Trust Account Compliance Officer

Are you organized and detail oriented? Interested in an opportunity to gain valuable work experience and learn about tax related processes and compliance? Does reviewing and analyzing information to identify errors sounds like something you’d enjoy?

Here is what you will do:

  • Analyze corporate tax return information (GST/HST) and review financial information policies and relevant legislation to identify taxpayer accounts requiring corrective action.
  • Verify and amend taxpayer information (e.g. Contact information, filing status, payments) in CRA databases and update accounts as needed.
  • Use scripted communication to contact taxpayers by phone to understand reasons for non-compliance.
  • Provide taxpayers information about policies and procedures and agree on payment and returns deadline according to established CRA procedures and guidelines.
  • Issue and send templated letters to taxpayers who failed to meet agreed payment or return deadlines.
  • Escalate issues to management in line with established protocols and document all actions taken on the accounts.

In performing this role, you will:

  • Be currently rolled in a post-secondary program at an Ontario university or college.
  • Be available for full-time co-op work term, starting in September, 2019.
  • Apply your strong attention to detail to review detailed information with high levels of accuracy
  • Use your communication skills to provide information both verbally and in writing to taxpayers, colleagues and managers
  • Use your analytical skills to research and investigate information and identify errors and gaps in data
  • Use your ability to work efficiently and prioritize your work to complete tasks within given timelines
  • Deal with sensitive information in a professional manner and with integrity

Please note: This is a co-op/internship program ONLY available to students identifying as neurodiverse. The planned start date is September 3, 2019.

Role Employer Location Deadline
Trust Account Compliance Officer CRA Scarborough  June 18, 2019 Closed

The Recruitment Process


The first step in the recruitment process is for interested candidates to register to participate in Specialisterne’s Post-secondary Employment Bridging Program. This will involve completing an online registration questionnaire. For more information and to register, click here.

Employment Discovery Workshop

The next step in the Specialisterne recruitment process is an Employment Discovery Workshop on campus. It is a hands-on, task-based experience where you will work on specific projects in a relaxed setting. It is an opportunity to learn about our approach to hiring, and for us to get to know you – what motivates you, your interests and your skills.


Students who have participated in an Employment Discovery Workshop are welcome to apply to the roles of interest. This will include completing a job application questionnaire and submitting a resume to Specialisterne. To get to the questionnaire, click on ‘Apply’ above.


Employment offers are made to the candidates with the best fit. Once accepted, the individuals will transition into their positions at the organization. Specialisterne Canada will provide support to facilitate comfortable integration and success in the new role.

Those not selected can have their profiles added to our database for consideration for other more suitable job opportunities in the future.

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