Tax Analyst Developer

Tax Analyst Developer

For over 55 years, H&R Block has prepared taxes for millions of Canadians annually. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, we serve taxpayers in more than 1,000+ offices, through our upload from home service, and online with our DIY tax software. Our dedicated team of Tax Experts uses the latest in electronic processing and filing technology to prepare all types of returns, including personal, small business, corporate, farm, trucker, fishing, U.S., rental, and estate.

Becoming an H&R Block Associate is an opportunity to grow with the strongest brand in the tax preparation industry. We are looking for people who want to provide help and inspire confidence in our clients and communities. We know that the ability to deliver outstanding client service starts with having the best talent on our team, and if you want to be part of our success story then we want to hear from you!

The Opportunity:
At H&R Block we are changing the face of tax preparation software. As a Tax Analyst, you have hands-on experience with a wide variety of complex tax returns as well as a deep understanding of the Canadian tax system. You leverage your knowledge and experience to optimize results for your clients. Through your creativity and thorough analysis, you are instrumental in defining multiple facets of tax preparation software, including (but not limited to) guiding users through complex scenarios and ensuring the accuracy of their results. You love technology and are excited about designing software solutions that impact millions of Canadian taxpayers. You have the technical skills to work closely with software developers and test analysts on the details, without losing sight of the big picture.

Key areas of Responsibility:
• Provide Canadian Tax subject matter expertise to Product Managers, Business Analysts, Developers, Content Writers, and User Experience Specialists
• Design features to cover all tax scenarios and ensure accuracy in digital tax products
• Deep understanding of personal taxation and are able to interpret tax law
• Research complex tax scenarios and make them simple for people to understand
• Technology orientated and are comfortable at the prospect of learning some programming (Java)
• Assist with both CRA and RQ certification
• Other responsibilities as assigned.
Key Qualifications:
• Post-Secondary education in Accounting, Finance, or Tax
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in the financial service industry
• Have a deep understanding of personal tax and have experience preparing T1 returns
• Experience preparing a variety of Federal and Provincial tax returns (e.g. student, pension, self-employed, rental property, etc.)
• Advanced Microsoft Office skills
• Demonstrated critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
• Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
• Completion of the CPA In-Depth Tax Course or similar education program a strong asset
• Have experience with software programming (Java) is considered an asset
• Ability to communicate effectively in English and French is an asset

Do you have a passion for analytics, along with the skills and qualifications required for this GREAT opportunity?
If so, we invite you to send your resume to employment.opportunities@hrblock.ca

H&R Block fosters a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, and respected. Successful candidates must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for any employer. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.