• Manager, Assurance and Accounting - Professionals

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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 seeking a Manager for our growing Assurance and AccountingProfessionals team. Positioning professionals for success, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax, and business consulting firm to this diverse group that includes dentists, lawyers, optometrists, pharmacists, physicians and veterinarians. Our Professional services team provides clients with the industry insight and support they need to effectively manage their operations and grow their bottom line. We are committed to helping our clients realize their goals, whether they want to own their own practice, increase profitability of their existing business or develop a retirement plan.



    Performance Expectations

    • Deliver industry and technical expertise through client interactions, written reports, technical work, management presentations and the production of high quality deliverables
    • Lead client facing teams on compliance tax engagements, budgeting, internal controls, financial and accounting transactions, etc.
    • Simultaneously manage multiple engagements
    • Monitor engagement timelines against pre-determined targets
    • Prepare technical components of the file relating to one’s area of expertise
    • Review, investigate and correct discrepancies and irregularities in financial entries, documents and reports
    • Lead engagements, identify and analyze client needs and provide clients with comprehensive solutions and advice
    • Prepare and deliver competitive proposals
    • Summarize current financial status by collecting information and preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statements and other relevant reports
    • Vouch and assess appropriateness of revenues, capital asset additions, accounts payable, accounts receivable and prepaid expenses
    • Review corporate (T2) and personal tax returns (T1)
    • Prepare correspondence, technical reports, client summaries and presentations outlining findings, facts and highlights resulting from the client engagement
    • Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry through experiential learning with clients
    • Identify and analyze client needs and provide clients with comprehensive solutions and advice
    • Collaborate with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality and deadlines
    • Learn about key financial systems of clients
    • Raise identified client issues that need to be addressed with engagement partners
    • Monitor project timelines against targets, adjust where necessary; advise clients of project status and seek clarification on discrepancies where applicable
    • Correspond with clients and various government agencies to address client tax compliance issues
    • Design, develop and deliver final report and/or presentation to client
    • Raise awareness of MNP through discussions at community events including client and company sponsored functions
    • Respond to inquiries from members of the business community and general public concerning opportunities to provide services
    • Establish referral networks consisting of key decision makers
    • Facilitate positive relations with clients and develop new client relationships
    • Network in the local business community; consider business development opportunities
    • Coach and engage project team ensuring an understanding of project parameters, overall plan, time commitment and expectations
    • Ensure technical contributions from team are accurate and of high quality
    • Liaise and correspond professionally with clients, colleagues and the firm leadership team
    • Facilitate client relationships with MNP and teams to deliver client service excellence
    • Mentor and coach team members towards professional and personal development
    • Conduct formal, written annual performance reviews
    • Promote regular attendance, balanced lifestyle and high standard of team wellness


    • Possess a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation or equivalent
    • Minimum four to five years of relevant work experience accounting
    • Solid understanding of business, accounting, management and practice development principles
    • Experience in the design of engagement procedures based on risk and materiality
    • 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 – looks for and seizes profitable business opportunities while focusing on the ability to gain increased presence in the community
    • 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
    • People Management & Leadership – goal-driven leader who effectively manages self, others and teams to achieve goals
    • Coaching – takes responsibility for one’s own and team members’ performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals, promptly addresses performance issues, is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making


    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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