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Greater Peoria, IL

International Tax Matters Specialist



Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

We are the leading provider of professional services to the middle market globally, our purpose is to instill confidence in a world of change, empowering our clients and people to realize their full potential. Our exceptional people are the key to our unrivaled, inclusive culture and talent experience and our ability to be compelling to our clients. You’ll find an environment that inspires and empowers you to thrive both personally and professionally. There’s no one like you and that’s why there’s nowhere like RSM.

The International Tax Matters Specialist utilizes various systems and specialized expertise to prepare and file federal and provincial tax returns in Canada. Ensure the compliance of the Firm in Business Licensure across Canada. Establish the integrity of the underlying financial statements through preparation of month-end journal entries and reconciliations.

  • Prepare and analyze different types of tax returns to include:
    • Goods and Services Tax (GST)/Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)
    • Provincial Sales Tax (PST)
    • Canadian Federal Payroll Deductions
    • Canadian Workers Compensation Premiums
    • Canadian Partnership and Corporate Income Tax (Forms T5013 and T2)
    • Various US International Tax Compliance (Including forms 5471, 8865, 8858)
    • US Treasury Financial Bank Account Reports (FinCEN 114)
  • Collaborating with other departments, both internal and external, to ensure sales tax compliance.
  • Preparation and filing of employer T4 Summary and T4 Slips to the Canada Revenue Agency.
  • Preparation and filing of employer RL-1 Summary and RL-1 Slips to Revenu Quebec.
  • Research and apply for new business licenses, as well as renew currently held licenses, for all jurisdictions requiring them.
  • Special projects as assigned that could involve GST/HST, provincial sales tax, federal payroll deductions, workers compensation premiums, income taxes, and any other various international tax compliance matters as identified.
  • Ensures accuracy and compliance with laws and standards by maintaining financial records through the preparation and review of journal entries.
  • Reviews general ledger activity and prepares account reconciliations and work papers for various areas including GST/HST, provincial sales tax, federal payroll deductions, workers compensation premiums, and income taxes.
  • Analyzing differences between accounting systems and reconciling those differences to ensure accurate tax return filing and payment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to communicate verbally and written
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work autonomously and part of a team
  • Effective organization and time management skills
  • High level of confidentiality

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Accounting, Finance, or Business major
  • 1-2 years relevant experience

At RSM, we offer a competitive benefits and compensation package for all our people. We support and inspire you to prioritize your wellbeing by delivering personalized, holistic programming for your physical, emotional, financial and community wellbeing. RSM has a generous time off policy with at least 14 paid holidays, wellbeing days and associate and above access to self-managed time off. We offer flexibility in your schedule, empowering you to balance life’s demands, while also maintaining your ability to serve clients. Learn more about our total rewards at https://rsmus.com/careers/working-at-rsm/benefits.

RSM is proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are proud to provide our employees with tools to assist them in being successful in achieving both personal and professional goals. We welcome and support all our employees to thrive in an environment free of discrimination and harassment. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer all applicants will receive consideration for employment as RSM does not tolerate discrimination and/or harassment based on race; color; creed; sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances; sex (including pregnancy or disabilities related to nursing); gender (including gender identity and/or gender expression); sexual orientation; HIV Status; national origin; ancestry; familial or marital status; age; physical or mental disability; citizenship; political affiliation; medical condition (including family and medical leave); domestic violence victim status; past, current or prospective service in the US uniformed service; pre-disposing genetic characteristics or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process and/or employment/partnership. RSM is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, interview, or otherwise participate in the recruiting process, please call us at 800-274-3978 or send us an email at careers@rsmus.com.

RSM does not intend to hire entry level candidates who will require sponsorship now OR in the future (i.e. F-1 visa holders). If you are a recent U.S. college / university graduate possessing 1-2 years of progressive and relevant work experience in a same or similar role to the one for which you are applying, excluding internships, you may be eligible for hire as an experienced associate.

Compensation Range: $55,400 - $91,900