Manager, Assurance and Accounting - Indigenous Services

Nanaimo, BC, CAN
Customized rewards programs that focus on flexibility and work-life integration
06 Dec 2023
06 Jan 2024
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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 within our Indigenous Services team as a Manager. This diverse team of professionals are dedicated to exceeding clients’ unique needs within a rapidly evolving business and financial reporting landscape.MNP is a leading national accounting, tax, and business consulting firm for Indigenous Nations, businesses, and entrepreneurs in Canada. With more than 250 Indigenous clients and 300 team members dedicated to this sector, no other firm has invested as much time and resources into serving the unique needs of Indigenous communities.

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.


  • Lead client-facing engagement teams to complete assurance and compliance tax engagements, budgeting, internal controls, and financial/accounting transactions.
  • Deliver industry and technical expertise in audit/assurance, non-audit, and consulting engagements through client interactions, reports, technical work, management presentations, and high-quality deliverables.
  • Manage a portfolio of clients while understanding their operations, key risks, and ways to deliver added value; ensure clients’ needs are met.
  • Oversee projects performed by internal subject matter experts/teams to ensure all engagements deliver added value and meet client expectations.
  • Accountable for engagement planning and scheduling as well as project financials. (i.e., budgets, WIPS, timely billing, collection, variance recognition)
  • Maintain quality control and apply specialized knowledge to anticipate, identify, and address issues relevant to the client’s operations, financial entries, and reports.
  • Network in the local indigenous business community, consider business development opportunities, and contribute to the preparation and delivery of competitive proposals to meet client needs.
  • Mentor, motivate, and coach team members toward professional and personal development by setting clear expectations, providing feedback, and conducting performance reviews.
  • Maintain flexibility to travel, as necessary.
  • Relocation assistance of up to $4,000 to help cover the cost of moving furniture, temporary housing, and travel to the new location.

Skills and Experience

  • CPA designation.
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant public accounting experience.
  • Strong understanding of business, accounting, management, and practice development principles.
  • Proven people management, relationship building, and leadership skills.

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With a focus on high-potential earnings, MNP is proud to offer customized rewards that support our unique culture and a balanced lifestyle to thrive at work and outside of the office. You will be rewarded with generous base pay, vacation time, 4 paid personal days, a group pension plan with 4% matching, voluntary savings products, bonus programs, flexible benefits, mental health resources, exclusive access to perks and discounts, professional development assistance, MNP University, a flexible ‘Dress For Your Day’ environment, firm sponsored social events and more!

The annual salary is $80,000 to $105,000. Compensation is determined based on individual skills and relevant experience.


We embrace diversity as a core value and celebrate our differences. We believe each team member contributes unique gifts and amplifying their potential makes our business stronger. We encourage people with disabilities to apply!

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

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