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Co-op Accountant (September 2024)

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MNP

12d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Ottawa

AI generated summary

  • You need a commerce degree, CPA prerequisites, accounting office experience, customer service skills, and familiarity with accounting software.
  • You will develop technical accounting skills, apply knowledge of IFRS/GAAP/ASPE, set up client files, prepare financial statements, assess audit evidence, resolve discrepancies, collaborate with teams, and travel as needed.

Off-cycle Internship

Accounting & Tax, Banking & FinanceOttawa

Description

  • Inspirational, innovative and entrepreneurial - this is how we describe our empowered teams. Combine your passion with purpose and join a culture that is thriving in the face of change. 
  • Make an impact with our Assurance & Accounting team as a Co-op Accountant. This diverse team of professionals are dedicated to exceeding clients’ unique needs within a rapidly evolving business and financial reporting landscape. As a trusted advisor, you’ll provide comprehensive, tailored financial information that enables clients to make informed decisions with confidence. 
  • MNP is proudly Canadian. Providing business strategies and solutions, we are a leading national accounting, tax and business advisory firm in Canada. Entrepreneurial to our core, our talented team members transcend obstacles into opportunities and are successfully transforming mid-market business practices. 
  • This opportunity is for a Co-op term, beginning January 2025 until April 2025.
  • When applying, please submit your resume, cover letter, transcript and other applicable forms, as necessary, in 1 document. 

Requirements

  • Completion of, or working towards, a bachelor’s degree in commerce or business administration (accounting or finance major is preferred)
  • Completion of, or working towards, prerequisites for admission into the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP) upon commencement of employment
  • Previous accounting related office experience is considered an asset
  • Customer service and/or client service experience is considered an asset
  • Experience working with accounting and tax software is considered an asset

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax
Banking & Finance

Responsibilities

  • Develop technical skills in areas such as: compilations, reviews, audits, bookkeeping and tax
  • Develop and apply knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or Accounting Standards for Private Enterprise (ASPE)
  • Set-up files for new clients and newly incorporated businesses, manage multiple files simultaneously and conduct inventory counts
  • Perform accounts receivable, accounts payable, capital asset acquisition and disposition and payroll walk-through with clients in a professional manner
  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information and preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statements and other relevant reports
  • Assess appropriateness of audit evidence for expenses, revenues, capital asset additions, accounts payable, accounts receivable and prepaid expenses
  • Review, investigate and correct discrepancies and irregularities in financial entries, documents and reports
  • Establish charts of accounts and prepare entries for posting to accounts
  • Prepare correspondence, technical reports, client summaries and presentations outlining engagement findings, facts and highlights
  • Collaborate with client engagement team and build relationships with client contacts
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes while effectively using MNP internal programs and systems
  • Maintain flexibility to travel, as necessary

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Ottawa