Senior Auditor

30 mai 2023
Date d’expiration prévue : 20 juin 2023
Industries Administrations publiques
Catégories Vérification, Certification, Comptabilité financière, Fiscalité
Oshawa, ON • Temps plein

Are you interested in playing a key role in ensuring compliance with tax legislation? Demonstrate your exceptional accounting skills and provide group leadership and technical guidance to other auditors as well as process assessments, adjustments, exemptions and refunds as a Senior Auditor with the Compliance Branch, Tax Compliance and Benefits Division in the Ministry of Finance.

The Compliance Branch of the Tax Compliance and Benefits Division supports career development, diversity and inclusive workplace strategies. Your knowledge of various tax statutes and legislation is a transferable skill that will aid in your success in the auditor role. Dependent on ongoing business requirements, the successful candidates will be able to gain enhanced exposure to, and knowledge of, multiple tax statutes so that your knowledge base is varied and fulsome.

Note: This position is located at 33 King Street West in Oshawa; however, alternate work arrangements may be available.

OPS commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility and anti-racism

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

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We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code <  >. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

  • conduct large and complex field audits
  • research clients, and draft audit plans
  • provide interpretative guidance on tax legislation and policy
  • identify areas of potential non-compliance, and educate clients on future compliance
  • discuss audit findings with manager, taxpayers and their representatives
  • provide team leadership, technical guidance and training to other audit staff
  • prepare reports and working papers

Location: Oshawa

How do I qualify?


Successful completion of one of the following is required: (1) Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the CGA Program, OR (2) all courses in the CMA Pre Professional Program, OR (3) a recognized university degree or college diploma, including courses in Introductory Financial Accounting, Intermediate Financial Accounting, Auditing, Taxation and either Cost Accounting or Management Accounting.

Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to provide proof of designation/academic qualifications. Candidates will be asked to clearly indicate on their transcripts which of their courses meet the position's academic requirement. Candidates who obtained their qualifications outside Canada will be asked to provide proof that these qualifications are recognized as equivalencies in Canada.

Note: Periodic overnight travel throughout North America is required.

Technical Knowledge

  • You have demonstrated knowledge of accounting theories, principles, practices, auditing techniques and standards, including computer-assisted auditing techniques (CAAT), and financial analysis within a wide variety of accounting and business systems, in order to perform large, complex audits or compliance projects.
  • You can prepare documentation for processing assessments and refunds.
  • You have demonstrated the ability to interpret and apply provincial and federal tax legislation, related policies and procedures, inter-jurisdictional agreements, ministry guidelines and administrative practices, and recent tax rulings, in order to provide information to taxpayers, conduct large and complex audits, and provide technical guidance to other auditors.
  • You can identify non-compliance, and determine adjustments.
  • You can determine tax liabilities and level of compliance.
  • You are proficient with various computer software and computer-assisted audit techniques to perform large audits, and prepare letters and computerized audit working papers.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

  • You have effective communication and interpersonal skills to provide assistance to taxpayers and/or their representatives, encourage and promote voluntary compliance, educate taxpayers in the requirements of the legislation, and provide alternatives for taxpayers to fulfill their responsibilities.
  • You have effective oral and written communication skills to discuss technical aspects of tax legislation, and accounting and auditing requirements, conduct effective interviews, and prepare audit documents.
  • You have interpersonal skills to effectively manage the audit relationship with taxpayers and/or their representatives, and promote understanding and acceptance of the audit findings by taxpayers and their representatives, specifically in areas of non-compliance with the tax legislation, and the resultant assessment or reassessment.
  • You can deal effectively with disputes and adversarial and confrontational situations arising from taxpayer objections or challenges.
  • You have leadership skills to provide technical guidance and training to audit staff.

Judgement, Research and Analytical Skills

  • You have effective research and analytical skills to perform detailed and complex audits, analyze complex financial documents and related information, evaluate results, and resolve compliance problems.
  • You can use judgement to make decisions and recommendations impacting taxpayers' and employers' fiscal operations and tax liabilities.
  • You can research and draft audit plans and strategies within expected time frames.

Salary Range: $1,339.21 - $1,675.57 Per Week

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 33 King St W, Oshawa, Central Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check


  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Corporate Talent Programs Branch, Talent and Leadership Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.

  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.

Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 199764 by Tuesday, June 20, 2023. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

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