Senior Accountant – Tax

Smythe LLP is seeking a highly motivated and team-oriented Senior Tax Accountant with solid tax experience to join our Firm located in the heart of downtown Vancouver.  

Our Firm

Smythe LLP is a member of Allinial Global, and is the ninth largest mid-sized accounting firm in Vancouver. Established in 1980, we are recognized for exceptional work in the areas of assurance, taxation, valuation and business advisory services for private and public companies, family-owned businesses and not-for-profit organizations.

We have a depth of experience and expertise in many industry sectors including real estate and construction, hospitality, technology, resource and not-for-profit industries.

The Opportunity

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


  • Prepare and review personal, trust and corporate tax returns.
  • Plan, organize and deliver tax planning engagements for individuals, trusts, corporations and partnerships.
  • Assist clients with CRA audits and disputes.
  • Provide exceptional service to our clients.
  • Develop and apply technical skills by remaining up to date on trends, new developments and tax authority decisions.
  • Identify opportunities for providing tax planning and other special services.
  • Participate in, and contribute to, the attainment of team objectives.


  • Professional accounting designation with a minimum of two years of Canadian tax experience.
  • 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.
  • Currently enrolled in the CPA Canada In-Depth Tax Course (preferred) or ready to commence.
  • Experience with general tax planning, cross-border, SR&ED and/or resource taxation is an asset.

The Smythe Advantage

At Smythe we are committed to the development of our people. Providing exposure to a diverse range of business clients is integral to our continued success. We offer ambitious people opportunities to challenge themselves and advance their career not only in a technical manner but also in business development and community support. Our culture is highly supportive and embraces diversity.

We thank you for your application; however, only successful applicants will be contacted.



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