Manager - Tax Controversy

Montréal, QC, CA
Customized rewards programs that focus on flexibility and work-life integration
19 Apr 2024
19 May 2024
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Inspirational, innovative, and entrepreneurial - this is how we describe our empowered teams. Combine your passion with purpose and join a culture that is thriving in the face of change.

Make an impact with our Tax Controversy team as a Senior Manager. This diverse team of professionals delivers customized tax strategies within a complex and dynamic regulatory framework. As a trusted advisor, you’ll assist clients with the prevention, management and resolution of disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and Revenu Quebec (RQ).

MNP is proudly Canadian. Providing business strategies and solutions, we are a leading national accounting, tax, and business advisory firm in Canada. Entrepreneurial to our core, our talented team members transcend obstacles into opportunities and are successfully transforming mid-market business practices.


  • Manage a team of professionals and take part in their training and evolution.
  • Mentor, motivate and coach team members towards professional and personal development by setting clear expectations, providing feedback and conducting performance reviews.
  • Oversee and strategize in tax dispute files through the lifespan of the dispute.
  • Provide representations to and negotiate with RQ and the CRA.
  • Maintain strong internal and external client relationships, demystify complex issues and ensure timely reporting.
  • Work closely with leading tax specialists, accountants and other professionals; providing advice to a variety of clients and assisting them in their tax matters.
  • Manage engagement planning and scheduling as well as project financials including budgets, timely billing, collection and variance recognition.
  • Identify tax issues; research and analyze complicated situations quickly and develop practical solutions in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Maintain high standards of quality control and apply specialized knowledge to anticipate, identify and address issues and opportunities relevant to the client’s business.
  • Remain informed on all new jurisprudence and decisions issued by courts in matters of taxation law, as well as new approaches and directives taken by the taxation authorities.
  • Network in the local business community, consider business development opportunities and contribute to the preparation and delivery of competitive proposals to meet client needs.
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches in order to improve work processes.

Skills and Experience

  • CPA designation or degree in law (Member of the Bar).
  • In-depth Tax Course, or a masters in tax.
  • 6-7 years of tax controversy / litigation experience.
  • Knowledge of provincial and federal income tax and proficient in tax research.
  • Tax planning, tax compliance, accounting or audit experience for mid-market clients is considered an asset.
  • Strong understanding of business, accounting, management and practice development principles.
  • Proven people management, relationship building and leadership skills.
  • Bilingual (French and English).


With a focus on high-potential earnings, MNP is proud to offer customized rewards that support our unique culture and a balanced lifestyle to thrive at work and outside of the office. You will be rewarded with generous base pay, vacation time, 4 paid personal days, a group pension plan with 4% matching, voluntary savings products, bonus programs, flexible benefits, mental health resources, exclusive access to perks and discounts, professional development assistance, MNP University, a flexible ‘Dress For Your Day’ environment, firm sponsored social events and more!


We embrace diversity as a core value and celebrate our differences. We believe each team member contributes unique gifts and amplifying their potential makes our business stronger. We encourage people with disabilities to apply!

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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