Senior Fund Accountant

RBC - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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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.

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 distributions of income, capital gains and related tax issues
Minimize NAV discrepancies and ensure timely corrective action
Liaise with external custodians/3rd Parties for the accurate and timely computation of the funds NAV
Review the work prepared by Fund Accountants for consistency and accuracy and provide training to new Fund Accountants
Provide clients with prompt responses to service issues or queries in a professional manner that consistently exceeds clients' expectations

What do you need to succeed?

Must-have

2-4 years of fund accounting experience, including strong technical knowledge on calculating Net Asset Value, preparing financial statements and knowledge of accounting standards
Strong securities industry knowledge
Post-secondary degree in related field (i.e. Accounting)
Strong MS Office Skills: Microsoft Excel, Word
Excellent analytical skills, accuracy and detail-oriented
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment & under tight deadlines

Nice-to-have

Completion of Canadian Securities Course (CSC)
Knowledge of MPower & pControl an asset
Willingness to become involved in projects outside the scope of fund accounting
Strong leadership skills and experience managing people
VBA skills
Knowledge of Distribution calculations

What’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 appropriate
Opportunity to obtain hands-on experience throughout your role
Working with an exciting, close-knit, supportive & dynamic group
Opportunity to collaborate with other business segments within the bank
Excellent career development and progression opportunities
A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits
Competitive compensation

JOB SUMMARY
City: toronto
Address: 155 Wellington Street West
Work Hours/Week: 37.5
Work Environment: Office
Employment Type: Permanent
Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional
Pay Type: Salary + Variable Bonus
Position Level: PL10
Required Travel(%): 0
Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A
People Manager: No
Application Deadline: 03/05/2020
Req ID: 227563