Senior Tax Accountant

Location: Vancouver
Job Code: 296
# of Openings: 1



Smythe LLP is seeking a highly motivated and team-oriented Senior Tax Accountant with solid tax experience to join our growing practice in our downtown Vancouver office.

Our Firm

Smythe LLP is a member of Allinial Global and is one of the largest independent mid-sized firms in Vancouver and British Columbia. Established in 1980, we are recognized for exceptional work in the areas of assurance, taxation and business advisory services for private and public companies, family-owned businesses and not-for-profit clients.

We have a depth of experience and expertise in many industry sectors, including real estate and construction, hospitality, technology and resource industries. Our website is

The Opportunity

As part of our 20-member Tax Group, you will work directly with clients, managers and partners to deliver tax and advisory services as a general practitioner. The ideal candidate will be a Senior Tax Accountant with a minimum of three years of experience in public practice.

This position generally requires working from one of our office locations, but a remote opportunity is available for candidates outside of Lower Mainland British Columbia.


  • Prepare and review personal, trust, partnership and corporate tax returns
  • Perform tax research and prepare technical memos and letters
  • Assist clients with CRA audits and disputes
  • Provide exceptional service to our clients
  • Develop and apply technical skills by remaining up to date on new tax legislation and case law
  • Participate in, and contribute to, the attainment of team objectives.


  • Professional accounting designation with exposure to Canadian tax
  • Proven abilities in the areas of personal and corporate tax compliance
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in teams and individually
  • A desire to learn and adapt in a challenging environment
  • Completion of part 2 of the CPA Canada In-Depth Tax Course (preferred)

The Smythe Advantage

At Smythe, we are committed to the development of our people. We offer ambitious people opportunities to challenge themselves and advance their careers in a technical manner and business development and community support. Our culture is highly supportive and embraces diversity. Our benefits include:

  • Health and dental coverage
  • Annual wellness fund
  • Three weeks paid vacation
  • Ergonomic sit-stand workstations
  • An active social committee that coordinates firm-wide social events to promote collaboration and people connections
  • A wellness committee that is committed to bringing employee health and wellness to the Firm by promoting and supporting physical and mental health
  • A Joint Health and Safety Committee and Return to Work Task Force to ensure we are working in a safe work environment during the pandemic
  • A sustainability and community committee that focuses on coordinating initiatives that allow us to give back to our community and make the Firm more sustainable

We offer ambitious people opportunities to challenge themselves and advance their career in the areas of technical learning, people development, business development and community support. 

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