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 an Analyst for our growing Farm Management Consulting team. Driving operational excellence, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Committed to the agriculture industry, our recognized Farm Management Consulting team works with operations of all sizes, providing timely strategies tailored to maximize efficiencies, enhance performance and increase profitability. Performance ExpectationsAssist in the delivery of consulting services to MNP’s agriculture clients, agribusiness clients and other industry bodies such as commodity associations and government in the areas of finance, marketing, and production managementAnalyze client business information, developing financial and production projections for clients, and the preparing of business plans for major changes and new farm ventures Support in the collection and compilation of primary research through interviews, focus groups and surveysExecute Farm Management Consulting services for agriculture clients including short and long-range planning, business analysis, troubleshooting and problem solvingResponsible for collecting and analysing data on factors affecting production, advising farmers and farm managers on techniques for improving the production of crops and livestock, and alternative agricultural options, and advising farmers on issues such as livestock and crop disease control of pests and weeds, soil improvement, animal husbandry and feeding programsResearch and stay current on environmental factors affecting commercial crop production, pasture growth and animal breedingInvestigate, plan and implement management procedures to cope with the effects of fires, floods, droughts, soil erosion, insect pests and diseasesExecute transactions through the provision of client services including planning, budgeting, scheduling and coordinating engagementsFacilitate collaboration with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality and deadlinesIdentify ways to maximize the relationship with clients and deliver added valueMaintain high quality control by reviewing work done from other team members for accuracy and completeness; provide feedback to team membersMonitor project timelines against targets, adjust where necessary; advise clients of project status and seek clarification on discrepancies where applicableLeverage team appropriately to ensure proper documentation is prepared for the client and procedures relating to the file are followed accordinglyDevelop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry Network and take a leadership role in the local professional, business, and community while raising awareness of MNP and looking for new business development opportunitiesPromote MNP advisory services through the delivery of presentations, writing articles, facilitating workshops or participating in community activitiesContribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes Promote regular attendance, balanced lifestyle and high standard of team wellnessAttend internal MNP courses to further develop knowledge around performance improvementCredentialsPossess a post-secondary degree in agriculture, business, or other related fieldsExperience working in an agriculture environment is preferredPrevious work experience in a consulting, professional services, an agriculture-service, or a customer/client service environment is considered an assetWorking knowledge of farm enterprises, primary producer and/or agri-business is preferredStrong 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!