Income Tax Return Preparer - Work at Home
at The North West Company

Date Posted 2019-12-08

Job Description

Up to 3 Month Term

In your role as Income Tax Return Preparer at The North West Company (NWC), you will work within the Financial Services department, and complete personal and small businesses tax returns for our customers located throughout Northern and Western Canada. Positions will be seasonal part-time and full-time.

Joining our team gives you the opportunity for growth and development, a competitive compensation, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out northwest.ca for more information.


Your Role:

• Prepare Canadian personal and small businesses tax returns and related schedules;
• Identify potential tax credits and liabilities and ensure accurate and complete returns are filed in a timely manner; and
• Communicate with head office staff.

Desired Skills Experience:

• Formal tax training with at least 1-2 years of experience working in tax preparation;
• Experience in Northern Residents deduction, Northern Residents Travel deduction and experience in Quebec tax return preparation is an asset;
• A thorough understanding of Canadas self-assessed tax system and the ability to identify possible errors and/or omissions;
• Ability to self-manage, and work independently from home;
• Good organizational skills;
• Strong written and verbal communication skills; and
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively towards tight deadlines.

Reports To: Associate Manager, Tax Services

Starting in December 2019, a comprehensive training program will be provided in Canadian Taxation, Northern Residents deductions and computerized Tax Preparation software at our head office located at Gibraltar House, 77 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time Employee
  • Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted 2019-12-08

About Us

Looking for a Rewarding Career Opportunity?

The North West Company (NWC) has a rich enterprising legacy as one of the longest continuing retail enterprises in the world and we can trace our roots back to 1668 with many of our store locations in Northern Canada and Alaska having been in operation for over 200 years. If you’re looking for a new career, consider NWC as we’re proud to offer a broad range of rewarding opportunities that will allow you to develop and contribute to the growth of our organization.

At NWC, our mission is to be a trusted provider of goods and services within hard-to-reach, underserved and less-developed markets throughout Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands and the Caribbean. While our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food, we strive to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Our stores include; Northern, North Mart, Giant Tiger junior discount store, AC Value Center and Cost-U-Less, Inc.

Between our Canadian and International Operations, we offer a variety of career opportunities across a geographically diverse area. From our Corporate roles, Distribution, Canadian Retail to International opportunities, we provide challenge and meaningful work, growth and development and competitive pay and benefits packages.

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