Assistant Vice President, Taxation

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Assistant Vice President, Taxation : 0000CYLP 


  Global Vision. Local Focus.  

Things really are different here. A career with HSBC in Canada is truly an experience that few financial service organisations can match.  Here you will find yourself inspired and supported by colleagues whose daily responsibilities cross time zones, continents and cultures.  You will be motivated to aim for your highest aspirations, and enjoy the rewards of belonging to a diverse and growth-driven culture.


Canada is a priority market for HSBC. We remain focused on growing customers locally with our unique products, and we offer a full suite of solutions developed from our global connectivity and network.  HSBC has the institutional strength, capacity and commitment to support our Canadian client’s requirements here and around the world.  Employees who thrive at HSBC are service focused, entrepreneurial and driven. They show collaborative spirit and a quest for continuous improvement, while having the industry expertise and business acumen to deliver.

  About Global Functions  

HSBC’s Global Functions play a vital role in supporting the bank’s Global Businesses and offer a broad range of career opportunities in areas from Legal, Risk and Finance to Human Resources, Sustainability, Marketing and Communications. Our operational and functional teams around the world help HSBC’s Global Businesses to operate efficiently and effectively on a day-to-day basis. They also focus on controls and governance to reduce risk and protect the Group’s reputations.


Global Finance plays a vital role in ensuring that HSBC manages costs and deploys capital in the most effective way. The team provides financial insight, accuracy and control, using analytical skills to support our Global Businesses and influence and challenge business decisions.

  A Day in the Life of an Assistant Vice President, Income Tax include the following:  

Reporting to AVP 2, Taxation, the individual is responsible for providing tax advice to the business lines including Retail Banking and Wealth Management and Global Banking and Markets. This position also supports AVP 2, Taxation in structuring corporate transactions and analyzing business impact of new tax legislation.

  Principle Accountabilities:
  • Assisting AVP 2, Taxation with providing income tax advice on major corporate transactions, including business re-organization, changes in capital structure and corporate structure.
  • Assisting AVP 2, Taxation with analyzing business impact of new tax legislations and judicial decisions regarding tax issues which affect the HSBC Group.
  • This position assists AVP 2, Taxation in making practical recommendations to the Bank with the aim to maximize tax efficiencies or minimize tax risks for the HSBC group.
  • Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the HSBC brand.
  • Ensure that all employees are aware of and effectively identify and manage applicable money laundering (ML), terrorist financing (TF), sanctions and reputational risks.
  • Complete other responsibilities, as assigned.


  Knowledge & Experience / Qualifications:
  • Relevant qualification such as a Chartered Accountant or a lawyer, who has completed the CICA In-depth tax course and has at least 10 years of relevant tax experience in a major accounting or law firm, corporate tax department or equivalent.
  • Excellent understanding of income tax legislation in the context of complex business operations. Income tax experience in the financial services industry is preferred.
  • Ability to understand and translate complex tax rules into easy to understand advice and solutions is essential.
  • Excellent communication and computer skills are essential.
  • Ability to communicate and arrive at solutions with senior management and a wide range of department staff is essential.
  • Understanding of Banking systems and accounting and reporting procedures are preferred.
HSBC Proud

In 2018, HSBC Bank Canada was named one of the “Best 50 Corporate Citizens” in Canada by Corporate Knights magazine.  HSBC was also the first company to be recognized as a top performer in gender diversity within the financial services sector, as part of a new Corporate Knights initiative to recognize leaders in this space.

Join HSBC, and benefit from the following:

  • Career Development: Within your current role, as well as Canadian and international opportunities
  • Company Reputation: Offering prestige, strength, and longevity
  • Business Growth: Underpinned by our drive, and the highest banking standards
  • International Connectivity and impact: Build global relationships and be a part of international initiatives
  • A diverse workforce: Reflecting our belief that diversity of thought, background and perspective make HSBC a stronger organization
  • Corporate Sustainability:  We build our business for the long term by balancing social, environmental and economic considerations in the decisions we make

Job Field

 : Accounting & Finance

Primary Location

 : North America-Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver


 : Full-time 


 : Day JobType of Vacancy : Country vacancy

Job Posting

 : 11-May-2019, 02:09:10 

Unposting Date

 : 25-May-2019, 11:59:00  

12 May 2019
Location: Canada British Columbia Vancouver
Work type:
Full time
Banking and Financial Services
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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