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Manager, Enterprise Risk Services

Manager, Enterprise Risk Services

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Join the momentum. We are seeking a Manager for our growing Enterprise 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 Enterprise Risk Management team helps organizations reduce uncertainty and seize new opportunities to increase stakeholder value.



Performance Expectations

  • Plan and deliver client engagements while demonstrating MNP’s commitment to client services and building relationships
  • Responsible for the delivery of Enterprise Risk Services such as risks assessments, internal audits, compliance programs, developing risk management policies and frameworks and assisting with risk mitigation strategies
  • Accountable for assessing business processes and internal control frameworks across a range of industries identifying opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of processes and controls
  • Work with clients to plan, manage and deliver internal audit services in either an outsourced, co-sourced or specific engagement environment.
  • Assist clients in proactively prioritizing and managing their business risk and develop enterprise risk/operational risk management programs
  • Contribute to business development processes including research and analysis, writing and developing proposals as well as working with the engagement lead to develop tailored project plans and work programs
  • Carry out fieldwork including client interviews and workshops, analyze controls, policies and procedures, as well as other risk information and develop risk metrics and value-added recommendations to enhance business processes/functions
  • Synthesize fieldwork into a well-written and concise report/presentation
  • Leverage team appropriately to ensure proper documentation is prepared for the client and procedures relating to the file are followed accordingly
  • Actively manage project teams, engagement budgets and economics
  • Identify and proactively bring opportunities and solutions to the attention of the Engagement Leader
  • Engage in continuous knowledge development regarding rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards of various sectors and areas of professional expertise
  • Maintain high quality control by reviewing work done from other team members for accuracy and completeness; provide feedback to team members
  • Continuously share knowledge and actively contribute to developing the team’s knowledge base through taking part in learning and development opportunities, professional associations, industry groups and MNP thought leadership events
  • Develop solutions through debate and discussion in our teams and with clients on a variety of engagements
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
  • Develop, coach and train team members towards professional and personal development
  • Conduct formal, written annual performance reviews
  • Promote regular attendance, balanced lifestyle and high standard of team wellness
  • Network in the local business community and consider business development opportunities


  • Four (4) to seven (7) years of relevant internal audit and/or risk management experience gained within a public accounting firm or an internal audit and/or risk management practice within a mid-size or large corporation
  • A relevant internal audit, accounting or risk management designation is strongly preferred
  • Strong business sense and ability to understand a “big picture” view of risk and exposures as they pertain to a business
  • Knowledge of leading risk management standards such as COSO Integrated Enterprise Risk Management Framework and/or ISO 31000 and internal control frameworks
  • Well-developed interviewing skills and the ability to understand and document risks, root causes, impacts and mitigation
  • Experience identifying and quantifying threats, risks and opportunities, as well as analyzing current risk management processes relative to best practices, identifying any gaps and providing solutions to mitigate risk
  • Experience evaluating business processes and identifying opportunities to enhance them
  • Experience evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of internal control frameworks, including understanding process level risks, assessing the adequacy of mitigating controls and providing opportunities for enhancement
  • Understanding of audit standards and practices in conducting internal audit projects or internal controls assessments
  • Computer literate and familiar with technology relating to Risk methodologies
  • The ability to assist in leading, motivating and managing a capable Internal Audit/Risk Management team
  • Experience leading and/or managing complex projects

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
  • Interpersonal Skills – proven relationship builder with the ability to relate to team members, inspire them to participate and mitigate conflict


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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