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SR&ED, Financial Manager

Full Time
4 days ago
Line of Service



Not Applicable


General Tax Consulting

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

A career in our SR&ED Credit and Incentives practice will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients solve their business issues related to research and development tax credits and other government incentives. Clients look to us when it comes to tax strategies, expert advice, and guidance. Our national Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) and Incentives practice consists of a strong and dedicated team of professionals with science, technical, tax accounting, and financial backgrounds. This team has a strong presence in the marketplace and an enviable top-tier client list.

What to consider before applying

This role has the option of being based out of any of our Canadian office locations, supporting the Vancouver office.

Purpose-led work you'll be part of

As a Manager, you'll work with a team of professionals to help our clients with the preparation of their tax incentive claims. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Develop new skills outside of your comfort zone.
• Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
• Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
• Analyze complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
• Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
• Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
• Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
• Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
• Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
• Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarizing key points.
• Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Additional responsibilities:

• Assume ownership for determining the qualifying expenditures for SR&ED
• Complete tax forms for the SR&ED claim and the working papers to support the claim
• Drive the completion of each project and ensure client expectations are met
• Provide practical and creative solutions to help clients maximize their return from SR&ED and Other government incentives
• Liaise with the CRA to determine filing statuses and other issues
• Attend meetings with the CRA and defend the SR&ED claim during CRA SR&ED reviews

Experiences and skills you'll use to solve

• Experience in Corporate Tax preparation with some familiarity of SR&ED claim preparation
• Accounting designation is preferred, but not required
• Good knowledge of accounting/costing principles
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Good communication and presentation skills
• Ability to effectively manage client expectations and multiple concurrent client projects
• Ability to think strategically, work independently and contribute to the team

Why you'll love PwC

We're inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you'll be a part of amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This purpose-led work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at

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