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Senior Manager, Assurance and Accounting – Public Companies


This is a Full-time position in St Catharines, ON posted July 11, 2021.


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 a Senior Manager for our growing Public Companies team.

Working with public companies to help them thrive in any market, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm for this dynamic sector.

Regardless of company size or the industry in which it operates, our team of trusted advisors helps public companies comply with complex regulatory requirements, information security issues, growing shareholder expectations, privacy matters and investor relations.

Our customized solutions are specifically designed to mitigate risk, improve performance and operate more efficiently.

Registered with the Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) ensures our team adheres to the highest quality auditing standards in the industry.

ROLE MNP Responsibilities Lead multiple client facing engagement teams Plan, scope, and direct complex public company audit and assurance engagements, as well as budgeting, internal controls, financial and accounting transactions Deliver expert industry and technical expertise in audit and assurance through client interactions, reports, technical work, management presentations and the creation of high quality deliverables Accountable 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 develop Execute transactions through the provision of client services including planning, budgeting, scheduling and coordinating engagements Review, investigate and correct discrepancies and irregularities in financial entries and reports Contribute to the preparation and delivery of competitive proposals to meet client needs Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry through experiential learning with clients Collaborate with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality and deadlines Think strategically about client needs by understanding their business and key risks Identify ways to maximize the relationship with clients and deliver added value Maintain high quality control by reviewing work done from other team members for accuracy and completeness; provide feedback to team members Monitor project timelines against targets, adjust where necessary; advise clients of project status and seek clarification on discrepancies where applicable Network and take a leadership role in the local professional, business, and community while raising awareness of MNP and looking for new business development opportunities Leverage team appropriately to ensure proper documentation is prepared for the client and procedures relating to the file are followed accordingly Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes while effectively using MNP internal programs and systems Liaise and correspond professionally with clients, colleagues and the firm leadership team Develop, coach, and train team members towards professional and personal development Conduct formal, written annual performance reviews Promote regular attendance, balanced lifestyle and high standard of team wellness Attend internal MNP courses to further develop accounting and assurance knowledge Skills and Experience Completion of a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation Minimum 7 to 8 years of relevant work experience in public accounting Extensive 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) is considered an asset Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) experience is preferred Experience in the design of engagement procedures based on risk and materiality Solid understanding of business, accounting, management and practice development principles Experience working with accounting and tax software such as Caseware, Profile, Quickbooks and Simply Accounting Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint Some travel may be required MY REWARDS MNP More than a paycheque, MNP is proud to offer customized rewards for our team members.

With a focus on health and wealth, we provide an extensive list of benefits that support our unique culture and foster work-life integration.

Our MyRewardsMNP program offers benefits that allow you to thrive at work and outside of the office.

Be rewarded with generous paid time off including 4 personal days, firm sponsored social events, a group pension plan with 4% matching contribution, voluntary savings products, bonus program eligibility, a wellness subsidy, health and dental benefits, mental health resources, exclusive access to perks and discounts, professional development assistance, learning opportunities through MNP University, a flexible dress for your day environment and more