Analyst, Fund Accounting Operations

Full-time, Permanent

$80k

1 month ago in Accounting and Finance

Job Description:

Our client, a downtown investment management firm is recruiting for a candidate to join the operations, accounting and compliance team.

Responsibilities:

  • Learn and execute the daily trading operations processes from end-to-end, including daily reconciliation with brokers and counterparties
  • Ensure that all trades are executed, confirmed, and allocated in accordance with current organizational policies and procedure
  • Research trade and any other operational problems, taking appropriate corrective action.
  • Communicate with service providers (brokers, fund administrators, auditors, software vendors) and team members to resolve data, trading, or any operations problems
  • Update and maintain trades and other data in required databases/systems
  • Support the comparison and portfolio allocation process
  • Support the portfolio managers with currency and debt portfolio calculations and analysis, including monthly hedging and rebalancing activities
  • Produce daily spreadsheets (morning and end of day reporting) with standard calculations and analysis for the portfolio managers
  • Be proficient with standard office equipment and use required software application
  • Provide general support on all tasks performed by the group which may include compliance and financial reporting and administrative work
  • Assist in reviewing the Net Asset Value (NAV) and reporting for private funds
  • Assist in review financial statements for accuracy and completeness, liaise between the auditor, fund administrator and management
  • Coordinate the funds various tax returns and filings (e. HST/GST, T5013, T3)
  • Assist in regulatory filings involving financial information
  • Participate in the testing and implementation operational enhancements
  • Analyze current processes, and continually strive to improve them, including increased automation, usability, transparency, and documentation
  • Develop a zero-tolerance attitude for trading and accounting errors, working diligently to reduce risks of errors and to quickly eradicate any that may arise
  • Communicate frequently and effectively with all team members (operations and investor relations), including management
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • University degree in finance/accounting, or math/engineerin
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in fund accounting or fund trading operation
  • Technical experience, including advanced knowledge of MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and relational database experiences
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize work and meet multiple deadlines in a fast- paced team environment while adapting to change
  • Knowledge of equity markets preferred.
  • Extremely detailed oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work within a team environment and successfully communicate with outside service providers
  • Trading or back-office operations experience from an investment management company or broker preferred.
  • Fund accounting and tax knowledge in the investment industry strongly considered an asset.

 

To apply, upload your resume and complete the required information in the “Apply For The Job” section located to the right of the posting. Alternatively, quote the position title and email your resume to: Beth; b.title@tdspersonnel.com

If you are already registered with TDS Personnel please contact your Consultant.

 

TDS Personnel is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations within reason due to a disability or medical need are available on request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process.

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