Manager - Risk Management

Calgary, AB T2P0L4/ Toronto, ON M5C2V9/ Mississauga, ON L5B3C2/ Edmonton, AB T5J3G1 CAN
Customized rewards programs that focus on flexibility and work-life integration
14 Feb 2024
27 Feb 2024
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Calgary, AB T2P0L4/ Toronto, ON M5C2V9/ Mississauga, ON L5B3C2/ Edmonton, AB T5J3G1/ Regina, SK S4P0J3/ Winnipeg, MB R3C0T8/ Montréal, QC H3B2K2/ Dartmouth, NS B3B0H9/ Ottawa, ON K1Z1G3, CAN

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 Quality, Risk, and Compliance – Risk Management team as a Manager. This diverse team of professionals provides best-in-class risk management expertise to internally drive the success of our practice. As a trusted advisor, you’ll provide support for all aspects of the Risk Management function, and play a vital role in MNP's risk management efforts.

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.


Risk Management and Risk Culture

  • Assist in developing and execute MNP's risk management frameworks, policies, and procedures in alignment with industry best practices
  • Assist and collaborate with service lines and functional areas to design and implement effective risk mitigation strategies and action plans
  • Analyze emerging risk trends and develop strategies to address them proactively
  • Foster a risk-aware culture by organizing training and awareness programs
  • Collaborate, provide guidance and support to service lines/functional areas in understanding and managing risks within their operations to align with the firm’s risk appetite and tolerance levels
  • Assist in the design and implementation of risk mitigation strategies to ensure effective execution aligned with the firm’s strategic objectives
  • Assist to monitor key risk indicators (KRIs) to provide early identification of emerging risks and monitor significant risks across our portfolio of clients
  • Assist in implementing methodologies for risk quantification and modeling, providing insights to support decision-making
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of risk management methodologies and tools
  • Assist to prepare regular risk reports and insights for the Risk Leader and Senior Vice President, Quality, Risk, and Compliance, and other Service Leaders as needed

Client and Engagement Acceptance and Continuance (CAC)

  • Play an integral role in our Client and Acceptance process for our Assurance Public and other companies practice facilitating an efficient turnaround time and effectively identifying, monitoring and managing client and engagement risks
  • Work with a team of risk management professionals and /or outsourced service providers, providing guidance, and fostering a collaborative work environment
  • Collaborate with MNP teams, internal and external stakeholders, including regulatory bodies, as needed, to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Integrate, innovate, and automate Assurance Risk Management monitoring processes: Close Monitoring, Press Releases, Watchlist, Client Acceptance and Continuance, etc. into one platform for data trending, escalation and risk evaluation
  • Be a leader in our Client Acceptance and Continuance system implementation project and oversee the system upon implementation
  • Manage our risk assessment tool used for portfolio monitoring of high-risk engagements and provide insight into overall client and engagement risk including the development of dashboards and industry benchmarking
  • Stay informed about industry best practices and regulatory changes, integrating them into the risk management strategy
  • Analyze emerging risk trends and develop strategies to address them proactively
  • Deliver industry and risk management expertise in audit and assurance matters through client interactions, written reports, risk management work shops and internal presentations with a focus on practical application and solutions for our service lines and functional teams
  • Lead firm quality and risk initiatives and work alongside managers and partners to address risk management concerns and promote the importance of quality control
  • Maintain flexibility to travel, as necessary

Press Release Monitoring

  • Play an integral role in our Press Releases monitoring to identify significant firm, client, and engagement risks for monitoring, escalation and effective resolution

Close Monitoring Program

  • Assist in the monitoring, tracking, selection, and reporting of higher risk engagements for our Close Monitoring Program

Skills and Experience

  • Completion of a CPA designation or equivalent is required
  • Minimum 5 years experience working in a professional audit environment or a complex organization
  • Minimum 1 years experience at a manager level or above, working with risk assessment and corporate risk management frameworks and advising management
  • Sound knowledge of and experience working with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Proven relationship building and leadership skills
  • Strong strategic planning and conceptual thinking skills
  • Understanding of business, accounting, auditing, and risk management principles would be an asset
  • Risk Management certification, such as an Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Canadian Risk Management (CRM), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), or Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) would be an asset 
  • Ability to speak French (written and oral) would be an asset


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!


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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