Accountant, U.S. Corporate Tax

Ongoing
Competitive
Vancouver, British Columbia
Early Career

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 an Accountant for our growing U.S. Corporate Tax team. Providing the highest level of excellence, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our Tax team works with individuals and organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors providing comprehensive strategies that minimize risk, meet tax compliance and reporting requirements, drive efficiencies and maximize returns. Specifically, our U.S. Corporate Tax team assists businesses with cross-border issues to strategically plan and manage their tax liability.

YOUR ROLE @ MNP

Performance Expectations

  • Develop technical skills in areas such as corporate income tax compliance, tax accounting, tax research and writing
  • Develop and apply knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Develop and apply knowledge of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, bilateral income tax treaties and related legislation
  • Research various tax related issues and conclude on their potential implications
  • Set-up files for new and existing clients and manage multiple files simultaneously
  • Collaborate with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality and deadlines
  • Collect and analyze relevant financial and tax data
  • Review, investigate and correct discrepancies and irregularities in financial entries, documents and reports
  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns ensuring compliance with government standards for corporations and partnerships
  • Perform on all sections of a client file and ensure documentation
  • Prepare correspondence, technical reports, client summaries and presentations outlining findings, facts and highlights resulting from the client engagement
  • Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry through experiential learning with clients
  • Liaise and correspond professionally with clients, colleagues and the firm leadership team
  • Learn about key financial systems of clients and how to analyze risk
  • Correspond with clients and various government agencies to address client tax compliance issues
  • Raise identified client issues that need to be addressed with managers and engagement partners
  • Promote regular attendance, balanced lifestyle and high standard of team wellness
  • Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
  • Raise awareness of MNP at community events
  • Attend internal MNP courses to further develop your U.S. corporate tax and accounting knowledge

Credentials

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business Administration (Accounting or Finance major preferred)
  • Completion of, or working towards, all necessary qualifications to write the U.S. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exams, including 150 university credits and applicable Accounting courses (or completion of, or willingness to work towards, an IRS Enrolled Agent designation if not pursuing a U.S. CPA)
  • Previous tax or accounting related office experience is an asset
  • Customer service and/or client service experience is desirable
  • Experience working with, or exposure to, tax and accounting software such as Caseware, Profile, GoSystem and Simply Accounting is beneficial
  • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Some travel may be required

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!

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