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 Accounting Technician for our growing Assurance and Accounting 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.
Assist with compilation, review, audit, bookkeeping and tax engagements
Prepare and maintain government remittances/filings, accounts receivable, expenses, accounts payable and payroll transactions
Set-up client files, assist with the completion of budgets and complete administrative planning and other aspects of accounting work
Perform the month-end and quarter-end close process
Maintain, 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 uploads
Identify issues and errors, investigate discrepancies and discuss with managers or engagement partners to develop resolutions
Communicate with governments regarding information requests, assessments and installments
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
Attend internal MNP courses to further develop your accounting and assurance knowledge
Completion of an Accounting certificate or a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business Administration is an asset.
Entry level to 2 years of accounting related experience
Working knowledge of trial balances, general ledger (GL) databases, financial statement close processes and accounting matters is beneficial
Experience in preparing T4s and T5s and knowledge of personal and corporate tax is preferred
Understanding of payroll, bookkeeping and record keeping practices on manual and computerized system(s) is considered an asset
Experience working with, or exposure to, accounting and tax software such as Caseware, Profile, Quickbooks and Simply Accounting is beneficial
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
Accuracy – pays close attention to detail and ensures work and information are complete and thorough
Research & Analysis – questions inconsistencies in information and generates workable solutions by analyzing, gathering and organizing relevant information
More 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!