MNP

  • Senior Accountant, Assurance and Accounting

    Position ID
    2019-5853
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Position Location(s)
    CA-BC-Campbell River
  • 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 Senior Accountant for our growing Assurance and Accounting team. Delivering quality in everything we do, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our Assurance and Accounting team is committed to providing meaningful and reliable financial information that ensures our clients are always well protected and positioned.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Performance Expectations

    • Conduct compilation, review, bookkeeping and tax engagements
    • Prepare financial statements and corresponding notes to the financial statements
    • Compute taxes owed and prepare personal, trust and corporate tax returns (and other tax compliance slips) ensuring compliance with government standards
    • Prepare year-end tax forms (T4s and T5s)
    • Set-up files for new clients and newly incorporated businesses and manage multiple files simultaneously
    • Perform inquiry and analytical procedures as they relate to compilation, review, bookkeeping and tax engagements
    • Summarize current financial status by collecting information and preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statements and other relevant reports
    • Review, investigate and correct discrepancies and irregularities in financial entries, documents and reports
    • Establish charts of accounts and prepare entries for posting to accounts
    • Respond to client questions and queries
    • Learn about clients’ key financial systems and how to analyze risk
    • Analyze client financial reporting for accurate and appropriate recoding of revenues and expenses
    • Raise identified client and technical issues with manager or engagement partner
    • Update manager or engagement partner on the progress of engagements
    • Complete bank and other account reconciliations including investment statements and their corresponding tax reporting slips
    • Prepare payroll, GST and government reports
    • Prepare professional correspondence, technical reports, client summaries and presentations outlining findings, facts and highlights resulting from the client engagement
    • Work with accounting software and provide support to clients
    • Develop and maintain relationships with client management
    • Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry
    • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
    • Raise awareness of MNP at community events
    • Coaching and mentoring junior team members
    • Attend internal MNP courses to further develop accounting and assurance knowledge

    Credentials

    • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business Administration (Accounting and/or Finance major is preferred)
    • Completion of CPA designation
    • Two (2) to four (4) years of relevant work experience in public accounting
    • Experience working with, or exposure to, accounting and tax software such as Caseware, Taxcycle, Profile, Quickbooks and SAGE is beneficial
    • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
    • Extensive knowledge of and experience working with Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE) with a strong working knowledge of corporate and personal income taxes
    • 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

    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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