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Senior Manager, Assurance and Accounting – High Net Worth Clients

Senior Manager, Assurance and Accounting – High Net Worth Clients

Position ID 
2017-2885
Position Type 
Full Time
Position Location(s) 
CA-ON-Markham
  
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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 a Senior Manager for our growing Assurance and Accounting team. Delivering quality in everything we do, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our Assurance and Accounting team is committed to providing meaningful and reliable financial information that ensures our clients are always well protected and positioned.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Performance Expectations

  • Lead multiple client facing engagement teams for high net worth families and owner managed businesses
  • Execute transactions through the provision of client services including planning, budgeting, scheduling and coordinating engagements
  • Collaborate with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, and deadlines
  • Review completed financial statements and related tax compliance filing, investigate and correct discrepancies and irregularities in financial entries and reports
  • Review personal and corporate tax returns and advise on payroll, GST/HST, other appropriate tax compliance and identify and execute tax planning opportunities
  • Monitor project timelines against targets, adjust where necessary; advise clients of project status and seek clarification on discrepancies where applicable
  • Accountable for project financials (budgets, WIP, timely billing, collection, variance recognition)
  • Leverage team appropriately to ensure proper documentation is prepared for the client and procedures relating to the file are followed accordingly
  • Maintain high quality control by reviewing work done from other team members for accuracy and completeness; provide feedback to team members
  • Contribute to the preparation and delivery of competitive proposals to meet client needs
  • Manage a portfolio of clients while ensuring their needs are met and that relationships and accounts grow and develop
  • Think strategically about client needs by understanding their business and key risks and identifying opportunities to provide additional services
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
  • Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry through experiential learning with clients
  • Network and take a leadership role in the local professional, business, and community while raising awareness of MNP and looking for new business development opportunities
  • Develop, coach, and train team members towards professional and personal development
  • Attend internal MNP courses to further develop accounting and assurance knowledge

Credentials     

  • Completion of a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
  • Minimum seven (7) to eight (8) years of relevant work experience in public accounting
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience working with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Extensive experience in Canadian personal and corporate income taxes for private companies
  • Solid understanding of business, accounting, Canadian taxation, management and practice development principles
  • Experience working with succession matters and related planning is an asset
  • Experience working with accounting and tax software such as Caseware, Profile, Taxprep, Quickbooks and Simply Accounting
  • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Some travel may be required

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)
  • 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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