MNP LLP

Senior Accountant, Assurance and Accounting

Position ID
2017-3567
Position Type
Full Time
CA-BC-Port Moody

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 currently seeking a Senior Accountant for our growing Assurance and Accounting team in Port Moody. 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

  • Apply knowledge of Accounting Standards for Not-for-Profit Organizations (NPO Standards) and/or Accounting Standards for Private Enterprise (ASPE)
  • Perform technical skills in areas such as: compilations, reviews, audits, bookkeeping and tax (personal, corporate)
  • Review, investigate and correct discrepancies and irregularities in financial accounting entries, documents and reports
  • Lead engagements, oversee audit fieldwork and supervise junior staff
  • Obtain and review documents from third party sources for audit process
  • Vouch and assess appropriateness of audit evidence for expenses, revenues, capital asset additions, accounts payable, accounts receivable and prepaid expenses
  • Prepare correspondence, technical reports, client summaries and presentations outlining findings, facts and highlights resulting from the client engagement
  • Liaise and correspond professionally with clients, colleagues and the firm leadership team
  • Collaborate with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality and deadlines
  • Manage multiple files and deadlines simultaneously
  • Learn about and understand key financial systems of clients and how to analyze risk
  • Perform testing on all sections of a client file and ensure documentation of evidence viewed and conclusions
  • Analyze client financial reporting for accurate and appropriate recording of revenues and expenses
  • Perform and document accounting system walk-throughs
  • Identify engagement issues and appropriate courses of action that need to be addressed with managers and partners
  • Monitor the progress of work being completed on client files and coach team members
  • Raise awareness of MNP through discussions at community events including client and company sponsored functions

 

Credentials

  • Enrollment in CPA Program; working towards relevant practical experience requirements will also be considered
  • One to two years of relevant work experience in public accounting
  • Experience completing audit engagements for not-for-profit clients an asset
  • Experience working with, or exposure to, accounting and tax software such as Caseware, Profile, Quickbooks and Simply Accounting is beneficial
  • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Travel to/from clients in the lower mainland will be required

 

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.

 

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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