Accountant

Aviso Wealth - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Aviso Wealth:
A career with Aviso Wealth means being part of an organization dedicated to your success and career development. It means belonging to a group of talented, energetic professionals who live their values every day. Our amazing people and dynamic culture set Aviso Wealth apart. If you’re looking for interesting and challenging work, at a company committed to its people, find out more about what Aviso Wealth has to offer.

The Opportunity:
We’re looking for an Accountant to join our Finance team.

Reporting to the Manager, Financial & Regulatory Reporting the Accountant is primarily responsible for the month-end and year-end accounting as well as payroll reporting for the Aviso group. The Accountant also assists the manager with the regulatory audits and annual corporate audits. This position will provide back up for the Senior Manager and Manager of Financial & Regulatory Reporting and other team members as necessary.

Who you are:
You take initiative, seeking out and owning opportunities to improve yourself, your team, and our business
You’re comfortable in a fast-paced environment, maintaining a keen attention to detail even when under pressure
You thrive in a collaborative environment, sharing your knowledge with your colleagues, and celebrating success as a team
You’re a life-long learner, staying current on market events, industry news, and innovative trends and technologies
You believe in sustainable financial strength, and you’re committed to long-term wealth solutions.
You consider the impact of your actions on your team members, our partners, our clients, and the places where we live and work

What your day looks like:
Accounting Duties

Prepare and post journal entries as required
Prepare reconciliation of the GL accounts to supporting documents, including monthly variance analysis. This includes analyzing source data and accounting systems, and liaising with other departments to validate month end balances and solve reconciliation issues
Maintain petty cash ledger
Create and post payroll entries
Filing of GL batches
Respond to external inquiries
Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end processes as per service level agreement
Act as back up of other accounting duties as assigned

Financial Reporting Duties

Manage month end reconciliation process including the preparation of binders
Prepare monthly variance analysis for P&L items
Ensure compliance with internal controls and escalate issues as appropriate
Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to support and maintain internal controls

Audit Duties

Prepare audit working papers and reconciliations
Respond to auditors’ queries as appropriate

Requirements

Your experience and skills:
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the financial reporting
Superior computer skills; ACCPAC, Excel
Understanding of securities and capital markets as well as previous experience in the security brokerage industry would be an asset
Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
Strong analytical skills and judgment
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work well under pressure and with tight deadlines
Ability to work independently to achieve required objectives
Post-secondary education in business or commerce, with a major in Accounting is not required but is preferred
Working towards a CPA designation is an asset

Benefits

At Aviso, you’ll find a dynamic, entrepreneurial culture that rewards innovation and celebrates success. We offer a competitive compensation package, career enrichment, and regular social events to foster teamwork. Aviso Wealth welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs in all stages of the hiring process.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

No recruiters or agencies, please.

Company Overview:
Aviso Wealth is a national, integrated financial services company, with approximately $65 billion in assets under administration and management. Aviso is owned by Credit Union Centrals, CUMIS and Desjardins. Our MFDA-regulated dealer, full-service IIROC-regulated brokerage, and insurance dealer support thousands of financial advisors at hundreds of credit unions across Canada. Our award-winning online brokerage, Qtrade Investor, and our digital advice platform, VirtualWealth, give Canadians flexible choices for building their wealth. Our asset manager, NEI Investments, is a Canadian leader in Responsible Investment funds and portfolios, which are available through a national network of advisors. Aviso also provides custodial services and introducing broker services to independent financial organizations, including banks, trust companies, insurance companies, investment dealers, portfolio managers and financial planning firms. Aviso has major operations in Vancouver and Toronto, along with regional offices across Canada. More information about Aviso Wealth is available at www.aviso.ca.