Jim Randall joined the Canada Revenue Agency in 2002 as an auditor in the tax avoidance section at Ottawa Tax Service Office. In 2006, he moved to the Aggressive Tax Planning Division at HQ, where he is currently a Manager in the General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) and Technical Support Section.
Prior to joining the CRA, Jim worked with the Ontario Ministry of Finance as an auditor in the Corporations Tax Branch, and in public practice. Before entering the world of tax, Jim was an air traffic controller in Toronto.
Jim received his CGA designation in 2001, earning the national award for the public practice option. He volunteers with CPA Ontario in planning social events for members in Ottawa.
Jim has been volunteering with fmi*igf since 2002. He served as the stream lead for the CGA Workshop on the PD Week Organizing Committee for eight years; the Vice-Chair of PD Weeks 2010 and 2013; and Chair of PD Weeks 2011, 2012 and 2014. In November 2016, Jim was appointed to the fmi*igf National Board of Directors.
In his spare time, Jim enjoys travelling and playing hockey.