Manager, Assurance and Accounting – Private Enterprise

  • Company:
    MNP LLC
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    Business / Mgmt

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 Accounting – Private Enterprise team. As an entrepreneurial firm built for entrepreneurs, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm for private enterprise. Our team of trusted advisors develop customized strategies and programs to assist business owners in responding to emerging trends, anticipating risk effectively, improving performance and operating more efficiently so they can maximize operations and better grow their bottom line. Performance ExpectationsDemonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the Private Enterprise industry through interactions with clients, key agricultural leaders in the community and fellow colleaguesApply knowledge ofAccounting Standards for Private Enterprise (ASPE); International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) knowledge is consider an assetPromote the Firm in the community through strategic involvement in external organizations, social events and agricultural based professional associationsDevelop a referral base from effectively networking with contacts and other professionals and generate new contactsParticipate in strategically identified MNP business development events and develop the ability to engage target audience at these eventsEffectively network to develop relationships with MNP experts in all service lines and nichesDevelop skills in marketing MNP through presentations, speeches, conferences and company sponsored functionsDevelop ability to ensure clients and targets have the information they need in order to make decisions and to accept additional services that add valueWork as part of a pursuit team in target pursuit activities for new clientsDevelop ability to recognize and capitalize on opportunities to sell servicesDevelop ability to provide alternatives to client or target and effectively explain how each alternative can address their needs and how the engagement will be affectedProactively seek and/or volunteer for additional assignments, responsibilities, etc.Contribute ideas and solutions to assist with the development and/or implementation of changeRecognize different personality and communication styles and adjust approach accordinglyDevelop effectiveness in identifying and resolving communication issues between othersConvey messages in a clear and concise manner to small and/or medium audiencesDevelop ability to manage questions within a presentation to help audience clearly understand perspectiveManage team compliance with MNP values and code of conduct including confidentiality, integrity, honesty and ethical behaviourEarn respect and trust from others by building relationshipsEncourage team members to have a strong work ethic and commitment to client service excellenceEncourage positive contributions and solution focused discussions when issues may ariseContribute to decision making processes that are aligned to what is best for the team vs. individual gainsCreate a safe environment where others feel they can contribute to group discussions openly and honestlyProvide ongoing, timely and specific, positive and constructive feedback to enhance team member skills and job performance, both informally and at formal performance meetingsEffectively liaise between leadership and teamAccept accountability for overall engagement completions and ensure all deadlines are communicated and metAchieve appropriate turnaround on engagementsChallenge processes and tasks that were performed in the past and seek opportunities for increased effectiveness and efficiencyComplete assigned engagements within budget/parametersDelegate tasks for optimum engagement leverageIssue invoices according to the billing policyMonitor work-in-progress (WIP) and engagement budgets in accordance with WIP policyEffectively manage engagements to achieve target realizationAdhere to quality assurance and risk management practices when seeking improvements in engagements and/or methodologiesRespond to client requests, issues and concerns in a professional and timely manner, seeking guidance when necessaryDevelop ability to understand unique features of clients’ business/industryMaintain technical competence by continuing to participate in professional education programs and training sessionsDemonstrate in-depth knowledge and application of MNP standards for engagement performanceReview others’ work for accuracy and completenessApply professional judgement when making non-routine decisions and seek guidance where appropriateExperience with Credit Unions and Not for Profit auditsASPE and IFRS knowledgeCredentialsTwo (2) years of experience post CPA designation; preference will be given to those who have experience working in a public accounting services FirmPrevious accounting work with agricultural clients will be considered an assetSome 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 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 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 clientsBusiness 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 contingenciesAgility 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 goalsCoaching – 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 makingMNP 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.#LI-MA1