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Intermediate Financial Analyst to prepare audited financial statements/investment fund operations for a Major Insurance Client x2 -7995

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 2
Start Date: May 23, 2022
Job End Date: Nov 25, 2022
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 119290
Location: Montreal, Toronto
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Intermediate Financial Analyst to prepare audited financial statements/investment fund operations for a Major Insurance Client x2 -7995
Location: Hybrid (WFH/Downtown Toronto or Montreal)
Duration: ASAP - 11/25/2022
Hours: 37.5

Job Description:
Our Insurance Client is looking for a highly motivated and experienced professional accountant to join the Mutual Fund Reporting team within our Insurance Client's Global Wealth and Asset Management. The position is well suited for someone who enjoys change, adapts quickly, and can navigate independently through complex processes.

Reporting to the Director of financial reporting, the Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for preparing and reviewing quality financial statements for investment funds. The incumbent will require knowledge of accounting for investments and expertise of fund reporting including regulatory requirements NI 81-106.

Role Responsibilities:
• Prepare and analyze annual and interim financial statements for investment funds, including supporting documents within the tight deadlines
• Work independently with external auditors on assigned tasks for audited financial statements
• Detect errors, omissions and inconsistencies in data
• Prepare journal entries including qualitative and quantitative backup
• Collaborate with people inside and outside division.
• Annually review existing process documentation and make updates
• Participate fully as a member of the team, promote team effectiveness and contribute to a positive work environment
• Provide recommendations on efficiencies, standards and improvements related to financial processes and/or systems
• Be abreast with knowledge of accounting requirements for investment funds IFRS, IFIC, NI 81-106
• Be able to interpret and summarize accounting norms.
• Be risk aware and have a detail understanding of the control framework
• Have a clear understanding of a control framework and the risk associated with it.
• Participate in team projects


Must Haves:
  • 5+ years’ experience preparing audited financial statements or investment fund operations
  • Accounting designation (CMA, CA, CGA, CPA).
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel
Nice to Have:
  • Experience with fund accounting systems will be an asset (e.g. Fund Suite ARC, MPower)
  • Experience with fund accounting systems a plus.