Contract Senior Fund Accountant (Min 6months+)

  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1314

Contract Senior  Fund  Accountant ( 6months +)

 

Job Details:

  • Reconcile cash, quantity and cost in portfolio management system to custody system
  • Review rate of return numbers
  • Process specialized transactions, inputting data in to an in-house system, looking for discrepancies as well as investigations and reconciliations
  • Provide a high level of customer service by interacting with personnel from various institutions to correct transaction/ trading activity related issues concerning settlement of transactions
  • Perform other administrative functions as required
  • Calculates daily, weekly and monthly net asset value (NAV) for appropriate funds
  • Prepares monthly cash flow investment activity reports and year-end balances for cash, bonds, equities and other invested assets
  • Reviews bank statements /cash flows; recording bond amortization and interest accrual adjustments, corporate debt accruals and investment expense accruals
  • Monitors and reports on compliance with investment guidelines and statutory regulations.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Liaises with investment managers, prime brokers and custodians in relation to trading activity as required for transaction processing and NAV preparation
  • Maintains the Fund Accounting System records for investment transactions, verifying system-generated entries and posting manual entries as necessary
  • Analyze acquisitions to ensure conformance with strategic goals or regulatory requirements
  • Implement fund investment policies and strategies
  • May identify group and individual target investors for a specific fund

 

Knowledge and Experience

  • Proven knowledge of FMC Pacer software/ Pacer Portfolio/ Trust Accounting Software
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or similar
  • 5+ years financial services experience or knowledge in a related field is preferable
  • Reconciliations experience
  • FMC (Persys), Broadridge skills is a nice to have
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced user proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, spreadsheet/financial accounting skills, and any other related accounting software

 

For all other opportunities please visit our website at www.fpinc.ca

 

Only those eligible to work in Canada may apply.