DIFFERENT BY DESIGN
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 Accountant for our growing Tax team. Providing the highest level of excellence, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada.
Our Tax team works with individuals and organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, providing comprehensive strategies that minimize risk, meet tax compliance and reporting requirements, reduce costs and maximize returns.
YOUR ROLE MNP
Assist in the completion of tax engagements by computing taxes owed, preparing personal and corporate tax returns (and other compliance slips), preparing year-end tax forms (T4s / T5s), calculating and reviewing share capital, and ensuring compliance with government standards
Set up files for new clients and newly incorporated businesses
Prepare journal entries and provide bookkeeping services as required by clients
Participate in the review legal documents such as articles of incorporation, purchase agreements and amalgamation agreements and advise clients and engagement managers / partners appropriately
Correspond with clients and various government agencies to address client tax compliance issues
Assist in the preparation of correspondence, technical reports, client summaries and presentations outlining findings, facts and highlights resulting from the client engagement
Investigate and correct discrepancies / irregularities in financial entries, documents and reports
Raise identified technical issues with manager or engagement partner
Update manager or engagement partner on the progress of engagements
Develop and apply knowledge of the Canadian Income Tax Act and related legislation
Collaborate with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas and deadlines
Liaise and correspond professionally with clients, colleagues and the firm leadership team
Work with accounting software and provide support to clients
Develop and maintain relationships with client management
Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry
Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
Raise awareness of MNP at community events
Coach and mentor junior team members
Attend internal MNP courses to further develop accounting taxation knowledge
Study for CPA while working; effectively manage both work and studies
Successfully obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business Administration (Accounting or Finance major preferred)
Enrolled in the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP)
One (1) to three (3) years of accounting related experience in public accounting or tax services
Experience working with, or exposure to, accounting and tax software such as Caseware, Profile, Quickbooks and Simply Accounting is preferred
Working knowledge of the Canadian Income Tax Act
Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Some travel may be required
Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics
Integrity professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
Energy displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
Diversity understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
Communication effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others
Client Service Excellence understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
Teamwork & 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 Firm
Accountability 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 making
Flexibility effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team
YOUR REWARDS MNP
MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our MyRewards MNP package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events and professional development assistance.
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.