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Senior Advisor Taxation Compensation

Apply now Job ID 16504059 Date posted 06/17/2020

Primary Locations: Montreal, Quebec

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time


  • Do you have a marked interest in taxation?
  • Are you interested in exploring new ways of working?
  • Are you looking for a flexible and collaborative work environment?

Then this position is for you!

Reporting to the Senior Manager – Taxation, you will be responsible to provide advisory support on all tax questions related to compensation, employee benefits and employee programs. You will support the Accounting and Human Resources departments to monitor the tax compliance of employee compensation-related activities at the Bank and its subsidiaries and work closely with your colleagues in the Taxation department as well as stakeholders in other business units.

Your main challenges:

  • Assessing and communicating matters related to the Canadian tax system in regards to the compensation of employees and representatives of the Bank and its subsidiaries
  • Listening actively to partners and propose solutions geared to their needs in order to support activities related to compensation paid by the Bank and its subsidiaries
  • Dealing with different Bank sectors to provide support and specialized tax advice
  • Helping to develop, implement and apply policies, standards and procedures

Specifically, you will:

  • Provide advisory support on all tax issues related to compensation, employee benefits and employee programs
  • Work closely with the Tax Compliance – Compensation team 
  • Work closely with your colleagues in Taxation to ensure adequate financial disclosure of tax expenses for compensation-related activities affecting the Bank and its subsidiaries
  • Provide advisory support to the Accounting Manager, Tax Compliance – Compensation and their team
  • Develop and maintain good relationships and communication with collaborators and business units
  • Participate actively in compensation-related tax audits
  • Participate actively in improving processes by helping to find solutions and supporting their implementation
  • Perform tax research
  • Ensure legislative and regulatory monitoring of tax measures affecting total compensation, analyze their impacts, and communicate them proactively to your colleagues and internal partners
  • Provide advisory support to the Employee Experience team for compensation-related projects
  • Support and take part in other tax-related activities, as needed


  • Be a CPA or member of Barreau du Québec or Chambre des Notaires du Québec
  • Completed or is in the process of completing graduate studies in taxation
  • 4 to 5 years of relevant experience in taxation
  • Knowledge of the compensation component of taxation
  • Sound writing and documentation skills
  • Strong team spirit and ability to collaborate effectively
  • Autonomy
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize information
  • Proactivity in proposing new ideas
  • Agility and ability to adapt in a context of process transformation
  • Desire to continuously deepen your knowledge
  • Rigour, diligence and initiative
  • Bilingualism, spoken and written (English and French)

Competitive advantages of working for National Bank:

  • Modern, functional, open-concept work environment conducive to discussions with colleagues at all levels
  • Flexibility to work remotely

The compensation associated with this position is available on the My HR portal. You will find the salary scales by indicating it as a keyword in the "Search" field of the portal. While only one level is posted, the manager has the latitude to position the selected candidate at a lower level, depending on his profile.

We strive to be an inclusive organization where all employees are valued. National Bank stands out for its many initiatives to promote inclusion, making it a Canada-wide leader in diversity.


JobField: Finance

Job Number: FIN008TK

Posting Date: 2020-07-13

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