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 an Accounting Technician for our growing Agriculture team. Dedicated to protecting farmers and maximizing results, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm for Canada’s agriculture industry. Since 1958, our agriculture team has proudly worked alongside farmers and processors to keep their agricultural businesses current, competitive and profitable. We have invested more time and resources into understanding agriculture than any other firm. With more than 15,000 agriculture clients and a team of over 600 agriculture specialists, we deliver a diverse suite of services specifically tailored to help operations thrive.Performance ExpectationsWork with Assurance and Accounting team to execute assignments according to an approved plan and proceduresPrepare and maintain payroll and related government remittances/filings, recording of sales, accounts receivable, expenses, accounts payable and payroll transactions Set up client files, assist with the completion of budgets and other administrative planning and completion aspects of accounting workComplete bank reconciliationsPrepare Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) returns, financial statements and personal and corporate tax returnsCredentialsCompletion of an Accounting Business Diploma or Certificate Background in agriculture and/or farming considered a strong assetExperience with preparing T4’s and T5’s and knowledge of personal and corporate tax would be considered an assetUnderstanding of payroll, bookkeeping and record keeping practices on a manual and computerized system(s)Experience working with, or exposure to, accounting and tax software such as Caseware, Profile, Quickbooks, AgExpert and Simply Accounting is beneficialStrong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPointSome travel may be requiredCore Competencies and Personal CharacteristicsIntegrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationshipsEnergy – displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyleDiversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differencesCommunication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with othersClient Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfactionTeamwork & 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 FirmAccountability – 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 makingFlexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a teamMNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, ourMyRewards@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.