Manager or Senior Manager, Private Equity Tax

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto

BDO Canada LLP

Manager or Senior Manager, Private Equity Tax page is loaded Manager or Senior Manager, Private Equity Tax Apply locations Toronto – Bay St Calgary – 8th Ave SW Ottawa – Coventry Rd Halifax – Lacewood Dr Montreal – 1000 Rue De La Gauchetière Ouest time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago job requisition id JR208

Putting people first, every day

BDO is a firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. Each day, our professionals provide exceptional service, helping clients with advice and insight they can trust. In turn, we offer an award-winning environment that fosters a people-first culture with a high priority on your personal and professional growth.

Your Opportunity


We are currently looking to hire a Manager or Senior Manager to be part of our growing Tax team which can be based out of any of our locations across Canada. You will be involved in assisting clients with transaction tax issues including completing tax due diligence (both buy-side and sell-side), tax structuring, tax modelling, pre-sale planning, assisting with the tax aspect of sale purchase agreements, post-closing items and other transaction tax matters.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Lead sell-side and buy-side tax due diligence engagements to identify, evaluate and quantify potential tax liabilities and exposures and work with vendors to mitigate these exposures prior to commencing a sale process and/or with legal counsel in reviewing purchase and sale and ancillary agreements
  • Work with Partners & clients to mitigate tax exposures prior to commencing a sale process
  • Analyze complex tax issues to help design tax-efficient structures for strategic and private equity acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations
  • Collaborate with team members on the design of Canadian and international private equity funds and related management structures
  • Analyze complex tax issues and prepare technical deliverables to outline the tax analysis and implications to clients
  • Manage and mentor engagement team members and work closely with team members located across the country
  • Maintain relationships with clients at the highest level, build positive working relationships and provide effective support for engagements
  • Contribute to the successful recruitment of new talent
  • Develop the capabilities of less experienced staff through coaching, knowledge transfer, internal training delivery, assignment of challenging work opportunities
  • Support business development initiatives, primarily in the private equity space and identify new opportunities with existing clients

How do we define success for your role?

  • You demonstrate BDO’s core values through all aspects of your work: Integrity, Respect and Collaboration
  • You understand your clients’ industry, challenges, and opportunities; clients describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high quality work
  • You identify, recommend, and are focused on effective service delivery to your clients
  • You share in an inclusive and engaging work environment that develops, retains and attracts talent
  • You actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplace
  • You grow your expertise through learning and professional development

Your experience and education


  • You have completed your CPA designation or LLB
  • Completion of Master of Taxation or CPA Canada In-depth Tax program
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in the professional services industry, with a period specializing in Tax
  • You enjoy working within M&A transactions and are keen to develop further knowledge in this area
  • Experienced with identifying issues and developing solutions, managing client expectations and engagement economics and team leadership
  • You value teamwork, client service, and quality in detailed work
  • You display strong problem solving, analytical, and communication skills


Why BDO?

Our people-first approach to talent has earned us a spot among Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2023 . This recognition is a milestone we’re thrilled to add to our collection of awards for both experienced and student talent experiences.

Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways:

  • We enable you to engage with how we change and evolve, being a key contributor to the success and growth of BDO in Canada.


  • We help you become a better professional within our services, industries, and markets with extensive opportunities for learning and development.

  • We support your achievement of personal goals outside of the office and making an impact on your community.


Giving back adds up: Where company meets community. BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives. We support staff with local and national events where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to your community.

Total rewards that matter: We pay for performance with competitive total cash compensation that recognizes and rewards your contribution. We provide flexible benefits from day one, and a market leading personal time off policy. We are committed to supporting your overall wellness beyond working hours and provide reimbursement for wellness initiatives that fit your lifestyle.



Everyone counts: We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed. Through leadership by our Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, and diversity. We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation. If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us .

Flexibility: All BDO personnel are expected to spend some of their time working in the office, at the client site, and virtually unless accommodations or alternative work arrangements are in place.

Our model is a blended approach designed to support the flexible needs of our people, the firm and our clients. It’s about creating work experiences that meet everyone’s needs and providing flexibility to adjust when, where and how we work to meet the expectations of our role.

Ready to make your mark at BDO? Click “Apply now” to send your up-to-date resume to one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists.


To explore other opportunities at BDO, check out our careers page .

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When it comes to our people, we believe in helping then achieve their dreams, build their passions, and grow their competitive edge.

From our expansive client base to growing talent pool, our people are the core of BDO. Our multi-award winning talent experience continues to make us proud. Our culture is open and collaborative. We foster inclusive ways to thinking and celebrate diversity among all contributors. We respect each other, do all things with integrity, and support our people to be their most authentic selves.

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