MNP LLP

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Associate, Corporate Finance - Transaction Services

Associate, Corporate Finance - Transaction Services

Position ID 
2017-3394
Position Type 
Full Time
Position Location(s) 
CA-BC-Vancouver
  
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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 Associate for our growing Corporate Finance team. Positioning our clients for success, MNP Corporate Finance is a leader in providing transaction advisory services throughout Canada. Our team of recognized professionals help clients maximize their potential by providing innovative strategies for divestitures, financing, due diligence and acquisitions. With offices strategically located across Canada, we have the experience and expertise organizations need to take advantage of emerging opportunities in the national and global marketplace.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Performance Expectations

  • Assist financial and corporate acquirers and vendors in evaluating M&A opportunities by understanding deal hypotheses and company value drivers and risks
  • Participate in meetings with C-suite management from both the client and the target
  • Conduct detailed analysis relating to quality of earnings reviews, sustainability of EBITDA, quality of assets, working capital profile and potential risks and opportunities
  • Complete report writing on transaction services engagements
  • Prepare technical based analysis, which may be in the form of projections, forecasts and/or models
  • Identify competitive issues and performance indicators on both a macro and micro level specific to the target market
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis to link business strategy to performance and due diligence findings
  • Build, update and maintain MS Excel based financial and valuation models
  • Assist with the preparation of pitch presentations to prospective clients
  • Keep abreast of market trends in order to assess current approaches and compare research results
  • Monitor existing approach to research and adapt methods where required
  • Formulate market and industry trends, broad synopsis as well as general conclusions
  • Prepare technical based analysis, which may be in the form of projections, forecasts and/or models
  • Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
  • Raise awareness of MNP at community events
  • Attend internal MNP courses to further develop your Corporate Finance knowledge

Credentials

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in business with a specialization in Accounting or Finance; possession of a Master’s Degree in a related field is considered an asset
  • Possess a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience at a professional services firm
  • Experience in a Transaction Services / Due Diligence role is considered an asset
  • Extensive knowledge of financial analysis
  • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong technical accounting skills, with detailed knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • 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, drive 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
  • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
  • Teamwork & Relationship Development – works collaboratively with team members in order to achieve a common goal and develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with others, both inside and outside the Firm
  • Accountability – takes responsibility for one’s own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making
  • 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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