• Business Analyst, Consulting Services

    Position ID
    2018-4708
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Position Location(s)
    CA-ON-Toronto
  • 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 Business Analyst for our growing Consulting team. Driving business excellence, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our Consulting team works with organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to provide innovative strategies tailored to maximize efficiencies, enhance performance and increase profitability.

     

    When applying, please submit your resume, cover letter, transcript and other applicable forms, as necessary, in one (1) document. Applications for this role will need to be submitted by September 14th at 2PM Eastern.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Performance Expectations

    • Assist in the research, collection, analysis and interpretation of quantitative and qualitative data for the purpose of proposing, planning and implementing business improvements for clients
    • Participate in research and review of reports, interviews, focus groups and surveys
    • Execute financial modeling, business planning, feasibility studies, strategic planning, operational planning, program reviews, program redesigns and other forms of consulting
    • Complete business process mapping and analysis with a focus on improving outcomes
    • Complete business and program assessments focused around people, process and technology; identify potential issues and risks
    • Coordinate project logistics with clients and other stakeholders consistent with project plans
    • Assist in delivering formal presentations and reports for client engagements and industry presentations
    • Coordinate workflow and perform tasks related to proposal creation, production and delivery
    • Support the design, development, formatting and proof reading of high quality professional reports, proposals, correspondence, engagement letters, client summaries and presentations
    • Collaborate with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality and deadlines
    • Support the delivery of high-quality client service to ensure client needs are responded to in a timely, accurate and professional manner
    • Develop positive working relationships with clients at the peer and management level
    • Maintain internal records and compliance for consulting team
    • Set-up new clients and maintain the client database system
    • Prepare client invoices
    • Coordinate team meetings and events
    • Raise identified client issues that need to be addressed with managers and engagement partners
    • Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry
    • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes while effectively using MNP internal programs and systems
    • Raise awareness of MNP through discussions at community events including client and company sponsored functions
    • Attend internal MNP courses to further develop your consulting knowledge

    Credentials

    • Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics, Mathematics or Finance; other relevant combination of post-secondary training and relevant professional experience will be considered
    • Previous experience or training in project management and business analysis is an asset
    • Previous work experience in a consulting and/or professional services environment is an asset
    • Demonstrated knowledge of general business principles with general knowledge of Finance, Marketing, Planning, Human Resources, Technology and Operations
    • Experience in customer service and/or client service is preferred
    • Analytical skills in reporting, data analysis and data visualization
    • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Some travel may 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, 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
    • Research & Analysis – questions inconsistencies in information and generates workable solutions by analyzing, gathering and organizing relevant information
    • Accuracy – pays close attention to detail and ensures work and information are complete and thorough
    • Willingness to Learn – enthusiastic and eager to meet challenges and assimilate new concepts

    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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