Accountant

Robert Half Canada
Surrey, BC 2 weeks ago
Procom

Procom

Toronto, ON

Fund Accountant, Investments

Fund Accountant, Investments

On behalf of our client in the Banking Sector, PROCOM is looking for a Fund Accountant, Investments.

Fund Accountant, Investments – Job Description

  • Responsible for the accounting and fund administration, fund valuation, cash reconciliations, client relations and record management
  • Completes daily pricing/reporting requirements and regular fund accounting
  • Analyzes financial information and prepares financial reports to determine or maintain record of financial activities within the organization
  • Ensure all required data for producing the NAV are available and quality ensured (corporate action, pricing) and prepare the Net Asset Value (NAV) for funds
  • Reconcile unit holder capital stock, cash and security holdings and investigate and clear all outstanding issues in a timely manner
  • Analyze & reconcile the general ledger to sub-ledger and resolve outstanding issues in a timely manner
  • Calculate Performance fees (if applicable) and investigate, document and escalate issues/events
  • Prepare the calculation of year-end distributions of income, capital gains and related tax issues
  • Deliver quality customer service through timely and accurate report delivery
  • Maintain client on site reports in an organized manner and ensure all daily valuations reports are accounted for

Fund Accountant, Investments – Mandatory Skills

  • Applications to be used every day:
  • MPower – accounting & valuation system for funds
  • pControl – workflow management and exception-based tool
  • TLM – reconciliation tool for funds
  • Post secondary degree in related field (i.e. Accounting)
  • Securities industry knowledge
  • Investment accounting experience - working knowledge of GAAP/IFRS
  • Strong computer skills, and specifically for Microsoft Excel, and Word
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and strong analytical skills

Fund Accountant, Investments – Nice to Have Skills

  • Good technical knowledge on calculating Net Asset Value, preparing financial statements
  • Good knowledge of accounting standards and MPOWER/ Multifonds.
  • Accounting designation(s) are recommended (i.e., CGA, CMA, CA etc.)
  • Other industry related courses or accreditations are also recommended: Canadian Securities course (CSC) or mutual funds course (IFIC)

Fund Accountant, Investments - Assignment Start Date

ASAP – 6 months to start

Fund Accountant, Investments - Assignment Location

Toronto, ON – Work Remotely