Specialist, M&A - Regional Human Capital - Eastern Canada

Ongoing
Competitive
Across Canada
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 Specialist, M&A - Regional Human Capital to join our growing Regional Human Capital team. The ideal candidate would be located in Eastern Canada, but all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

The Specialist, M&A - Regional Human Capital will support the Firm in achieving its business and people objectives as it relates to the successful integration of mergers and acquisitions. They will apply a solid understanding of human resources practices and demonstrate MNP’s culture, values and brand.

MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Dedicated to cultivating our firm’s unique culture and values in the workplace, our Regional Human Capital team leads people initiatives throughout the firm. Committed to attracting, hiring, developing, retaining and rewarding talented team members, we ensure MNP stands out as an employer of choice. From professional development to total rewards, communications to employee relations, we advise, facilitate and support the business by providing exceptional service at every level, in every market, today and in the future.

YOUR ROLE @ MNP

Performance Expectations

Communication:

  • Supports the RHC Advisor on mergers & acquisitions as well as building processes and communication tools to provide streamlined and engaging experience for new team members
  • Coordinates and supports the RHC Advisor and other M&A team members with integration activities and to assure deadlines are attained
  • Work collaboratively with MNP merger team - Director, Culture & Process Integration, RHC Advisor, HC leadership and colleagues, cross-functional partners and stakeholders across the Firm to ensure success of integration
  • Develop and utilize a communication approach that fosters ease and quick relationships with newly merging team members and leaders
  • Support the RHC Advisor by updating and maintaining Merger Project Plans and regularly assess statuses of deliverables to ensure deadlines are met and day 1 readiness and onward is successfully achieved
  • Provide proactive and effective updates to MNP and joining Firm stakeholders on statuses, milestones, successes and challenges, providing leaders the information they need to effectively lead and support new team members through the transition

Integration:

  • Leads the Human Capital component in select mergers & acquisitions
  • Act as a connection between MNP and newly joined Partners and team members
  • Through an exemplary service focus, build relationships with the newly joined Partners and team members to help speed integration into MNP culture
  • Provide support to the RHC Advisor and team members on a wide range of HC issues including change management, culture, the application and understanding of policies & guidelines, employee relations, recruitment, and developmental opportunities ensuring alignment with Firm objectives
  • Gain an understanding and appreciation of current culture, leadership style, office dynamics and potential impacts on integration
  • Support the RHC Advisor with joining Firm’s team to gather employee data, policies, employment terms, and total rewards to allow for timely onboarding and transition analysis
  • Procure MNP welcome gifts and ensure onboarding packages are assembled and sent to new MNPers in advance of Day 1
  • Support RHC for Day 1 activities including developing RHC Presentation and Agenda
  • Following the last payroll of the merging firm, confirm that ROE’s and T4s have been distributed, closing balances for vacation, sick, personal and OT are gathered and loaded into HRIS and opening balances for EI and CPP are obtained and sent to MNP Payroll
  • Conduct program and terms transition analysis as well as benefits and retirement savings analysis to inform transition recommendations
  • In conjunction with HC leadership, develop transition recommendations and present to joining Firm leadership, working with together to determine transition terms
  • Draft transition letter template for merging leadership’s approval
  • Within the first 30 days of merger, develop transition and/or offer letters, documenting key dates employees will move to MNP policies, programs and terms as well as any grandfathered terms to be honored from merging firm
  • Support RHC in delivering transition letters to team members, answering questions and addressing any concerns
  • Work to have employment terms accurately captured in HRIS based on transition terms
  • Coordinate with the Payroll and MyRewards team to ensure related transition terms are implemented
  • Lead team to HC excellence and legislative compliance, working with merging leadership to determine OHS compliance and plan development for any areas of concern
  • Support connectivity with greater Firm and peers in other regions to drive a “One-Firm Approach”
  • To ensure a seamless transition experience, meet with local MNP HC to provide a detailed summary of key merger details, including the Merger Transition Summary, grandfathered terms or policies, employee performance concerns, recruitment needs and impressions of culture and leadership
  • Assist the Director, Culture & Process Integration in support of M&A deliverables
  • Other projects as assigned

Professional Skills

  • Exceptional communication skills; verbal, written, and presentation
  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and reasoning skills to lead operational excellence
  • Progressive and forward thinking; creative and solutions focused
  • Proven ability to deliver results when working both independently and within a team environment
  • Proactive; demonstrates exceptional skills in time management, planning, and attention to detail
  • Excels under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Research and analysis, mathematical reasoning
  • Able to develop action plans to achieve goals
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, and in confidence
  • Skilled in talent management, performance management, employee relations, employment standards, compensation analysis, training and recruitment

Credentials

  • Post secondary education and accreditation with HR specialty or related academics
  • Minimum three (3) years experience in Human Resources or a Project Management role
  • Certified in Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation in progress or completed is an asset
  • Previous experience in a professional services firm is an asset
  • Previous experience with mergers and acquisitions an asset

Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

  • 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
  • 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

YOUR REWARDS @ MNP

MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our MyRewards@MNP package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events and professional development assistance.

MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.

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