Associate or Senior Associate, Valuations

MNP

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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 at MNP, as we are seeking an Associate or Senior Associate for our growing Valuations team. Committed to delivering real value to organizations, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our Valuations team of Chartered Business Valuators and Accredited Appraisers deliver independent, concise valuations assessments in a wide range of contexts. These include, strategic decision making, tax planning and compliance, disputes, financial reporting, fairness opinions, and litigation support.    

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Performance Expectations

  • Execute valuations for engagements requiring transaction pricing, regulatory and financial reporting, income tax or estate planning and strategic decision making
  • Actively participate in business valuations, intellectual property valuations, fairness opinions, financial modelling and purchase price allocations to help clients understand the value of their business and its components
  • Interact with client management, stakeholders, legal counsel and financial advisors
  • Conduct industry and market financial research, valuation multiples for relevant public companies and precedent transactions
  • Prepare cash flow and other valuation models to arrive at estimates of value
  • Build and prepare technical based analysis such as projections, forecasts and/or models in Excel
  • Collaborate with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles, responsibilities, and deadlines as well as to research and understand the business/assets being valued, its historical and projected performance, as well as, key strengths and challenges
  • Keep up to date on market trends and current valuation issues in order to assess and improve current approaches
  • Participate in the proposal process and help support the implementation, administration and completion of client engagements
  • Prepare correspondence, technical reports, client summaries and presentations outlining findings, facts and highlights resulting from the client engagement
  • Support the design, development, formatting and proof reading of high quality professional reports, proposals and correspondence relating to merger, acquisition and financing transactions
  • Coordinate project logistics with clients and other stakeholders consistent with project plans
  • Support the delivery of high quality client service by ensuring client needs and are responded to in a timely, accurate and professional manner
  • Monitor project timelines against targets, adjust where necessary; advise clients of project status and seek clarification on discrepancies where applicable
  • Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry
  • Network and take a leadership role in the local professional, business, and community while raising awareness of MNP and looking for new business development opportunities
  • Promote MNP advisory services through the delivery of presentations, writing articles, facilitating workshops or participating in community activities
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
  • Develop, coach, and train team members towards professional and personal development
  • Assist in conducting formal, written annual performance reviews
  • Promote regular attendance, balanced lifestyle and high standard of team wellness
  • Attend internal MNP courses to further develop knowledge around performance improvement

Credentials

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in business with a specialization in accounting or finance
  • Completion of the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation and working toward the completion of the Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) designation
  • Three (3) to four (4) years of experience at a professional services firm, with preference given to those with experience in a financial analysis and valuations role
  • 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

Total Rewards

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 total rewards 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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Location:
Toronto

Posted:
April 12th, 2017 EDT

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