MNP

  • Manager, Assurance and Accounting Training - Professional Standards

    Position ID
    2019-6336
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Position Location(s)
    CA-AB-Calgary
     
    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, Assurance and Accounting Training to join our growing Assurance Professional Standards Group. 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. Specifically, our Assurance Professional Standards Group works internally to support the delivery of assurance and accounting services, the development and coordination of assurance and accounting training materials and the communication of assurance and accounting matters throughout the firm.

     

    This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) who has a passion for professional development and learning. The successful candidate will add value by applying their knowledge and expertise to support the delivery of assurance and accounting services, the development and coordination of assurance and accounting training materials and the communication of assurance and accounting matters throughout the firm.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Performance Expectations

    • Deliver industry and technical expertise in assurance and accounting through client interactions and the creation of high-quality learning and training deliverables
    • Combine formal and creative writing to develop, maintain and facilitate accounting and assurance related training in MNP’s extensive, in-house education programs
    • Develop and maintain practice aids for engagements in different industries
    • Collaborate with the MNP Learning & Development team to improve learning outcomes
    • Collaborate and communicate effectively with project teams across Canada
    • Play an integral role in driving our quality initiatives
    • Support the development and maintenance of the firm’s accounting and auditing protocols
    • Work with members of the Assurance Professional Standards Group to:
      • Provide advice and practical solutions on complex accounting and assurance issues
      • Establish and maintain engagement policies, guidelines, procedures and tools
    • Engage in continuous learning to stay informed of changes in the profession through research and by attending relevant industry events and training/information sessions
    • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches in order to improve work processes
    • Leverage team appropriately to ensure delivery of resources that are complete, accurate and timely
    • Mentor, motivate and coach team members towards professional and personal development by setting clear expectations, providing feedback and addressing performance issues promptly
    • Promote strong work effort, a balanced lifestyle and a high standard of team wellness
    • Liaise and correspond professionally with clients, 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 and company sponsored functions
    • Network in the local business community and consider business development opportunities

    Credentials

    • Completion of a CPA designation or equivalent
    • Minimum four (4) to five (5) years of relevant work experience in public accounting
    • Extensive knowledge of and experience working with CAS, ASPE and IFRS
    • The following would be considered an asset:
      • Previous experience in the development or facilitation of assurance and accounting learning
      • Experience in Public Companies, Technology, Indigenous or Agriculture industries
      • Knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS), Accounting Standards for Not-For Profit Organizations (ASNPO), US GAAP and/or US auditing and assurance standards
    • Experience in the design of engagement procedures based on risk and materiality
    • Proven technical writing and project management skills
    • Solid understanding of business, accounting, management and practice development principles
    • Experience working with accounting and bookkeeping software (e.g. CaseWare, Quickbooks)
    • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills with 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, 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 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
    • Strategic Planning – analyzes the Firm’s competitive position by considering market and industry trends, existing and potential clients, and strengths and weaknesses of competitors
    • Research & Analysis – questions inconsistencies in information and generates workable solutions by analyzing, gathering and organizing relevant information

    MYREWARDS@MNP

    More than a paycheque, MNP delivers. Combine your career passion with purpose by achieving tangible results. MNP offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our MyRewards@MNP package includes results based bonus eligibility, four (4) paid personal days, generous vacation eligibility, Balance@MNP wellness subsidy, health and dental benefits, work perks and discounts, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events, professional development assistance, and work life flexibility options.

     

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