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Senior Accountant, Assurance and Accounting

Position ID
2020-8064
Position Type
Full Time
Position Location(s)
CA-ON-Cornwall

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.

 

YOUR ROLE @ MNP

Performance Expectations

  • Liaise and correspond professionally with clients, colleagues and the firm leadership team
  • Collaborate with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality and deadlines
  • Analyze client financial reporting for accurate and appropriate recording of revenues and expenses
  • Complete bank and other account reconciliations
  • Conduct compilation, review, bookkeeping and tax engagements
  • Set-up files for new clients and newly incorporated businesses, manage multiple files simultaneously
  • Apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or Accounting Standards for Private Enterprise (ASPE)
  • Prepare financial statements and corresponding notes
  • Respond to client questions and queries
  • Work with accounting software and provide support to clients
  • Update manager or engagement partner on the progress of engagements
  • Assist in development and coaching of junior team members
  • Raise identified client issues that need to be addressed with managers and engagement partners
  • 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
  • Attend internal MNP courses to further develop your accounting and assurance knowledge
  • Some travel may be required

Credentials

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business Administration (Accounting or Finance major preferred)
  • Completion of CPA designation or completion of CFE examination and working towards relevant practical experience requirements will also be considered
  • 2 to 4 years of relevant accounting experience
  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Accounting Standards for Private Enterprise (ASPE)
  • Strong working knowledge of corporate, trust and personal income taxes
  • Experience working with, or exposure to, accounting and tax software such as Caseware, TaxCycle, Quickbooks and Simply Accounting is preferred
  • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and PDF Software

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

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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