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KPMG Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jan 30, 2023
Full time
Overview You've got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we're committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do. When you join KPMG you'll be one of over 219,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 147 countries. With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally and bring your whole self to work, there's no limit to the impact you can make. Let's do this. The opportunity: We are seeking a self-driven, detail oriented and hard-working lawyer to join KPMG Law. KPMG Law provides legal advice with respect to mergers and acquisitions, complex reorganizations and general corporate and commercial matters. About the team: KPMG Law LLP is a national law firm with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal. KPMG Law LLP is affiliated with the professional services firm of KPMG LLP. At KPMG Law we have deep knowledge and experience in Canadian tax law, providing domestic and international organizations with an informed perspective through our planning advice. To learn more about KPMG Law LLP visit our website here. What you will do The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on diverse and intellectually challenging files that involve all aspects of income tax planning and be a key member in the growth of our practice. What you bring to the role Minimum 4 years M&A deal experience in a tax role. Prior experience conducting and overseeing due diligence, transaction structuring, reviewing and drafting agreements, and other routine elements of complex corporate transactions. Excellent interpersonal skills and a practical and pragmatic approach to problem solving. A member in good standing of the Ontario bar. Keys to your success: Strong work ethic Thrive on challenges Dedicated to providing outstanding client service Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you. #LI-SF1 Our Values, The KPMG Way Integrity , we do what is right | Excellence , we never stop learning and improving | Courage , we think and act boldly | Together , we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better , we do what matters KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here. For general recruitment-related inquiries, please contact the HR Delivery Centre at cafmcdnhrsthotline@kpmg.ca. If you have a question about accessible employment at KPMG, or to begin a confidential conversation about your individual accessibility or accommodation needs through the recruitment process, we encourage you to contact us at cafmcdnhrsthotline@kpmg.ca or phone: 416-777-8002 or toll free 1-888-466-4778.      
KPMG Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jan 30, 2023
Full time
Overview At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world. The Opportunity The world of global advisory, audit and tax compliance services for large multi-nationals is rapidly changing and heavily dependent on technology. The KPMG Delivery Network (KDN) is a KPMG special purpose member firm offering a way for clients to leverage KPMG top talent and technology platforms through regional teams of specialists, enabling economies of scale and a new way of working that expands beyond local capability. Together with KDN, KPMG member firms can drive the sales and delivery of global solutions at a competitive price and in a repeatable and consistent manner. As a member of KDN, you'll be a part of the KPMG family working alongside some of our profession's most skilled practitioners on rewarding programs and initiatives that are changing the way business operates, delivering value to our clients, and driving positive change in the communities we serve.You'll be enabling KDN accelerate new ways of working, using cutting-edge technology and working together with our member firms located in nearly 150 countries to help us achieve our ambition to be the most trusted and trustworthy professional services firm. And through your work, you'll build a global network and unlock opportunities that you may not have thought possible with access to great support, vast resources,and an inclusive, supportive environment to help you reach your full potential. The Senior Counsel will be a member of the KDN Office of the General Counsel and report to the General Counsel. This role is fully dedicated to KDN, a legal entity separate and distinct from KPMG Canada. The successful candidate will: Be an experienced corporate and commercial lawyer Assist the General Counsel in executing KDN's strategy and legal priorities with a strong focus on Trust, Growth, Consistency and Accountability Live our values and demonstrates independence and the highest ethical standards Consult with KPMG International and other KPMG member firms where appropriate Promote adherence to KPMG policies and professional standards within KDN Collaborate with KDN business partners and other team members to identify and mitigate key legal issues and challenges Contribute to the development and maintenance of a collaborative, inclusive and ethical culture What you will do The Senior Counsel will: Advise on day-to-day matters including contracts, corporate governance, technology (including IP), privacy and data security, regulatory compliance and other issues which arise Support transactions, entity set-ups and integration of new entities into the KDN group Assist with HR and related employee issues Manage KDN's compliance with all relevant laws and regulations in applicable jurisdictions and KPMG global policies Work on KDN group and KPMG network initiatives Help develop and implement governance and operational policies and procedures Perform corporate secretarial and other governance work Retain and efficiently manage external legal counsel on a global basis What you bring to the role Substantial experience advising businesses on corporate and commercial matters gained at a major law firm and/or large in-house department (transactional and non-transactional) Substantial expertise in some of the following areas: corporate law and governance, M&A and legal entity set-ups, commercial law, contracts, technology (including IP), privacy and data protection, policy development and regulatory compliance The ability to provide strategic, thoughtful and pragmatic legal advice Confidence and professionalism and present this to individuals at all levels Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to be clear and concise Cross-border experience is preferable Qualified and licensed to practice as a lawyer in the Province of Ontario and fluent in English Enjoy delivering as part of a team Please note that this is a remote working position KDN is inclusive! Everyone brings a unique perspective. We want to harness diverse thinking by bringing bright minds together and valuing the differences that lead to stronger insights and innovation. At KDN, we recognise that we need Inclusion, Diversity and Equality to be successful. We want to attract, retain and develop diverse talent at all levels. This means recruiting from the widest possible pool of talent, removing barriers that can prevent our people from reaching their full potential, and fostering a fully inclusive environment which maximises collaboration and empowers everyone at KPMG to bring their whole selves to work. We encourage authenticity, honor individual priorities, and respect your choices. Keys to your success KPMG individuals Deliver Impact | Seek Growth | Inspire Trust and understand that a diverse workforce enables us to deepen relationships and strengthen our business. Providing you with the support you need to be at your best For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here. Our Values, The KPMG Way Integrity , we do what is right | Excellence , we never stop learning and improving | Courage , we think and act boldly | Together , we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better , we do what matters KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here. For general recruitment-related inquiries, please contact the HR Delivery Centre at cafmcdnhrsthotline@kpmg.ca. If you have a question about accessible employment at KPMG, or to begin a confidential conversation about your individual accessibility or accommodation needs through the recruitment process, we encourage you to contact us at cafmcdnhrsthotline@kpmg.ca or phone: 416-777-8002 or toll free 1-888-466-4778.      
Metrolinx Canada
Jan 29, 2023
Remote
Metrolinx is connecting communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe. Metrolinx operates GO Transit and UP Express, as well as the PRESTO fare payment system. We are also building new and improved rapid transit, including GO Expansion, Light Rail Transit routes, and major expansions to Toronto’s subway system, to get people where they need to go, better, faster and easier. Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario.   At Metrolinx, equity, diversity and inclusion are essential to living our values of serving with passion, thinking forward and playing as a team. Our Compliance & Prosecution Services Office is seeking a Prosecutor, Legal Services Officer, to administer daily processing of Provincial Offences and Administrative Fees Program Notices and other relevant documentation, and provide legal representation for Metrolinx in proceedings (e.g. provincial offences court, alternative dispute resolution hearings, and small claims court proceedings).   What will I be doing? Conducts prosecutions in the Ontario Court of Justice of various provincial statutes and by-laws including the Trespass to Property Act, Liquor License and Control Act, select Highway Traffic Act offences, and the Metrolinx Act (and associated by-laws) Conducts charge-screening of provincial offence cases (Part I, Part II and Part III matters) to determine the prospect of conviction, tenders evidence, examines and cross-examines witnesses, presents oral and written arguments, summarizes evidence and makes submissions regarding recommendations for judgment and sentence. Managing and processing disclosure requests. Maintains and updates electronic files and to maintain the accuracy of trial dates and dispositions; issues monthly reports on court results and court fine revenue, and advises Customer Protective Services team of court schedules. Data collecting and recording of dispositions arising from Metrolinx’s Administrative Fees program and provincial offence courts. Prepares all Statements of Claim and Defences (e.g. related correspondence, forms, documents) and recovers damages owed by third parties within the Small Claims Court jurisdiction. Registers Provincial Offences tickets/documents with applicable courts and records notices for statistical purposes; reports errors to the supervisor and makes recommendations for review of specific charges. Acts as a Commissioner of Oaths to validate oaths, documents, and taking affidavits Instructs and provides guidance to members of the Customer Protective Services team and other business units on prosecutorial related issues, without direct supervisory responsibility. Assists as a Board-appointed Screening Officer in Metrolinx’s Administrative Fees Program pursuant to the provisions of Metrolinx Act, and administrative fees regulation within applicable Acts and Bylaws. Conducts formal and informal resolution meetings with patrons to review Provincial Offences Act matters, and Metrolinx bylaws. Assists as court support in Metrolinx’s Court Advocate program assisting employees who have become a victim or a witness in on-duty work-related incident. Liaises with court administration and defense legal representation in Provincial Court case presentation, disclosure, charges, adjournments, sentencing submissions, and withdrawals of charges. Liaises with counsel and legal representatives, and attends judicial pre-trials and settlement conferences. Liaises with each jurisdiction’s Crown Attorney and Police Services to identify needs to be addressed in Crown Briefs. Stays abreast of current case law and changes in practice and procedure for legal proceedings Adheres to applicable Bylaws and provincial Acts while prosecuting and representing Metrolinx in Court and legal proceedings. Monitors the effectiveness of charges in court and provides recommendations to supervisor Adjusts administrative procedures to reflect changes in court locations and responsibilities Coordinates and maintains administrative procedures associated with prosecution and fare, parking and other by-law activities. Monitors, assesses, and reports performance of staff assigned to court to maintain a professional image. Designs, updates, and delivers training to new Customer Protective Service Officers to educate them about laying Provincial Offence charges, and charges within the Administrative Fees program. Responds to inquiries and resolves concerns, as appropriate, from the general public, court, etc. Participates on committees, working groups, and, special projects, as assigned. Performs other duties, as assigned, in accordance with business unit and divisional objectives. Attends various jurisdictions to prosecute and file court documents. What Skills and Qualifications Do I Need? Completion of a diploma in the Court & Tribunal Agent program, or a related discipline or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent. Minimum four (4) years’ experience in the prosecution or equivalent work experience in law enforcement, a law office, or paralegal firm with a solid background in administrative and courtroom procedures. P1 licence in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario. A valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license that meets the corporate standard for a good driving record is required. The ability to obtain the GO Transit Operator’s Permit is required. The ability to pass an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) security clearance check is required Knowledge of the Integrated Courts Offender Network (ICON) would be an asset. Knowledge and experience in the application of the Provincial Offences Act, Trespass to Property Act, Highway Traffic Act, court room procedures, rules of evidence, Charter of Rights & Freedoms, related statutes and regulations, and other applicable regulations Knowledge of investigation techniques employed by law enforcement personnel and analytical skills to determine legal arguments. Organizational skills to coordinate court activities. MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams etc.) Interpersonal, public relations, negotiation, conflict resolution, oral/written/presentation communication, tact, diplomacy, and persuasiveness to professionally conduct prosecutions, present legal arguments, cross-examine defendants, and deal effectively with members of the legal profession, the judiciary, members of public and staff. Note : This position requires the incumbent to deal with persons displaying emotional distress. Position may be exposed to inclement weather conditions and difficult road conditions due to amount of time spent driving to and from various court locations. Don’t Meet Every Requirement? If you’re excited about working with Metrolinx but your past experience doesn’t quite align with every qualification of this posting, we encourage you to apply. You just might be the right candidate for this or other roles. We are always looking for great talent to join our team.   We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from members of equity-deserving communities, including those who identify as Indigenous, Black, racialized, women, people with disabilities, and people with diverse gender identities, expressions and sexual orientations.   Accommodation: We value the unique skills and experiences each person brings to Metrolinx and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment. We are committed to the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act so if you require accommodation during the hiring process, please let our Recruitment team know by contacting us at: 416-202-5601 or email hr.recruitment@metrolinx.com.   Application Process: All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. Metrolinx will be using email to communicate with you for all job competitions. It is your responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time-sensitive correspondence, we recommend that you check your email regularly. If no response is received, we will assume you are no longer interested in pursuing the opportunity. Please be advised that a Criminal Record Check may be required of the successful candidate. Should it be determined that any background information provided is misleading, inaccurate or incorrect, Metrolinx reserves the right to discontinue with the consideration of your application.   Metrolinx employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with Metrolinx’s Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Standard, made under the Metrolinx Communicable Diseases in the Workplace Policy, as a condition of being eligible for the recruitment process. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required. If you are not able to obtain COVID-19 vaccination for a reason related to a protected ground of discrimination under applicable human rights legislation, you can request accommodation from Metrolinx.   We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.   WE ARE AN EQUITABLE AND INCLUSIVE EMPLOYER.   #LI-SC1
Wells Fargo Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jan 28, 2023
Full time
About this role: Wells Fargo Canada is seeking a Lead Counsel in its Legal Department. The role is based in Toronto. In this role, you will: Structure, draft, and advise on domestic and cross-border secured and unsecured lending facilities, treasury management products, and other commercial banking arrangements Support capital markets, securities and advisory opportunities Advise on regulatory and policy matters Supervise and manage external counsel Represent the Legal Department on special projects, new product proposals, and risk management initiatives Required Qualifications: 5+ years of relevant law experience in a law firm or corporate-commercial banking environment, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education Active Ontario Bar membership Desired Qualifications: Strong drafting abilities, negotiation skills and business-oriented judgment Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills Effective organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and deadlines Ability to work independently and comfortable making decisions Job Expectations: Ability to work in a hybrid model, in an office at least 3 days a week We Value Diversity At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law. Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements. Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.      
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