Manager, Assurance and Accounting – Audit Services

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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    7 hours ago
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    Accounting / Banking

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 Manager for our growing Audit Services team. Delivering quality in everything we do, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our Assurance and Accounting team is committed to providing meaningful and reliable financial information that ensures our clients are always well protected and positioned. Specifically, our Audit team adheres to rigorous quality control policies to provide organizations with reputable facts that meet the highest standard.Professional ExperienceExperience conducting and leading audits and reviews of financial statements prepared under Canadian accounting standards for private enterprises (ASPE) and Canadian accounting standards for not-for-profit organizations (ASNPO)Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) or Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS) would be considered an asset Experience with completing and reviewing tax filings (corporations, partnerships, not-for-profit organizations, charities)Performance ExpectationsLeadershipLead client facing teams on assurance work, audits, compliance tax engagements, budgeting, internal controls, financial and accounting transactions, etc.Simultaneously manage three to four complex engagementsMonitor the progress of work being completed on client filesCoach and engage project team ensuring an understanding of project parameters, overall plan, time commitment and expectations Conduct formal, written annual performance reviewsFacilitate interactive professional development sessions for team members on technical or project management topics for junior team membersPromote regular attendance, balanced lifestyle and high standard of team wellnessEngagement PerformanceExecute transactions through the provision of client services including planning, scheduling, and coordinating engagementsCollaborate with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality, and deadlinesMonitor project timelines against targets, adjust where necessary; advise clients of project status and seek clarification on discrepancies where applicableUtilize team appropriately to ensure proper documentation is prepared for the client and procedures relating to the file are followed accordinglyPrepare technical components of the assurance file when appropriateCorrespond with clients and various government agencies to address client tax compliance issuesPrepare correspondence, reports, client summaries and presentations outlining findings, facts and highlights resulting from the client engagement Client ServiceDeliver industry and technical expertise in audit and assurance through client interactions, written reports, technical work, management presentations and the production of high-quality deliverablesDevelop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses, and industry through experiential learning with clients Identify and analyze client needs and provide clients with comprehensive solutions and adviceRaise identified client issues that need to be addressed with engagement partnersBusiness DevelopmentWork as part of a team to prepare and deliver competitive audit proposalsRaise awareness of MNP through discussions at community events including client and company sponsored functionsRespond to inquiries from members of the business community and general public concerning opportunities to provide servicesFacilitate positive relations with clients and develop new client relationshipsNetwork in the local business community; consider business development opportunitiesCredentials Possess a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation or equivalentMinimum4 to5 years of relevant work experience in public accountingSolid understanding of business, accounting, management and practice development principlesExperience in the design of engagement procedures based on risk and materialitySome 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 makingMore 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!