Posting Closing Date

December 31, 2024

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Job Description

Reporting to Tax Director, provide Canadian tax compliance oversight and advisory services related to Canadian funds (including Canadian ETFs, retail mutual funds, institutional pooled funds and separately managed accounts) and corporate entities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of year-end and ad-hoc distribution processes; including the review of mock and final distribution calculations, investor tax reporting and tax returns prepared by outside service providers.
  • Manage tax related aspects of fund financial statement audits and disclosures.
  • Oversee the work performed by external tax service providers. Regularly evaluate performance and recommend process improvements where necessary.
  • Monitor, identify and minimize tax risks and issues related to funds and investors, proactively work with internal business partners in designing policies, controls and procedures to mitigate tax risks and improve compliance process. Document and maintain records of tax policies and procedures.
  • Review and manage timely filing of investment fund GST/HST tax returns and computation of annual blended GST/HST rates and respond to GST/HST inquiries from internal business partners.
  • Review tax-related disclosures in fund prospectuses, offering documents, and marketing materials and related legal documents.
  • Support business partners on tax related matters including proposed product changes and initiatives.
  • Keep abreast of Canadian and international tax development that impact investment funds and fund investors; research and interpret tax changes and support the implementation of such changes into existing procedures, controls and workflows.


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Canadian income tax in a public accounting firm and/or asset management industry with strong tax compliance experience
  • Quick learner and self-motivated person who takes initiative and can work independently
  • Strong project planning and management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Must be able to work effectively in a demanding, fast-paced and complex environment, handling multiple tasks and projects concurrently and resolving issues that cut across the organization, while maintaining highest standards and attention to detail.

Additional Information

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock’s hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person – aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being.  Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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