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Int. Fund accountant working on fund accounting systems to perform daily valuations, and financial reporting for a financial client- 3499

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: May 24, 2022
Job End Date: Nov 29, 2022
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 119128
Location: Toronto
3 months to start
Title: Senior Fund Accountant, Segregated Funds’ Financial Management

Role Summary:Reporting to the Manager of the Segregated Funds' Financial Management (SFFM) team, the incumbent will be one of the senior resources for other members of the team. The SFFM team, within Group Retirement Services (GRS) Finance, is responsible for the daily valuation, accounting control, and financial reporting for over 500 Segregated Funds.

Main Accountabilities:
  • Accountable for the accurate and timely completion of the daily valuation process, which includes providing day to day technical support on all processing issues, and based on weekly rotation, final reasonability analysis and communication of evening unit values
  • Responsible for ensuring appropriate controls are in place within the daily and evening valuation processes
  • Maintain clear and accurate documentation of all processes
  • Identify, develop and monitor internal controls and process improvements
  • Accountable for the set-up and review of reconciliations to support the control environment
  • Accountable for the monthly set-up and review of client reporting and internal reporting
  • Responsible for the set-up of new funds, fund transfers and fund closures including working with both internal and external business partners
  • Participate with the ongoing development of fund accountants and provide backup for their tasks as required
  • Participate in project and ad hoc work as assigned

Must haves:
  • 3+ years of experience as a fund accountant understanding complex accounting models and the segregated fund valuation processes
  • Fund accounting systems (PAM, NAV Compare, SegFund Desktop)
  • Previous fund accounting experience working with Investments, Mutual Funds, or Segregated Funds
Nice to haves:
  • Actively pursuing, or successful completion of, an accounting designation (CPA, CMA, CGA, CA)
  • Completion of Canadian Securities Course (CSC)
  • Knowledge of PAM for Securities (PFI) software

***Due to the nature of the position, the incumbent will be required to work from 12 noon to 8 PM approximately once per week***  with flexibility to work later if there are issues with the Fund Valuations.