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Fund Accountant


This is a Contract position in Peel region, ON posted September 8, 2017.

What is the opportunity?In this role, you will be responsible for the production of an accurate net asset value for the entire fund range, inclusive but not limited to hedge funds, mutual funds, pooled funds and segregated funds.You will maintain strong working knowledge of the various accounting policies for different fund types, while enhancing productivity by implementing operation efficiencies, and building effective relationships with other departments.For this role, you may be asked to work out of the downtown office or the Mississauga (Meadowvale) office, based on business demands. What will you do?Operational Duties & Service DeliveryEnsure all required data for producing the NAV are available and quality ensured (corporate action, pricing) and prepare the Net Asset Value (NAV) for fundsReconcile unit holder capital stock, cash and security holdings and investigate and clear all outstanding issues in a timely mannerAnalyze & reconcile the general ledger to sub-ledger and resolve outstanding issues in a timely mannerCalculate Performance fees (if applicable) and investigate, document and escalate issues/eventsPrepare the calculation of year-end distributions of income, capital gains and related tax issuesClient ServiceDeliver quality customer service through timely and accurate report deliveryMaintain client on site reports in an organized manner and ensure all daily valuations reports are accounted forWhat do you need to succeed?Must-havePost-secondary degree in related field (i.e. Accounting)Securities industry knowledge Investment accounting experience – working knowledge of GAAP/IFRS Strong computer skills, and specifically for Microsoft Excel, and WordAbility to meet tight deadlines and strong analytical skillsNice-to-haveGood technical knowledge on calculating Net Asset Value, preparing financial statementsGood knowledge of accounting standards and MPOWERAccounting designation(s) are recommended (i.e. CGA, CMA, CA etc)Other industry related courses or accreditations are also recommended: Canadian Securities course (CSC) or mutual funds course (IFIC)Work Hours:Must be flexible to work between the hours of 8am to 8pmWhat’s in it for you?We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference for our clients and in our communities, and achieving mutual success.Excellent exposure to communicate with various business partners and stakeholders in Investor & Treasury Services and within other platforms as appropriateOpportunity to obtain hands-on experience throughout your roleWorking with an exciting, close-knit, supportive & dynamic groupOpportunity to collaborate with other business segments within the bankExcellent career development and progression opportunitiesA comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefitsCompetitive compensationAbout RBCRoyal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit rbc.com.Get Career AlertsStay in-the-know about great career opportunities at RBC. Sign up for Career Alerts and get customized info on our latest jobs, career tips and Recruitment events that matter to you. Expand your limits and create a new future together at RBC. Find out how we use our passion and drive to enhance the well-being of our clients and communities at rbc.com/careers. Inclusion and Equal Opportunity EmploymentRBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.JOB SUMMARYCity: Toronto or Mississauga Address: Toronto or Meadowvale Work Hours/Week: 37.5 Work Environment: Office Employment Type: Permanent Career Level: Entry Level Pay Type: Salaried Required Travel (%): 0 Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A People Manager: No Application Deadline: 2017-09-30 Req ID: 143717Posting Notes: [[mfield1]]