• Senior Administrative Assistant

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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 currently seeking a Senior Administrative Assistant to join our growing Administration team. MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Strategically supporting the firm, our Administration team anticipates the needs of our team members and Partners. We effectively communicate information for service lines, industry and specialty groups, and operations at all levels throughout the firm. Our administrators support initiatives and ensure efficiency, allowing MNP to better serve our clients and people.



    Performance Expectations

    • Provide administrative support to a team including, but not limited to, preparing correspondence, scheduling meetings, booking boardrooms, maintaining schedules, client contact information, coordinating travel arrangements and completing expense reports
    • Generate weekly WIP and AR reports, meet with Partner and Senior Managers to review, followed by invoicing and WIP adjustments, distribute invoices to clients and follows up with outstanding accounts
    • Create, format, edit and finalize standard and non-standard proposals, general templates, letters, reports, engagements, correspondence, spreadsheets and presentations using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and other practice specific software applications (i.e. CaseWare, CaseView, Profile, Trackers, etc.)
    • Organize and expedite the flow of work through the Partner’s office, initiating follow up action
    • Attend meetings to record and transcribe minutes of meetings
    • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports
    • Respond to internal and external requests for assistance, directing inquiries as appropriate
    • Plan, organize and coordinate business/practice development related social events and functions
    • Organize and maintain electronic filing system and acts as key contact for records management
    • Create, maintain and update spreadsheets
    • Help in the creation of presentations
    • Record minutes at various meetings and distribute or archive them accordingly
    • Manage and coordinate multiple calendars
    • Maintain electronic and paper filing systems


    • A post-secondary degree or diploma in office administration
    • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience as an Administrative Assistant
    • Strong computer literacy, including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
    • Proven track record of showing initiative and working independently with minimal supervision
    • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
    • Exceptional attention to detail, efficient and organized
    • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively within a team environment
    • Strong organization and time management skills to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines

    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 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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