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Company Name Matrix Search Group
Job Title Tax Accountant
Available To Members and Students
Posting number 139446
Posted On 2017-04-11
Preferred Start Date 2017-04-12
Industry Type Real Estate
Location Canada-Ontario/ Markham
Job Status Permanent
Description of Business

A Matrix Search, our specialized team has a clearly defined mandate-to strategically and professionally connect talent with opportunities in the real estate industry.  With over sixteen successful years, ew have refined our people centric approach which ensures that we evaluate the unique nature of the individual and the key dynamics of each client we do business with.  

Our dedication to the highest standards has positioned Matrix Search as a key industry leader in all direct and acillary aspects of real estate recruitment which is evident in the expertise of our Talent Associates.  An integral understanding and commitment to diversity is the key to our continued success within the real estate industry.  We are proud to reflect that diversity both within our organization and on behalf of the clients we advocate for.  Valuing and honouring inclusion-which includes not only culture and ethnicity but also gender, orientation, age and ability-stands as a founding tradition for us at Matrix Search.  

Job Description

We are seeking a Tax Accountant to join our client’s team. In this role you will be reporting directly to the Accounting Manager. Our Client is one of Canada’s top real estate and development firms. Competitive benefits, flexible hours and recognition of the importance of career development are offered. This is a mid-level position, and is a great opportunity for growth, autonomy and career progression. Our Client is an advocate for diversity and recognizes the value of leadership.



  • Prepare partnership stub period income where applicable to completion of T2

  • Prepare draft income tax return for purpose of providing income tax provisions to the accountants

  • Finalization of tax return once financial statements are finalized

  • Submit final T2 for approval to Manager and/or Director as well as ensure timely submission to Revenue Canada

  • Prepare T5013 Partnership Information Return, inclusive of slips for Partners, copies of full disclosure notes and account activity summaries

  • Review tax information page for participants on joint ventures/co-tenancies

  • Prepare draft T3 trust return for income tax provisions

  • Assist on allocation of income to beneficiaries

  • Summarize income allocation for tax purposes and changes to beneficiary loan account and provide to General Counsel

  • Ensure T5s are prepared and reviewed for accuracy based on dividend and interest accounts

  • Maintain summaries and prepare cheque requisitions monthly for corporate tax instalments

  • Maintain and update capital dividend account for all corporations

  • Research tax matters and identify tax planning opportunities and provide recommendations based on research




  • Minimum 2-5 years of experience in the tax accounting field

  • Completed or is working towards completion of a Professional Accounting Certification

  • Advanced level MS Excel and MS Word skills are a must with a solid working knowledge of Accounting software

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team oriented

  • Excel in a fast paced, dynamic environment and enjoy new challenges

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work well under pressure, highly motivated to achieve results

  • Bright and analytical, able to solve problems and make decisions using logical processes

  • Reliable and punctual with excellent communication skills (verbal and written)



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If you are interested in this position and would like to join a successful and dynamic organization, please forward your resume in Word format to: or please call 416.703.3400


We thank all the candidates for their interest, but only those under consideration will be contacted.


Matrix Search Group is a strong advocate for diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

Skills Required
Financial Statement Review - Intermediate
Financial Statement Audit - Intermediate
Business Tax - Advanced
Personal Tax - Advanced
Communication - Oral - Intermediate
Tax Software - Intermediate
Corporate Tax - Intermediate
Commodity Tax - Intermediate
Financial Analysis - Intermediate
Management Accounting, including activity-based and cost accounting - Intermediate
Communication - Written - Intermediate
Financial Accounting - Intermediate
Financial Statement Compilation - Intermediate
Total Years of Work Experience 0 - 2
Degrees Not Specified
Designations and Certificates CPA, CA - Chartered Professional Accountant, CA
CPA, CMA - Chartered Professional Accountant, CMA
CPA, CGA - Chartered Professional Accountant, CGA
CA - Chartered Accountant
CMA - Certified Management Accountant
CGA - Certified General Accountant
CPA - Chartered Professional Accountant
CA.CBV - CA Specialist CBV
CPA - Certified Public Accountant
Required Languages English - Good
Pay Scale $60,000 to 80,000
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