MNP

Manager, Indigenous EASE Services

Recruiter
MNP
Location
Saskatoon, SK S7K5X2, CAN
Salary
Customized rewards programs that focus on flexibility and work-life integration
Posted
08 Apr 2024
Closes
07 May 2024
Ref
MANAG009594
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

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 Indigenous EASE Services team as a Manager. This diverse team of professionals works with more than 250 Indigenous peoples, groups and organizations across Canada and shares a passion for learning and understanding their history, culture and contributions to our country. As a trusted advisor, you’ll provide expertise to empower Indigenous communities, organizations, businesses and individuals in navigating a dynamic social, political and economic environment.

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.

Responsibilities

  • Perform an assessment on the client’s accounting function and manage a project plan to address gaps and establish the roadmap for capacity development and financial literacy. Projects may include a range of areas including but not limited to:
    • Create monthly accounting checklists and process documents for accounting team members and provide one-on-one training in areas such as bank reconciliations and account reconciliations.
    • Assist the client with audit preparation including implementing best practices for document management (scanning, naming conventions/filing) and audit preparation training; liaise with the organization’s external auditor as required.
    • Liaise with Indigenous Services Canada and other funders on a variety of matters including annual funding, gathering reporting requirements and templates and providing guidance to the client on ISC reporting and assisting with completion of outstanding reports.
    • Provide technical expertise on complex accounting matters such as external financing, system implementations and chart of account setup, and make recommendations to leadership on business matters.
    • Review/prepare finance policies and process maps, prepare recommended amendments as required. Make overall recommendations to day-to-day processes that will align with policies and laws.
    • Provide training and oversight into general matters such as payroll, GST/PST, and T4 filing.
    • Assess overall finance function and align tasks with roles and create job descriptions where required.
    • Identify other areas of expertise (IT, HR, etc) that may need additional support.
  • Manage workload and unique requirements of multiple clients that have unique needs and may be at a varying points of finance development.
  • Prioritize workplan and delegate appropriate tasks to remote EASE bookkeeping and technician teams. Review team members’ work and provide feedback and mentorship to all team members.
  • Facilitate quarterly financial reporting and project updates to Management and Leadership.
  • Maintain flexibility to travel, as necessary

Skills and Experience

  • Certificate or diploma in business administration or accounting with relevant career experience is considered an asset
  • Completion of a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) is preferred, however, other relevant professional credentials/training.
  • 5 years of relevant accounting, bookkeeping or related experience
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting principles, processes and general organizational functions
  • Experience in relationship building and communication skills
  • Experience working with accounting software such as Sage Intact and Sage 300
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities is considered an asset

MyRewards@MNP

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!

Diversity@MNP

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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