Posted 21 Mar 2024, 3:00 pm

Senior Tax Analyst Programmer at Wealthsimple

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Wealthsimple is on a mission to help everyone achieve financial freedom by reimagining what it means to manage your money. Using smart technology, we take financial services that are often confusing, opaque and expensive and make them transparent and low-cost for everyone. We’re the largest fintech company in Canada, with over 3 million users who trust us with more than $30 billion in assets.

Our teams ship often and make an impact with groundbreaking ideas. We're looking for talented people who keep it simple and value collaboration and humility as we continue to create inclusive and high-performing teams where people can be inspired to do their best work.

About the team

Wealthsimple Tax is one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing tax platforms. Every year we help more than one million Canadians file their taxes, and we’re just getting started. The Tax team is a nimble and highly collaborative group focused on making the Tax filing experience better for all Wealthsimple clients. We’re like a startup within a startup - we move quickly to bring innovative ideas to life and are never satisfied with the status quo. We’re looking for a new member of our team to help us deliver excellent client experiences and continue disrupting the Canadian tax filing industry.   


In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Help lead the NETFILE and NetFile Québec certification processes.
  • Analyze annual tax changes and implement them into our Tax product.
  • Use tax knowledge in providing guidance to the broader team when developing new features.
  • Engage with Product and Engineering teams to bring ideas to life.
  • Learn new things, and look for opportunities to make things better.

We’re looking for someone who:
  • Has experience working on and leading teams to successfully achieve CRA and Revenu Québec certification.
  • Brings a deep understanding of federal personal taxation.
  • Has experience preparing personal tax returns in a professional context.
  • Is a spreadsheet whiz and excited about learning a little JavaScript.
  • Has the ability to take a complex tax issue and make it simple for people to understand.
  • Is a clear and concise writer.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Takes pride in their work and has a strong sense of ownership.

Nice to haves:
  • Experience preparing Québec returns.
  • Bilingual or functionally fluent in French.
  • Coding experience.


Why Wealthsimple?

🤑 Competitive Salary with top-tier health benefits and life insurance

📈 Retirement savings matching plan using Wealthsimple Work

🌴 20 vacation days per year and unlimited sick and mental health days

📚 Up to $1500 per year towards wellness and professional development budgets respectively 

🛫 90 days away program: Employees can work internationally in eligible countries for up to 90 days per calendar year 

🌎 A wide variety of peer and company-led Employee Resource Groups (ie. Rainbow, Women of Wealthsimple, Black @ WS)

💖 Company-wide wellness days off scheduled throughout the year

We’re a remote-first team, with over 1000 employees coast to coast in North America. Be a part of our Canadian success story and help shape the financial future of millions — join us!

Read our Culture Manual and learn more about how we work.

DEI Statement

At Wealthsimple, we are building products for a diverse world and we need a diverse team to do that successfully. We strongly encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. 

Accessibility Statement

Wealthsimple provides an accessible candidate experience. If you need any accommodations or adjustments throughout the interview process and beyond, please let us know, and we will work with you to provide the necessary support and make reasonable accommodations to facilitate your participation. We are continuously working to improve our accessibility practices and welcome any feedback or suggestions on how we can better accommodate candidates with accessibility needs.

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