• Senior Accountant, Enterprise Risk Services

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    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 Enterprise Risk Services team. Protecting businesses’ best interests, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our recognized Enterprise Risk team helps identify, evaluate and manage risk exposure to protect a company’s reputation and assets. Specifically, our Enterprise Risk Management team helps organizations reduce uncertainty and seize new opportunities to increase stakeholder value.



    Performance Expectations

    • Perform Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR) engagements to assist clients in meeting their National Instrument 52-109 (NI 52-109) and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 compliance requirements. Specific responsibilities include:
      • Scoping of significant accounts;
      • Evaluating entity-level controls;
      • Performing risk and control assessments;
      • Testing key internal controls; and,
      • Preparing reports including recommendations for improvement.
    • Assess business processes and internal controls across a range of industries, identifying opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the processes and controls through the development of financial and operational risk management programs
    • Provide leadership and oversight to Accountant level staff members
    • Facilitate collaboration with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality and deadlines
    • Contribute to the development of innovative ideas and approaches to improve work processes
    • Promote regular attendance, balanced lifestyle and high standard of team wellness
    • Attend internal MNP courses to further develop knowledge around performance improvement
    • Selected candidates will have the opportunity to participate in the delivery of additional Enterprise Risk Services including compliance audits, internal audit, data analytics, enterprise risk management, IT general computing control assessments and business resilience


    • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in business, accounting, finance, or another related field
    • Completion of the Common Final Examination for the Certified Professional Accountants (CPA) designation and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation
    • Two (2) to three (3) years’ experience in external or internal audit
    • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Visio, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Some 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, 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


    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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