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BC Public Service

POL FI 27R - Senior Income Tax Specialist

Canada-British Columbia-Victoria

Posted 27 Days Ago1561788-1561790

Job Description

closing date externded
Senior Income Tax Specialist
Policy Analyst - Finance R27
Salary $67,083.42 - $76,636.54 annually plus 3.3% Temporary Market Adjustment
Am eligibility list may be established for permanent and/or temporary vacancies.

A dynamic opportunity to advance your career as an income tax specialist

The Revenue Division provides administration, compliance and enforcement activities for tax statutes administered by the Ministry of Finance. A part of the Revenue Division, the Income Taxation Branch delivers tax refund and compliance programs under various statutes and is responsible for overseeing and governance of the province's agreements with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for administering personal and corporate income taxes.

As Senior Income Tax Specialist, your role is challenging and multifaceted. The Senior Income Tax Specialist role requires a confident individual possessing strong analytical and communication skills to develop legislative and policy documents. Applying your thorough understanding of the tax system, you provide expertise to the Ministry, other provincial Ministries and other governments on income or related tax issues and administrative policy. 

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from. This is your opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful regions in British Columbia and work for the BC Public Service. We offer a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits and much more

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Mark.Gunther@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  If you experience technical difficulties submitting your online profile, or for more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the "HOW TO APPLY" section below.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

. Completion of law degree or must be a member in good standing with a professional accounting designation (CPA, CA;  CPA, CGA ; CPA, CMA; or CPA), issued by The Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

. Minimum three (3) years' experience in researching, interpreting and applying complex income and related tax legislation.

. Experience working in a sophisticated web based computer environment

Preference may be given to applicants that have:

. Experience in planning and coordinating complex projects/assignments.

. Experience in concisely and persuasively writing a range of documents/content.

. Completion of the CPA Canada In-Depth Tax course. 


. Must be willing and able to maintain a valid driver's license.

. Must be willing and able to maintain a valid passport.

. Willingness to conduct field work which may include travel within and outside of the province or the country.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover letter required: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume required: YES - Prior to submitting your application for this opportunity, update your resume profile by using the copy and paste function to add your resume. Your resume must provide detailed information about your education and experience including the job related responsibilities and the month(s) and year(s) for your education and for each job in your employment history.

Online Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the qualifications.

IMPORTANT: The online questionnaire cannot be saved and will time out after 60 minutes. You will need to complete the questionnaire and submit your application within 60 minutes or you will lose any information you have entered.  If you require more time to prepare your responses, copy the questions and prepare your responses outside of the system and paste them into the online questionnaire when you are ready to apply. Further instructions are provided in the questionnaire and are also available on the Apply for a Position page on MyHR.

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