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 temporary,full time Tax Preparer to join our Administration team. MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Strategically supporting the firm, our Administration team anticipates the needs of our team members and Partners. We effectively communicate information for service lines, industry and specialty groups, and operations at all levels throughout the firm. Our administrators support initiatives and ensure efficiency, allowing MNP to better serve our clients and people. Performance ExpectationsResponsible for preparing complete and accurate tax returns while delivering outstanding customer serviceCompute taxes owed and prepare personal and corporate tax returns (and other tax compliance slips) ensuring compliance with government standardsPrepare year-end tax forms (T4s and T5s)Investigate and correct discrepancies/ irregularities in financial entries, documents and reports Respond to client questions and queriesRaise identified technical issues with manager or engagement partnerUpdate manager or engagement partner on the progress of engagementsLiaise and correspond professionally with clients and colleaguesSet-up files for new and existing clients and assist with completion of administrative workManage multiple files simultaneouslyCompile and organize client recordsAttend internal MNP courses to further develop accounting taxation knowledgeCredentialsCompletion of an accounting or tax certificate or diploma is considered an asset; candidates with a high level of experience and no formal post-secondary education will be consideredExperience in an accounting, customer service and/or client service environment is preferredTwo (2) to three (3) years experience with the preparation of tax returnsExperience working with or exposure to accounting and tax software such as Profile, Quickbooks and Simply Accounting is beneficialWorking knowledge of the Canadian Income Tax ActStrong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPointAbility to work flexible hours for the months of January to AprilSome 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 teamOur Firm encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers competitive pay that suits the way our team members work and play! 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.