MSSI specializes in the preparation of quarterly, semi-annual, and annual financial statements, including comprehensive note disclosure. We also administer Canadian Flow-Through Share programs and offer special compliance assistance on transactions such as business combinations, acquisitions, or strategic re-organizations.

Our full-service bookkeeping and payroll departments are designed to meet the day-to-day back-office accounting administration needs of your company. Payroll administration is achieved through the use of Ceridian’s “Powerpay” application and includes annual payroll tax reporting to the Canada Revenue Agency and employees.

With systems designed to meet the needs of small to mid-sized reporting issuers, MSSI is the preferred choice of many issuers from the back office to the boardroom.

Our core suite of services are as follows:

Financial Accounting & Reporting

  • Preparation of unaudited interim or annual financial statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS);
  • Interim reporting with a dedicated financial reporting analyst examining the issuer’s books and records for the period;
  • Through an established process, preparation of financial statements, including a comprehensive set of notes for client review, comment, and acceptance;
  • Facilitate completion of the annual statutory audit by working with the reporting issuer’s auditors; and
  • Filing of quarterly or annual documents through DSA Filing Services, seamlessly integrating the process of preparation, client review, and public filing of a reporting issuer’s documents on SEDAR

Bookkeeping including Payroll

  • An assigned bookkeeper will ensure day-to-day transactions are recorded correctly and in a timely manner in accordance with your instructions.
Core bookkeeping services include:
  • Periodic disbursements (i.e. scheduled cheque runs);
  • Administration of funds transfers (i.e. wire payments);
  • Processing of expense reports;
  • Processing scheduled periodic payroll: recording of payroll entries and salary payments for members of Board of Directors, Committees, management, and employees;
  • Maintenance of aged accounts-payable and accounts-receivable listings;
  • Maintenance of general ledger and sub-ledgers;
  • Recording of journal entries;
  • Preparation of trial balances;
  • Preparation and submission of Harmonized Sales Tax (HST);
  • Sales Tax (QST) returns on a timely basis; and
  • The production of reports using specialized accounting software based on the client’s identified needs

Specialized Services

Some of the more popular ancillary services include:
  • Administration of the issuer’s participation in the Canadian Flow-Through Share program, including preparation of flow-through tax filings, submission to governmental regulatory bodies, and preparation of comprehensive supporting backup files. Flow-through submissions remain one of the Canada Revenue Agency’s favourite targets for compliance audits, making compliance crucial;
  • Assistance with accounting and reporting for business combinations and acquisitions, such as a reverse takeover, acquisition of a third-party company, or an asset spin-out; and
  • Assistance in preparing the necessary disclosure and reporting documents, including proforma financial statements.

RBC Royal Bank – Products and Services Offered to MSSI Clients

MSSI offers its clients access to the following RBC products and services:

Cash Management
  • Access to RBC’s sophisticated and flexible online banking platform called RBC Express ®;
  • RBC Express ® provides local and global cash management needs through a convenient and secured web-based client can access anywhere, anytime. RBC Express ® services include: balance reporting, account activity, account transfer, balances, bank statements, digital image on all paper transactions, funds transfer, stop payments, and ACH direct deposit (Automated Cleaning House) wire payments;
Investment Solutions
  • Preferred Fixed Rate Investment account: A solution designed for surplus funds that reflects what most of our clients have identified as critical for their business: optimal yields on liquid securities with minimal fees and online access*;
Foreign Exchange
  • Access to one of the world’s largest traders in foreign currencies, RBC
    Capital Markets;
  • Foreign currency accounts; and
Letters of Credit/Guarantee & VISA cards
  • Access to the Business VISA cards that better suits the needs of your
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