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Deloitte First Nations/Métis/Inuit Candidates - Senior Manager, SR&ED Costing (Remote/Hybrid Roles) in Toronto, Ontario

First Nations/Métis/Inuit Candidates - Senior Manager, SR&ED Costing (Remote/Hybrid Roles)

Date: Feb 12, 2024

Location: Multiple Locations, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent

Reference code : 125819

Primary Location: Toronto, ON

All Available Locations: Toronto, ON; Burlington, ON; Calgary, AB; Edmonton, AB; Fredericton, NB; Halifax, NS; Kanata, ON; Kitchener, ON; Langley, BC; Moncton, NB; Ottawa, ON; Regina, SK; Saint John, NB; Saskatoon, SK; St. John's, NL; Vancouver, BC; Vaughan, ON; Victoria, BC; Windsor, ON; Winnipeg, MB

Our Purpose

At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

  • Be encouraged to deepen your technical skills…whatever those may be.

  • Have many careers in one Firm.

  • Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems.

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Are you passionate about leaving a lasting impact on the corporate landscape while celebrating and promoting Indigenous cultures? If you're seeking a role that combines professional fulfillment with a meaningful imprint, Deloitte extends a warm invitation for you to step into the pivotal role of Senior Manager, SR&ED Costing, within our esteemed Global Investment & Innovation Incentives (Gi3) team. In this dynamic and collaborative workplace, your expertise as Senior Manager in SR&ED Costing will be instrumental in shaping the future of financial innovation and client success.

We actively encourage applications from Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, Métis) candidates for this role. This role can be done remotely, with some travel potentially required.

Our Purpose and Reconciliation Action Plan:

At Deloitte, our commitment is fueled by a purpose to create a meaningful impact for our clients, our people, and our communities by facilitating access to knowledge. For nearly three decades, we have collaborated with Indigenous leaders, communities, and organizations, investing our time and professional skills. Our goal is to dismantle barriers, whether in education or employment, in order to construct an inclusive and sustainable future for all.

Rooted in a vast community of Indigenous and ally voices and underscored by our recent achievement of aSilver level certification in the PAR program (https://www2.deloitte.com/ca/en/pages/press-releases/articles/deloitte-canada-receives-silver-level-certification-canadian-council-for-aboriginal-business.html) from the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business, we persistently work towards advancing reconciliation. This commitment permeates all facets of our firm and is steered by our comprehensiveReconciliation Action Plan (https://www2.deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/ca/Documents/public-sector/ca-rap-report-aoda-en.pdf) .

What will your typical day look like?

Step into a role that goes beyond routine, where each day presents an opportunity to inspire impactful transformations. As a key member of our SR&ED team, your contributions will shape a future of financial innovation and client success. Here's a glimpse into the dynamic activities that will define your calendar:

1. Identify Financial Opportunities:

  • Engage with clients to meticulously identify expenses eligible for government incentives, including SR&ED tax credits and subsidies.

2. Determine and Compile Eligible Expenses:

  • Conduct a detailed analysis, determining and compiling eligible expenses with precision and compliance.

3. Optimize Claim Preparation:

  • Craft and optimize incentive claims, maximizing financial benefits for clients while ensuring program criteria adherence.

4. Lead Audit Defense Strategies:

  • Proactively navigate audit complexities, strategically representing clients and safeguarding their interests during audit processes.

5. Build Deep Client Relationships:

  • Serve as a trusted advisor, fostering enduring client connections beyond transactions, understanding their unique financial needs.

6. Drive Sales and Strategic Consultation:

  • Challenge yourself with complex projects, actively participating in sales initiatives, and providing strategic financial consultation.

7. Evolve into a Trusted Business Advisor:

  • Embrace challenges and opportunities, progressing towards becoming a trusted business advisor. Gain a broad view of business challenges and solutions beyond SR&ED.

About the team

Deloitte’s Global Investment & Innovation Incentives (Gi3) team stands as the forefront of innovation incentives, not just in Canada but globally. We take pride in guiding companies to enhance their competitiveness through strategic financial advice supporting technology innovation. Beyond contributing to our Gi3 efforts, you'll also have the enriching opportunity to join our rapidly growing Indigenous community at Deloitte. This community comprises diverse talents from Indigenous backgrounds (First Nations, Inuit, Métis) spread across various service lines across Turtle Island.

Benefits:

At Deloitte, we recognize the pivotal role a supportive and inclusive workplace plays in the well-being and success of our team members. As part of our steadfast commitment to fostering a healthy work-life balance and acknowledging the diverse needs of our employees, we extend a range of unique benefits, in addition to the standard health, dental, and pension offerings. These include:

  • Paid Indigenous Cultural Days : Deloitte acknowledges the importance of cultural connections. We provide two paid and three unpaid Indigenous Cultural Days, allowing Indigenous team members to celebrate their culture and traditional practices, without having to take personal time off.

  • Generous Time Off : Enjoy a total of 39+ days off throughout the year, which includes a combination of vacation days, wellness days, and Deloitte Days. We believe in the importance of taking the time you need for rest, relaxation, and personal well-being.

  • Mental Health Support : We prioritize mental health and well-being by offering $4000 in mental health support.

  • Wellness Dollars : Deloitte provides $1300 in wellness dollars to each employee every year that can be dedicated to Indigenous wellness-related benefits, such as traditional medicines, traditional healers, or elders.

  • Flexible Ways of Work : Not interested in working directly on-site in one of our offices? Many Deloitte roles allow you to work remotely directly from home. This means the opportunity to stay in community and work tax-exempt for those who qualify. Interested in going into our offices? We have worked to ensure our offices feel inclusive for all – including many having designated smudge rooms, and Downie Wenjack Legacy Spaces.

  • Indigenous Employee Resource Groups : Explore our diverse communities at Deloitte, such as the Indigenous and Allies Community, Indigenous Community, and the Indigenous Professional Circle. These inclusive spaces are designed for Indigenous team members to regularly connect, attend events, and share experiences.

And much more!

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

  • Self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, Métis)

  • A University degree in accounting or finance , or a bachelor’s degree in accounting with 3 to 5 years of specific experience in preparing SR&ED tax credit claims.

  • The ability to understand financial data , articulate it clearly, and highlight key items crucial to incentive claims.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills , enabling you to convey complex information quickly, persuasively, and concisely.

  • The capability to work independently within a high-performance team, ensuring effective collaboration and contribution.

  • Excellent project management skills , allowing you to navigate complex processes and deadlines efficiently.

  • Genuine interest in business and industrial processes , with a keen eye for uncovering financial opportunities.

  • A CPA designation is an asset , showcasing your commitment to excellence in the field.

Total Rewards

The salary range for this position is $116,000 - $215,000, and individuals may be eligible to participate in our bonus program. Deloitte is fair and competitive when it comes to the salaries of our people. We regularly benchmark across a variety of positions, industries, sectors, targets, and levels. Our approach is grounded on recognizing people's unique strengths and contributions and rewarding the value that they deliver.

Our Total Rewards Package extends well beyond traditional compensation and benefit programs and is designed to recognize employee contributions, encourage personal wellness, and support firm growth. Along with a competitive base salary and variable pay opportunities, we offer a wide array of initiatives that differentiate us as a people-first organization. Some representative examples include: $4,000 per year for mental health support benefits, a $1,300 flexible benefit spending account, 38+ days off (including 10 firm-wide closures known as "Deloitte Days"), flexible work arrangements and a hybrid work structure.

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We are uniquely able to offer you new challenges and roles – and prepare you for them. We bring together people with unique experiences and talents, and we are the place to develop a lasting network of friends, peers, and mentors. Our TVP is about relationships – between leaders and their people, the firm and its people, peers, and within in our communities.

The next step is yours

At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to ourAccessAbility Action Plan (https://www2.deloitte.com/ca/en/pages/public-sector/articles/accessability-action-plan.html) , Reconciliation Action Plan (https://www2.deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/ca/Documents/public-sector/ca-rap-report-aoda-en.pdf) and the BlackNorth Initiative (https://www2.deloitte.com/ca/en/pages/about-deloitte/articles/black-in-canada-acknowledging-our-past.html) .

We encourage you to connect with us at accessiblecareers@deloitte.ca if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations) or indigenouscareers@deloitte.ca for any questions relating to careers for Indigenous peoples at Deloitte (First Nations, Inuit, Métis).

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.

Deloitte Canada has 30 offices with representation across most of the country. We acknowledge our offices reside on traditional, treaty and unceded territories as part of Turtle Island and is still home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. We are all Treaty people.

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