Becoming an H&R Block associate means more than just a paycheque; it’s an opportunity to grow with the strongest brand in the Tax Preparation industry. We are looking for people who want to help us look at peoples’ lives through tax and find ways to help. 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!

We have proudly served clients in Canada for over 50 years, constantly evolving to meet our clients’ ever-changing needs. From our digital solutions to our offices, we constantly seek new ways to create frictionless and memorable client experiences.

The Opportunity:
H&R Block Canada, a leader in the tax preparation industry, is looking for a Tax Quality Assurance / Support Analyst, to join a fast-paced and dynamic environment, rotating between the Digital Quality Assurance & Client Support teams. This position requires hands-on experience with a wide variety of complex tax returns as well as a deep understanding of the Canadian and Québec tax systems.
As a Quality Assurance Analyst, you’re good at assessing risk, developing test strategies, running tests, and clearly reporting issues. You love technology and are excited about designing software solutions that impact millions of Canadian taxpayers. You have the technical skills to work in the product development team, actively involved in the end-to-end cycle of testing our tax software, from reviewing & testing tax requirements, PDF tax forms, XML files, and error prevention scenarios.
As a Support Analyst you’re focused on addressing and resolving escalated Québec client issues. This includes in-depth troubleshooting our Digital tax software, assisting our Retail clients that require support from an office, performing client call backs to gather more information when needed, delivering Digital Audit Protection reviews and escalating issues to other specialized departments for further analysis.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Tax Quality Assurance
• Test software applications for validity of results, reliability and error prevention compliance
• Write, review and execute test cases
• Analyze results, draw conclusions from test results and make recommendations
• Apply income tax knowledge to develop, maintain, run automated tests
• Accurately document software defects, and work with software developers and tax analyst to fix known issues

Support Analyst
• Monitor and validate all escalated client cases (Digital, Retail & Virtual) from the Call Centre
• Log / Update / Resolve / Triage client cases (Canadian and Québec) within our Incident Management system
• Facilitate client call-backs when needed
• Identify and flag client escalated cases that have potential impacts to H&R Block.
• Work with the Call Centre support groups to manage and trend escalations
• Attend meetings as requested, providing key information to stakeholders
• Assist with continual service improvement initiatives
• Perform Audit Protection reviews for Quebec clients as needed

Key Qualifications:
• Post-Secondary education in Accounting, Finance or Tax
• Minimum of 2 years of tax experience in a tax preparation industry for a small to medium-sized accounting firm
• Must be experienced with both Canada Revenue Agency and Revenue Québec tax returns
• Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
• Ability to manage multiple priorities within a fast paced and high-volume environment
• Ability to work in both a team environment and individually as required.
• Strong analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skill set
• Experience testing financial software applications would be an asset
• Must be able to communicate effectively in French and English
• Knowledge of ITSM (ITIL) processes and tools

Do you have the skills and qualifications required for this great opportunity? If so, we invite you to send your cover letter stating salary expectations along with your resume to employment.opportunities@hrblock.ca

Successful candidates must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for any employer. Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. H&R Block Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people from all backgrounds, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.