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 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 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 SR&ED Tax Credit funding opportunities, and the multitude of available provincial incentives.Performance ExpectationsLead multiple client facing engagement teams responsible for the completion of Canadian corporate tax engagements involving advice on tax planning opportunities, tax minimization strategies, and compliance issuesAccountable for the delivery of industry and technical expertise relating to complex tax and assurance issues through high quality deliverables such as: client interactions, reports, technical work, and management presentationsManage project financials (budgets, WIPS, timely billing and collection and variance recognition)Execute transactions through the provision of client services including planning, budgeting, scheduling and coordinating engagementsLiaise with Canada Revenue Agency and relevant provincial ministries on client issues Correspond with team members and clients in response to specific corporate tax queries Review, investigate and correct discrepancies and irregularities in financial entries and reports Prepare election forms required in corporate reorganizations Research client issues that arise from compliance or planning work using a variety of sourcesContribute to the preparation and delivery of competitive proposals to meet client needsCollaborate with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality and deadlinesThink strategically about client needs by understanding their business and key risksIdentify ways to maximize the relationship with clients and deliver added valueMaintain high quality control by reviewing tax returns and other work done from other team members for accuracy and completeness; provide feedback to team membersMonitor project timelines against targets, adjust where necessary; advise clients of project status and seek clarification on discrepancies where applicableNetwork and take a leadership role in the local professional, business, and community while raising awareness of MNP and looking for new business development opportunitiesLeverage team appropriately to ensure proper documentation is prepared for the client and procedures relating to the file are followed accordinglyContribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processesDevelop, coach, and train team members towards professional and personal developmentConduct formal, written annual performance reviewsPromote regular attendance, balanced lifestyle and high standard of team wellnessAttend internal MNP courses to further develop accounting and assurance knowledgeCredentialsCompletion of a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designationEnrollment or Completion of Level 1 and 2 of the In-Depth Tax ProgramFive (5) to six (6) years of relevant work experience in public accounting and/or tax consulting Extensive knowledge of and experience working in Canadian TaxSolid understanding of business, accounting, management and practice development principlesExperience preparing and reviewing domestic tax compliance and implementing of tax reorganizationsExperience working with accounting and tax software such as Caseware, Profile, Quickbooks and Simply AccountingStrong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPointSome travel may be requiredCore Competencies and Personal CharacteristicsIntegrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationshipsEnergy – displays enthusiasm, optimism and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyleDiversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differencesCommunication – 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 clientsBusiness 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 contingenciesAgility 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 goalsCoaching – 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 makingMore 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!