Manager, Tax - People Advisory Services, Compensation and Benefits - Montreal

August 3 2021
Industries Consulting services
Categories Accounting, Finance, Compensation -Benefits, HR, Training, Taxation
Montreal, QC

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Tax - People Advisory Services (PAS) builds and improves organizational and individual performance, delivering a highly complex and challenging mission, especially in an ever-changing working environment. You’ll get a unique glimpse deep inside a company’s business and become a trusted advisor, working collaboratively on a team that influences major business decisions.

The opportunity

We are currently seeking a Manager to join our team to collaborate on challenging compensation tax consulting engagements for a diverse client base. EY’s Tax- People Advisory Services helps clients develop relevant and flexible tax-compliant remuneration, benefit, pension and incentive programs. Our multi-disciplinary integrated team of lawyers, actuaries, human resource, and tax professionals provide specialized services in the areas of pensions, benefits, HR, tax and compensation.

Your key responsibilities

As a Manager, you will provide tax advice related to the review, design and implementation of executive compensation plans, pension, bonus plans, and other cash- or share-based incentive plans, and consult on employee mobility issues. You will work with the existing Canadian compensation tax team, as well as with EY’s global network of compensation professionals.

Skills and attributes for success

  • You will contribute to the growth and maintenance of ongoing client relationships and participate in business development and marketing activities.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree with a graduate degree and/or professional designation preferred (LL.B. or C.A.)

  • Minimum 5 or more years of tax experience or general compensation plan design and consulting, with 2-3 years of experience assessing the tax implications of compensation packages or other incentive programs

  • Strong technical and analytical skills, with the ability to apply these skills to a new environment and new projects

  • Strong tax research and analytical skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • US Tax experience is an asset but not a requirement

  • The ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic team-oriented environment

What we look for

We’re interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and development. We’re looking for people with a genuine passion for tax, and the future of tax, and are inspired to help the world’s leading multinational organizations meet complex tax obligations around the world. If you have the confidence to speak up and influence a team that affects big businesses worldwide, this role is for you


What we offer

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY | Building a better working world

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

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