Senior Manager, Public Company Quality Control Group

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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 Manager for our growing Public Company Quality Control Group. Driving business excellence, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our Public Company Quality Control Group works internally to support and oversee the day to day quality control of our firm’s Public Companies team. We are primarily responsible for Engagement Quality Control Reviews (EQCRs), but lead other public company initiatives, such as training and policy implementation, in order to mitigate risk, improve performance and operate more efficiently.



Performance Expectations

  • Reporting to the Public Companies leadership team, lead Engagement Quality Control Reviews (EQCRs) for Public Company files
  • Liaise with our Assurance Professional Standards Group (APSG) to ensure our Public Companies team operates with the utmost quality and effectiveness
  • Deliver industry and technical expertise in audit and compliance through reports, technical work and presentations
  • Play an integral role in driving our quality initiatives and support the development and maintenance of the firm’s accounting and auditing protocols
  • Provide advice and practical solutions on complex audit and compliance issues
  • Research and assist with queries under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Canadian Auditing Standards (CAS)
  • Stay informed of changes in the profession through research and by attending relevant industry events and training/information sessions
  • Develop, maintain and facilitate accounting and assurance related training in MNP’s extensive, in-house education programs
  • Establish and maintain engagement policies, guidelines, procedures and tools
  • Help leverage team appropriately to ensure delivery of resources that are complete, accurate and timely
  • Promote the importance of quality control to partners, managers and staff across the firm
  • Liaise and correspond professionally with colleagues and the firm leadership team
  • Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry
  • Raise awareness of MNP through discussions at community events, including client and company sponsored functions, where practical
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
  • Mentor, motivate and coach team members towards professional and personal development by setting clear expectations, providing feedback and addressing performance issues promptly in addition to conducting formal, written annual performance reviews
  • Promote regular attendance, balanced lifestyle and a high standard of team wellness


  • Completion of a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
  • Minimum seven (7) to eight (8) years of relevant work experience in public accounting
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience working with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Experience in a technical role with accounting firms or regulators
  • Experience in the design of engagement procedures based on risk and materiality
  • Demonstrated ability to organize projects, independently manage different work streams leading to delivery within deadlines
  • Critical thinker with the ability to quickly grasp complex issues and scenarios
  • Minimal 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
  • Technical Expertise – demonstrates in-depth professional and technical knowledge when completing tasks
  • 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
  • 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 his or her own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgment and decision-making skills
  • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Work Ethic – consistently performs to high quality standards, is dependable and has a constant drive to improve
  • Research & Analysis – questions inconsistencies in information and generates workable solutions by analyzing, gathering and organizing relevant information
  • Fostering Innovation – develops, sponsors, and/or supports the introduction of new and improved methods, products, procedures and technologies
  • Accuracy – pays close attention to detail and ensures work and information are complete and thorough


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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