DIFFERENT BY DESIGNAt 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 Senior 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. YOUR ROLE @ MNPPerformance ExpectationsLead multiple client facing engagement teams Plan, scope, and direct complex audit and assurance engagements, as well as budgeting, internal controls, financial and accounting transactionsDeliver expert industry and technical expertise in audit and assurance through client interactions, reports, technical work, management presentations and the creation of high quality deliverablesAccountable for project financials (budgets, WIPS, timely billing, collection, variance recognition)Manage a portfolio of clients while ensuring their needs are met and that relationships and accounts grow and developExecute transactions through the provision of client services including planning, budgeting, scheduling and coordinating engagementsReview, investigate and correct discrepancies and irregularities in financial entries and reports Contribute to the preparation and delivery of competitive proposals to meet client needsCollaborate with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality and deadlinesThink strategically about client needs by understanding their business and key risksIdentify 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 accordinglyLiaise and correspond professionally with clients, colleagues and the firm leadership teamDevelop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industryRaise awareness of MNP through discussions at community events including client and company sponsored functionsNetwork in the local business community and consider business development opportunitiesContribute to the development of new ideas and approaches in order to improve work processes Mentor, motivate and coach team members towards professional and personal development by setting clear expectations, providing feedback and addressing performance issues promptlyPromote regular attendance, balanced lifestyle and high standard of team wellnessConduct formal, written annual performance reviewsCredentials Completion of a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designationMinimum 7 to 8 years of relevant work experience in public accountingExtensive knowledge of and experience working with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)Knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS), and Accounting Standards for Not-For Profit Organizations (ASNPO) would be considered an asset Experience in the design of engagement procedures based on risk and materialitySolid understanding of business, accounting, management and practice development principlesExperience working with accounting and tax software such as Caseware, Profile, Quickbooks and Simply AccountingStrong 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 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 makingYOUR REWARDS @ MNPMore 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!