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Fund Accountant - Contract (2 Years) - Hybrid

Toronto, ON
Full Time
6 days ago
Requisition ID: 158317

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.

This position is hybrid and requires working from our Toronto downtown office 2-3 days per week.

Working in a team environment, the Fund Accountant is responsible for maintaining and updating accounting data to ensure all items are properly reconciled against records. Responsible for calculating daily Net Asset Value of the assigned Mutual Funds/Pools/ Classes in a timely and accurate manner. Prepare tax distribution reporting and financial reporting on a monthly/quarterly/yearly basis.

Is this role right for you? In this role, you will:

  • Proficiency in calculating Net Asset Value per share on a daily basis of the assigned funds
  • Reconcile general ledgers to subsidiary ledgers and escalate to Senior Fund Accountants/Assistant Manager for outages
  • Review and process transactions related to dividends, interest, corporate actions and trades instructed by traders/portfolio managers
  • Reconcile bank statements on a daily, weekly and/or monthly basis and communicate cash/trade/position outages with internal and external parties; resolve outstanding fund accounting issues in a timely manner
  • Review tolerance threshold breaks as outlined in the department policy and communicate any issues to Senior Fund Accountants/Assistant Manager for assistance.
  • Participate in problem solving sessions to identify problems and solutions
  • Assist in the preparation of audit reports, financial statements and tax distribution calculation
  • Complete ad-hoc requests as assigned by the Assistant Manager.
  • To accurately record daily statistics of all inquiries received and completed.

Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role? - We'd love to work with you if you have:

  • Time management to prioritize tasks accordingly in a fast-paced environment
  • Ensure all entries are recorded as per accounting standards (such as GAAP)
  • Know when to communicate issues to Senior Fund Accountants and Assistant Managers for escalation
  • University or College degree in accounting or finance
  • Working towards or completion in CSC certification is an asset
  • Prior mutual fund related experience is an advantage
  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office, such as Outlook, Excel, Access and Word
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment.
  • Must be flexible and available to work extra hours when required;

What's in it for you?

  • An inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity and celebrates success!
  • Work with and learn from diverse industry leaders.

Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Toronto

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here . Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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