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JOB POSTING: Tax Specialist

Tax Specialist (CPA Student)

[Ottawa] [Hybrid or Remote Options] [Full-time: 30-40 hrs/week]

Full-service, Cloud Accounting Specialists

CPA Plus is committed to providing a full suite of accounting solutions for forward thinking individuals and business owners. We cover everything from personal and small business tax planning to bookkeeping, payroll, consultation, tax preparation and more. We use the latest tools and technology to help clients thrive in today’s digital reality. But it’s about more than tech. It’s about helping clients achieve their goals and find solutions that are better, faster, and more flexible, so that they can succeed in an ever-changing world.

About the Opportunity

Our easy going and supportive work culture offers employees training, opportunity for growth and work-life flexibility. As a tax specialist, you’ll work directly with other team members and our clients. Your duties will include supporting and advising clients when dealing with tax authorities, researching, and documenting tax related queries, helping our client management and engagement teams stay abreast of the latest tax developments, and recommending practical and effective approaches to assist with various clients’ tax situations. This position will allow for hybrid or fully remote options.

Your Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preparing and compiling tax and information returns
  • Assisting with tax client advisory services
  • Dealing with tax authorities on clients’ behalf
  • Researching, documenting, and preparing tax memos for clients
  • Understanding and discussing tax issues with our engagement and client
  • management teams
  • Staying informed of current and developing tax issues
  • Preparing practical and effective approaches to client tax needs
  • Other projects as needed

Your Skills & Experience

Essential Assets

  • Minimum 5+ years of tax experience in a professional services capacity
  • University degree in commerce, accounting, or finance
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA-CA or CPA-CGA) or nearing completion
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tax related tasks
  • Strong oral & written communication skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships
  • Can work effectively in office or from home

Other Preferred Assets

  • Ability to interpret HST guidelines and legislation
  • QuickBooks Online / Desktop experience
  • Project-management tool experience such as Asana and/or


We believe strongly in supporting our staff to achieve their greatest possible personal and career potential.

Our benefits include:

  • 7-hour Work Days
  • Hybrid work model (In office & from home)
  • Flexible scheduling
  • An Employee Home Purchase Loan Program
  • Paid Physical & Mental Health Days
  • $1,000 Personal Health Spending Account
  • Laptop, Monitor, and Accessories
  • Employee Growth Planning
  • Career Development Training
  • Complimentary Coffee and Lunches

Plus! If you’re looking for a perk we don’t offer, let us know. We’re always happy to discuss new ideas.

Ready for your next great opportunity?

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.