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Co-op/Intern, Expatriate Tax (January 2025)

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BDO Canada

10d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Toronto +2

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  • You demonstrate BDO's values, excel in client service, embrace innovation, and possess strong problem-solving and communication skills.
  • You will assist with Canadian and US tax returns, compliance projects, and research. Manage timelines, communicate with stakeholders, and develop project management skills. Build client relationships and conduct tax research.

Off-cycle Internship

Accounting & TaxToronto, Ottawa, Montréal


  • Our Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa offices are looking for a Co-op or Intern Student to join the Expatriate Tax team from January to April 2025.


  • How do we define success for your role?
  • You demonstrate BDO's core values through all aspect of your work: Integrity, Respect & Collaboration
  • You understand your client’s industry, challenges, and opportunities; clients describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high-quality work
  • You identify, recommend, & are focused on effective service delivery to your clients
  • You share in an inclusive & engaging work environment that develops, retains & attracts talent
  • You actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplace
  • You grow your expertise through learning & professional development
  • Your experience and education:
  • You are currently working towards a degree/diploma, focused in accounting
  • You have a desire to provide outstanding client service and a commitment to teamwork
  • You have proven leadership skill and can take initiative to seek understanding
  • You display strong problem solving, analytical, and communication skills

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax


  • Apply the relevant technical knowledge you have acquired through your tax courses and apply it to assignments under the directions of a manager or other senior tax team member
  • Complete Canadian and US tax returns, gain exposure to Canadian and US tax files, contribute to compliance projects, and work on other Canadian and US tax assignments or research assigned
  • Develop project management skills by providing senior tax team members with timelines and status updates, monitoring the individual time spent on each file and reporting any concerns on the file that might impact these items
  • Deal with relative Government agencies on tax issues
  • Effectively communicating internally and externally on various tax matters
  • Assistance in the preparation of voluntary disclosures for various non-compliance such as Regulation 102 and non-compliance
  • Assistance on review of share-based compensation plans to determine the taxation of foreign plans for Canadian tax purposes
  • Assistance in drafting technical memorandums for our clients
  • Preparation of Canadian and U.S. personal tax returns, identifying potential tax issues on more complex tax returns and work with the Tax Managers, Senior Tax Managers and Partner on solutions
  • Preparation and review of foreign reporting forms (T1135)
  • Assistance on the international payroll such as shadow or split payrolls
  • Exit and Entrance interviews with current and potential clients alongside the Tax Manager or Senior Tax Manager
  • Assists in the development of client consulting project plans for assigned clients and provides support in the completion of those consulting projects
  • Conduct and present tax research on various expatriate tax issues
  • Build client relationships through communication, client contact and responding to client requests


Work type

Full time

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Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal