• Manager or Senior Manager, Global Mobility Services (Tax Planning)

    Position ID
    2018-4947
    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 seeking a Manager or Senior Manage for our growing Global Mobility Services 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.

     

    Our Global Mobility Services team provides tax compliance and planning services to High Net Worth individuals with cross-border tax considerations. This is a planning position focusing on owner-managers, with very little compliance. The successful applicant will work primarily with Kevyn Nightingale, a nationally-known expert in the field.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Responsibilities:

    • Conduct research and planning engagements regarding Canadian and US tax considerations for High Net Worth clients. This includes personal, corporate, partnership and trust tax issues.
    • Deliver industry and technical expertise relating to Canadian and U.S. taxes, as well as social security and international tax treaties
    • Write and present on such topics for internal and external audiences (including Wolters Kluwer, STEP and the Canadian Tax Foundation)
    • Manage project financials (budgets, WIP and billing )
    • Correspond with team members and clients in response to specific Canadian and U.S. tax queries
    • Collaborate with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas and deadlines
    • Think strategically about client needs by understanding their business and key risks
    • Identify ways to maximize the relationship with clients and deliver added value
    • Review tax returns that reflect the complex planning you have done (this is a small portion of the workload).
    • Monitor project timelines against targets, adjust where necessary; advise clients of project status and seek clarification on discrepancies where applicable
    • Leverage team appropriately to ensure proper documentation is prepared for the client and procedures relating to the file are followed accordingly
    • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
    • Attend internal MNP courses to further develop accounting and assurance knowledge

     

    Credentials

    • Five (5) to eight (8) years of relevant work experience in public accounting and/or tax consulting
    • Extensive knowledge of and experience working in Canadian and U.S. individual income tax, estate tax, and trusts
    • CPA or law degree. If you have not yet received a Master’s degree in tax or the CPA Canada In-Depth tax course, then you would be expected to enrol in one.
    • Solid understanding of business, accounting, management and practice development principles
    • 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 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 –
    • 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

    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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