MNP LLP

Manager, National Tax

Position ID
2017-3512
Position Type
Full Time
CA-AB-Calgary

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 Manager for our growing National Tax team. Delivering quality in everything we do, 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 National Tax team works internally to support the delivery of tax services, the development and coordination of tax training materials and the communication of tax matters throughout the firm.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Performance Expectations

  • Develop and maintain firm standards, processes and tools for use by all MNP team members in the delivery of tax services to our clients
  • Assist with troubleshooting queries relating to preparation of tax returns through the firm’s tax software
  • Manage and maintain tax templates utilized by MNP team members in accordance with the latest tax updates
  • Develop internal training materials and practice aids to support the implementation of firm standards
  • Facilitate and assist with firm-wide learning & development events as needed
  • Research and keep up to date with the latest changes in local tax legislation as well as draft internal and external tax publications
  • Issue tax technical research and information/support to professionals throughout the firm 
  • Prepare and participate in internal tax compliance and planning projects

Credentials

  • Completion of a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
  • Completion of level 1 and 2 of the In-Depth Tax Program
  • Four (4) or more years of relevant work experience in the tax practice of a public accounting firm
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience working in Canadian Tax
  • Solid understanding of business, accounting, management and practice development principles
  • Experience preparing and reviewing domestic tax compliance and implementing tax reorganizations
  • Experience working with accounting and tax software such as Caseware, Profile and Taxprep
  • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proven technical writing and research skills
  • Demonstrated project management abilities
  • Prior experience with private companies and owner-manager taxation is considered an asset

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
  • Accuracy – pays close attention to detail and ensures work and information are complete and thorough

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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