Senior Accountant, Assurance and Accounting - Agriculture

Recruiter
MNP
Location
Ontario, Canada
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
17 Sep 2020
Ref
7579
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
DIFFERENT BY DESIGN

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 Accountant for our growing Assurance and Accounting - Agriculture team. Dedicated to protecting farmers and maximizing results, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm for Canada's agriculture industry. Since 1958, our agriculture team has proudly worked alongside farmers and processors to keep their agricultural businesses current, competitive and profitable. We have invested more time and resources into understanding agriculture than any other firm. With more than 15,000 agriculture clients and a team of over 600 agriculture specialists, we deliver a diverse suite of services specifically tailored to help operations thrive.

YOUR ROLE @ MNP

Performance Expectations
  • Conduct compilation, review and tax engagements
  • Prepare personal and corporate tax returns (and other tax compliance slips) ensuring compliance with government standards
  • Respond to client questions and queries
  • Set-up files for new clients and newly incorporated businesses
  • Work with accounting software and provide support to clients
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
  • Coaching and mentoring junior team members
  • Attend internal MNP courses to further develop accounting and assurance knowledge

Credentials
  • Completion or near completion of a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
  • 2 years of relevant work experience in public accounting
  • Knowledge of and experience working with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Knowledge of personal and corporate income taxes
  • Understanding of AgriStability and AgriInvest would be a benefit
  • Experience working with accounting and tax software such as Caseware, Profile, Quickbooks and Simply Accounting
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Strong communication skills
  • Agriculture background and experience an asset

Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics
  • Integrity - professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
  • Energy - displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
  • Diversity - understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
  • Communication - effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others
  • Client Service Excellence - understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
  • Teamwork & Relationship Development - works collaboratively with team members in order to achieve a common goal and develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with others, both inside and outside the Firm
  • Accountability - takes responsibility for one's own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making
  • Flexibility - effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team


YOUR REWARDS @ MNP

More than a paycheque, MNP delivers. You'll be empowered to share your ideas, take on new challenges and advance your career.

Join a diverse firm committed to maintaining its unique culture and fostering a balanced lifestyle. MNP offers benefits that allow you to thrive at work and outside the office! You can expect: generous paid time off including 4 personal days, firm sponsored FUN social events, a group pension plan with 4% matching contribution, client and team member referral bonuses, a wellness subsidy, health and dental benefits, work-life flexibility, exclusive access to a variety of perks and discounts, professional development assistance, learning opportunities through MNP University, a flexible dress for your day environment and more!