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IT Manager or Senior Manager, Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED)

IT Manager or Senior Manager, Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED)

Position ID 
2017-2682
Position Type 
Full Time
Position Location(s) 
CA-ON-Ottawa
  
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DIFFERENT BY DESIGN

At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.

 

Join the momentum. We are seeking an IT Manager or Senior Manager for our Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) team. Providing the highest level of excellence, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our Tax team works with individuals and organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors providing comprehensive strategies that minimize risk, meet tax compliance and reporting requirements, drive efficiencies and maximize returns. Specifically, our SR&ED team consists of industry-leading professionals who have the knowledge and experience to help businesses take full advantage of funding opportunities and the multitude of available provincial incentives.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Performance Expectations

  • Interface with Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) and software developers at companies doing leading edge software development
  • Assist clients to identify, prepare and claim development tasks / activities under the SR&ED Tax Credit program
  • Identify industry advances within the IT / Software / Computer field and other areas of technical innovation
  • Write reports to provide an overview of client software development projects
  • Manage multiple projects; deliver projects on time and on budget
  • Interact with Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Southwest Ontario (SWO) peers, clients, Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) representatives and the funding and investment community as a professional in your field
  • Advocate for IT / software / computer industry and business rights that protect the taxpayer in claiming SR&ED benefits; build arguments and cases to defend those rights
  • Network and market MNP SR&ED services to existing and prospective clients

Credentials

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years of Industry experience in software development / technology
  • Hands-on experience working with technology as a Technology Developer, Senior Analyst or Consultant in product and tools development, implementation and integration, internal application development, product management of Software Development Kits (SDKs), infrastructure platforms (i.e. Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)), frameworks and/or enterprise class applications
  • Experience with sales and customer relationship management
  • Broad development experience with current technologies including: PHP, MySQL, XML, Java, .NET, SQL Server, Oracle, Objective-C, Ruby, Python, Flash, Open source and Agile environments, etc.
  • SR&ED experience including writing and supporting IT based SR&ED claims is an asset
  • Possess a broad skill set that includes the most current development technologies and environments including: cloud storage and computing, mobile app development, game development, web application development, etc.
  • Knowledge of, or willingness to be mentored into, understanding how financial service organizations like MNP operate, market and access relationships for cross service sales and work with non-accounting professionals
  • Focus on achieving high quality, timely and profitable results
  • Experience in leading and mentoring a team

Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

  • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
  • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
  • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
  • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others that make an impact and persuade their intended audience(s)
  • Problem Solving – innovative and able to generate workable solutions by analyzing, gathering and organizing all relevant information
  • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service, proactively identifies client needs and creates strategies to proficiently serve clients
  • Business Development – looks for and seizes profitable business opportunities while focusing on the ability to gain increased presence in the community
  • Forward Thinking - anticipates the implications of situations, takes appropriate action as needed and prepares for possible contingencies
  • Agility with Change – initiates, sponsors and implements change by taking a facilitative catalyst role
  • People Management & Leadership – goal-driven leader who effectively manages self, others and teams to achieve goals
  • Coaching – takes responsibility for one’s own and team members’ performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals, promptly addresses performance issues, is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making

TOTAL REWARDS

MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our total rewards package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events, and professional development assistance.

 

MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.

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