MNP LLP

Senior Accountant, U.S. Personal Tax

Position ID
2017-3571
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 Senior Accountant for our growing U.S. Personal Tax team. Providing the highest level of excellence, 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 U.S. Corporate Tax team assists businesses with cross-border issues to strategically plan and manage their tax liability.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Performance Expectations

  • Provide efficient and effective U.S. and Canadian tax services to a broad base of clients
  • Identify and analyze client needs through initial interviewing and information gathering
  • Research and identify a variety of tax issues and assist in implementing tax planning strategies for clients
  • Successfully maintain on-going positive relations with clients and develop new client relationships
  • Provide strong leadership and direction to junior team members

Credentials

  • Canadian Chartered Accountant designation (CPA or CA), U.S. Certified Public Accountant designation (CPA) or other professional accounting designations with experience will be a strong asset
  • Previous experience working within Canadian or U.S. personal, partnership, trust and corporate tax within public practice
  • Two (2) to three (3) years of work experience in U.S. Personal Tax
  • Experience using software such as CaseWare, ProSystem, TaxCycle, and Taxprep is would be an asset
  • An interest in specializing in tax

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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