Deceased Estate Tax Clerk

Deceased Estate Tax Clerk

CL4 Clerk 4


Department of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services

Public Guardian and Trustee, Consumer Protection

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 39723

Salary(s):   CL4 $51,141.00 – $58,252.00 per year

Closing Date:   September 18, 2022

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to Indigenous people and persons with disabilities. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

Position Description is available upon request.

The Public Guardian and Trustee of Manitoba (PGT) is a provincial government Special Operating Agency that manages and protects the affairs of Manitobans who are unable to do so themselves and have no one else willing or able to act. This includes mentally incompetent and vulnerable adults, deceased estates and children. This position is with the Accounting Department of the PGT is to provide assistance to over 5,000 clients for whom income tax forms need to be completed and filed, trust accounts need to be managed and benefit applications need to be completed. Many of the forms require calculation of financial information surrounding cash, investments, assets, life insurance policies and income sources.

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form and resume

Click here to access the application form.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be able to provide and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check


  • Extensive experience preparing Canadian T1/T1 Final and T3 Estate/Trust Returns
  • Experience with Canadian Testamentary Trusts and Inter Vivos Trusts
  • Experience analyzing legal, financial and investment documents that relate to the filing of deceased and Estate returns
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and ensure accuracy of work
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet conflicting deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to make sound decisions
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact co-operatively and professionally with other departmental staff, external agencies, other professionals and the public
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Computer experience with Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel and Outlook) or equivalent applications


  • Supervisory experience including providing direction and performance management
  • Experience in a professional capacity processing income tax returns using ProFile or other professional tax software
  • Experience preparing Minor-Infant and Personal Injury Trusts

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Accountant, the Deceased Estate Tax Clerk is responsible to complete T1/T1 Final returns and T3/T3 Final Estate returns.  Files Infant, Adult and Vacant Property Trust returns.  The Deceased Estate Tax Clerk will follow income tax filing procedures in the Public Guardian and Trustee procedure manual and in accordance with CRA filing regulations.  The Deceased Estate Tax Clerk calculates tax holdbacks for compensation reports and pay-outs of Estates and Trusts.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39723

Service Centre 3

Human Resource Services

600-155 Carlton Street

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3H8

Phone:  204-945-8819

Fax: 204-948-3382

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form and resume.  Complete the application form at the link below or contact Human Resource Services under “Apply to” to request a copy of the application form.  The selection board will rely only on information provided in this form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment. 
Note: You are not required to submit a cover letter, but may be asked to submit references, or other documentation at a later point if invited for further consideration.

Click here to access the application form.


Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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