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Zurich NA Tax Consultant in Toronto, Ontario

Tax Consultant


The Opportunity

Are you looking for a caring, collaborative, values-driven workplace with inspiring teammates and leaders? Do you have the ambition and desire to be the best and thrive at the most impactful global insurance provider in the world? Look no further than Zurich Canada.

If you have experience in corporate tax, premium tax, and commodity tax and are looking for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you.

Zurich Canada is currently looking for a Tax Analyst to who can demonstrate proficiency in accounting, technical analysis, and analytical skills. The candidate must exhibit the capacity to comprehend complex instructions and guidance alongside excellent verbal and written communication abilities. Organizational skills are essential for effectively prioritizing tasks and meeting stringent deadlines.

Reporting to the Manager of Taxation, you will manage tax filings, ensure compliance, conduct analyses, and provide support during audits. In this role, you will add value to our tax team by working collaboratively and applying your specialized knowledge and experience.

This is a unique opportunity to build your knowledge and experience for the future in a supportive environment where your voice matters.

This is a hybrid work opportunity.

*What you will do - *

• Preparation of federal GST/HST returns and provincial sales tax returns

• Preparation of premium/fire tax returns

• Assist with preparation of Federal and provincial corporate income tax returns

• Preparation of quarterly income tax provision calculations

• Assist with other tax compliance tasks including tax instalments, and account reconciliations

• Provide support in internal and external audits, including various other tax issues, assessments, and inquiries

Job Qualifications

What you bring to the table:


• Bachelors Degree 4 or more years of experience in the Corporate Tax area or accounting.


• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the Corporate Tax area or accounting.


• Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice, including an Associate Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Coproate Tax area or accounting.


• Experience in income tax.

• Statutory accounting knowledge.


• Knowledge of federal and provincial sale tax legislations and regulations

• Knowledge of the federal and provincial income tax legislation and regulations

• Working knowledge of the insurance industry and the unique rules associated with accounting and tax reporting

• Undergraduate degree in a financial discipline or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

• CPA Certification or enrolled in the program

• Tax internship and/or professional experience in public or corporate accounting

• Strong spreadsheet skills

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Our Culture

At Zurich, we are proud of our culture. We are passionate about Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Belonging (DIEB). We want you to bring your whole self to work, and we want our employees to be reflective of the communities in which we live and work. Our DIEB initiatives are creating an environment where everyone feels welcome.

We have a collaborative culture where diversity of thought is valued. We value your input and strive to give our employees the tools they need to make an impact.

We care about our employees’ well-being and offer a comprehensive health/benefits plan with varying levels of coverage to suit your specific needs and a competitive total compensation package.

We understand how important it is to rest, recharge and do the things you love. At Zurich, all employees receive a minimum of four weeks of vacation per year to do just that.

We also understand that employees require time off for personal reasons. Maybe you have an appointment during a workday, a cultural or religious holiday you would like to observe, or you need time off to focus on your mental health. Zurich employees receive four personal days per year to be used at their discretion.

We are committed to continuous improvement, and offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities.

We care about our communities. Our communities are where our customers, people, and shareholders live and work. While we can be proud of the contribution to society Zurich makes through our core business of insurance, we must also give back to our communities through our talent, time and resources.

We have won numerous awards for our workplace culture. We are proud to be one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers and to have received Insurance Business Canada’s 5-Star Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award.

Make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported. Love what you do. Work for us. 

About Us

Zurich Canada is part of the Zurich Insurance Group, a multi-line insurer with approximately 55,000 employees worldwide serving customers in global and local markets. Zurich Canada has been a leading insurance provider serving mid-sized and large companies, including multinational corporations, in the Canadian commercial market for 100 years. With over 500 employees in offices across the country, Zurich offers the global strength of a top insurance provider combined with in-depth knowledge of industries and local markets. Zurich Canada aspires to be risk management professionals’ first choice as their premier partner to help meet the risk challenges of today and tomorrow. Read more at www.zurichcanada.com.

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