ease

Ease - An Anytime, Anywhere Accounting and Bookkeeping Program 

Over the years, MNP has built a solid track record of bringing professional, innovative, value-added ideas and services to our Indigenous clients — along with a reputation for delivering outcome-based strategies and practical solutions that meet each of their unique needs.

Our latest service offering, ease (External. Access. Secure. Efficient) is all about building capacity within Indigenous governments to manage their own financial affairs with their own people and their own resources. Ease provides a new way of looking at how to provide ongoing and exceptional financial management and reporting capabilities for both the short- and long-term with a lower cost to the organization over time.

Ease is a remote accounting service paired with an education and training program. It is meant to:

  • Support Indigenous governments, organizations or businesses to implement and maintain effective financial systems
  • Provide educational programs to financial staff and leadership to help improve financial outcomes

Ease is a great solution for Indigenous governments and organizations that have difficulty:

  • Producing accurate and timely financial statements and reporting to leadership
  • Recruiting and retaining finance staff
  • Reducing the time, energy and costs involved with their
  • Audit Implementing internal controls, finance policies and procedures

Ease – External. Access. Secure. Efficient 

Ease is all about building capacity within Indigenous communities to help manage their own financials with their own people and resources. Ease provides a new way to provide ongoing and exceptional financial management and reporting capabilities for both the short and long term, with a lower cost to the organization over time.

Watch our client testimonial 

Insights

  • January 25, 2022

    Maximize your charitable impact with the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy Ecosystem Fund

    The Women Entrepreneurship Strategy Ecosystem Fund has issued its 2021 call for grant proposals. Find out how MNP can help your non-profit organization access and make the most of this crucial financial support.

  • Performance

    January 11, 2022

    The Regional Assessment for the Ring of Fire

    The regional assessment of Ontario’s Ring of Fire region provides a better understanding of how to navigate Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC) assessments more broadly.

  • Progress

    November 23, 2021

    Opening the Door to Opportunity

    New report from MNP and ATB Financial highlights the economic contributions of Indigenous peoples in Alberta stemming from the spending by Indigenous governments, Indigenous-owned businesses, and Indigenous households.

Contact Our Indigenous Services Team

Kenny Ansems CPA, CA, CAFM

ease Director and Provincial Director (BC & YT), Indigenous Services

Kenny Ansems, CPA, CA, CAFM, is MNP’s ease Director and Provincial Director of Indigenous Services for the B.C. and Yukon region. Working out of MNP’s Vancouver office, Kenny delivers assurance, taxation and business advisory services with a focus on First Nations and other Indigenous businesses and organizations.

With more than 32 years of experience in public and private practice, Kenny helps clients set strategic directions and realize their visions. As well as providing core accounting services, Kenny also participates in financial co-management engagements and assists clients in economic development activities, including corporate structuring and governance.

Before joining MNP, Kenny worked with an international accounting firm, and also contracted directly as a financial manager for several First Nations, giving him in-depth understanding of Indigenous issues and challenges. He takes pride in playing a role in his clients’ successes and in his ability to deliver timely solutions to even the most challenging problems.

Kenny was designated a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) in 1991 after receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Acadia University. In 2001, he became a Certified Indigenous Financial Manager (CAFM).