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Senior Fund Accountant


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

What is the opportunity?In this dynamic 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. To succeed in this role, you enjoy working in a fast paced environment and dealing with complex analytical issues.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?Prepare the daily, weekly, semi-monthly, monthly Net Asset Value (NAV) for funds, meeting tight deadlines and Service Level Standards (SLS).Ensure all data required to produce the NAV is available and quality ensured (corporate actions, pricing)Prepare the calculation of year-end distributions of income, capital gains and related tax issuesMinimize NAV discrepancies and ensure timely corrective actionLiaise with external custodians/3rd Parties for the accurate and timely computation of the funds NAVReview the work prepared by Fund Accountants for consistency and accuracy and provide training to new Fund AccountantsProvide clients with prompt responses to service issues or queries in a professional manner that consistently exceeds clients’ expectationsWhat do you need to succeed?Must-have2-4 years of fund accounting experience, including strong technical knowledge on calculating Net Asset Value, preparing financial statements and knowledge of accounting standardsStrong securities industry knowledgePost-secondary degree in related field (i.e. Accounting)Strong MS Office Skills: Microsoft Excel, WordExcellent analytical skills, accuracy and detail-orientedAbility to work in a fast-paced environment & under tight deadlines Nice-to-haveCompletion of Canadian Securities Course (CSC)Knowledge of MPower & PControl an assetWillingness to become involved in projects outside the scope of fund accountingStrong leadership skills and experience managing peopleVBA skillsWhat’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.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.Join our Talent CommunityStay in-the-know about great career opportunities at RBC. It’s easy! Join our Talent Community and get the inside scoop on the jobs, career paths, and recruitment events that matter to you.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 Meadowvale Address: Toronto or Mississauga Work Hours/Week: 37.5 Work Environment: Office Employment Type: Permanent Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional Pay Type: Salaried Required Travel (%): 0 Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A People Manager: No Application Deadline: 2017-09-30 Req ID: 143718Posting Notes: [[mfield1]]