Company Information :
At CIBC Mellon, we are passionate about providing excellent client service, an outstanding employee experience, and opportunities to learn and grow professionally.
Together, our team of more than 1,300 employees supports and services more than $1.9 trillion in assets under administration on behalf of institutional investors active in Canada, including banks, pension plans, investment funds and insurance companies.
CIBC Mellon employees enjoy extensive training and learning opportunities, and a culture that supports employees as they give back to the communities where they live and work.
We are a company where employees are encouraged to make their voices heard. We work very hard to deliver outstanding client service, but we also believe in having a little fun along the way;
we recognize that new ideas and business success flourish in a culture of collaboration, creativity and employee empowerment.
CIBC Mellon employees are engaged, professional and care about each other and their communities. If you're that kind of person, CIBC Mellon is the place you want to be.
To learn more, watch our employee experience video at www.cibcmellon.com / careers.
Position Overview :
This position is responsible for preparing and reviewing financial statements, schedules, notes, MFRP and other fund information for investment funds to the extent contracted with clients.
This position requires a strong knowledge of investment funds and familiarity to the specific requirements on fund reporting including NI 81-
106 and IFRS. It also requires the ability to prioritize and manage own workload to meet client Service Level Agreement requirements and deliver a high level of service to clients.
Preparing the interim and annual financial statements including supporting packages for complex funds accurately and completely within deadlines
Completes month-end and financial reporting tasks and other reporting activities for more complex fund clients as required
Reviewing financial reporting packages prepared by Financial Reporting Analyst for accuracy and completeness
Assist external auditors on financial statement audits
Assist clients to resolve reporting issues and handle special reporting requests
Mentors and trains the Financial Reporting Analysts
Assist in documenting and reviewing internal control policies and procedures, and recommending process improvements when necessary
Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
Accountability for completing work assignments with a high degree of accuracy and timeliness - adhere to service level agreements and internal service delivery standards
Be abreast with knowledge of accounting requirements for investment funds and various types of securities
Completes review of final financial statements submitted for printing
Assist and participate on special projects or other duties as necessary
Participate fully as a member of the team, promote team effectiveness and contribute to a positive work environment
Undergraduate accounting, finance or equivalent degree;
Enrolment in the CPA CGA or CMA program is preferred;
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
Accounting experience in the investment fund industry is preferred;
Familiarity with complex financial instruments, including various derivatives;
Familiarity with different types of investment fund structures and understand the financial reporting rules that apply to them;
Strong analytical skills with ability to work independently and with attention to detail;
Experience using Invest One fund accounting system and Confluence would be an asset;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Familiarity with the financial reporting disclosure requirements for mutual funds in NI 81-106 and the sections of IFRS that are related to Investment Funds.
CIBC Mellon's Values :
Client Focus : Putting the client at the centre of all that we do
Integrity : Acting with the highest ethical standards for our company, our employees and our clients
Teamwork : Fostering collaboration and diversity to empower employees to build relationships and deliver insights
Excellence : Setting the standard for leading-edge solutions, innovation and continuous improvement