Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content

Senior Director, Global Transaction Tax (Indirect Tax)

This job posting is no longer active.

Location: Toronto, Canada
Date Posted: Jun 5, 2024

Save Job Saved


Senior Director, Global Transaction Tax (Indirect Tax) 

A&M is a group of entrepreneurial, action and results-oriented professionals who take a hands-on approach to solving our clients' problems and assisting them in reaching their potential. Our culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M's core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are why our people love working at A&M.  

We provide tax, turnaround management, restructuring, performance improvement, and corporate advisory services. Our tax practice is unique in that we offer the opportunity to work without audit conflict and truly act as a trusted business advisor. We provide our teams with opportunities and support to develop and cultivate careers that are most meaningful to them and reward them based on their achievements. 

A&M's Global Transaction Tax team is composed of seasoned tax professionals experienced in providing practical tax advice to corporate and private equity clients throughout the transaction life cycle. Alongside A&M professionals with deep operating and financial-related experience, the team uses an integrated, focused, and tailored approach to rapidly identify and understand potential deal breakers, value drivers, and other areas of specific interest to our clients. Our professionals have significant experience on both buy side and sell side transactions across all industries, including education, energy, environmental services, financial institutions, healthcare, and software and technology. 

What will you be doing? 

As a member of the A&M Global Transaction Tax team, you will: 

  • Lead and oversee all aspects of indirect tax, with a focus on transaction structuring, tax due diligence, and fund structuring;
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to analyze and assess the indirect tax implications of business transactions and initiatives;
  • Develop and implement tax-efficient strategies to optimize our clients' financial objectives while ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations;
  • Conduct thorough tax due diligence reviews to identify potential indirect tax risks and opportunities, providing actionable recommendations to mitigate tax exposure;
  • Advise on the structuring and restructuring of investment funds, considering indirect tax implications and regulatory requirements;
  • Stay abreast of changes in tax legislation and industry trends, proactively adapting strategies and processes to reflect evolving standards and best practices;
  • Serve as a subject matter expert, providing guidance and training to internal teams on indirect tax matters;
  • Take a leading role in client communications regarding indirect tax matters, including verbal updates regarding issues identified and recommended next steps.

How will you grow and be supported? 

At A&M, we know our people drive our growth, and we're focused on providing an employee experience that supports professional and personal development. We provide our team with a robust performance development process which encourages continuous learning and development that rewards you for your contributions. We have the best technical and formalized on-the-job training and offer endless opportunities for professionals to acquire new skills. We also prioritize your well-being and provide personal tools and resources to support you through your personal journey. Click to learn about our commitment to your well-being. Our tax professionals consistently share that their favorite attributes of A&M are the growth opportunities, our unique entrepreneurial culture, and of course, the fun we have together. The possibilities are endless for high performing and passionate tax professionals. Click to learn more about why A&M is a great place work. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance, preferred; 
  • Advanced Degree / Certification required: CPA, MST, MAcc, JD and/or LLM; 
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience in an indirect tax practice at a Big 4 firm, Big Law firm, or similar firm, and experience working on tax due diligence engagements. 
  • Thorough knowledge of, and experience with Canadian indirect tax issues, with the capability to perform research and effectively apply that knowledge and experience to client situations; 
  • Strong writing, analytical, research, and organizational skills; 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; 
  • Strong sense of personal motivation as well as the ability to work with a team; 
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, time-sensitive, and sometimes stressful environment; 
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback and implement changes to continually improve performance of self and those that report to you; 

A&M is committed to providing an accessible recruitment process that meets our obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and any other applicable legislation. We strive to maintain a strong and dynamic workforce that fosters respect and inclusivity for applicants of all abilities. Should you have any accessibility need(s) and/or require accommodation during the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at [email protected] and we would be pleased to assist you.


Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Share: share to e-mail

Similar Jobs