Senior Analyst, Loan Accounting

Fairstone - Montréal, QC (7 months ago)

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**This is a 12 month contract with possibility of permanency**

The Financial Controller’s team at Fairstone, as part of the Fairstone organization, is committed to supporting our broader business strategy. The successful candidate will work closely with the Accounting Manager of Fairstone Financial (carrying on Consumer Finance business) on all Loan accounting and reporting matters, adding value to the firm through strategic analysis, advisory, financial reporting, corporate governance and provide expertise and hands-on management of a broad spectrum of day to day accounting operations in support of the business. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced industry professional.

Position Responsibilities:
Analyze financial results, prepare variance analysis and ensure integrity and accuracy of the IFRS financial statements notes related to Loan accounting.
Lead the implementation of new, and adherence to, IFRS reporting requirements related to Loan and Insurance accounting and reporting, including researching and providing guidance to business.
Assist with input on loans related matters including loan loss reserves for quarterly management presentations.
Work closely with the Investor Reporting team supporting Securitization of consumer finance receivables.
Audit liaison for Loan and Insurance accounting matters and issues with external / internal auditors and manage the outcome.
Assist with the preparation of relevant disclosures in the quarterly and annual financial statements.
Troubleshooting issues and serving as subject matter expert while working with other functional areas such as Shared Services, Risk, FP&A, Treasury and Tax.
Lead the development, implementation and enhancements of internal controls, and ensure adherence to corporate policies and directives.
Manage and/or participate in ad hoc projects (Product Processor enhancements, process improvement initiatives etc.), as required.

Position Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
A professional accounting designation preferred.
Progressive relevant work experience (3 to 5 years) involving product accounting, working with external and internal auditors.
Experience at a large financial institution and experience working for a multinational corporation is a plus.
Financial analysis skills and experience.
Strong attention to detail and documentation skills.
Strong knowledge of technical accounting (IFRS) and internal control principles.
Proficient in MS Office, specifically advanced skills in Excel.
Demonstrated leadership skills, with ability to influence and gain support for objectives.
Self-motivated individual capable of adapting to change, managing multiple tasks and continuously evaluating priorities to lead tasks/projects to completion.

Your wellness is our priority

To protect your health and wellness, Fairstone will conduct recruitment digitally for the Senior Analyst, Loan Accounting position. You will receive virtual onboarding and training and will initially work remotely with the Fairstone team. We look forward to introducing you to the team at Fairstone’s downtown Montreal headquarters once physical distancing measures are lifted.

What’s in it for you?

Looking for a rewarding career? You’ve come to the right place. At Fairstone, we offer all our permanent employees:

Competitive salary with bonus potential
Incentive programs to recognize when sales targets are met (applies to branch network employees only)
A minimum of 3 weeks paid vacation (prorated to your start date)
Flexible Health and Dental Benefits
Employer Sponsored Pension Plan
Personal days and sick days
Tuition Assistance Programs
Paid volunteer day and organized volunteering events across the country
Ongoing Learning and Development Training
Referral Incentives up to $5000.00

and Much More……

If you’re seeking a role with a growing business that values employee development, Fairstone is the right place for you!

Come join our team!

Fairstone is an equal opportunity employer. Accordingly, we will make reasonable accommodations to respond to the needs of people with disabilities. Individuals who view themselves as Aboriginals, members of visible minorities, and disabled are encouraged to apply in confidence.

Whether you’re seeking first-time employment or are making a career change, Fairstone has the internal support to help our team members grow and succeed.

Time Type:
Full time

Job Type:
Temporary (Fixed Term)