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A well established BC-based organization is seeking a Senior Tax and Risk Manager. The company has been named one of BC’s Top Employers 12 times over for offering exceptional places to work, flexible work hours and earned days off, extended health and dental benefits, maternity and parental leave top-up payments, a pension program, in-house professional and leadership development, and subsidies for professional accreditation.

The Senior Tax and Risk Manager oversees and manages all aspects of the company's tax compliance as well as providing oversight of the Risk and Controls Program. The Senior Manager provides financial advisory services to assist the company in planning and adapting to changes in the regulatory regime. He/She works with a wide network of internal and external contacts and leads a team of analysts. 

To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process.



Education and Experience;

  • Holds a Canadian professional accounting designation (CPA) and is a member in good standing.  Note: If your designation was obtained from outside of Canada, you will need to confirm it has been assessed for equivalency through an applicable Canadian Accounting Association 

  • Minimum of three years of recent, related experience: As a financial manager, leading financial compliance, risks and taxation for a large entity, preferably in a wholesale/retail distribution environment.

  • Providing expert advice and recommendations to improve financial advice, stewardship and services.

  • Supervisory experience or leading a team in financial and/or administrative roles.

Knowledge of;

  • Familiarity with Provincial Tax Acts and Federal Tax Acts. 

  • Accounting and auditing standards (e.g. International Financial Reporting Standards [IFRS], GAAS and interpretation bulletins) 

  • Taxation reporting, risk management, internal controls, performance management, change leadership, Human resource management strategies, principles and practices that foster engaged and productive employees



  • Superior written and oral communication skills and attention to detail when communicating 

  • Superior interpersonal/organizational/analytical skills 

  • Ability to achieve deadlines within tight timelines while managing multiple priorities 

  • Ability to manage the development and implementation of operational policies, procedures and guidelines 

  • Ability to communicate complex information in a manner that can be understood by the audience 

  • Ability to continually improve financial operation 

  • Ability to work independently in delivering results

Please note that a cover letter is a requirement for this competition. 
Applicants who are eligible to work in Canada will be contacted only. 

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