Financial Manager / Senior Manager, Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED)

Montreal, Quebec
Early Career


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 Manager / Senior Manager for our growing Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) 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 SR&ED team consists of industry-leading professionals who have the knowledge and experience to help businesses take full advantage of funding opportunities and the multitude of available provincial incentives.


Performance Expectations

  • Interface with client finance departments / CFO's / controllers at technology and manufacturing companies related to government incentives such as: Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED), E-Business, Digital Media, C3I programs, and others
  • Interface and work together with MNP's SR&ED team members to prepare SR&ED and E-Business claimes, and others
  • Assist clients in identifying, determining eligibility and claiming activities and eligible expenditures
  • Gather supporting documentation and evidence of experimentation sufficient to satisfy the requirements of the tax authorities Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), and Revenue Quebec
  • Manage multiple clients; deliver projects on time and on budget
  • Interact with peers, clients, Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and Revenue Quebec representatives as needed
  • Network and market MNP SR&ED services to existing and prospective clients
  • Contribute to the preparation and delivery of competitive proposals to meet client needs
  • Collaborate with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality and deadlines
  • Identify ways to maximize the relationship with clients and deliver added value
  • Leverage team appropriately to ensure proper documentation is prepared for the client and procedures relating to the file are followed accordingly
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
  • Promote regular attendance, balanced lifestyle and high standard of team wellness
  • Attend internal MNP courses to further develop accounting and assurance knowledge


  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, engineering, or computer science; a Master’s Degree in a related field would be considered an asset
  • CPA designation is preferred
  • Bilingual (French/English)
  • Minimum of 3 years of accounting experience such as working with SR&ED and E-Business claims, corporate income tax, financial accounting, financial reporting / analysis
  • Focus on achieving high quality, timely and profitable results
  • Knowledge of how financial service organizations like MNP operate
  • Additional CPA courses such as the "In-Depth Tax Program" are considered an asset
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on mandates across Canada
  • 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 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 that make an impact and persuade their intended audience(s)
  • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service, proactively identifies client needs and creates strategies to proficiently serve clients
  • Business Development – looks for and seizes profitable business opportunities while focusing on the ability to gain increased presence in the community
  • Forward Thinking – anticipates the implications of situations, takes appropriate action as needed and prepares for possible contingencies
  • Agility with Change – initiates, sponsors and implements change by taking a facilitative catalyst role
  • People Management & Leadership – goal-driven leader who effectively manages self, others and teams to achieve goals
  • Coaching – takes responsibility for one’s own and team members’ performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals, promptly addresses performance issues, is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making


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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