business (EPB) – General
Management Level Senior Associate
Job Description & Summary A career in our Accounting and Tax Reporting practice, within PwC Private, will provide you with the opportunity to help private companies with a range of business advisory services to resolve their day-to-day business issues and to help them achieve long-term success. You will advise clients on their local tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant, and will help them manage their tax obligations across unique but ever changing tax specialties. Our team helps our clients with accounting and complex tax reporting. You will focus on planning and executing notice to reader and review engagements; drafting and filing local financial statements; reviewing personal trust and corporate income tax returns, and other tax reporting forms; and will assist with year-end planning and bookkeeping.
Our PwC Private teams help entrepreneurs, private business owners and family enterprises manage their ownership and growth at every stage, in a way that fits the needs of their business in today’s changing global landscape.
PwC’s Employment Tax, Payroll & Rewards group assists domestic and non-domestic clients in understanding their Canadian employer tax considerations when doing business in Canada. We provide a comprehensive suite of services which includes consulting services on cross border employment, domestic payroll including taxability of benefits, province of employment considerations, and we have a payroll processing team that supports our clients needs in an outsourced payroll function. In addition, our Rewards team focuses on stock compensation and other methods of rewarding employees by providing consulting and plan structuring advice. PwC Canada’s Employment Tax, Payroll & Rewards group works closely with other network firms around the globe to bring best practices and leading insight to our clients.
Meaningful work you’ll be part of
As a Rewards Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Understanding the client issues regarding employment tax and equity compensation, researching, and coming up with solutions to address their concerns
Consider the global workforce trends and the implications to Canadian and non-resident clients
Help clients navigate employment tax and rewards related issues including, but not limited to, payroll audits, cross border employee activity, equity compensation review and plan design
Analyze complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations
Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations
Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients
Develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems
Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives
Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems
Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends to develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions
Experiences and skills you’ll use to solve
Experience conducting Canadian tax research and due diligence research on equity and incentive compensation matters, including:
Stock options and other equity plans
Deferred cash plans
Carried and profits interests
Other incentive and retirement benefits
Exposure to client equity and incentive plan compensation and drafting memoranda on employee and employer tax consequences
Experience with employer cross border tax considerations and providing guidance to clients in this area
U.S. experience with the taxation of incentive and deferred compensation an asset
You are a self-starter who possesses the intellectual curiosity to delve beyond the surface of a particular issue
You should be conscientious, self-motivated, and be able to assume responsibility for various aspects of a project within a team framework
Ability to balance competing deadlines and work effectively under pressure
A professional and personable demeanor
Strong written and verbal communications skills
When applying to a Quebec based opportunity, fluency in French is required. Outside of Quebec, fluency in French is an asset
A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives
Why you’ll love PwC
We’re inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you’ll be a part of amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This meaningful work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at .
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Available for Work Visa Sponsorship? No
Government Clearance Required? No
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