Tax Litigation Associate


We are currently seeking a Law Associate for our Vancouver office to assist our income tax planning, litigation and dispute practice. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on diverse and intellectually challenging files that involve all aspects of income tax planning and tax dispute management.

What you will do 

  • Researching and drafting memoranda and legal opinions on various income tax and commodity tax issues
  • Providing advice to clients on income tax consequences in transactional and non-transactional matters
  • Assisting clients in responding to federal and provincial audits, preparing notices of objection and written representations to the Canada Revenue Agency, and assisting with litigation to various courts
  • At times, business needs arise and employees are required and agree to work beyond their normal work day or work week to fulfill the accountabilities required for their job. Likewise, people need time to devote to personal matters, and our approach to flexibility provides for this.

What you bring to the role

  • 3 - 5 years of income tax experience gained at a leading law firm or tax boutique
  • Superior academic credentials
  • Ability to demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, and ability to multi-task, organize and meet aggressive deadlines
  • Excellent research, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to locate and research information efficiently, use it effectively and evaluate the quality.
*Please include a covering letter and transcripts with the application package.

Keys to your success

  • Strong work ethic
  • Thrive on challenges
  • Dedicated to providing outstanding client service.

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Our Values, The KPMG Way


We lead by example | We work together | We respect the individual 
We seek the facts and provide insight | We are open and honest in our communication 
We are committed to our communities | Above all, we act with integrity

KPMG is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. KPMG encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants’ disability-related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any assessment and selection materials or processes used during the recruitment process will be available in an accessible format to applicants with disabilities, upon request. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the HR Shared Service Centre by email at or by phone at 416-777-8002 or toll free 1-888-466-4778 (Option 1). KPMG will consult with all applicants with disabilities who request accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure that the accommodation provided takes into account the applicant’s individual accessibility needs.


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