MNP LLP

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Manager, Business and Risk Management

Manager, Business and Risk Management

Position ID 
2017-2773
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.

 

Be part of the momentum at MNP. We are seeking a Manager for our growing Business and Risk Management team. Protecting businesses’ best interests, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our recognized Enterprise Risk team helps identify, evaluate and manage risk exposure to protect a company’s reputation and assets. Specifically, our Business and Risk Management team helps organizations reduce uncertainty and seize new opportunities to increase stakeholder value.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Performance Expectations

  • Provide clients with tangible practice advice, guidance and coaching to provide organizational leadership and perspective for their business
  • Consult with diverse stakeholders, document the current state of business environments, analyze various sources of information, identify themes and issues related to business objectives and report on results in various formats and for a variety of audiences
  • Assess the root cause of issues, improve process design, identify efficiencies and opportunities for improvement and develop effective roadmaps to achieve strategic priorities for clients
  • Outline and plan assessments, reviews, evaluations, audits and facilitated exercises in order to answer specific business questions and objectives set forth by clients
  • Collect, synthesize and analyze data to diagnose client business issues
  • Work with our clients’ executives to minimize risk and transform their business functions
  • Provide a comprehensive suite of services to support our clients’ senior professionals from risk management, internal controls, process improvement, business advisory and internal audit through to data analytics and the use of data to drive decisions
  • Develop and design approaches and programs as well as work with the leadership team in allocating resources and meeting demanding and sometimes changing client engagements
  • Develop and recommend creative opportunities for cost savings, risk mitigation and/or business improvements
  • Report progress of engagements and identify problems impeding successful completion of the engagement while working closely with managers, senior managers and the leadership team
  • Prepare plan, charts, tables and diagrams to assist in presenting or displaying observations and recommendations
  • Participate and present in internal management meetings
  • Provide coaching and guidance
  • Develop proposals
  • Contribute to practice growth and development by cultivating relationships with clients and potential clients or additional business engagements
  • Participate in the development and delivery of training programs and recommend training

Credentials

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Relevant professional certification in risk management or audit would be considered an asset (e.g. CPA, CIA, CGAP, CISA)
  • Background in risk management and business advisory
  • Strong capability to manage, lead and deliver consulting projects
  • Experience consulting with and managing diverse stakeholders
  • Experience performing audits, assessments, reviews and/or evaluations and reporting on results and recommendations
  • Experience working with C-level clients
  • Experience mentoring and coaching
  • Data analytics skills would be beneficial
  • Privacy knowledge and experience with privacy compliance is an asset
  • Bilingual in French and English would be considered an asset

Core Competencies and 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)
  • 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
  • Research & Analysis – questions inconsistencies in information and generates workable solutions by analyzing, gathering and organizing relevant information
  • Interpersonal Skills – proven relationship builder with the ability to relate to team members, inspire them to participate and mitigate conflict
  • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team

 

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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