MNP LLP

Controller, Assurance and Accounting

Position ID
2018-3924
Position Type
Full Time
Position Location(s)
CA-AB-Edmonton

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 Controller to join our growing Assurance and Accounting team. 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

  • Provide contract Controller duties to MNP clients across various industries, business sectors and company sizes
  • Work with various accounting and administrative personnel on behalf of MNP to support the day-to-day duties related to the full accounting cycle: accounts payable, financial reporting, inventory management, asset tracking and payroll
  • Conduct business analysis and identify improvements of current state: accounting processes, reporting, data quality, system tools, payroll procedures, asset training and internal controls
  • Oversee cash management and general banking
  • Liaise and correspond professionally with clients, colleagues and the firm leadership team
  • Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry
  • Raise awareness of MNP through discussions at community events including client and company sponsored functions
  • Network in the local business community and consider business development opportunities
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches in order to improve work processes

Credentials

  • Completion of a degree in finance, accounting, economics or business administration
  • Completion or working towards a professional accounting designation (CPA or equivalent)
  • Eight (6) to ten (10) years of progressively more responsible accounting, process development and reporting experience acting in the position of Controller
  • Process and control improvement experience
  • Familiarity with systems and reporting initiatives
  • Intermediate to advanced system application skills
  • Experience working in a Professional Services environment is considered an asset
  • Travel will 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 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

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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