• Manager, Consulting - Indigenous Services

    Position ID
    2018-4647
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Position Location(s)
    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 Consulting – Indigenous Services team. Committed to preserving Indigenous traditions and positioning them for success, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm to Canada’s Indigenous communities. With more than 250 Indigenous clients across the country and 70 team members dedicated to this sector, no other firm has invested as much time and resources into serving the unique needs of Indigenous communities and organizations.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Performance Expectations

    Business Development

    • Invest time to understand emerging trends and directions within the market to anticipate business opportunities
    • Think strategically about client needs by understanding their operations and key risks
    • Identify ways to maximize the relationship with clients and deliver added value
    • Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry through experiential learning with clients
    • Promote MNP and our advisory services through the delivery of presentations, writing articles, facilitating workshops or participating in community activities

    Project Management

    • Work with Partners to deliver excellent client service by serving as a primary, day-to-day contact for our clients
    • Execute financial modeling, business planning, feasibility studies, strategic planning, operational planning, program reviews, program redesigns and other forms of management consulting
    • Facilitate collaboration with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality and deadlines
    • Efficiently manage the delegation of work to team members to streamline costs and turnaround time, without compromising quality
    • Maintain high quality control by reviewing work done from other team members for accuracy and completeness and providing constructive feedback
    • Monitor project timelines against targets, adjust where necessary; advise clients of project status and seek clarification on discrepancies where applicable
    • Manage project financials (budgets, WIP, timely billing, collection, variance recognition)

    Leadership

    • Network and take a leadership role in the local professional, business and community while raising awareness of MNP and looking for new business development opportunities
    • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes while effectively using MNP internal programs and systems
    • Develop, coach and train team members towards professional and personal development
    • Attend MNP University courses and workshops to improve technical skills and leadership abilities

     

    Credentials

    • Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in business, economics, mathematics or another related field
    • Completion of a Master’s Degree in business, economics, mathematics or another related field
    • Completion of a Certified Management Consultant Certification is an asset
    • Six (6) to seven (7) years of consulting experience, ideally in a client-service environment
    • Experience working with project problem diagnosis, solution development, client communications, facilitation of decision making, documentation, managing client expectations, project profitability and team leadership
    • Professional or personal experience working with First Nations and other indigenous organizations and businesses
    • Working knowledge of the diverse Indigenous community including relevant legislation, government structures, programs, rights and current issues
    • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Travel for project delivery and for business development 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
    • 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

    MYREWARDS@MNP

    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 MyRewards@MNP 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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