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 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 ExpectationsAssist in the execution of compilation, review, audit, bookkeeping and tax engagementsPrepare 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 workPerform the month-end and quarter-end close process timely and accuratelyMaintain, monitor and reconcile GL accounts, including but not limited to cash, bank reconciliations, prepaid expenses, accounts receivable, accounts payable, accrued liabilities, intercompany, and point of sale (POS)/system uploadsIdentify issues and errors, investigate discrepancies, discuss with manager or engagement partner and develop resolutions to resolve issues and errorsCommunicate with governments regarding information requests, assessments and installmentsWork with accounting software and provide support to clientsDevelop and maintain relationships with client management Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industryContribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes Raise awareness of MNP at community eventsAttend internal MNP courses to further develop accounting and assurance knowledgeCredentialsCompletion of a certificate or Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business Administration (Accounting and/or Finance major is preferred)1 to2 years of accounting related experienceWorking knowledge of trial balances, general ledger (GL) databases, financial statement close processes and accounting mattersExperience in preparing T4’s and T5’s and knowledge of personal and corporate tax is preferredUnderstanding 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 and Simply Accounting is beneficialKnowledge of and/or experience working with Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE) and Accounting Standards for Not-For-Profit Organizations (ASNPO) is considered an assetStrong 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 teamMore 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!