Lead Administrative Specialist, Financial Advisory Services

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Fixed Term Contract


Most professional services firms will tell you what they are, but at MNP, we’re most proud of what we’re not. MNP is not a firm with limits. Entrepreneurial in nature, your insight and ideas, the kind that have helped us to become one of the fastest growing firms in Canada, are welcomed, listened to and acted on. We reward results and support the direction you want to take your career. MNP is not a firm with empty promises. Our definition of balanced lifestyle means fostering an environment that lets you thrive at work and make the most of your life outside the office.


Ultimately, it’s what we’re ‘not’ that we’re most proud of and we’re certain you’ll value this most as part of our team.


Join the momentum at MNP, as we are seeking a Lead Administrative Specialist to fulfill a 20 month contract for our growing Financial Advisory Services (FAS) Administration team. MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Strategically supporting the firm, our Administration team anticipates the needs of our team members and Partners. We effectively communicate information for service lines, industry and specialty groups, and operations at all levels throughout the firm. Our administrators support initiatives and ensure efficiency, allowing MNP to better serve our clients and people.



Performance Expectations

  • Supervise and coach Financial Advisory Administration team
  • Accountable for a highly developed level of client service for all four Financial Advisory Services (FAS) teams
  • Ensure proper allocation of administrative resources to meet regional and service line objectives, monitor work flow and workload, redistribute work based on the needs and coordinate coverage across the FAS Service Lines
  • Assist with the implementation and execution of FAS initiatives and projects
  • Provide oversight and quality assurance of work performed with respect to the drafting and development of proposals and presentations, as well as related research requests and the management of templates and resources
  • Consider administrative processes and tasks and document and implement improvements on an on-going basis
  • Accountable for planning, organizing and coordinating business/practice development related social events and functions


  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in an administrative or support position, preferably in a professional or corporate environment
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience supervising staff with demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Strong client service focus dealing with internal and external clients, professionalism, discretion, integrity and tact
  • Expert level technical skills in Microsoft Office

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


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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