Tweet Senior Manager, Assurance Professional Standards - Professional Development

Calgary, AB, CA
Customized rewards programs that focus on flexibility and work-life integration
26 Sep 2022
26 Oct 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

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Job Details


Inspirational, innovative and entrepreneurial - this is how we describe our empowered teams. Combine your passion with purpose and join a culture that is thriving in the face of change. 

Make an impact with our Assurance Professional Standards – Professional Development team as a Manager. This diverse team of professionals provides best-in-class industry and technical expertise to internally drive the success of our Assurance and Accounting practice. As a trusted advisor, you’ll design training programs and materials that empower team members to deliver industry-leading Assurance and Accounting services. 

MNP is proudly Canadian. Providing business strategies and solutions, we are a leading national accounting, tax and business advisory firm in Canada. Entrepreneurial to our core, our talented team members transcend obstacles into opportunities and are successfully transforming mid-market business practices. 


  • Deliver industry and technical expertise in assurance and accounting through client interactions and the creation of high-quality learning and training deliverables
  • Play an integral role in driving firm quality initiatives and support the development and maintenance of the firm’s accounting and auditing protocols  
  • Establish engagement policies, guidelines and procedures, tools, and the on-going development of MNP’s extensive in-house education programs  
  • Combine formal and creative writing to develop, maintain and facilitate accounting and assurance training initiatives
  • Work with members of the Assurance Professional Standards Group to provide advice and practical solutions on complex accounting and assurance issues
  • Collaborate with MNP’s Learning & Development team, and project teams across Canada to improve learning outcomes 
  • Transfer knowledge attained through conferences and training sessions directly to team members, and in the development of tools and materials to be used in firm training
  • Work alongside managers and partners to address assurance and accounting standards issues and promote the importance of quality control in all client engagements
  • Mentor, motivate and coach team members towards professional and personal development by setting clear expectations, providing feedback and conducting performance reviews 
  • Maintain flexibility to travel, as necessary

Skills and Experience

  • CPA designation or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of relevant public accounting experience
  • Experience developing or facilitating assurance and accounting learning is considered an asset
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience working with CAS, ASPE and IFRS
  • Knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS), Accounting Standards for Not-For Profit Organizations (ASNPO), US GAAP and/or US auditing and assurance standards is considered an asset
  • Solid understanding of business, accounting, management and practice development principles
  • Proven technical writing and project management skills
  • Proven people management, relationship building and leadership skills


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 MyRewards@MNP 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!

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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