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Manager, Cloud Accounting Services

Position ID
2020-7346
Position Type
Full Time
Position Location(s)
CA-ON-Ottawa

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 Manager for our growing Cloud Accounting Services team. Driving business excellence, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our Cloud Accounting Services professionals are revolutionizing the professional services industry through the use of cutting-edge technology. Our innovative, cloud-based accounting software allows us to deliver a full suite of outsourced services to our clients, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, bookkeeping, financial reporting and payroll administration.

 

YOUR ROLE @ MNP

Performance Expectations

  • Lead the Bookkeeping team and work with the Cloud Accounting Services team to execute full cycle bookkeeping for MNP clients
  • Prepare and maintain payroll and related government remittances/filings, recording of sales, accounts receivable, expenses, accounts payable, payroll and Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) transactions
  • Prepare T4s, T5s and Records of Employment
  • Set up client files and assist with the completion of budgets, administrative planning and other aspects of accounting work
  • Perform the month-end and quarter-end close process
  • Maintain, monitor and reconcile GL accounts, including but not limited to cash, bank reconciliations, prepaid expenses, accounts receivable, accounts payable, accrued liabilities and intercompany and point of sale (POS)/system uploads
  • Identify issues and errors, investigate discrepancies, discuss with supervisor or engagement partner and develop resolutions
  • Communicate with governments regarding information requests, assessments and installments
  • Work with cloud accounting software, including QBO, Xero, Sage Business Cloud and other cloud-based applications
  • Develop and maintain relationships with client management
  • Develop an 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
  • Attend internal MNP courses to further develop accounting and assurance knowledge

Credentials

  • Completion of a certificate or diploma in business or accounting is an asset
  • A minimum of 3 years of full cycle bookkeeping experience
  • Experience managing and coaching a team 
  • Proven ability to administer full cycle accounting in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of trial balances, general ledger (GL) databases, financial statement close processes and accounting matters
  • Experience preparing T4s and T5s as well as knowledge of corporate tax
  • Understanding of payroll, bookkeeping and record keeping practices on manual and computerized system(s)
  • Experience working with, or exposure to, accounting software such as QBO, Xero, or Sage Business Cloud is preferred
  • Experience working with desktop software such as QuickBooks Desktop and Sage 50 is preferred
  • Exceptional computer literacy including advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

  • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
  • 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
  • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Technical Expertise – demonstrates in-depth professional and technical knowledge when completing tasks
  • Willingness to Learn – enthusiastic and eager to meet challenges and assimilate new concepts
  • Initiative – highly motivated self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision
  • Accuracy – pays close attention to detail and ensures work and information are complete and thorough
  • 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

YOUR REWARDS @ MNP

More than a paycheque, MNP delivers. You’ll be empowered to share your ideas, take on new challenges and advance your career.

 

Join a diverse firm committed to maintaining its unique culture and fostering a balanced lifestyle. MNP offers benefits that allow you to thrive at work and outside the office! You can expect: generous paid time off including 4 personal days, firm sponsored FUN social events, a group pension plan with 4% matching contribution, client and team member referral bonuses, a wellness subsidy, health and dental benefits, work-life flexibility, exclusive access to a variety of perks and discounts, professional development assistance, learning opportunities through MNP University, a flexible dress for your day environment and more!

 

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