Provisioning Specialist, Cloud Accounting Services

Ongoing
Competitive
Burlington, Ontario
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 currently seeking a Provisioning Specialist for our growing Cloud Accounting Services team. MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our Cloud Accounting Services professionals are revolutionizing the professional services industry through the use of cutting-edge technology. Our innovative, cloud-based accounting software allows us to deliver a full suite of outsourced services to our clients including accounts payable, accounts receivable, bookkeeping, financial reporting and payroll administration.

YOUR ROLE @ MNP

Performance Expectations

  • Execute successful implementations and convert client files from desktop applications (e.g. QuickBooks Desktop, Sage 50) to cloud accounting applications (e.g. QBO, Xero, Sage Business Cloud)
  • Plan the conversion approach and execute implementation [integration] related tasks, including:
    • Pre-migration data validation
    • Accounting system configuration
    • Data migration
    • Post migration data validation
  • Review GL accounts, including but not limited to cash, bank reconciliations, prepaid expenses, accounts receivable, accounts payable, accrued liabilities, intercompany and point of sale (POS) / system uploads
  • Support chart of accounts mapping from the legacy system to the new application
  • Identify data quality issues and errors, investigate discrepancies and discuss with managers or engagement partners to develop resolutions
  • Execute system migration processes:
    • Review accounting data from legacy systems and validate data quality
    • Resolve issues noted in the historic data prior to migration
    • Complete the migration from the legacy system(s) to the cloud accounting platform
    • Execute post migration validation activities
  • Organize and coordinate stakeholder engagement, as required
  • Prioritize and execute multiple migrations within defined timelines
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve MNP’s cloud accounting integration methodology
  • Work with the operations team to meet client requirements
  • Develop an understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry

Credentials

  • Successfully obtained an Accounting certificate or a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business Administration (Accounting, Finance or Management Information Systems (MIS) major considered an asset)
  • 1 year or more of bookkeeping related experience
  • Clear understanding of the bookkeeping process
  • Experience working with desktop-based small business accounting packages, including QuickBooks Desktop, Sage 50 and/or other legacy desktop products
  • Experience or desire to work with cloud-based accounting packages (e.g. QBO, Xero, Sage Business Cloud)
  • Demonstrated experience executing accounting system implementations; preference will be given to provisioning experience moving from desktop-based products to cloud applications
  • Advanced Microsoft Office experience including: Word, Excel and Image editing software (i.e. GIMP, Snag It)

Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

  • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
  • 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
  • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Technical Expertise – demonstrates in-depth professional and technical knowledge when completing tasks
  • Willingness to Learn – enthusiastic and eager to meet challenges and assimilate new concepts
  • Initiative – highly motivated self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision
  • Accuracy – pays close attention to detail and ensures work and information are complete and thorough
  • Research & Analysis – questions inconsistencies in information and generates workable solutions by analyzing, gathering and organizing relevant information
  • Fostering Innovation – develops, sponsors, and/or supports the introduction of new and improved methods, products, procedures and technologies

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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